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Apr 14, 20, 10:15 am
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Posted By johnsmith

yup--I'm GS. Have been since the program started....

yup--I'm GS. Have been since the program started. About one flight away from requal for 1k for 2021...

In a normal year, once qualifying for Platinum, the RPUs would have been deposited within...
Apr 14, 20, 8:49 am
Replies: 464
Views: 158,604
Posted By johnsmith

kinda frustrating...I've called a few times and...

kinda frustrating...I've called a few times and can't get united to manually extend the 80 plus points that expire April 30th. In addition, I'm now above the revised Plat qualification level and...
Mar 31, 20, 12:29 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,405
Posted By johnsmith

just to clarify--I remembered. The term the...

just to clarify--I remembered. The term the Service Center used was "marking the ticket coupon as used" - that meant that even though the flight was canceled, I wouldn't be eligible for a refund,...
Mar 31, 20, 7:52 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,405
Posted By johnsmith

I actually think United has the capability to...

I actually think United has the capability to provide mileage for flights when canceled if you are willing to give up the value of the ticket. I had a situation a few years ago where a flight was...
Mar 23, 20, 11:33 am
Replies: 464
Views: 158,604
Posted By johnsmith

I asked united the same question--they told me to...

I asked united the same question--they told me to check back in a few weeks (after April 1)
Jan 17, 20, 1:07 pm
Replies: 755
Views: 161,179
Posted By johnsmith

what is going on with GS hold times...its a...

what is going on with GS hold times...its a Friday afternoon and I'm listening to Rhapsody in Blue...3pm and the hold time was quoted as 5-10 minutes and I'm getting close to 10
Jan 10, 20, 11:29 am
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Views: 161,179
Posted By johnsmith

I had a similar call this am. I talked to a very...

I had a similar call this am. I talked to a very seasoned agent and explained that the absolute lack of transparency on the program is bizarre (she agreed) and she said the agents will continue to...
Jan 6, 20, 1:56 pm
Replies: 755
Views: 161,179
Posted By johnsmith

the GS+1 has been the policy for a bit--its all...

the GS+1 has been the policy for a bit--its all these other stealth devaluations that are killing me.

When I flip through the 'mystatus' page, its the least descriptive I've found it in years. ...
Dec 10, 19, 8:19 pm
Replies: 750
Views: 298,046
Posted By johnsmith

I received my unlock offer about a week after my...

I received my unlock offer about a week after my second stay...and the unlock offer linked to a marriott website that said the promotion is invalid. ... WTH is wrong with the IT team at Marriott!!!!!...
Dec 9, 19, 2:13 pm
Replies: 198
Views: 187,560
Posted By johnsmith

no notification. had Jan 10th on my page...

no notification. had Jan 10th on my page previously and now it says re-qualified.
roughly 275k pqm, $65k spend, about 150 segments
Nov 21, 19, 7:50 pm
Replies: 659
Views: 123,931
Posted By johnsmith

got the exact same email, and the same issue with...

got the exact same email, and the same issue with the promo not available when I clicked on it
Oct 31, 19, 8:13 am
Replies: 61
Views: 24,739
Posted By johnsmith

Have a few observations from my first -550 flight...

Have a few observations from my first -550 flight this week.
1) was supposed to fly ORD-XNA. My flight on the -550 was delayed because UA pulled the inbound plane to send it elsewhere and left my...
Oct 22, 19, 4:01 am
Replies: 2,799
Views: 451,753
Posted By johnsmith

hit 2.3M yesterday flying over to LHR...getting...

hit 2.3M yesterday flying over to LHR...getting close to 1/3 of the way from 2->3M.
every time I've called into the GS call center last few weeks, I've gotten 'thanks for being 2M+' - nice touch. ...
Oct 16, 19, 9:16 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 10,732
Posted By johnsmith

I'd love to see United figure out a way for GS to...

I'd love to see United figure out a way for GS to board last--I actually have no interest in being on a plane longer than I need to, and know the PDB is totally inconsistent. If United could use...
Oct 12, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 168
Views: 48,082
Posted By johnsmith

it’s interesting—I buy front cabin at whatever...

it’s interesting—I buy front cabin at whatever the cheapest ticket is when I need to go — usually z and c fares, with most of the travel domestic plus ~3 intl flights a year (so assume $20k intl...
Oct 12, 19, 9:32 am
Replies: 168
Views: 48,082
Posted By johnsmith

Question re: your assumption that most GS will be...

Question re: your assumption that most GS will be earning a lot more PlusPoints.

I did my calc and believe I'll earn less-- I flew 300k PQMs for $59k in 2018
I posted this in the other forum,...
Oct 11, 19, 8:21 pm
Replies: 3,264
Views: 1,023,233
Posted By johnsmith

Not expecting anyone to cry me a river...but I...

Not expecting anyone to cry me a river...but I think I'm pretty much United's target for this program and if I'm reading stuff, I think I'm actually worse off from a GPU/PP+ perspective...which is...
Sep 25, 19, 7:53 pm
Replies: 1,404
Views: 413,548
Posted By johnsmith

and...what does this mean "PlusPoints upgrade...

and...what does this mean "PlusPoints upgrade requests that have been upgraded on any flight within the request cannot be canceled or changed." If the wording was clearer english like pluspoints...
Sep 25, 19, 6:12 pm
Replies: 1,404
Views: 413,548
Posted By johnsmith

sorry to hijack this thread, but hoping to...

sorry to hijack this thread, but hoping to clarify just a bit more--UA insider's response says you can cancel a Standard PointsPlus request. My question is about canceling a confirmed upgrade (i.e.,...
Sep 25, 19, 6:05 pm
Replies: 1,404
Views: 413,548
Posted By johnsmith

thanks! tremendously helpful--as always FT is...

thanks! tremendously helpful--as always FT is the best place for info about this type of stuff
Sep 25, 19, 5:53 pm
Replies: 1,404
Views: 413,548
Posted By johnsmith

thanks--I hope thats the case (and read every one...

thanks--I hope thats the case (and read every one of the posts in this 29 page thread!). I didn't see that message from UAInsider. The FAQs say you don't get points back, but would love to know its...
Sep 25, 19, 5:31 pm
Replies: 1,404
Views: 413,548
Posted By johnsmith

Have seen some questions on this, but the lack of...

Have seen some questions on this, but the lack of ability to cancel upgraded flights seems like a significant deval at the GS level. I (frequently) book an award reservation and apply GPUs if I see...
Sep 23, 19, 12:28 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 33,384
Posted By johnsmith

I completely agree that this maybe a major deval...

I completely agree that this maybe a major deval when the next shoe drops (and again, ua has done nothing to earn trust) — I just didn’t see the specific issue here
I often have Gpus left at the...
Sep 23, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 33,384
Posted By johnsmith

I don’t trust ua...they’ve done nothing to earn...

I don’t trust ua...they’ve done nothing to earn trust, but why is this a major devaluation based on what’s written here? Cutting RPUs last year was a huge deval, this looks like a rename and some...
Sep 12, 19, 5:28 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 7,735
Posted By johnsmith

any thoughts on the Villa Orsula Dubrovnik? Pics...

any thoughts on the Villa Orsula Dubrovnik? Pics look pretty amazing
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