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Sep 3, 18, 11:31 am
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Views: 197,931
Posted By v1rok

Also interested in recent info about Madison,...

Also interested in recent info about Madison, Washington DC property

How do they treat elites (Gold, in this case)? Breakfast vouchers? Upgrades?
Apr 29, 18, 6:31 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 19,415
Posted By v1rok

Thanks! When my wife got the primary card,...

Thanks!

When my wife got the primary card, there were links on her AmEx account to enroll to HH Gold, SPG Gold, etc.

When I login to my account, I see the same boxes with info, but no links....
Apr 29, 18, 2:49 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 19,415
Posted By v1rok

AmEx Plat AU: what benefits?

My spouse just got AmEx Platinum card, and I am an Authorized User (for $175 additional fee).

What benefit do I get (independently from the primary user)? I know not the $200 Uber reimbursement.
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Apr 24, 17, 10:48 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 8,654
Posted By v1rok

Seating for *Gold

I tried searching (not very hard, I admit), but could not find a direct answer to my question.

Is it customary (or common) for SAS to offer upgraded economy searing to *Gold members (UA MP Gold,...
Oct 18, 15, 12:25 pm
Replies: 800
Views: 157,187
Posted By v1rok

Award booking for a family member: no "inherited" status anymore?

I have UA Gold. I've not booked award travel in a while. Used to be that if I book award travel using my miles, the person for whom I book inherits my (Gold) status for that trip. This was going on...
Dec 14, 14, 9:52 pm
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Views: 49,806
Posted By v1rok

How to make sure that? If I accept upgrade to F...

How to make sure that? If I accept upgrade to F offer on united.com, will it say the class of booking?
Dec 14, 14, 9:31 pm
Replies: 605
Views: 49,806
Posted By v1rok

This (buying up to F) is something I did not...

This (buying up to F) is something I did not think of before but something I might be interested in, if it will help me retain Gold...

Here is my situation. I have one more trip in December and...
Jul 8, 14, 4:16 pm
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Views: 10,819
Posted By v1rok

Thanks for sharing. This is encouraging. ...

Thanks for sharing. This is encouraging.

Out of curiosity, did you try to play '1K card' with CSR to talk your way out the fee? I assume the only way to even attempt it would be to try...
Jul 8, 14, 2:51 pm
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Views: 10,819
Posted By v1rok

Thanks for responses. Anybody has done this...

Thanks for responses.

Anybody has done this recently and can confirm which way it can play out?
Jul 8, 14, 1:27 pm
Replies: 631
Views: 10,819
Posted By v1rok

Inherited status benefit of award tickets archive (pre-2015 MP program change)

I have Gold status with UA. Say I book an award ticket for myself using my wife's miles, who is UA GM. If I later want to change the award ticket to a different date/routing, will I incur the change...
Jun 18, 14, 12:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By v1rok

Do upgrade fees offerered by United vary by fare class?

Does anyone know if upgrade fees United might offer to a traveler depend on the fare class the original ticket is booked into?

Say, one traveler books more expensive Q fare and another books...
Apr 4, 14, 10:00 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,507
Posted By v1rok

I was in the same situation two weeks ago. I...

I was in the same situation two weeks ago. I bought ticket through US Airways and provided my UA MP number. However, the plane was operated by AA Eagle. To date, miles have not posted to my UA...
Apr 1, 14, 10:10 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,135
Posted By v1rok

Weekend specials -- eligible for SDC?

Are there any restrictions that would prevent SDC on "weekend specials" United publishes for weekend travel with departures on Fri/Sat and return on Mon/Tue? They are typically booked in K class. So,...
Jan 6, 14, 11:51 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 10,259
Posted By v1rok

Question about 500-miles minimum

I took SFO-PHL-DCA flight a few days ago on US Airways, using my MP account for the reservation. Miles have posted today. However, I did not get 500 miles minimum for the last leg (PHL-DCA). I...
Dec 21, 13, 9:14 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,579
Posted By v1rok

Thank you for the info! Did not know about the...

Thank you for the info! Did not know about the Jitney (not flying to JFK often)
Dec 20, 13, 9:57 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,579
Posted By v1rok

Question about connection at JFK

Will be flying to Europe from JFK International Terminal. Arriving to JFK on Delta. Connection time: about 1:30min.

Will we need to go through security again when transferring between terminals...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 6, 13, 12:10 am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,056
Posted By v1rok

Other FF programs with SDC-like benefits

Of the MP perks I value a lot is SDC. Are there other FF (US-based) with same/similar benefits?

(Sorry if it has been discussed already)
Nov 28, 13, 11:31 am
Replies: 4,439
Views: 413,135
Posted By v1rok

Originally booked flight is 6pm on Sunday. ...

Originally booked flight is 6pm on Sunday.
Would like to try SDC to a 7pm flight on Saturday. (23 hours before the original)

What is the best plan of action to accomplish this?

(I mean, I...
Nov 21, 13, 11:52 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,668
Posted By v1rok

Thanks, Steve and others. I understand. I...

Thanks, Steve and others. I understand. I understood it even before I posted my message. I will just leave it at that.

I came here for help. As another poster correctly pointed out, it is a...
Nov 21, 13, 10:51 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,668
Posted By v1rok

Would you care to provide an official and...

Would you care to provide an official and explicit statement by UA to back up your following claim? (Again not expecting a response. Just venting...)
Nov 21, 13, 10:36 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,668
Posted By v1rok

I really appreciate all commenters who were...

I really appreciate all commenters who were trying to be helpful.

However, I didn't appreciate those who replied like this guy:

boss315
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Nov 21, 13, 11:33 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,668
Posted By v1rok

What if MP investigator insists on finding out...

What if MP investigator insists on finding out the source of the ETC? Will I be at risk for not providing this info/cooperating with them?
Nov 21, 13, 11:10 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,668
Posted By v1rok

MP account investigated

Looking for advise here.

I received an email from MP investigation unit. The email says I used ETC certificate without proper authorization. What happened is I got the ETC through a deal (FT...
Nov 13, 13, 12:52 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By v1rok

Does US domestic first class (G) get entry to Delta lounge?

Sorry, I don't fly Delta often so don't know much about perks...

If I book a US domestic ticket on Delta (G class), will it allow entry to SkyClub?
Oct 2, 13, 9:28 am
Replies: 4,439
Views: 413,135
Posted By v1rok

Thanks. I was clicking on "Change Flights". I am...

Thanks. I was clicking on "Change Flights". I am still more than 24 hours away from being able to online check-in for the flight. But I wanted to "test" what united can give in terms of alternatives...
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