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Jan 10, 20, 3:31 pm
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Posted By gold23

Flying TATL in D1- family of 4. Overnight...

Flying TATL in D1- family of 4. Overnight flight, so while we love windows, probably much less relevant on this one. Primarily concerned with comfort/sleep/communication, in that order. WIDE open...
Jan 10, 20, 1:13 pm
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Views: 3,344
Posted By gold23

Renewing a fairly dead thread...... We will be...

Renewing a fairly dead thread...... We will be landing in FCO from JFK in J from DL, connecting to NAP also in J. We will have 4+ hours. Looking to find a place to shower, ideally not a total zoo...
Jan 9, 20, 5:03 pm
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Views: 873,698
Posted By gold23

I'm a hub 1K who has no shot at reaching it for...

I'm a hub 1K who has no shot at reaching it for next year under the new rules. I just booked two TATL flights on other carriers, which I never would have done in prior years when mileage counted. ...
Jan 9, 20, 7:10 am
Replies: 1,226
Views: 340,533
Posted By gold23

If you click into advanced search and then click...

If you click into advanced search and then click "plus points upgrade" halfway down, it will show you fares and plus points needed for an upgrade on those flights. If you further click "only show...
Jan 8, 20, 2:52 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 30,588
Posted By gold23

I need to book two rooms at the same hotel for...

I need to book two rooms at the same hotel for the same dates. I know I'm only getting the 4th night benefit on one of them, but I can't seem to figure out how to add a room to the booking tool...
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Views: 1,073,161
Posted By gold23

Thanks all. You've talked me out of it. I had...

Thanks all. You've talked me out of it. I had plus point upgrades available for the Polaris first leg, so was considering it. I really don't want to hang around in FRA for 7 hours and/or possibly...
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Posted By gold23

Ok, a little advice needed.... Looking at a...

Ok, a little advice needed.... Looking at a booking in July-

EWR-FRA UA960, arrive 9:10am. Connect to LH334, FRA-NAP departing 10:10am. UA allows me to book it online. I'd be in J to FRA, Y...
Forum: Italy
Jan 6, 20, 5:22 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By gold23

Thank you! I have Latin students who are also...

Thank you! I have Latin students who are also history buffs as children, so they are actually really looking forward to Pompeii. I've only been to Capri in the day. We didn't love it, though I do...
Forum: Italy
Jan 3, 20, 4:52 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By gold23

Sorrento and Amalfi w/teenagers

Ok...stay with me here, lol...I am planning a combo anniversary/graduation trip for our family of 4 (my 16yr old youngest son gets to tag along happily). The wife and I have been to the area several...
Jan 3, 20, 12:32 pm
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Views: 5,994
Posted By gold23

Thx. I was aware of the transfer fees, and they...

Thx. I was aware of the transfer fees, and they basically devalue the miles to close to nothing. So there's no way I can call 1K desk, and ask them to use my wife's miles for her ticket, while...
Jan 3, 20, 11:43 am
Replies: 100
Views: 5,994
Posted By gold23

Ok...not sure where to post this question.... I...

Ok...not sure where to post this question.... I am looking to book a RT award ticket for the family this summer. I've found the flights at the levels I'd like to spend. While I have enough miles in...
Dec 18, 19, 11:23 am
Dec 18, 19, 10:46 am
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Views: 340,533
Posted By gold23

Rookie question, and not sure if this is right...

Rookie question, and not sure if this is right forum...but here goes..... I applied points for all in my party to be waitlisted for a short haul (domestic) upgrade. Will this only go through if all...
Nov 4, 19, 8:20 am
Replies: 115
Views: 22,785
Posted By gold23

A couple of comments... Security in EWR C has...

A couple of comments... Security in EWR C has improved drastically in the last year or two, soon to be even better with Clear. But A terminal remains an unmitigated disaster. It's brutal probably...
Nov 4, 19, 8:09 am
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Views: 340,533
Posted By gold23

I'm leaning this way as well. I'm partially...

I'm leaning this way as well. I'm partially hub-captive in northern NJ, and will just squeak in as a 1k for '20. Most of my flying is paid domestic first, with a ton of <3hr flights. I'll continue...
Oct 12, 19, 8:20 am
Replies: 3,114
Views: 873,698
Posted By gold23

Completely brutal for me. I'm an EWR-based 1K,...

Completely brutal for me. I'm an EWR-based 1K, and I usually have to book that one extra trip in December to scoot over the 100k mark. This year I'll have miles covered but need to accumulate an...
Sep 25, 19, 8:47 am
Replies: 1,226
Views: 340,533
Posted By gold23

Marketing. Can't spin directly cutting the number...

Marketing. Can't spin directly cutting the number of GPU earned annually. You can absolutely spin a devaluation.
Sep 25, 19, 8:46 am
Replies: 1,226
Views: 340,533
Posted By gold23

Each year I end up throwing away many of my RPU...

Each year I end up throwing away many of my RPU and usually a handful of GPU. I'm intrigued by the skip the waitlist option.... Most of my travel is business, where I can buy up front on anything...
Aug 23, 19, 4:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By gold23

Thanks. That's actually what I meant. I've seen...

Thanks. That's actually what I meant. I've seen the AC flights on award searches sporadically, but almost never on the revenue side.
Aug 23, 19, 2:52 pm
Replies: 401
Views: 82,608
Posted By gold23

Thanks. When I was on the phone with an agent...

Thanks. When I was on the phone with an agent (we needed to cancel a previous flight and change for family medical reason) they indicated that SFO-EWR was more stringent than typical domestic, and...
Aug 23, 19, 2:39 pm
Replies: 401
Views: 82,608
Posted By gold23

SFO-EWR 8/21/19 W Y-J Purchased 7/26/19 ...

SFO-EWR
8/21/19
W
Y-J
Purchased 7/26/19
All 4 cleared at booking

Flight was delayed 5 hours and departed at 4am....but still!
Aug 23, 19, 2:23 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By gold23

This is a really old thread, but I'm trying to...

This is a really old thread, but I'm trying to book EWR-YVR a few months out and United.com is not showing any of the daily directs. Every so often I'll find one popping up as an award option, but...
Aug 23, 19, 2:13 pm
Replies: 888
Views: 103,116
Posted By gold23

The agent actually commented that it would be...

The agent actually commented that it would be easier for her to create a segment on a partner than my UA/UA interline. She wasn't ticketing me, but it apparently wouldn't even allow her to get into...
Aug 22, 19, 8:36 am
Replies: 888
Views: 103,116
Posted By gold23

I was flying OGG-SFO, and then separately SFO-EWR...

I was flying OGG-SFO, and then separately SFO-EWR on separate ticket. SFO-EWR was overbooked and she couldn't create a dummy segment. She then created the dummy on a really tight connection in SFO,...
Apr 25, 19, 8:19 am
Replies: 712
Views: 136,028
Posted By gold23

On holidays, or especially busy travel days,...

On holidays, or especially busy travel days, traffic into C is horrific. When tight, I've paid my uber driver 10 bucks to drive into the short term parking area and drop me off across the two lanes....
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