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Sep 29, 19, 10:03 pm
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I'll try again, but my exerpeince was that the...

I'll try again, but my exerpeince was that the passport was flat, and well lit (and no glare).

In the meantime, I called United to ask why they didn't have my passport number in their system...
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Seat Assignment 23 hours before flight?

Haven't flown LH in a long time. I have a TATL ticket on United to FRA, and connecting to LH for a continental flight. United sent an email that said I could get a seat assignment on the LH flight...
Sep 29, 19, 4:28 pm
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Posted By Diogenes1789

United App -Scanning Passports

Is there some trick to using the app on an android phone? First time, tried to "scan" my passport for a trip to FRA. The app said to put the passport within the frame, and it would automatically...
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Posted By Diogenes1789

CAN a call to LH change a single LH segment of a United Mileage Award?

Back in March, I booked an October United mileage award ticket SFO to FRA (united); FRA to TLS(on LH) (a return MRS to MUC on LH); MUC to SFO (United) I made a mistake booking the FRA to TLS...
Aug 8, 19, 10:56 pm
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Views: 410
Posted By Diogenes1789

Unhappy Best Time to get through to UA Reservations?

Is there a best hour to call United? I wanted to change an award reservation (an LH segment) - and at 8:30 PM PDT, got the message that I would be on hold for over 90 minutes.

In June, I tried...
Jul 22, 19, 8:56 pm
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Views: 238,279
Posted By Diogenes1789

Sorry if this seems like a dumb question, but ...

Sorry if this seems like a dumb question, but

Does the Chase Saaphire card have this perk?

and - Is just having a UA card (like the Explorer card sufficient?) Or does one also have to...
Jul 19, 19, 2:56 pm
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Views: 3,226
Posted By Diogenes1789

As for the container itself, I continue to use a...

As for the container itself, I continue to use a drawstring cotton bag I got from AF two years ago. It holds quite a bit of useful necessaries. I have saved the socks to wear in the cabin, but prefer...
Jul 18, 19, 7:00 pm
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Views: 110,335
Posted By Diogenes1789

Thanks - That's what I was told when I got the...

Thanks - That's what I was told when I got the card; it's just that the website description didn't make sense.
Jul 18, 19, 5:54 pm
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Views: 110,335
Posted By Diogenes1789

Cost of Companion Fares?

I have the AS Card, and have not yet booked a companion fare. The website says the companion fare cost is "from $121 (USD)." So, one would assume (never having booked this before) that the cost of...
Mar 31, 19, 12:22 am
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Views: 595
Posted By Diogenes1789

It really is a buggy website. Tried booking...

It really is a buggy website. Tried booking online for the first time, and although it demanded to know the sex of the passengers, the site refused to allow me to enter the information.
Mar 29, 19, 10:39 pm
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Views: 78,788
Posted By Diogenes1789

What are change fees for changing date of award ticket?

Could not find this on United's website. Assuming there is award space available in the same class of service on a different date, what are the fees charged for changing the flight date of award...
Mar 23, 19, 11:40 pm
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Posted By Diogenes1789

Award tickets for itineraries that don't come up on UA's website

If one can find flights via partner airlines (say, for example, SFO or LAX on UA metal to FRA, and then LH or SAS flights FRA to OSL or BGO) is it possible to book by telephoning UA (and paying the...
Mar 23, 19, 11:31 pm
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Views: 118,972
Posted By Diogenes1789

Thanks. Do you know if "last seat...

Thanks.

Do you know if "last seat availability" obtainable through the Chase Saaphire card (associated with UA)?
Mar 23, 19, 10:57 pm
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Views: 118,972
Posted By Diogenes1789

TATL award tickets on UA and LH

No current status on UA, but had accumulated a pile of miles. I have never booked TATL award seats before. The MileagePlus' award chart specifies the number of miles needed for UA and *A tickets, but...
Mar 14, 19, 10:31 pm
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Views: 47,958
Posted By Diogenes1789

Since the only problem observed with the...

Since the only problem observed with the 737-Max-8 seems have been erratic flying after takeoff, (including pitching the nose downward), wouldn't it be safe to fly the planes without using the...
Mar 10, 19, 10:02 am
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Views: 47,958
Posted By Diogenes1789

The crash site doesn't exactly look like a...

The crash site doesn't exactly look like a mountain. Maybe a 10 degree slope.

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/17102/production/_105966449_hi052853294.jpg
Mar 2, 19, 4:10 pm
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Views: 591
Posted By Diogenes1789

Liquids in carry-ons on flights to Botswana

I read in another post that liquids are permitted in carry-ons on domestic flights. Are liquieds permitted in carry-ons on flights to Botswana?
Sep 28, 18, 3:37 pm
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Views: 3,202
Posted By Diogenes1789

[QUOTE=srallen;30249529]I'm interested in how...

[QUOTE=srallen;30249529]I'm interested in how this turns out, and if others have successfully gotten this promotion. I'm in the middle of it for husband's 50,000 AA miles and about to sign myself up...
Sep 28, 18, 3:33 pm
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Views: 3,202
Posted By Diogenes1789

Thanks for the many informed responses. I have...

Thanks for the many informed responses. I have snail-mailed the CitiBank center which sent the denial letter, copies of my bank statements showing that I had made the required "ATM" purchases, with a...
Sep 24, 18, 2:11 pm
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Views: 3,202
Posted By Diogenes1789

Be very wary of Citibank offers - some are fraudulent scams

I was a recipient of a mailed offer by Citibank to obtain AA miles by opening a Citi Bank account. The terms were:
1. Open a new account at Citibank by a certain date.
2. Within 60 days, make 1 or...
Sep 14, 18, 6:42 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,918
Posted By Diogenes1789

What determines where the call center is that answers the phone?

Several days ago, I wanted to get some information on aspects of booking, points, and reservation fees on BA, so telephoned the Executive Club number on the website. The first person who answered was...
Sep 14, 18, 5:04 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By Diogenes1789

Chose flights on times, rather than aircraft. ...

Chose flights on times, rather than aircraft. So, I have two flights on the 747, and two flights on the A380. I have flown BA's A-380 before, but not their 747. As I mentioned elsewhere, would have...
Sep 14, 18, 4:55 pm
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Views: 1,438
Posted By Diogenes1789

Decided to pay for the seat reservations now -...

Decided to pay for the seat reservations now - since we are two traveling together, did not want to take the chance that we would not be seated in adjacent seats, and also did not want to be seated...
Sep 12, 18, 11:22 pm
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Views: 1,438
Posted By Diogenes1789

Fee for seat selection - How much?

I have not traveled much on BA - 1 TATL trip.. I am contemplating buying a business class ticket, SFO to LHR, and continuing - LHR to JNB. I understand that BA charges an extra fee to reserve a seat,...
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