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Aug 16, 19, 12:53 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

I just booked SMF-DEN-EWR-PBI. The first two legs...

I just booked SMF-DEN-EWR-PBI. The first two legs were M class, so I got instant upgrades. So worked out in the end. Thx for the help.
Aug 15, 19, 1:52 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

Great info , thx ! I guess leaving the booking...

Great info , thx ! I guess leaving the booking late like I am doing has the benefits of higher fare class , so lower cost on miles , and more upgrade chance on the list. Most of the flights I am...
Aug 15, 19, 12:04 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

Cool, thx ! Is there a way of looking up what...

Cool, thx !
Is there a way of looking up what it will be before booking (I will know the fare class ) , I want to compare the CPU route with the LAX route . thx
Aug 15, 19, 9:53 am
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Posted By simonoaks

Thanks for you help ! I only have 3 GPUs and 2...

Thanks for you help !
I only have 3 GPUs and 2 RPUs left , so would not use them on anything other than the PS routes. I think the SMF-EWR would clear CPU , however, my last meeting ends at 3.30pm,...
Aug 15, 19, 9:01 am
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Posted By simonoaks

Ok, THX. I am ok with just E+ , as the PE is...

Ok, THX. I am ok with just E+ , as the PE is middle AND Bulkhead. Cannot really do later as I already have a 3hr layover as I am doing SMF-PBI

What about CPU chances on 5.52 SMF - DEN (This will...
Aug 14, 19, 10:56 am
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Posted By simonoaks

Hi, Chance of lax - ewr 9.15pm on 21st Aug...

Hi,

Chance of lax - ewr 9.15pm on 21st Aug clearing, compared to 10.30pm SFO - ewr that night? thx
Aug 12, 19, 5:10 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

Ok, thx. In the end I went for the 5pm ewr - lax...

Ok, thx. In the end I went for the 5pm ewr - lax on 19th , 757-200 with PZ4 , got fav seat 1A.

I really do not like the polaris seats, there is a major design fault where the tray table is 7...
Aug 9, 19, 4:35 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

Ok, Have a new question about upgrade...

Ok,

Have a new question about upgrade options, sorry !
I can get a 7am EWR - LAX on 20th Aug, it is a 787-10 and has J9 PN9, T fair - what is upgrade chance ?
Or I can get 8pm on 20th EWR - SFO...
Aug 7, 19, 3:42 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

So, I found something surprising: insead of fly...

So, I found something surprising: insead of fly to SMF on the morning of 20th. I can get flight EWR to SFO on the evening of 19th, then fly to SMF the following morning, and there are several PZ...
Aug 7, 19, 12:46 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

True ! I also need to take into consideration the...

True ! I also need to take into consideration the E+ seating, not just chance of upgrade. I have just been reading that the E+ seating on the 777-200 V4 is literally the worst in the fleet. AT 6'4'...
Aug 7, 19, 12:14 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

The first flight EWR to SFO is 8.15 am and a...

The first flight EWR to SFO is 8.15 am and a 777-200
the 2nd EWR- LAX is 9.00am and also a 777-200
3rd EWR to LAX is 10am and is a 757-200 28J

I have a really good CPU upgrade ratio this year...
Aug 7, 19, 9:49 am
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Posted By simonoaks

Hi, Firstly, is something wrong with...

Hi,

Firstly, is something wrong with cablepick? It takes me to a United page with flight status for only 3 days out.

I have an EWR to SMF trip on 20th August. Have a few options, wondering...
Jul 22, 19, 12:51 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

Ok, Thx ! I will call the desk now and get the...

Ok, Thx ! I will call the desk now and get the MUA removed.
Jul 22, 19, 10:48 am
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Posted By simonoaks

Flying tomorrow PBI-EWR-LAS UA 1298 and 1794. I...

Flying tomorrow PBI-EWR-LAS UA 1298 and 1794. I applied MUA for 15k (figured I would try using miles for this as my miles are now next to useless for ectual travel now ) a few days ago (never use...
Jun 13, 19, 10:29 am
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Posted By simonoaks

What is TODs ? thx As an update in case...

What is TODs ? thx


As an update in case it i helpful to anyone else, this cleared 3 days ago. Put into 2K/L moved to 1K/L .... still undecided if the extra footwell space outweighs the really...
Jun 10, 19, 6:32 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

I was wondering, as you need to check in again,...

I was wondering, as you need to check in again, to change seats after checking in T-24, if you have checked in, then had a RPU clear, but later wanted to change to different seat. If you go through...
Jun 10, 19, 12:21 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

Yes I cleared into 2F (no.2 on list cleared into...

Yes I cleared into 2F (no.2 on list cleared into 5F ) . Then it suddenly jumped to Full. What causes 5 open seats one minute, 2 clear , then suddenly full?
Jun 10, 19, 10:31 am
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Posted By simonoaks

Ah, I don't know. Will look, have not been...

Ah, I don't know. Will look, have not been getting any email for any of my upgrades recently. No Polaris lounge on premium route? wow, sucks.
Jun 10, 19, 9:50 am
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Posted By simonoaks

I have a flight tomorrow SFO-EWR with GPU applied...

I have a flight tomorrow SFO-EWR with GPU applied - flight 2080. I have checked in and it looks like I am number 1 on list (M.Gib) what are chances of clearing , and it it likely to be at gate, or...
Jun 7, 19, 4:17 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

Can you look up the award inventory? I used to...

Can you look up the award inventory? I used to find 35k TACL MOST of the time, now it seems MOST is 75k. Not to mention crap like 55k to fly to say Denver!!!! makes the accumulation of miles almost...
Jun 7, 19, 4:14 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

I figured it out. I was putting in Q fare along...

I figured it out. I was putting in Q fare along with GPU upgrade with the advanced search , but it was defaulting to W fare (hence showing the same price). Turns out you have to remove the GPU option...
Jun 7, 19, 12:27 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

So, I booked the flight, then just had a thought...

So, I booked the flight, then just had a thought about different fare class , do did same search and can get same flight for same price with Q fare, should I change it? Will that give better chance...
Jun 7, 19, 10:54 am
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Posted By simonoaks

Ok, thanks....crap , my gut at the time was to...

Ok, thanks....crap , my gut at the time was to immediately grab the $2700 return for two !! I should know better , frankly
Jun 7, 19, 9:03 am
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Posted By simonoaks

Yes, thanks. Prices have already dramatically...

Yes, thanks. Prices have already dramatically gone up in the last week I could have got that flight , returning on 10th July for $2700 for two of us. It is now $3600, so as it is already so high (my...
Jun 5, 19, 4:40 pm
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Posted By simonoaks

I have been monitoring two flights on 29th June...

I have been monitoring two flights on 29th June EWR-LHR - UA14 and UA16

I would prefer UA16 as it is a 764 and has the old style seats, however the 2 E+ seats for me and 7YO daughter are all the...
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