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Nov 9, 20, 11:23 pm
Replies: 970
Views: 309,873
Posted By FlyingRobot

US Personal Centurion $1,000 for Patricia...

US Personal Centurion
$1,000 for Patricia Robalino (www.patriciarobalino.com), expires Feb 28, 2021


I spent about 10 minutes poking around the Patricia Robalino site. Most product is over $5k....
Jul 22, 19, 1:25 am
Replies: 62
Views: 57,871
Posted By FlyingRobot

Some of the experiences are valued well over the...

Some of the experiences are valued well over the annual cost ($2500 * 12mo), and if you try to book them 2-3mo out, this seems well worth it. I'm curious how much the monthly dues will increase...
Jun 4, 19, 11:36 am
Replies: 970
Views: 309,873
Posted By FlyingRobot

Same. US personal Centurion. This David Yurman...

Same. US personal Centurion. This David Yurman gift card breaks a ~4 year dry spell.
Feb 4, 19, 4:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By FlyingRobot

Some clarification... Companion was booked...

Some clarification...

Companion was booked using my points for an economy saver + my GPU. The GPU waitlisted, but since I was in paid business on the same flight, I called and asked them to push...
Feb 4, 19, 11:29 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By FlyingRobot

GS - premium companion upgrade, now I need to switch flights...

For a United operated trans-pacific flight where I am booked in full fare business, I called the GS line about a month ago to have a companion (booked with points) upgraded to business. Since J>2...
Dec 11, 18, 6:05 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,189
Posted By FlyingRobot

Yes, I had 2-3 or so RTW trips each year when I...

Yes, I had 2-3 or so RTW trips each year when I was making 1K where it was only UA metal to either LAX-LHR or LAX-SYD with a lot of Lufthansa or Singapore (booked via 016 for PQD, but no MM credit...
Dec 11, 18, 1:54 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,189
Posted By FlyingRobot

25, 28, and 18 years. I shall cease my...

25, 28, and 18 years. I shall cease my complaining about how slow the BIS miles add up. Thanks for the amazingly fast replies!
Dec 11, 18, 1:32 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,189
Posted By FlyingRobot

Question How long did it take you to him each Million Miler milestone (1MM, 2MM, ...)?

I made GS for the first time last year (88,002 BIS on UA metal), and renewed it again this year (109,297 BIS on UA metal), and was 1K for the 13 years before making GS, but get discouraged every time...
Dec 9, 18, 11:10 pm
Replies: 225
Views: 92,484
Posted By FlyingRobot

Thumbs up mystatus.united.com shows I requalified for GS in...

mystatus.united.com shows I requalified for GS in 2019. Second year.

LAX based. Mostly business class to Europe and Asia.

PQM: 260,285
BIS: 116,825 (109,297 on UA/UA Express metal)
PQS: 66.5...
Mar 9, 18, 6:11 pm
Replies: 729
Views: 292,340
Posted By FlyingRobot

For anyone that is curious, I used a sound meter...

For anyone that is curious, I used a sound meter app for Android (Speedy Spectrum Analyzer (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.electronchaos.SpeedySpectrumAnalyzer&hl=en) and Sound...
Mar 6, 18, 7:02 pm
Replies: 729
Views: 292,340
Posted By FlyingRobot

I've been on a 787-9 about 60-70 times now,...

I've been on a 787-9 about 60-70 times now, always in a window seat of the front business class section. I am currently in 6L, which is the first row window seat of the second business class section....
Feb 15, 18, 2:29 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 21,943
Posted By FlyingRobot

What would have happened if the engine...

What would have happened if the engine cover/cowling struck the rear wings or vertical stabilizer when it came off?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 27, 18, 12:19 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 33,967
Posted By FlyingRobot

I almost never look at PNRs anymore, since the...

I almost never look at PNRs anymore, since the mobile apps have everything ready to go, but a few weeks ago the app wouldn't let me check in. When I got to the counter I looked at the code, "GOHOHM"....
Jan 16, 18, 1:36 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 5,038
Posted By FlyingRobot

I am not, at least the last time I checked. Still...

I am not, at least the last time I checked. Still very much cybernetic but in the form of a male 🤖.



Inappropriate times? As the third person on board with not a single person behind me on the...
Jan 16, 18, 10:39 am
Replies: 44
Views: 5,038
Posted By FlyingRobot

Yeah, that's what I was thinking. No need for a...

Yeah, that's what I was thinking. No need for a formal complaint, just curious if anyone else has come across this.
Jan 16, 18, 10:18 am
Replies: 44
Views: 5,038
Posted By FlyingRobot

Coat check madness

Flying LAX-ORD, boarded early as one of three GS (no specials). Politely asked the flight attendant if she could take my heavy (Chicago) coat, since the roll up closet door was open. She responded...
Jan 12, 18, 9:00 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 11,695
Posted By FlyingRobot

mLife Platinum can use the check in lounges...

mLife Platinum can use the check in lounges ("Invited guest check-in") at all properties rather than the front desk. Spent this week at Delano and used the check in lounge through the glass doors to...
Jan 7, 18, 11:39 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 11,695
Posted By FlyingRobot

Agreed, no resort fees is a great addition - but...

Agreed, no resort fees is a great addition - but the whole resort fee thing rubs me the wrong way anyhow, so this feels like "we added a nonsense fee, but you're excluded from it". They should...
Jan 7, 18, 11:30 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 11,695
Posted By FlyingRobot

I should have said that I do end up with suites...

I should have said that I do end up with suites quite a bit, as others have pointed out, especially on 1 night stays - but it did not happen a single time in 2017 without me asking (which lead to the...
Jan 7, 18, 12:49 am
Replies: 47
Views: 11,695
Posted By FlyingRobot

Thoughts on World of Hyatt Globalist status after using it throughout 2017

I spend about half of each year on the road for work. I will always choose a Hyatt hotel if one is available in the area I am traveling to, which was 86 nights in 2017 (about 25% of my year). I had...
Jan 6, 18, 11:57 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,305
Posted By FlyingRobot

I find the flight status information on the...

I find the flight status information on the flight summary or boarding pass screens to be almost completely static once you are checked in. If you click the "View flight status" line on the flight...
Jan 4, 18, 3:25 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 69,566
Posted By FlyingRobot

Thumbs up Mobile app updated today to show me as Global...

Mobile app updated today to show me as Global Services. No phone call from United, but I will gladly take it. I updated the spreadsheet with my qualification for LAX.

First time qualifier out of...
Dec 22, 17, 2:40 pm
Replies: 905
Views: 172,655
Posted By FlyingRobot

Still no call or updates to my status on the...

Still no call or updates to my status on the website, but I received a big box with 6 cans of Illy coffee from United yesterday. Each can is about $35 on Amazon, so about a $200 gift. The card just...
Dec 16, 17, 11:52 pm
Replies: 970
Views: 309,873
Posted By FlyingRobot

$500 certificate to Porthos.com (wine). Good...

$500 certificate to Porthos.com (wine). Good through Feb 2018, no minimum spend required, unused balance on card carries to future purchases.

US Centurion since '05... this is my first wow...
Dec 14, 17, 6:46 pm
Replies: 905
Views: 172,655
Posted By FlyingRobot

You can define a home airport in your United.com...

You can define a home airport in your United.com flight search preferences, but for GS purposes, I believe it is the airport that the majority of your flights originate from. United also has your...
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