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Aug 29, 19, 6:37 pm
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Posted By model_un

Moved, stick with UA or diversify? Such as Avianca (AV)?

So, I have 1K with United and have easily requalified for next year. But have moved regions. Was in Angola, now in Colombia. More RPUs and GPUs are pretty much of no use. So, is there a benefit to...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 14, 19, 10:54 am
Replies: 33
Views: 5,507
Posted By model_un

Slight tangent but in the same vein... I...

Slight tangent but in the same vein...

I work in the humanitarian field and we are all meant to feel "privileged" for what we do and where we work. When I started traveling extensively, people in...
May 4, 19, 5:38 am
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Views: 66,600
Posted By model_un

Route - MUC-LAX (LH 452) Date - 5/5/19...

Route - MUC-LAX (LH 452)
Date - 5/5/19 (12:05PM)
Fare Class - J
Upgrade - J to F
Booked - 5/5/19 (5:00AM)
Cleared - 5/5/19 (5:01AM, F3 seats open at booking)
May 4, 19, 5:30 am
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Just in case anyone was wondering... the 10-hour...

Just in case anyone was wondering... the 10-hour rule, thankfully, doesnít seem to be applied, at least not consistently.

I decided to change my itinerary, when I saw that F in original...
May 3, 19, 7:46 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

I don't know WC. I agree... It's a tremendous...

I don't know WC. I agree... It's a tremendous benefit. I just think they could make it a little more user-friendly.

How strict are they on the 10-hour window for GPU requests? Will they not be...
May 3, 19, 6:16 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Why does LH make GPU redemption so hard? The fact...

Why does LH make GPU redemption so hard? The fact that you have to BUY the ticket, fill out the form, wait to find out is ridiculous. I understand capacity controls, but for instance, if I see a...
May 3, 19, 2:05 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Thanks Oliver. After I hit Ďsendí I feared...

Thanks Oliver.

After I hit Ďsendí I feared that my question might be misleading.

To restate, the idea would be buy the new ticket and request the upgrade. Assuming I get an instant upgrade, I...
May 3, 19, 10:16 am
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Here's a question... if there is no way to...

Here's a question... if there is no way to "check" to see if an upgrade will go through... could one purchase a ticket, attempt to upgrade and if the upgrade goes through, transfer the upgrade to...
Apr 30, 19, 7:09 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Still holding out for an upgrade this Sunday. On...

Still holding out for an upgrade this Sunday. On the face of it, things don't look good... but there are still 3 seats, still 'unassigned', so fingers crossed.
...
Apr 25, 19, 2:13 am
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Agreed... but it has been interesting to see the...

Agreed... but it has been interesting to see the F-number rise and fall, without corresponding seat "occupancy"... So you had reservations made... then release... etcetera, I understand that... but...
Apr 24, 19, 9:00 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

I couldn't make this stuff up if I tried... what...

I couldn't make this stuff up if I tried... what do we have here... a seat just "opened" in First (with 3 showing "open" in the seat map). And all of a sudden we have J9, Just yesterday, J0. The back...
Apr 24, 19, 7:53 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Thanks Oliver. Then all the more reason to get...

Thanks Oliver. Then all the more reason to get the Triple Crown done... FF
Apr 24, 19, 1:43 am
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

So don't see many "O" spaces open... and the odd...

So don't see many "O" spaces open... and the odd ones I do, are on Friday, which is really tough... At this point, I'm looking at Saturday, FRA-JFK, hike over to EWR, take the last EWR-MEX flight,...
Apr 24, 19, 12:17 am
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

So good question... On Expert Flyer I don't see...

So good question... On Expert Flyer I don't see "O" fares listed... And when I go to select for only that fare I don't see anything... I checked on United Expert Mode, nothing... ITA... nothing... Do...
Apr 23, 19, 12:44 am
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Thanks CFischer. So it's now showing F0 AND...

Thanks CFischer.

So it's now showing F0 AND J0, with 3 seats showing as "unassigned/open" and a little less than 20 J seats "unassigned/open."

Just confirm, assuming any fees associated, I...
Apr 21, 19, 8:05 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Look. I have options... I still have 12 day...

Look. I have options... I still have 12 day before I need to make a final decision. Right? I mean I can always change plans mid trip... as it is, worst case is J. If worst come to worst, I kill the...
Apr 21, 19, 6:59 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

For whatís worth Iím in paid J and EF is showing...

For whatís worth Iím in paid J and EF is showing 3 seats open.

Thanks CFischer!
Apr 21, 19, 4:57 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Update... Was F0 J2 as of yesterday... now...

Update... Was F0 J2 as of yesterday... now showing...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/801x104/image_846b67d0f4108c8e506bd9ba354fab82089ea7dc.png

I was about to...
Apr 19, 19, 10:46 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By model_un

Thanks JSloan. And this was a 1K Agent, it...

Thanks JSloan.

And this was a 1K Agent, it that means anything...

These were all J fares, so hopefully, the "damage" won't be that bad...
Apr 19, 19, 9:02 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By model_un

Change of itinerary, will drop only UA segment, possible?

I bought a ticket via UA. MEX-GVA, via MUC, GVA-MEX, via IAH. All segments on LH except for one segment, IAH-MEX on UA. The agent that processed the ticket (couldn't do it all via website), said...
Apr 13, 19, 10:26 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Thanks WineCountryUA. Follow-up... has...

Thanks WineCountryUA.

Follow-up... has anyone had any luck calling LH to inquire about GPU upgrade potential/availability J>F?

Also... any chance that one of those seats just might the one...
Apr 13, 19, 9:51 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1593x207/image_a1b8d63d422ba5c02b10416b5adb0b956a04f975.png
What does is it mean when you see F0, but 4 seats show on the seat map?
...
Apr 4, 19, 4:59 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Here is what EF is showing... again...

Here is what EF is showing... again fingers-crossed

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/908x117/image_e6a9fe892be76cca6d7fc08f16f33998b6271508.png
Apr 4, 19, 4:53 pm
Replies: 1,066
Views: 266,543
Posted By model_un

Sorry... I think I misread your post... you are...

Sorry... I think I misread your post... you are saying IF UA has a codeshare on that segment, the website will NOT show First. Even if available.
So I did a test on your theory and plugged in the...
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