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Mar 7, 19, 4:39 pm
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Posted By bambenek

Better to avoid EWR.

Better to avoid EWR.
Mar 7, 19, 3:58 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By bambenek

Booking RTW on United

Last time I did an RTW fare I tried to phone it in to United so it would be on their paper for PQD/PQM. For the exact same flights priced via star alliance website in business, United wanted 15k,...
Sep 4, 16, 7:18 pm
Replies: 280
Views: 47,385
Posted By bambenek

I have a bunch of those socks. I make my wife...

I have a bunch of those socks. I make my wife wear them for "ugly sock date night". She remains unamused.
Sep 3, 16, 1:39 pm
Replies: 1,176
Views: 316,173
Posted By bambenek

I asked and got told no but I was at $30k mid...

I asked and got told no but I was at $30k mid year. I will be stretching it to get to $50k by end of year so I think I have a decent shot (most of that is international and paid for business). Is it...
Aug 29, 16, 8:14 am
Replies: 2,168
Views: 191,608
Posted By bambenek

Reservation Oddity - Not Storing MP Number

Had an odd issue and it's the second time I've had it so posting here. Sign in to United, book a flight and select myself as the traveler (1K, over $30K PQD this year, ~150K PQM), and when it comes...
Aug 13, 16, 7:29 am
Replies: 229
Views: 31,837
Posted By bambenek

ORD-PEK, 8/14, cleared 96 hours prior...

ORD-PEK, 8/14, cleared 96 hours prior...
Jun 23, 16, 7:23 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 11,231
Posted By bambenek

No, but it does mean both that they shouldn't be...

No, but it does mean both that they shouldn't be rules and that while they may hold the force of law they ought to be considered the pseudoscientific BS that they are.
Jun 15, 16, 8:49 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 7,194
Posted By bambenek

The few times I've flown domestic, it seems like...

The few times I've flown domestic, it seems like it already is free in First.
Jun 15, 16, 8:48 pm
Replies: 337
Views: 67,956
Posted By bambenek

A kudos to United for IRROPS

I'n a 1k and bought ticket as biz class/first class. So I am in Seoul and flight is scheduled to leave at 4:40pm to SFO with 2 hour layover to get to DC. 24 hours prior I get notice that flight is...
Jun 9, 16, 7:12 am
Replies: 595
Views: 66,943
Posted By bambenek

I think you have to be GS to get away with that...

I think you have to be GS to get away with that and not a mere 1k ;)
Jun 9, 16, 5:02 am
Replies: 595
Views: 66,943
Posted By bambenek

Just used the hand dryer in the B18 Club at Ohare...

Just used the hand dryer in the B18 Club at Ohare and the air was cold. Are you trying to give me frostbite?!?!
Jun 5, 16, 8:00 am
Replies: 34
Views: 18,396
Posted By bambenek

Gogo does some network tricks to explictly block...

Gogo does some network tricks to explictly block Netflix and the like. To het around it you can use a VPN client and then you are free to do whatever but bandwidth still will be an issue. In fact,...
Jun 4, 16, 9:33 am
Replies: 229
Views: 31,837
Posted By bambenek

SYD-SFO on May 27. Booked outbound in...

SYD-SFO on May 27.

Booked outbound in business but on way back in economy (couldn't justify a $12k ticket). But was able to use GPU for that segment (a lifesaver).
Jun 4, 16, 9:29 am
Replies: 872
Views: 94,785
Posted By bambenek

Filed under: pipe dreams

My offer:

$16,000 / 37,000
$18,500 / 56,000
$23,500 / 93,000

Adding in already purchased tickets I am at around $30k PQD.
May 28, 16, 2:48 pm
May 28, 16, 10:02 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,628
Posted By bambenek

I needed to be in London in the morning for a...

I needed to be in London in the morning for a meeting that day before heading to Moscow that evening. There were options but not with those constraints.
May 28, 16, 8:44 am
Replies: 1,246
Views: 125,285
Posted By bambenek

It was open when I arrived yesterday.

It was open when I arrived yesterday.
May 28, 16, 8:23 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,628
Posted By bambenek

Details

Purchased C class. Called a few hours prior when I knew I was going to miss it. They said "no change in fare". Don't fault them for not having a business seat, have a hard time believing that there...
May 27, 16, 12:59 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,628
Posted By bambenek

Had to get later flight, went from paid business to economy w/ no refund

I had car troubles and had to move an ORD-LHR flight back three hours. I had purchased a straight business class ticket but they put me in economy with no partial refund. Am I right to be pissed?
May 27, 16, 12:54 pm
Replies: 773
Views: 76,349
Posted By bambenek

PQM: 99k (after this flight I am on...

PQM: 99k (after this flight I am on OOL-SYD-SFO-ORD)
PQD: 25k

Have a flight in 10 days for ORD-ICN-DCA-ORD for another 5k in PQD.

Asked for GS to reconsider and give it to me midyear. No dice.
Jan 18, 16, 8:33 am
Replies: 380
Views: 41,143
Posted By bambenek

I have had a few flights in Austrian not post and...

I have had a few flights in Austrian not post and had to call in. Was told after 15 days MP desk can make it happen.
Jan 10, 16, 3:51 pm
Replies: 1,176
Views: 316,173
Posted By bambenek

Saw on mystatus last night I didn't make it, ORD...

Saw on mystatus last night I didn't make it, ORD based and kind of a long shot because all my spend wasn't on United metal (too many weird three-legged trips).

Oh well, next year.
Jan 8, 16, 3:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,663
Posted By bambenek

Credit still happens though so that's all that...

Credit still happens though so that's all that matters, I'm a 1K and GS aspirant so I don't really track it anymore. Few Austrian flights I had to call to force to get credit but that was probably a...
Jan 8, 16, 3:02 pm
Replies: 1,176
Views: 316,173
Posted By bambenek

I signed up for perks plus... I PROBABLY could...

I signed up for perks plus... I PROBABLY could burn through a 50k pass plus account, but I can't expense that :)
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