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May 29, 19, 8:43 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By jmanirish

Downgrading yourself on the app with SDC has...

Downgrading yourself on the app with SDC has never been possible (I.e., going from F/J to sdc to Y). You have to call to get that to happen.

What will be interesting is what fare class theyíd...
May 20, 19, 10:48 am
Replies: 491
Views: 61,333
Posted By jmanirish

When referring to the close-in fee being...

When referring to the close-in fee being non-refundable, does that apply to cancellations made within 24 hours? I was under the impression that if I cancel within the 24 hours of ticketing, the...
Mar 13, 19, 12:54 pm
Replies: 2,188
Views: 147,924
Posted By jmanirish

Thanks! LA times is reporting MAX 8 and MAX...

Thanks!

LA times is reporting MAX 8 and MAX 9

https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-ground-boeing-max-20190313-story.html
Mar 13, 19, 12:49 pm
Replies: 2,188
Views: 147,924
Posted By jmanirish

Hmm flying a MAX 9 on monday. Now not sure what...

Hmm flying a MAX 9 on monday. Now not sure what to do. through IAH so presumably UA would sub another plane, but don't want to get caught in the mess. Guessing a call to UA now would not be...
Mar 5, 19, 4:27 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,387
Posted By jmanirish

It's nearly impossible to know whether UA is...

It's nearly impossible to know whether UA is processing CPUs before T-24. Obviously you can know whether YOU were upgraded, but they know longer show people with a green check before T-24 (somebody...
Jan 15, 19, 8:14 am
Replies: 164
Views: 16,106
Posted By jmanirish

Apple is probably publicly pissed, but internally...

Apple is probably publicly pissed, but internally smiling. They now know exactly where they rank with United. Thatís very powerful information come time to renew agreements (or even force a...
Dec 24, 18, 8:50 am
Replies: 59
Views: 12,509
Posted By jmanirish

my company has been fine with it. It by-passes...

my company has been fine with it. It by-passes the worthless (to me) TA ticketing fee our backend agents charge (even if I book through Concur). Our TA also charges after-hours and weekend fees....
Nov 6, 18, 5:12 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,453
Posted By jmanirish

My, uh, friend took a conference call on the wifi...

My, uh, friend took a conference call on the wifi (via regular iPhone wifi calling with AT&T). It was unavoidable due to a flight delay, and he only had to listen in (not speak or disturb anyone). ...
Oct 17, 18, 12:49 pm
Replies: 884
Views: 225,618
Posted By jmanirish

Strictly this is true. However if it's not on a...

Strictly this is true. However if it's not on a LH/UA ticket stock, the poster is likely to run into problems with codeshares (in that LH will likely be the native numbers and UA will change to the...
Oct 17, 18, 8:46 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,056
Posted By jmanirish

Personally not worth it for me. I keep staying at...

Personally not worth it for me. I keep staying at Hyatt hotels that donít have lounges so get no value from that. And upgrades are mediocre at best (often times coworkers with no status end up in...
Sep 24, 18, 9:56 am
Replies: 764
Views: 221,595
Posted By jmanirish

IME, I had to call and they re-issued an ETC. If...

IME, I had to call and they re-issued an ETC. If I recall, it wasn't instant either. It was a while ago, and enough of a pain that I stopped using vouchers on any flight I had a possibility of...
Sep 20, 18, 8:21 am
Replies: 389
Views: 81,828
Posted By jmanirish

The problem is that itís A0 (the ďdiscountĒ first...

The problem is that itís A0 (the ďdiscountĒ first bucket. So LH doesnít want to sell ďdiscountĒ first so the chances they release O are slim right now. Looking at the rest of the buckets (business,...
Sep 17, 18, 8:16 am
Replies: 261
Views: 56,045
Posted By jmanirish

Stayed here in May. This is accurate. I can...

Stayed here in May. This is accurate. I can understand the common ďnegativesĒ about this hotel - itís expensive and the rooms are ďcavesĒ and the front windows arenít giant so the room can be dark...
Aug 21, 18, 7:30 am
Replies: 1,131
Views: 102,238
Posted By jmanirish

Any reason, beyond nostalgic/emotional ones, to...

Any reason, beyond nostalgic/emotional ones, to keep one legacy account vs the other?

Most of my lifetime nights/points were earned in SPG, while my current year 'naturally bestowed' status is...
Aug 20, 18, 8:37 am
Replies: 353
Views: 186,182
Posted By jmanirish

I show new platinum. But if you read the MR...

I show new platinum. But if you read the MR forums, itís still a mess of changing statuses, different for Spg vs MR, etc.

My situation is also confusing because I had MR gold from UA, as well as...
Jul 18, 18, 8:24 am
Replies: 251
Views: 36,537
Posted By jmanirish

Good advice. A point of reference on this from...

Good advice. A point of reference on this from May 2018: I was able to rent from Avis without an IDL (not intentionally, no time in the booking process did they even alert me that it was needed). ...
Jul 17, 18, 5:22 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 6,073
Posted By jmanirish

Haven't stayed at both, so this isn't a...

Haven't stayed at both, so this isn't a comparison per se. But here's what swayed me to Noruz.

-Flat resort with beach immediately available (we came from Santorini so wanted easy access to a...
Jul 17, 18, 2:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By jmanirish

Keep in mind that if he's trying to change the...

Keep in mind that if he's trying to change the outbound (or his return flight before flying the outbound) then he's not only subject to the change fee, but also a refare. Meaning if the fare he...
Jul 14, 18, 8:20 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By jmanirish

Yikes - why attack me. Your explanation isnít...

Yikes - why attack me. Your explanation isnít what married segment logic is, just how it plays into fare purchases. My comment was only based on personal experience - that I typically see married...
Jul 14, 18, 12:19 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By jmanirish

Exactly - itís married segment coming into play...

Exactly - itís married segment coming into play (or almost the opposite - because the availability on the individual segments is higher than when searched combine. As previously noted you can use...
Jul 5, 18, 10:24 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,258
Posted By jmanirish

You won't get PQDs (requires the ticket be on 016...

You won't get PQDs (requires the ticket be on 016 - which isn't possible as noted). PQMs will be based on distance (100% if in J, or 125% if C, D, Z, K).

Make sure you read up here (worth a...
Jul 5, 18, 10:01 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,258
Posted By jmanirish

Star Alliance does not mean their fares are the...

Star Alliance does not mean their fares are the same. If you see a Turkish (TK) fare you like, then suggest you book it. UA doesn't show TK fares because 1) many require the ticket be issued by TK...
Jul 5, 18, 7:52 am
Replies: 884
Views: 225,618
Posted By jmanirish

I thought only LH could pull the waitlisted...

I thought only LH could pull the waitlisted upgrade (at least that was the case 2 years ago when I needed to do it).
Jun 28, 18, 6:37 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,638
Posted By jmanirish

Looks like itís not on the default search anymore...

Looks like itís not on the default search anymore (even if A is the cheapest first). But if you manually select A as your fare, itís still there. This is searching as one way and not multi city.
Jun 28, 18, 4:17 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,638
Posted By jmanirish

UA Flight Search fare not initially including taxes

Have never come across this before. Not sure if it's an error with the way the fare is being advertised or how taxes are applied. Looking at BTR-LAX. Next week for example (7.3.18). UA6049...
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