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[PREM FARE GONE] UA / ANA Biz YVR/YYZ - SIN USD $1970

[PREM FARE GONE] UA / ANA Biz YVR/YYZ - SIN USD $1970

Old Jan 6, 18, 11:11 am
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So would earnings on UA flights which are ticketed by NH and have NH ticket and flight numbers credit to UA with the usual 5pts per dollar?
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Old Jan 6, 18, 11:12 am
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Can someone confirm the cancellation penalty if cancelled prior to departure? Seems like it's CAD 450?
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Old Jan 6, 18, 11:32 am
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Originally Posted by kaushik123 View Post
Can someone confirm the cancellation penalty if cancelled prior to departure? Seems like it's CAD 450?
CANCELLATIONS

ANY TIME
TICKET IS NON-REFUNDABLE.
WAIVED FOR SCHEDULE CHANGE.
NOTE - TEXT BELOW NOT VALIDATED FOR AUTOPRICING.
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TICKET IS NON-REFUNDABLE FOR REFUND/
CANCEL/NO SHOW
NON-REFUNDABLE APPLIES TO ADULT/CHILD/INFANT

It looks like you can only make changes for CAD 450.00 plus difference in fare
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Old Jan 6, 18, 2:09 pm
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YYZ -SFO-SIN Business Class with United for $2000

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Old Jan 6, 18, 2:14 pm
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Does this flight have the new polaris seats?
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Old Jan 6, 18, 2:22 pm
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Originally Posted by frebay View Post
Does this flight have the new polaris seats?
No.
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Old Jan 6, 18, 2:39 pm
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Originally Posted by jsloan View Post
It's not that simple. This is a published fare, so therefore it is (by definition) not a bulk fare. Bulk fares are those sold by consolidators -- they purchase seats from UA in "bulk" (hence the term) and resell them at whatever price they see fit. Bulk fares may have any number of additional restrictions; for example, they may not be changeable (at all), or you may have to involve the original purchasing agent to get changes made, etc.

So, while gokeeper is correct, that Citi and Chase both sometimes sell bulk fares, they'll typically sell you whatever is cheapest for them. In this case, it's entirely possible -- even likely -- that this sale price is better than whatever bulk fares may have been made available, and they'd just ticket this as a normal fare. In general, if you see the same price in the rewards portal / via a consolidator as you do on United.com, you're buying a normal (non-bulk) fare. If the portal offers a discount, it's likely to be bulk.

Hope this helps.
It does help. Thanks for the insight.
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Old Jan 6, 18, 2:40 pm
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Originally Posted by gokeeper View Post
CITI Thank You Point / CHASE UR booking, or your local travel agent
Guess I'll have to find a TA since those cards aren't available in Canada as far as I know.
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Old Jan 6, 18, 2:45 pm
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Originally Posted by rill2503456 View Post
Also, last time the aircraft change happened, a number of people who booked on NH ticket stock were successfully able to ask for alternate routings to get lieflats, including changing the departure city to SEA/other west coast cities.
I think it was the opposite actually? People who booked the NH YVR-SYD mistake fare on UA 016 stock were able to request alternate routings when the cradle seat appeared on the YVR-HND-YVR route, and those who booked on NH 205 stock were, um, declined routing changes by ANA.
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Old Jan 6, 18, 3:13 pm
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Originally Posted by shuttlerider View Post
I think it was the opposite actually? People who booked the NH YVR-SYD mistake fare on UA 016 stock were able to request alternate routings when the cradle seat appeared on the YVR-HND-YVR route, and those who booked on NH 205 stock were, um, declined routing changes by ANA.
That's correct, the majority of people who booked on NH stock were denied. According to a call center supervisor, NH has issued a memo from Tokyo to no longer accommodate re-routing requests due to aircraft swap and being a Japanese airline there is little room for flexibility. So I wouldn't book a cradle seat with the expectation that you may be able to change it later.
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Old Jan 6, 18, 4:20 pm
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Originally Posted by shuttlerider View Post
I think it was the opposite actually? People who booked the NH YVR-SYD mistake fare on UA 016 stock were able to request alternate routings when the cradle seat appeared on the YVR-HND-YVR route, and those who booked on NH 205 stock were, um, declined routing changes by ANA.
Correct. There was also a sub-$1,900 non-mistake YVR-SIN/KUL fare last year and, based on the equipment change thread in ANA's forum, 016 stocks were generally accommodated on AC.
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Old Jan 6, 18, 5:58 pm
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Old Jan 6, 18, 7:45 pm
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Old Jan 6, 18, 9:25 pm
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Originally Posted by mahasamatman View Post
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Old Jan 6, 18, 11:52 pm
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Originally Posted by JetAway View Post
Will the ticketed carrier change the fare post-flight if the transborder return segment is dropped?
Likely not. The UA forum has a couple of examples of people getting payment demands from UA for hidden-city ticketing (which is what that would be). However, the general rule is that they won't do anything as long as you don't make a habit of it. My bigger concern with HCT is that the ticketing carrier (or, on day of travel, the operating carrier) is only responsible to get you to to your destination; they're free to change your routing at will. So, if you're trying to fly SIN-NRT-EWR(-YYZ), and there is a schedule change or day-of-flight IRROPS, you could end up on SIN-LAX-YYZ or SIN-SFO-ORD-YYZ or... etc. Also, note that you would only be able to check luggage if EWR were your US entry point -- you'd need SIN-NRT-EWR-YYZ, basically. If you flew via LAX or SFO, you wouldn't have access to your luggage at EWR.

However, what they may do is recalculate the cost of the fare for PQD-earning purposes, and likely not in your favor.

Originally Posted by poohfighter View Post
So would earnings on UA flights which are ticketed by NH and have NH ticket and flight numbers credit to UA with the usual 5pts per dollar?
Yes. UA-operated flights will accrue to MileagePlus at 5 points per dollar (plus any elite bonus) regardless of booking code or ticket stock.

Originally Posted by shuttlerider View Post
Guess I'll have to find a TA since those cards aren't available in Canada as far as I know.
It may be worth asking, but, again, there's a decent chance that a local travel agent / consolidator won't be able to offer a cheaper bulk fare than this current sale fare. And if they're selling you this fare, it won't be bulk and you won't be able to get distance-based credit on MileagePlus. It may be worth trying to credit to another carrier: Where to Credit | Where to Credit United Airlines Flights in P Booking Class Where to Credit | Where to Credit All Nippon Airways Flights in P Booking Class
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