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Apr 4, 20, 2:44 pm
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Posted By RandomBaritone

While I appreciate your point of view, the flat...

While I appreciate your point of view, the flat "No, it wasn't" seems uncharitable.
Apr 4, 20, 5:48 am
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Posted By RandomBaritone

Just another data point: United finally seems to...

Just another data point: United finally seems to have gotten the message that I'm no longer Plat—for some reason I was being routed to the Premier Desk as recently as a month ago, but no longer—and...
Apr 2, 20, 6:35 am
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Posted By RandomBaritone

Unfortunately the waiver currently in place only...

Unfortunately the waiver currently in place only affects itineraries departing through May 31.
Mar 31, 20, 11:00 am
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Posted By RandomBaritone

This may already be stated somewhere, but a phone...

This may already be stated somewhere, but a phone agent just confirmed to me that the fee-free award cancellation-and-redeposit waiver is only for itineraries with departures through May 31. My...
Mar 31, 20, 7:04 am
Replies: 85
Views: 17,343
Posted By RandomBaritone

Some good news: the benefit was just extended...

Some good news: the benefit was just extended through July 31, 2020 (https://www.americanexpress.com/us/campaigns/lufthansa/).

Unfortunately my next flights through MUC are in August. :rolleyes:
Replies: 1,099
Views: 240,891
Posted By RandomBaritone

Interesting. As I mentioned a couple posts up,...

Interesting. As I mentioned a couple posts up, the same thing has happened to BOS<>VIE, which was to be a new route for OS. I wonder if they've withdrawn all new routes that were scheduled to begin...
Mar 27, 20, 10:25 am
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Views: 95,748
Posted By RandomBaritone

That would be tremendous. I'm currently scheduled...

That would be tremendous. I'm currently scheduled to fly OS J BOS>IAD>VIE>ODS mid-June, and was seriously considering blowing off my friends in DC and switching to the OS EWR>VIE flight so I could...
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Posted By RandomBaritone

Has the BOS<>VIE nonstop on OS, originally...

Has the BOS<>VIE nonstop on OS, originally scheduled to begin March 29, been canceled/suspended entirely for 2020? As recently as yesterday it was bookable for June, but now I find itís unavailable.
Mar 24, 20, 1:43 pm
Replies: 148
Views: 16,851
Posted By RandomBaritone

Was $2,000, but when I moved our Italy/Spain trip...

Was $2,000, but when I moved our Italy/Spain trip from April to August—what can I say, I'm an optimist—fares in PE were 10% higher than when I booked, and they wouldn't budge on the fare diff. I bit...
Mar 20, 20, 9:45 am
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Posted By RandomBaritone

I've been burning my UA miles over the past year,...

I've been burning my UA miles over the past year, so I don't have enough to book the new itinerary first. I hadn't thought about just canceling first—that should work fine, as there appear to be an...
Mar 20, 20, 8:58 am
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Views: 162,335
Posted By RandomBaritone

I'm an optimist, so I'm hoping to make a change...

I'm an optimist, so I'm hoping to make a change to an int'l award ticket in June, to take advantage of Saver J inventory that's become available. I feel bad about calling in violation of the 72-hour...
Mar 11, 20, 12:15 pm
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Views: 744,534
Posted By RandomBaritone

Itís funny you say that; I didnít think Iíd be...

Itís funny you say that; I didnít think Iíd be able to travel before June 30 because of professional commitments, but when those lifted, I jumped on the waiver. Currently heading to VCE on May 17....
Mar 11, 20, 11:58 am
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Posted By RandomBaritone

Having availed myself of the Italy waiver earlier...

Having availed myself of the Italy waiver earlier this week—and educated the UA phone agents on it in the process—I believe the chief difference is that if you are willing to keep the same origin,...
Mar 10, 20, 7:47 pm
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Views: 744,534
Posted By RandomBaritone

No fare difference was collected in my case,...

No fare difference was collected in my case, since as I mentioned my destination is VCE, and so Iím covered by the Italy waiver. Unfortunately I donít see a waiver in place for HND.
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Mar 10, 20, 9:43 am
Replies: 3,206
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Posted By RandomBaritone

Some good news at last: after a disastrously bad...

Some good news at last: after a disastrously bad phone agent who not only wasnít familiar with the Italy waiver, but insisted that I was responsible for any fare change despite the explicit language...
Mar 9, 20, 2:18 pm
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Views: 11,820
Posted By RandomBaritone

This is just what we were contemplating as well,...

This is just what we were contemplating as well, substituting VCE for FLRóbut then my workplace instituted a mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone who has been to Italy. And my spouse, who is a...
Mar 9, 20, 2:02 pm
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Posted By RandomBaritone

Further to my earlier message, Iíve just learned...

Further to my earlier message, Iíve just learned that our commitments in May can possibly be shifted, which would enable us to avail ourselves of the waiver as itís written.

But every time I check...
Mar 9, 20, 1:25 pm
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Views: 744,534
Posted By RandomBaritone

Just wanted to get some expert input on how best...

Just wanted to get some expert input on how best to handle my situation. Spouse + I have tickets on UA stock/LH metal BOS>MUC>VCE on April 12, then we’d planned to visit FLR and BCN before heading...
Mar 7, 20, 8:39 am
Replies: 88
Views: 11,820
Posted By RandomBaritone

I don't believe that's the case, at least not...

I don't believe that's the case, at least not according to OP.
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Posted By RandomBaritone

Fascinating and helpful, thanks. Unfortunately...

Fascinating and helpful, thanks. Unfortunately the only written review so far said the app failed/timed out when the user tried to use it at the MPC queue, rendering it useless. (There are also a...
Forum: Europe
Mar 4, 20, 8:28 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,361
Posted By RandomBaritone

Iíve had a trip planned for months: VCE, FLR,...

Iíve had a trip planned for months: VCE, FLR, BCN, April 13-25. Unfortunately, itís the only time my spouse and I can go. Tickets are on UA stock; their VCE waiver requires paying the fare difference...
Feb 22, 20, 7:57 pm
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Views: 1,389
Posted By RandomBaritone

Doesnít sound like a mistake at all. Premium...

Doesnít sound like a mistake at all. Premium Plus/Premium Economy has been crazy cheap of late. Iím flying BOS>MUC>VCE o/w then BCN>ZRH>EWR>BOS back in April for $1K total.
Feb 10, 20, 6:52 pm
Replies: 1,633
Views: 301,075
Posted By RandomBaritone

This is noted in the wiki above: “Changing any...

This is noted in the wiki above: “Changing any segment MIGHT require current availability for all existing Os&Ds in the PNR (as if a brand new booking is made) - YMMV”

It has been the case since...
Feb 8, 20, 8:30 pm
Replies: 448
Views: 115,707
Posted By RandomBaritone

The “partner lounge” list on that page is a list...

The “partner lounge” list on that page is a list of the contract lounges that are not *A lounges.

The page also states that “To see the full list of Star Alliance™-affiliated lounges, go to the...
Feb 8, 20, 7:47 pm
Replies: 448
Views: 115,707
Posted By RandomBaritone

That does not change the fact that UC members are...

That does not change the fact that UC members are entitled to visit *A lounges when traveling on *A. Some carriers may offer alternative lounges if their business class lounges are deemed too lavish...
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