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Sep 27, 19, 9:58 am
Replies: 60
Views: 13,119
Posted By bookeew

Please familiarize yourself with how baggage...

Please familiarize yourself with how baggage allowance etc. work. You do not have a 75lbs allowance in Y on all *A. You may receive this at check-in on UA and depending on DOT/MSC rules on your...
Sep 27, 19, 3:24 am
Replies: 60
Views: 13,119
Posted By bookeew

UA is certainly aware of the issue, and I guess...

UA is certainly aware of the issue, and I guess UA and NH made quite a fuss with LH about this (likely part of their joint ventures) after LH moved a substantial amount of flights to...
Sep 27, 19, 3:05 am
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By bookeew

We stayed at the Alila Ubud this summer, and had...

We stayed at the Alila Ubud this summer, and had absolutely no problems with the monkeys. In fact, they came by quite often (including entire families in the morning; we stayed at one of the villas...
Sep 23, 19, 10:03 am
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By bookeew

Both locations are a bit off from the major...

Both locations are a bit off from the major sightseeing attractions. The drive between the two took us about two hours. From my experience, I would not change hotels for 3/2 nights. Depending on how...
Jul 8, 19, 3:06 am
Replies: 258
Views: 71,849
Posted By bookeew

The 1-year global one costs $689 though, not $139.

The 1-year global one costs $689 though, not $139.
Jul 1, 19, 10:07 am
Replies: 461
Views: 105,038
Posted By bookeew

I do not think that hotel stays count. However,...

I do not think that hotel stays count. However, other travel, like Uber/Lyft/airfare does.




Currently, hotels should generally be eligible. You can still book through the Concierge, who can...
Jun 3, 19, 7:16 am
Replies: 14
Views: 4,599
Posted By bookeew

Not a warranty case, but I had a rather bad...

Not a warranty case, but I had a rather bad experience with the TUMI repair service.

One zipper at my Alpha 2 checked bag "slid out" on one side on my outbound (~2 week trip; airline damage case)....
May 1, 19, 9:43 pm
Replies: 1,753
Views: 404
Posted By bookeew

Same here, don't see a reason to close it in the...

Same here, don't see a reason to close it in the middle of the annual cycle. Will cancel the card when the annual fee comes around.
Apr 30, 19, 11:17 am
Replies: 1,753
Views: 404
Posted By bookeew

Interesting data points for the new EWR-CPT...

Interesting data points for the new EWR-CPT flight via ThePointsGuy:

Economy: 70k to 114k one-way
Business: 207k to 250k one-way

Source: https://thepointsguy.com/news/ewr-cpt-united-fares/
Apr 17, 19, 1:00 pm
Replies: 546
Views: 112,343
Posted By bookeew

Wait, how else are you surviving the 3 hour delay...

Wait, how else are you surviving the 3 hour delay if not an Uber Black/Lyft Lux ride to the next Michelin-starred restaurant and digging in?
Apr 7, 19, 8:16 am
Replies: 1,753
Views: 404
Posted By bookeew

The logic and valuation is flawed. ...

The logic and valuation is flawed.

Personally, GPUs have little value for me. I mostly fly paid business TATL and TPAC for work, so the only use case for me is upgrading LH/NH C to F. Since LH/NH...
Apr 5, 19, 12:38 pm
Replies: 1,753
Views: 404
Posted By bookeew

Official email just arrived:...

Official email just arrived: https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/mileageplus/awards/award-travel-updates.html
Apr 5, 19, 12:36 pm
Replies: 1,753
Views: 404
Posted By bookeew

I don't understand how this is funny? Yes,...

I don't understand how this is funny?

Yes, having more members access a limited resources (= seats) at the same cost (= $0) is pretty clearly bad for anyone in my position, it's basic economics.
...
Apr 5, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 1,753
Views: 404
Posted By bookeew

Exactly this. If the close-in change fee is...

Exactly this.

If the close-in change fee is also waived (in addition to booking), this could *significantly* increase competition for last minute changes, which particularly affects partner...
Jan 6, 19, 10:50 am
Replies: 258
Views: 71,849
Posted By bookeew

What is the proper procedure to upgrade the...

What is the proper procedure to upgrade the subscription from North America to Global?

According to the website, this should work ("Subscribers can change the geographic region where they want to...
Nov 24, 18, 1:50 pm
Replies: 258
Views: 71,849
Posted By bookeew

Anyone know if multiple gift subscriptions extend...

Anyone know if multiple gift subscriptions extend the overall duration?

That is, if I buy 2 monthly gift subscriptions, and apply them at the same time, will the overall duration be two months...
Replies: 436
Views: 146,530
Posted By bookeew

The last time I used OS smart upgrade (a few...

The last time I used OS smart upgrade (a few months back), this was not possible:

1. The ticket must be issued by OS, because they will re-issue it IIRC
2. Award tickets (X) were not eligible
...
Oct 22, 18, 8:23 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,661
Posted By bookeew

I reached out to Marriott global this morning....

I reached out to Marriott global this morning. I'll keep the post updated (famous last words).
Oct 21, 18, 10:00 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,661
Posted By bookeew

The benefit does not limit it to me having to...

The benefit does not limit it to me having to book it, but only to my room. Therefore, the hotel must be willing that a travel agent books it instead of myself. This is also necessary because there...
Oct 21, 18, 9:23 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,661
Posted By bookeew

I was unable to, but I will be escalating this...

I was unable to, but I will be escalating this with Marriott and possibly dropping by the hotel also.



Online worked for Marriott properties for me in the past, but this SPG property did not...
Oct 21, 18, 7:36 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,661
Posted By bookeew

To clarify, they called it their regular pattern....

To clarify, they called it their regular pattern. In fact, it made me even more doubtful that there is a special event that would warrant blocking the days under the Platinum Premier benefit, and...
Oct 20, 18, 3:55 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,661
Posted By bookeew

Problems with 48-Hour Guaranteed Availability and "Corporate Clients"

I am wondering about whether any of you folks had a problem using the Platinum Premier guaranteed availability benefit 48 hours before stay, particularly at Starwood properties.

This was the...
Sep 29, 18, 8:39 am
Replies: 2,857
Views: 580,804
Posted By bookeew

Not necessary anymore

Not necessary anymore
Jul 11, 18, 10:33 pm
Replies: 610
Views: 132,171
Posted By bookeew

Properly reissued to Domestic First, you should...

Properly reissued to Domestic First, you should earn PQM as if your original ticket was A.
Jul 11, 18, 10:31 pm
Replies: 610
Views: 132,171
Posted By bookeew

You should be earning PQM for Domestic First and...

You should be earning PQM for Domestic First and not the original fare class. If it's different from R or Z<your old fare class>, then you should be fine.
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