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Jul 15, 13, 7:41 am
Replies: 63
Views: 53,863
Posted By PDX1K

Just last week at PDX I was able to get a gate...

Just last week at PDX I was able to get a gate pass to see my wife off. The agent asked if I was a United Club member, which I am, and apparently that was all the pretex she needed.

PDX1K
Jun 27, 13, 4:18 pm
Replies: 944
Views: 11,020
Posted By PDX1K

So what should I do at T-24 if the domestic leg...

So what should I do at T-24 if the domestic leg of an International itinerary has already cleared but not the overwater leg? The option of cancelling and reapplying doesn't seam like it will work in...
Jun 27, 13, 12:45 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By PDX1K

Thanks Sykes. I am waitlisted for a GPU so this...

Thanks Sykes. I am waitlisted for a GPU so this means my chances look better.
Jun 27, 13, 12:12 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By PDX1K

Does UA Normally Oversell the Intl 757 in C?

I am on Flt 36, EWR-EDI this Sunday and noticed that they are willing to sell up to 4 C seats while the seat map only shows 2 seats available. Usually it is the other way around given that some...
Oct 2, 12, 6:38 pm
Replies: 289
Views: 115,400
Posted By PDX1K

Same with RPU

I have had the same thing happen to one of my reservations. Different legs show the requested upgrade in each of the ways described above. Both were requested using a RPU not GPU.

PDX1K
Sep 9, 12, 9:49 am
Replies: 1,304
Views: 174,321
Posted By PDX1K

Horrible Change!!

Just want to add my voice to the chorus pointing out what a frustratingly stupid move this is on United's part. I've been a 1K for 18 straight years and this finally has me rethinking my loyalty. ...
Jul 20, 12, 11:02 pm
Replies: 395
Views: 44,053
Posted By PDX1K

LAX-PDX a couple of weeks ago, the morning...

LAX-PDX a couple of weeks ago, the morning non-stop was overbooked. They offered $200 to go on a flight 8 hours later. No takers. I looked on-line and found a connection through SFO that got to...
Aug 20, 11, 11:39 am
Replies: 3,172
Views: 372,009
Posted By PDX1K

same experience

I have been trying to get a flight from Narita to SFO late June or early July and have found nothing. Checking every day. Nothing loaded yet. Normally at least a few seats are loaded around the...
Jul 2, 11, 7:33 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By PDX1K

A lot will depend on how many planes land about...

A lot will depend on how many planes land about the same time as yours. Customers continuing on to the US must go through another security clearance. A couple of months ago while going from...
Apr 28, 11, 12:56 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By PDX1K

Bring US $

I've found the best way to deal with a European C&P stays is to bring/pay with U.S. dollars. The rate is cleary in U.S. Dollars and I've had no issue paying with dollars. This avoids any...
May 10, 10, 1:27 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,538
Posted By PDX1K

You should be fine

I also use a SET rate for virtually all of my Starwood stays. I see the Non Comm verbage as well. I always get my points for stays.

PDX1K
Apr 25, 10, 7:49 pm
Replies: 388
Views: 25,873
Posted By PDX1K

00018XXXXXX signed up in 1985. Nearly 2 million...

00018XXXXXX signed up in 1985. Nearly 2 million BIS so far.

PDX1K
Apr 3, 10, 4:42 pm
Replies: 3,313
Views: 61,017
Posted By PDX1K

Waldorf-Astoria

The Waldorf Astoria is also pretty close to Grand Central.

I was just there last week and was able to get an insiders tour of Grand Central Station which included going to a special platform...
Feb 25, 10, 4:36 am
Replies: 1,656
Views: 125,475
Posted By PDX1K

Mixed Results week of Feb 22

Was unsuccessful getting SWU from Y to C on SFO-HKG on Feb 22. Flight was extremely full. Agent told me that there were 40 1K's on the upgrade list and that I was 34th(on a V fare).

Feb 26 was...
Feb 14, 10, 11:27 pm
Replies: 1,857
Views: 23,045
Posted By PDX1K

another vote for Prague

I've stayed at both and would go with Prague. Great lounge
Jun 12, 08, 1:53 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,554
Posted By PDX1K

closed for renovation

I stayed at the Ferncroft last August and the Lounge was closed for renovation at that time. Sounds like it is still closed. As compensation the front desk gave us breakfast vouchers to be used at...
May 9, 08, 8:14 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 7,516
Posted By PDX1K

15 straight years of making 1K on 100 segments or...

15 straight years of making 1K on 100 segments or more. Peaked at 175 segments. Told my boss that it was too much. Now do a manageable 125/yr.

PDX1K
Feb 2, 08, 10:49 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 4,180
Posted By PDX1K

Never Again

My family and I stayed at this property one night last August and had a horrible experience. As a Plat we were put in a small room on the the club level floor. I peeked into what had been the...
Feb 2, 08, 9:46 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By PDX1K

I am intrigued by your observation of a widebody...

I am intrigued by your observation of a widebody at E6. E6 is not a regular gate with a jetway but rather is the area of tarmac where the small UX planes park. Was the plane you saw at a real gate...
Jun 22, 07, 6:09 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 2,801
Posted By PDX1K

For some obsessive-compulsive reason I have saved...

For some obsessive-compulsive reason I have saved all of my UA boarding passes since 1985. I now have well over 2,000 BP stubs in my desk drawer at work. Thinking about mounting them somehow when I...
Apr 28, 07, 11:50 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By PDX1K

New 21 Day Hold for Award Bookings?

I have been working on a trip to Europe in business class this week. Was able to get the seats I needed for the outbound 330 days out and now just have to wait 10 days for the return. The agent I...
Feb 20, 07, 9:45 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 1,881
Posted By PDX1K

13 years in a row of 1k and have not needed a...

13 years in a row of 1k and have not needed a mileage run yet.

PDX1K
Nov 30, 06, 8:46 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 8,246
Posted By PDX1K

Too Bad

I stayed at the Omaha Sheraton two nights ago(11/28) on the last night as a Sheraton. It was my first stay there. I was given the Presidential Suite as a Platinum upgrade. The room was huge but...
Jun 22, 06, 11:24 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,330
Posted By PDX1K

Sorry Premex. I searched before I posted and...

Sorry Premex. I searched before I posted and this thread was the only even showing posts in June so I thought no one had reported this change.

PDX1K
Jun 22, 06, 2:35 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,330
Posted By PDX1K

Property Update - Beware

I just stayed at this property this week and up until this time would have agreed with Premex opinion of the hotel. As a Platinum I always received a nice juinor suite in the new, refurbished...
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