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Dec 31, 19, 5:11 pm
Replies: 455
Views: 139,502
Posted By river_rower

I just called about extending my 80 (2GPU). This...

I just called about extending my 80 (2GPU). This was the 1K Desk working on my wifes itinerary. They connected with MP and came back and successfully extended the 2 GPUs to April 30th, 2020, then...
Forum: Africa
Jun 14, 19, 1:56 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 36,640
Posted By river_rower

Transit ADD with luggage

Hi all- I am flying FRA ADD on ET with climbing gear. I then connect with another ET flight to JRO. My daughter is arriving into ADD on SV and joining me on the same ET flight. We are both on the...
Jan 30, 17, 2:15 pm
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Views: 51,703
Posted By river_rower

Qualified for 1K on Dec. 5th. Checked...

Qualified for 1K on Dec. 5th.

Checked mystatus last Friday, it said "Pending"

Got home that evening and found my 1K kit in the mailbox! :D

I guess mystatus is not a very good indicator of,...
Oct 24, 16, 2:13 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 49,357
Posted By river_rower

I've done it both at check in (in Chennai) and at...

I've done it both at check in (in Chennai) and at the gate (in Frankfurt and Seattle). They all sold them for some nominal fee- India was $180, Seattle was $250, I think Frankfurt was 200 euros or so.
Oct 19, 16, 2:25 pm
Replies: 1,180
Views: 21,881
Posted By river_rower

Google Flights

I mentioned this over on the LH Premium notestring as well but thought I'd post it here.

Yesterday I was able to book SEA-FRA-FRA-GEG on Google Flights and get LH Premium on both legs over the...
Oct 19, 16, 2:19 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 49,357
Posted By river_rower

One more point- after booking the tix, I noticed...

One more point- after booking the tix, I noticed they were with LH flight numbers, not UA. So Google somehow allowed me to book the flight on UA.com, on 016 stock, and using LH flight numbers. Why is...
Oct 18, 16, 2:52 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 49,357
Posted By river_rower

Google Travel

I just was able to book outbound and return on LH with one domestic United leg and Google allowed me to book it via UA.com on 016 ticket stock in E, or premium economy. The PQD/PQMs all showed up as...
Jun 2, 16, 5:29 pm
Replies: 229
Views: 33,260
Posted By river_rower

1. IAD-GVA RT 2. Out May 23, return May 30 ...

1. IAD-GVA RT
2. Out May 23, return May 30
3. W / W
4. Y-C both ways
5. Return at booking
6. Outbound about 14 days prior
Feb 11, 16, 4:54 pm
Replies: 1,572
Views: 28,832
Posted By river_rower

I never have enough GPUs every year. So mine are...

I never have enough GPUs every year. So mine are clearing in the 80% range typically. I don't sense any UA conspiracy to restrict availability.
Feb 11, 16, 4:49 pm
Replies: 1,180
Views: 21,881
Posted By river_rower

Positive Experience this time

I had a better experience this last trip using this process, than what I went through last year.

I flew SEA-FRA-BOM then MAA-FRA-SEA return. I purchased on UA.com using UA codeshare flights....
Feb 11, 16, 4:30 pm
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Views: 64,368
Posted By river_rower

Received mine last Monday February the 8th. My...

Received mine last Monday February the 8th. My wife's credentials were included.

I conclude based upon the drink chits provided that the new 1K drink offer in coach is the reason we only received...
Oct 19, 15, 3:17 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 25,354
Posted By river_rower

10/7 SFO-PEK Y>C cleared at T-4 hours 10/17...

10/7 SFO-PEK Y>C cleared at T-4 hours

10/17 PVG-SFO Y>C cleared at T-16 hours

Admitted to the Arrivals lounge in SFO which seems like a change from past practices, but not complaining!;)
Aug 5, 15, 3:00 pm
Replies: 1,180
Views: 21,881
Posted By river_rower

PQM/PQD post- finally

I just wanted to follow up on my credit issue-

I flew SEA-FRA RT last April and used the new process. The upgrades cleared in both directions but the return leg required the usual gymnastics as...
Jul 1, 15, 5:10 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 13,981
Posted By river_rower

I am starting to think that it has gotten...

I am starting to think that it has gotten measurably worse in the last six months as well. My flight to FRA last week went MX on the first leg and blew the entire itinerary. The 1K desk rerouted me...
Apr 25, 15, 1:44 am
Replies: 1,180
Views: 21,881
Posted By river_rower

still a ghost in the machine...sigh

So the second half of my journey was not so smooth-

Outbound SEA-FRA was no problem checking in at airport- seat was still upgraded with GPU and GA said no issues whatsoever.

Return VIE-FRA-SEA...
Apr 18, 15, 1:23 pm
Replies: 1,180
Views: 21,881
Posted By river_rower

No problemo!

Well I got to SEA and checked in at the LH counter no issues whatsoever! No calls no stickers nothing.

Seer gut ja! :-)
Apr 17, 15, 3:18 pm
Replies: 1,180
Views: 21,881
Posted By river_rower

I just tried checking in online at T-22 and got...

I just tried checking in online at T-22 and got the error message on LH website. The ticket shows up under my bookings, upgraded seats and everything, but it looks like the sticker thingy needs to...
Mar 13, 15, 2:23 pm
Replies: 276
Views: 55,399
Posted By river_rower

I just booked LH RT SEA-FRA-VIE on 016 ticket...

I just booked LH RT SEA-FRA-VIE on 016 ticket stock. Then called the 1K line and had the GPUs assigned; one cleared and the other is waitlisted...;)
Mar 13, 15, 2:16 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 12,542
Posted By river_rower

Happened to me a few times

I've been treated this way a few times over the years- an FA from the front would come back and take a drink order. Once I was way back in 45C flying home FRA-SFO and the FA kneeled down and...
Mar 9, 15, 3:16 pm
Replies: 2,363
Views: 387,375
Posted By river_rower

Great food!

I was pleasantly surprised last week during my brief visit to the ORD C-Concourse club- The Agents were friendly, and the food included hummus, pita chips, olives, and soup! Better than the Maple...
Mar 9, 15, 3:04 pm
Replies: 1,180
Views: 21,881
Posted By river_rower

Positive so far

Here is my experience thus far- I purchased SEA-FRA-VIE RT on UA.com, a codeshare with LH, Q-fare but on 016 stock. I had to request the fare bucket but no problems there. Then I called the 1K desk...
Nov 21, 14, 2:11 pm
Replies: 460
Views: 55,475
Posted By river_rower

Miles plus copay WORKED!

Two weeks ago I flew RT SEA-IAH-GRU, the first time in over a year. I attempted the dreaded "Upgrade with Miles" plus copay. After reading all the posts on this topic in this forum I fully expected...
Aug 29, 14, 3:09 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 13,144
Posted By river_rower

Hmmm... I know its a rumor, but what is the word...

Hmmm... I know its a rumor, but what is the word on the street about those of us unlucky saps who already have the paper GPU lined up for a flight after the 3rd? Grandfathered in? Will the GA's...
May 5, 14, 5:02 pm
Replies: 11,136
Views: 2,273,928
Posted By river_rower

Help on NEXUS application for existing GM member

I tried searching the thread to no avail-

I already have Global Entry and use it frequently.

I now need NEXUS for getting into Canada 2-3 times a year.

I log into my GE account to apply for...
Apr 22, 14, 1:37 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,692
Posted By river_rower

My Skycouch experience was, um, ok. I'm 6'4" 230#...

My Skycouch experience was, um, ok. I'm 6'4" 230# so kind of slept in the fetal position all night but I did sleep better than sitting upright in a coach seat. And better than if I had one of their...
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