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Aug 7, 19, 6:56 am
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Posted By alanstar

YVR-SEA-BOS in September. Upgraded the first leg...

YVR-SEA-BOS in September. Upgraded the first leg for 6000 miles. Its only a 1h15m flight, but it seemed worth it to me (plus it ensured that I'd grab one of the four single A seats).
May 31, 19, 6:17 am
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Posted By alanstar

BOS-SEA-ANC this August. Was offered an upgrade...

BOS-SEA-ANC this August. Was offered an upgrade to F on the SEA-ANC leg for $120 or 12k miles - jumped on that mileage deal, felt it was definitely worth it for a 3.5 hour flight!

(The C+ upgrade...
Apr 24, 19, 7:43 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 16,364
Posted By alanstar

JFK-SAV this afternoon. Three empty seats in F,...

JFK-SAV this afternoon. Three empty seats in F, even though there were four people still on the upgrade list. Not sure if there were extenuating circumstances (I had a tight connection, boarded after...
Apr 24, 19, 5:20 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,766
Posted By alanstar

In BOS, it means absolutely nothing. Never seen...

In BOS, it means absolutely nothing. Never seen SP bags come out earlier than others, mine are always randomly mixed in.
Apr 12, 19, 10:40 pm
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Views: 541,162
Posted By alanstar

I don't have EF access, but seat map shows about...

I don't have EF access, but seat map shows about 40 empty seats in economy, plus 6 C+ and 5 F seats. Flight 1274 this coming Sunday.
Maybe the original $600+ was a mistake, and it was always...
Apr 12, 19, 10:00 am
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Posted By alanstar

Price dropped to $63.99 today, :confused:

Price dropped to $63.99 today, :confused:
Apr 11, 19, 1:27 pm
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Views: 541,162
Posted By alanstar

JFK-BOS this Sunday for only $628.37. What a...

JFK-BOS this Sunday for only $628.37. What a deal! :rolleyes:
Apr 8, 19, 11:36 am
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Views: 541,162
Posted By alanstar

BOS-DTW tomorrow, offered $119/11,900 miles for...

BOS-DTW tomorrow, offered $119/11,900 miles for F. Tempting, but its only a 2-hour flight in the middle of the day, and I already have an C+ exit row aisle seat. Still....
Mar 23, 19, 9:57 pm
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Views: 541,162
Posted By alanstar

The upgrade price at T-24 did go a bit, to ~25k...

The upgrade price at T-24 did go a bit, to ~25k miles. I passed, and we'll see if I regret it or not. Currently at T-12, and there's still 14 open C+ seats, including three windows. Plus 53 more...
Mar 22, 19, 8:31 pm
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Posted By alanstar

Yeah, definitely rolling the dice as to whether...

Yeah, definitely rolling the dice as to whether that middle seat will remain open once they process the Silvers into C+. Fingers crossed!
Mar 22, 19, 4:25 pm
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Posted By alanstar

BOS-LAS this Sunday, offered to upgrade to F for...

BOS-LAS this Sunday, offered to upgrade to F for $235 or 21,900 miles. Kind of tempted to burn some miles, but right now I'm in C+ with an empty seat next to me. Might wait until T-24 to see if that...
Feb 27, 19, 6:07 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,399
Posted By alanstar

Delta is having a 48-hour flash sale on D1 to...

Delta is having a 48-hour flash sale on D1 to Europe. Not sure of your exact dates, but if you can flexible, round trip can be had for 128k miles!
Feb 25, 19, 2:32 pm
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Views: 541,162
Posted By alanstar

I know there's a lot of data like this out there,...

I know there's a lot of data like this out there, but its still fun to point out.
BOS-SEA-ANC in August, the upgrade to First is $1831.69. A new ticket in F costs $889.30.
Feb 22, 19, 7:01 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By alanstar

I had a prepaid reservation last fall (pickup at...

I had a prepaid reservation last fall (pickup at City Airport in London, dropping off at Heathrow). When I arrived they didn't have a Full Size car available, so they repriced the contract to a lower...
Feb 13, 19, 7:16 am
Replies: 248
Views: 48,946
Posted By alanstar

BOS-ATL-SJO flight last month. Delayed out of...

BOS-ATL-SJO flight last month. Delayed out of Boston due to late-arriving flight attendants, missed my connection in ATL. Re-routed via LAX (!), with a red-eye to SJO, arriving about 10 hours late...
Feb 9, 19, 3:25 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 18,201
Posted By alanstar

To answer my own question, in case others are...

To answer my own question, in case others are interested - yes, the $9 "preferred seating" are available for free at T-24 check-in.
Feb 8, 19, 6:56 am
Replies: 169
Views: 18,201
Posted By alanstar

Haven't flown United in a while, and I noticed...

Haven't flown United in a while, and I noticed they just added "preferred seating" to my flight this weekend (DEN-BOS). There's a couple rows between E+ and the exit rows that are now selling for $9....
Jan 19, 19, 6:05 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By alanstar

I asked to get re-booked on Delta for my outbound...

I asked to get re-booked on Delta for my outbound flight on Monday, and was flatly denied. This was via their Live Chat system.
Jan 19, 19, 9:01 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By alanstar

The interesting thing is that they canceled my...

The interesting thing is that they canceled my Monday flight, but there is no travel waiver for Monday, so I couldn't even proactively try to change it.
Jan 19, 19, 6:22 am
Replies: 5,240
Views: 605,720
Posted By alanstar

After B6 canceled my flight for this coming...

After B6 canceled my flight for this coming Monday, I booked a last-minute Delta ticket. BOS-ATL-SJO roundtrip for 41K. Not an amazing deal, but I was glad there was something reasonable available...
Jan 19, 19, 6:11 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By alanstar

They canceled my Monday flight as well...

They canceled my Monday flight as well (BOS-FLL-SJO). I was re-booked for Tuesday, which doesn't work for my schedule. Will have to cancel - luckily I was able to find a similar flight on Delta on...
Jan 10, 19, 8:57 am
Replies: 306
Views: 30,303
Posted By alanstar

After going 2/23 in 2018, I'm now 1/1 in 2019! ...

After going 2/23 in 2018, I'm now 1/1 in 2019!
BOS-LAS cleared at T-72. I guess the trick is to fly on Saturday, which is when both this week's and last year's two upgrades happened.
Dec 5, 18, 4:11 am
Replies: 528
Views: 60,200
Posted By alanstar

My 2018 flying season is over. As a Gold flying...

My 2018 flying season is over. As a Gold flying out of Boston, I was 2-for-24 for upgrades to F (both on the same flight - @ 5:30am on a Saturday to MSY). There were even a few trips that I couldn't...
Nov 17, 18, 7:52 am
Replies: 80
Views: 5,945
Posted By alanstar

Thanks to the OP and the follow-ups, otherwise I...

Thanks to the OP and the follow-ups, otherwise I would have missed out on this. Booked BOS-JFK-ZRH for late May. Haven't been to Switzerland yet, seemed like the perfect opportunity to check it out!...
Sep 25, 18, 9:46 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By alanstar

Maybe? I did come out here on DL; its just that I...

Maybe? I did come out here on DL; its just that I try to book two one-ways in case my work/travel plans change. Strange that they would somehow lump those two flights together (they were booked...
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