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Jul 2, 19, 11:48 am
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Posted By RandomBaritone

I had a surprising experience recently that I...

I had a surprising experience recently that I thought I’d share. I was booked EWR>WAW>KBP in LO saver J and learned that my EWR>WAW segment would be delayed four hours, causing me to misconnect and...
May 29, 19, 6:25 am
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Views: 121,417
Posted By RandomBaritone

Finally, Clear has arrived at BOS: ...

Finally, Clear has arrived at BOS:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/travel/2019/05/28/now-boarding-faster-way-get-through-security-logan/Trr2wcBwsdYcpjQCTXMsXM/story.html

Unfortunately...
May 21, 19, 6:37 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 7,729
Posted By RandomBaritone

Thanks to you all for the speedy replies! ...

Thanks to you all for the speedy replies!



My LO flight departs from Terminal B.
May 21, 19, 6:22 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 7,729
Posted By RandomBaritone

I’m flying EWR>WAW in LO J in three weeks on a UA...

I’m flying EWR>WAW in LO J in three weeks on a UA award. I was planning on clearing security at Terminal C so I can visit the Polaris lounge, and I had thought it’d be easy to hop over to my gate in...
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By RandomBaritone

Thanks so much for your speedy reply. No...

Thanks so much for your speedy reply. No Ukrainian visa necessary for me, just a passport. I've got my fingers crossed that OLCI might be possible, as that would get me into the Polaris lounge a...
May 20, 19, 12:09 pm
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Views: 189,537
Posted By RandomBaritone

I hadn't seen this particular scenario described...

I hadn't seen this particular scenario described before, so I thought I'd share my positive experience booking a half-J, half Y itinerary with the Excursionist Perk. I'm headed to Kiev in a few...
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By RandomBaritone

Thanks for all your replies! I hadn't...

Thanks for all your replies!



I hadn't known how Terminal A was carved up, so this is really helpful. I'll plan to leave the secure area and hop on the AirTrain once I deplane at EWR.


...
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By RandomBaritone

EWR check-in time and boarding pass questions flying LO

Hi all,

I'm flying LO J EWR>WAW in June, and was looking forward to relaxing in the UA Polaris lounge in Terminal C for a few hours before my flight. I'm arriving at EWR from BOS via B6 on a...
Feb 15, 19, 11:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By RandomBaritone

Are you perhaps thinking of LX/Swiss? SAS (SK)...

Are you perhaps thinking of LX/Swiss? SAS (SK) offers all-aisle access on their updated J product, but no throne seats.
Feb 6, 19, 8:41 am
Replies: 636
Views: 202,369
Posted By RandomBaritone

Man, you weren’t kidding: as a point of...

Man, you weren’t kidding: as a point of reference, the LAX>BOS nonstops on 2/18 are over $1,900 up front, while SFO>BOS via LAX—utilizing the same LAX>BOS segment, in the same lie-flat seat—is just...
Jan 30, 19, 11:52 am
Replies: 666
Views: 104,366
Posted By RandomBaritone

[Forgive me if Iím in the wrong thread, but I...

[Forgive me if Iím in the wrong thread, but I couldnít find one dedicated to pricing of Premium Plus seats. Please feel free to move.]

​I was pricing ​​​​​​UA J between BOS and Europe in August...
Dec 14, 18, 1:58 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,230
Posted By RandomBaritone

I have the same problem on FT and had wondered if...

I have the same problem on FT and had wondered if it was the result of browsing on my four-year-old Mac, but even after replacing it with a brand-new 2018 Mac Mini, I still routinely see the spinning...
Nov 11, 18, 2:57 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 11,017
Posted By RandomBaritone

I smiled when I saw this comment. Haven't...

I smiled when I saw this comment. Haven't observed it recently, but back in 2013 this was an ongoing issue. Back when I first started getting upgraded I recall being amazed at how inedible the pasta...
Oct 12, 18, 9:13 am
Replies: 893
Views: 180,849
Posted By RandomBaritone

Also seeing rampant errors here when searching...

Also seeing rampant errors here when searching for international award tickets. About 90% of my searches this morning end with “We were not able to find any available seats meeting your...
Sep 6, 18, 9:34 am
Replies: 64
Views: 7,279
Posted By RandomBaritone

Having precisely the same problem using both...

Having precisely the same problem using both Safari and Chrome for Mac OS. As someone who has developed and managed website for 20 years, I'm kind of mystified that IB allows what are essentially...
Jun 19, 18, 9:01 am
Replies: 902
Views: 180,354
Posted By RandomBaritone

In that case I’m not sure I follow. If you’re...

In that case I’m not sure I follow. If you’re flying SK for the TATL leg, how would you expect to use UA miles to upgrade? Alas that’s not possible — and FYI, even on UA metal it’s rarely worthwhile...
Jun 19, 18, 8:23 am
Replies: 37
Views: 13,763
Posted By RandomBaritone

Hello from another Random! :) fumje’s advice...

Hello from another Random! :)

fumje’s advice is correct: it’s essentially never a good deal to transfer RDMs between accounts. Just use the account that has more miles to buy tickets for both...
Jun 19, 18, 7:42 am
Replies: 893
Views: 180,849
Posted By RandomBaritone

I have come to believe, after 20 years leading...

I have come to believe, after 20 years leading the design and development of ecommerce sites and other digital products, that leading most customers to an understanding of minutiae such as corrupted...
Jun 19, 18, 7:27 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,502
Posted By RandomBaritone

UA has drastically limited its TATL saver J...

UA has drastically limited its TATL saver J awards in the past couple of years, though EWR is the still best place to find the odd award. But if you don’t mind flying in Y and have a Chase/United...
Jun 18, 18, 9:13 am
Replies: 2,953
Views: 767,542
Posted By RandomBaritone

BOS>SFO February 24, 2018 Iíve been a UA...

BOS>SFO
February 24, 2018

Iíve been a UA flyer for the past decade, largely because I was based at SFO, but when I returned to live near BOS I began to wonder if the grass was greener. So I...
Jun 18, 18, 8:07 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,564
Posted By RandomBaritone

Presumably OP is flying UA long-haul, then likely...

Presumably OP is flying UA long-haul, then likely AI from DEL or BOM.
Jun 18, 18, 6:37 am
Replies: 893
Views: 180,849
Posted By RandomBaritone

As you may have surmised by now, the problems you...

As you may have surmised by now, the problems you experienced have nothing to do with your browser choice or a popup blocker. They are intermittent problems with United’s servers.

A modern...
Jun 8, 18, 11:35 am
Replies: 1,099
Views: 157,923
Posted By RandomBaritone

Particularly for award flights, yes, the app's...

Particularly for award flights, yes, the app's sort functionality is completely broken and utterly useless.

Fortunately UA's new responsive website works on mobile Safari, and the sort function is...
May 27, 18, 1:22 pm
Replies: 250
Views: 77,290
Posted By RandomBaritone

Interesting! As I mentioned upthread, my recent...

Interesting! As I mentioned upthread, my recent MPC experiences at BOS have been the polar opposite of yours, as it appeared BOS was among the only airports that required MPC users to wait in line...
May 20, 18, 1:14 pm
Replies: 462
Views: 39,773
Posted By RandomBaritone

You're making a fallacious assumption: that what...

You're making a fallacious assumption: that what a FTer considers a great website bears much resemblance to what a general consumer wants. I assure you that you, I, and pretty much everyone else on...
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