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Aug 25, 15, 8:19 pm
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Posted By dc_gooner

Annoying. The bigger issue I have is how UA has...

Annoying. The bigger issue I have is how UA has handled this. I have been far from impressed with them. Makes me want to jump ship to another alliance. Who would you choose? I'm sure they all have...
Aug 25, 15, 6:43 pm
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Posted By dc_gooner

So does this mean that there is SAUA space...

So does this mean that there is SAUA space available for me and I should be able to use UA miles to upgrade?
Aug 25, 15, 6:29 pm
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Posted By dc_gooner

Yes, UA is still showing award space,...

Yes, UA is still showing award space, interestingly.
Booked in B class.
Travel date is today, Aug 26.

I believe it's too late to do anything anyway since it's less than 24 hours.

Would be...
Aug 25, 15, 4:28 pm
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Posted By dc_gooner

#1 every time.

#1 every time.
Aug 25, 15, 5:22 am
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Posted By dc_gooner

Quote from UA Twitter. "... allocations for...

Quote from UA Twitter.

"... allocations for upgrades and Awards seats maybe the same booking codes, but are not under the same pool for inventory."

Am I correct in that this contradicts what...
Aug 23, 15, 7:41 pm
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Posted By dc_gooner

Thx. Just wanted to confirm that I've got that...

Thx. Just wanted to confirm that I've got that right. New to all of this.

I feel UA isn't doing anything more than trying to request the upgrade the same way we all do - via some version of the...
Aug 23, 15, 6:58 pm
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Posted By dc_gooner

Here's a response from UA. "We have...

Here's a response from UA.

"We have requested an upgrade for BR12 & received a message that no upgrades are available. Please keep in mind that looking at a seat map or viewing upgrades for BR...
Aug 23, 15, 4:43 pm
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Posted By dc_gooner

I've been working on this via Direct Message...

I've been working on this via Direct
Message with @united on Twitter since Thursday. While there hasn't been any resolution, I thought I'd share this one message.

"The error code 516 indicates...
Aug 21, 15, 5:56 pm
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Posted By dc_gooner

So I got this response from my travel agent. Does...

So I got this response from my travel agent. Does this make any kind of sense?

"United Airlines said that you must purchase ticket under United ticket stock in order to use the miles for upgrade....
Aug 19, 15, 3:46 pm
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Views: 51,079
Posted By dc_gooner

No success from SAUA page. No mileage deducted. I...

No success from SAUA page. No mileage deducted. I just get various error codes. Annoyingly, it usually also says "No upgrades available", which, according to knowledge from FlyerTalk folks, is...
Aug 19, 15, 2:17 am
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Views: 51,079
Posted By dc_gooner

I did nothing. I wasn't willing to take the...

I did nothing. I wasn't willing to take the chance of paying the ticket change fee and then not get the upgrade. All the research and conversations I've had pointed to less than favorable chance of...
Aug 11, 15, 10:48 pm
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Posted By dc_gooner

I have no AC miles. Did you fly BR all the way?...

I have no AC miles. Did you fly BR all the way? Do you know if they were married segments? I'm assuming they were...
Aug 11, 15, 1:01 pm
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Posted By dc_gooner

This gets better and better... Called UA...

This gets better and better...

Called UA again, agent said that I definitely can use a SAUA on a single segment within a married segment.

Called EVA. Agent said that using a SAUA on a single...
Aug 10, 15, 11:41 am
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Views: 51,079
Posted By dc_gooner

Fyi. UA agent just told me that her service...

Fyi. UA agent just told me that her service director told her that if the segments are married, you can not use a SAUA for only 1 segment.

Upgrade availability must be available for both segments...
Aug 10, 15, 11:23 am
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Posted By dc_gooner

So I just got off the phone with EVA in the LA...

So I just got off the phone with EVA in the LA office. The agent said she's never heard of this problem - not being able to upgrade only 1 segment of a married segment. I don't think she's lying. I...
Aug 9, 15, 10:19 am
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Posted By dc_gooner

Just checked... SAUA available for BR1 the day...

Just checked... SAUA available for BR1 the day before my departure date. I still might have had to deal with the married segment issue, but at least I could have tried without paying change ticket...
Aug 9, 15, 10:10 am
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Posted By dc_gooner

Interesting. So you don't think it's worth...

Interesting. So you don't think it's worth switching to BR11 for RL because I'll have to deal with staying up in a hotel room all night long after I arrive in TPE? Or am I misunderstanding you?

If...
Aug 8, 15, 9:07 pm
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Views: 51,079
Posted By dc_gooner

Good suggestion. I really appreciate how...

Good suggestion. I really appreciate how responsive you've been. Tell me what company you work for, and I'll sign up just cuz of your service!

So the problem is that I've got a multi-city...
Aug 8, 15, 5:09 pm
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Views: 51,079
Posted By dc_gooner

So this is starting to concern me now. I'm not...

So this is starting to concern me now. I'm not going to pay $225 to change my ticket to only then find out that I can't get the upgrade due to my segments being married. (I've gotten confirmation...
Aug 7, 15, 4:41 pm
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Views: 51,079
Posted By dc_gooner

I'm thinking I'll do it. Novatel at TPE looks...

I'm thinking I'll do it. Novatel at TPE looks pretty nice too. $140/night isn't bad at all!

Just to be clear, if I see "First/BusinessFirst" award availability on UA.com for my flight, this means...
Aug 7, 15, 11:21 am
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Views: 51,079
Posted By dc_gooner

Quick question for you all... I've seen SAUA...

Quick question for you all...

I've seen SAUA availability on BR11 for my date of travel, but I'm not sure if I want to change my ticket to get the upgrade (currently booked on BR1).

It means...
Jul 28, 15, 10:23 pm
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Views: 51,079
Posted By dc_gooner

Just checked UA site. BR1 has SAUA availability...

Just checked UA site. BR1 has SAUA availability on July 31. Doesn't seem to be further out than that. Looks like you're right. It will be days, not even a week before departure, that they release...
Jul 28, 15, 9:35 pm
Replies: 242
Views: 51,079
Posted By dc_gooner

Good to know. I really appreciate all the...

Good to know. I really appreciate all the knowledge and tips you offer!

Honestly, I'm starting to get my hopes up on getting my SAUA. I wondering if I should lower those expectations.
Jul 27, 15, 10:39 am
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Posted By dc_gooner

T-21. Still no dice. "No upgrades available" :(...

T-21. Still no dice. "No upgrades available" :( Will keep trying.

Less concerned about the married segments issue. More concerned about BR releasing upgrade inventory and if I'll be able to...
Jul 18, 15, 10:05 am
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Posted By dc_gooner

Wish I had flexibility on this one. For...

Wish I had flexibility on this one.

For those who've experienced SAUA availability open up T-14 or T-7 or less, is there a time of day that they release the seats? Probably not but thought I'd...
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