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Today, 1:19 am
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Posted By whitethunder

I am moving from UA to Alaska next year, I think...

I am moving from UA to Alaska next year, I think their miles are more valuable and I don't mind the connections in SEA
Today, 1:17 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,897
Posted By whitethunder

this has happened to me before, I dont remember...

this has happened to me before, I dont remember the exact itin but I would say twice in last year

Always when leaving from Canada transiting the USA then on to asia

I remember I had to run to...
Oct 11, 19, 10:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By whitethunder

Yeah this happens to me all the time, no biggie...

Yeah this happens to me all the time, no biggie if it looks good on the website and nothing in red I would not worry
Oct 11, 19, 10:23 pm
Replies: 1,748
Views: 399,773
Posted By whitethunder

They are pulling this Yvr-Jfk route FYI it was in...

They are pulling this Yvr-Jfk route FYI it was in the news a month ago
Oct 11, 19, 1:11 am
Replies: 74
Views: 14,155
Posted By whitethunder

Treat a friend to a trip and tell them they can...

Treat a friend to a trip and tell them they can only have a carry on and use all 6 bags yourself

you are the nice guy and your friend can help you move all your bags around at the airport !!
Oct 11, 19, 1:08 am
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Views: 399,773
Posted By whitethunder

yeah but I pushed for extra PQM that I could have...

yeah but I pushed for extra PQM that I could have flown elsewhere had I known this in June ....
Oct 11, 19, 12:34 am
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Views: 399,773
Posted By whitethunder

I wish I could have gotten it this year and would...

I wish I could have gotten it this year and would have had I known this was coming, sucks to be so close but this is the last straw for me....
Oct 11, 19, 12:32 am
Replies: 1,748
Views: 399,773
Posted By whitethunder

Brutal after 8 years as a 1K I’m done. ...

Brutal after 8 years as a 1K I’m done.

raising the requirements in October is a slap in the face.

im taking my 100,000 miles a year to another airline....
Sep 30, 19, 12:42 pm
Replies: 687
Views: 165,407
Posted By whitethunder

Are there still no update as to what is going to...

Are there still no update as to what is going to happen to 2020 reservations that are waitlisted, if the GPU goes not clear the overwater segment will we loose the whole thing (or 40 points) ??
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Sep 30, 19, 12:38 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,688
Posted By whitethunder

Yeah unless I booked a AC ticket on AC website I...

Yeah unless I booked a AC ticket on AC website I have to call. (Unless I booked a cheap fare in which case it does not include seat selection)

The hold times are usually atrocious with AC too, so...
Sep 24, 19, 10:52 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 14,291
Posted By whitethunder

I will always move to the middle seat if my E+...

I will always move to the middle seat if my E+ row is empty, and keep some items on the seats beside me in case someone approaches. I would have totally reported the female in the OP if she poached...
Sep 24, 19, 10:48 pm
Replies: 687
Views: 165,407
Posted By whitethunder

@J.Edward...

@J.Edward (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/j-edward.html)

I hope they do not do anything related to these PlusPoints with credit cards, this would be a HUGE devaluation for myself and...
Sep 24, 19, 4:21 pm
Replies: 687
Views: 165,407
Posted By whitethunder

@RobOnLI...

@RobOnLI (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/robonli.html) For one of your points, I don't think you can't skip the waitlist from a cheap K, I think you still need W or above
Sep 24, 19, 4:19 pm
Replies: 1,628
Views: 184,582
Posted By whitethunder

ok wicked I will need to wait until Jan 1st to...

ok wicked I will need to wait until Jan 1st to transfer some points from the wife's (gold) account to mine as I just used several hundred thousand for 2 weeks of stays in India

I will then...
Sep 24, 19, 4:03 pm
Replies: 1,628
Views: 184,582
Posted By whitethunder

I did a points advance for the Marriott Merlin...

I did a points advance for the Marriott Merlin beach in Phuket next year. (5 nights)

Will the option to use the SNA only show up when the points are actually deducted??

It's not on there...
Sep 24, 19, 3:59 pm
Replies: 687
Views: 165,407
Posted By whitethunder

Still waiting to hear about 2020 reservations...

Still waiting to hear about 2020 reservations that already have GPU's applied but are waitlisted.... Will you take away domestic "points" now if the Polaris segment never clears??
Sep 24, 19, 1:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 5,519
Posted By whitethunder

Of course this happens the week after I book a...

Of course this happens the week after I book a trip to HKG and bought separate tickets to HKT, great fare!!
Sep 24, 19, 1:19 pm
Replies: 687
Views: 165,407
Posted By whitethunder

I did not see this in the wiki: I have...

I did not see this in the wiki:

I have current 2020 reservations with GPU's applied that are waitlisted

if the international segment does not clear but the domestic ones do what happens, will...
Sep 23, 19, 12:41 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 25,327
Posted By whitethunder

Yeah going from K to Polaris does sound...

Yeah going from K to Polaris does sound appealing, especially if you have extra GPU's every year, but you are right the points thing will screw us in a few years for sure, the GPU's are the only...
Sep 23, 19, 12:37 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 25,327
Posted By whitethunder

1K gets 4 RPU's and 6 GPU's currently

1K gets 4 RPU's and 6 GPU's currently
Sep 23, 19, 12:34 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,570
Posted By whitethunder

nice thanks for the review, I was looking forward...

nice thanks for the review, I was looking forward to staying a night for an oilers game this winter, was going to do it on points, but its double the cost of the delta which is just around the corner...
Sep 23, 19, 12:29 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 25,327
Posted By whitethunder

This will be good for a year or 2, then it is...

This will be good for a year or 2, then it is going to switch to a peak demand / off peak demand type system like awards will be, so yes it might seem OK at the moment, but for sure someone who ran...
Sep 23, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By whitethunder

happens to me a fair bit when booking an itin...

happens to me a fair bit when booking an itin with a segment on AC (ie united site shows united options which are a little pricier) then google shows same itin but first segment is on AC and its...
Sep 23, 19, 12:21 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 25,327
Posted By whitethunder

I can't see this on the UA site myself, but if...

I can't see this on the UA site myself, but if this is true this is yet another huge devaluation....
Sep 21, 19, 9:49 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 7,335
Posted By whitethunder

wow the front half of the plane looks horrible. ...

wow the front half of the plane looks horrible. I can't believe this is the best they came up with....
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