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Nov 6, 19, 6:40 pm
Replies: 139
Views: 16,669
Posted By feobrien

EWR United Clubs

Has anyone heard anything about new United Clubs at EWR? We are down to one "real" United Club and a Polaris Lounge (but only for BC International flyers). The one United Club is always packed and...
May 31, 19, 12:06 pm
Replies: 283
Views: 123,335
Posted By feobrien

When I hit 4MM I recall selecting a $500 gift...

When I hit 4MM I recall selecting a $500 gift certificate to wine.com
Apr 23, 19, 8:13 am
Replies: 60
Views: 7,143
Posted By feobrien

Global Services Wait Time

Have any of the other GS members noticed the relatively long wait time when calling Global Services? I remember in past years, one or two rings and you were contacted to an agent. Now, it rings,...
Mar 23, 19, 2:37 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 12,225
Posted By feobrien

I agree with elitefreak. The experience needs to...

I agree with elitefreak. The experience needs to be consistent from the time you enter the airport until you jump in a taxi at your final destination. I disagree with the comments that the logistics...
Mar 23, 19, 7:08 am
Replies: 1,539
Views: 313,978
Posted By feobrien

Really? Is that common? I have not been to ORD in...

Really? Is that common? I have not been to ORD in a long time. I am not sure I have ever waited at EWR.
Mar 22, 19, 3:13 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,268
Posted By feobrien

I think GS should always be first to order...

I think GS should always be first to order regardless of how they got to first (paid, upgrade, etc.). Overall they are the big spenders and important to UA.
Mar 9, 19, 8:09 am
Replies: 368
Views: 206,332
Posted By feobrien

Done with Marriott

Without the lounge access I am finished with Marriott. I had been focused on them for the last couple of years and already have GOLD for life with Marriott, but now there is no benefit for me to...
Jan 7, 19, 12:17 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 13,874
Posted By feobrien

Interesting thought. I did just look and it shows...

Interesting thought. I did just look and it shows our corporate code number as the rate. So at least for me that's not the problem.
Jan 7, 19, 10:52 am
Replies: 50
Views: 13,874
Posted By feobrien

Yes, that is what I thought, until she told me...

Yes, that is what I thought, until she told me she discussed it with her colleague. :)
Jan 7, 19, 10:51 am
Replies: 50
Views: 13,874
Posted By feobrien

Yes, it is the generic corporate rate (and we are...

Yes, it is the generic corporate rate (and we are a large corporate customer >70,000 employees) code for Marriott.
Jan 7, 19, 9:55 am
Replies: 50
Views: 13,874
Posted By feobrien

Unhappy Corporate Travel No Longer Eligbile for Points???

I just had a very strange call with a service representative. I booked the Brussels Airport Sheraton via our corporate travel website (Concur). For some reason the reservation does not have my...
Sep 3, 18, 10:11 am
Replies: 330
Views: 65,486
Posted By feobrien

BE fares were created because there are people...

BE fares were created because there are people that just want cheap fares. Full service airlines like UA have been forced to create these fares to compete. If you buy a BE fare, you get what you pay...
Jun 29, 18, 6:38 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,517
Posted By feobrien

I hope you are right :)

I hope you are right :)
Jun 28, 18, 4:46 pm
Replies: 855
Views: 158,412
Posted By feobrien

Yes, contacted by Chase Fraud. They questioned a...

Yes, contacted by Chase Fraud. They questioned a $50 in a CA grocery store. Declined the charge, sent me a new card.



Received a replacement card recently. Doesn't seem as "nice" - thinner,...
Jun 28, 18, 3:31 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,517
Posted By feobrien

But how many years will we have to suffer with...

But how many years will we have to suffer with the over crowded UA Clubs at EWR? The opening of the PL has done nothing to reduce the over crowding as now people with the one visit passes are back....
Jun 26, 18, 1:43 pm
Replies: 185
Views: 21,001
Posted By feobrien

You are being reasonable in that your...

You are being reasonable in that your expectations for the UA Club are not being met. I am OK with not accessing the Polaris Lounge unless flying business class. BUT the conditions in the UA clubs...
Jun 2, 18, 8:45 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,234
Posted By feobrien

I think if you are 1K they provide a few drink in...

I think if you are 1K they provide a few drink in economy even without the free drink coupon. I have many left, they no longer seem interested in taking them. Now that the crews have smart devices...
Oct 19, 17, 6:45 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 21,430
Posted By feobrien

Have to chime in on the comment regarding UCs. It...

Have to chime in on the comment regarding UCs. It is all very airport dependent. I fly out of EWR and even before all of the construction finding a seat can be a challenge. There have been many...
Mar 19, 17, 5:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 7,166
Posted By feobrien

I get those messages some times. I just call UA...

I get those messages some times. I just call UA and they are always able to put in the upgrade request. It is some software issue
Feb 17, 17, 1:52 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,635
Posted By feobrien

Not Exactly Correct

I don't know why, but not all upgrades are shown. Actually most times my name is not listed as upgraded. It all depends on the type of upgrade. If upgrading using a regional upgrade (or miles), I've...
Feb 7, 17, 2:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,725
Posted By feobrien

Was the GS lobby closed? I've flown out of EWR...

Was the GS lobby closed? I've flown out of EWR three times already this year and used the GS lounge each time. The only issue is the exit to the front of the TSA Pre-Check is closed as the upgrade...
Feb 7, 17, 2:23 pm
Replies: 1,428
Views: 219,723
Posted By feobrien

You may not want your call to be rolled to a...

You may not want your call to be rolled to a non-GS agent. My understanding is the GS Agents have access to things that others don't. I was at EWR a few weeks back and my flight to Hong Kong was...
Jan 31, 17, 12:23 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 7,026
Posted By feobrien

Just a note - there are "many" GS in coach on...

Just a note - there are "many" GS in coach on international flights. I certainly am - it all depends on how you achieved your status. I did it the hard way 4+ Million miles. I fly on my company's...
Nov 17, 16, 4:12 am
Replies: 3,084
Views: 49,496
Posted By feobrien

I think your statement is true for 1K, but not GS...

I think your statement is true for 1K, but not GS (unless they are GS for life or via some UA Corporate status giveaway). I am not sure that anyone who achieves GS via miles/dollars spent will...
Nov 17, 16, 3:48 am
Replies: 3,084
Views: 49,496
Posted By feobrien

Many companies have economy only travel policies...

Many companies have economy only travel policies and in addition the corporate travel systems always select the "lowest" fare. So in general many business travelers (many have traveled several...
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