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RPU / PlusPoints non-Polaris flight upgrade SUCCESS (thru 2019)

RPU / PlusPoints non-Polaris flight upgrade SUCCESS (thru 2019)

Old Jun 17, 17, 1:32 am
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RPU / PlusPoints non-Polaris flight upgrade SUCCESS (thru 2019)

After searching for a thread and not finding it after more time than normal, starting a RPU success thread.

Route: ORD-BOS
Plane: 737-900
When applied: at booking, 3 weeks before flight
When cleared: 2 days after applying
# of passengers: 3
Booking class: T
Elite ?: Yes, 1k

I'm fired up as I thought without splitting up the PNR 3 people wouldn't clear. Boom 2 days after applying we are very satisfied.
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Old Jun 17, 17, 5:09 am
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Discussed myriad times over
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Old Jun 17, 17, 6:42 am
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Originally Posted by UAPremExecflyer View Post
Discussed myriad times over
www.diditclear.com
Diditclear hasn't been working for quite a while now. Does it work for you?
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Old Jun 17, 17, 12:49 pm
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Originally Posted by UAPremExecflyer View Post
Discussed myriad times over
www.diditclear.com
haha..... discussed yes I have discussed as well but there is no dedicated thread for it. diditclear hasn't work for so long I almost forgot it existed also it is an external website and not on FT so if why have master threads for GPU's, CPU's etc. if we are going to link everything to external websites?

Surprised there is no thread already so boom, here we go.

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Old Jun 17, 17, 12:54 pm
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Route: ORD-LAX
Plane: 757-300
When applied: at booking, 2 months before flight
When cleared: 3 weeks before flight
# of passengers: 1
Booking class: S
Elite ?: Yes, 1k
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Old Jun 17, 17, 2:12 pm
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Originally Posted by schley View Post
Surprised there is no thread already so boom, here we go.
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/unite...-nowadays.html
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Old Jun 17, 17, 2:44 pm
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Originally Posted by schley View Post
After searching for a thread and not finding it after more time than normal, starting a RPU success thread.
Sure, why not. Particularly interested to see waitlist success reports.
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Old Jun 17, 17, 4:39 pm
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RPU success Sun 5/28 (day before Memorial Day)

UA319 IAD-LAX B739 cleared T-20 days
UA517 SFO-IAD B739 cleared T-24h (at about F8)

UA 1K, G-fare

Both flights had empty seats in F, so CPU waitlist would have cleared. SFO has all those ATC delays (due to runway construction), so not surprised if they hold F inventory as long as they can, to protect inbound international pax. But if I was them, I wouldn't clear CPU until boarding...which they didn't do. So a bit hard to explain.

Last edited by wh6cto; Jun 17, 17 at 5:02 pm Reason: Forgot to add status/fare; corrected Y8 to F8
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Old Jun 17, 17, 5:31 pm
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IAD-HNL-IAD Cleared both directions
IAD-HNL cleared at about T-300
HNL-IAD cleared about T-180
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Old Jun 17, 17, 7:59 pm
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Happiness is... finally clearing at T-24 on what I believe is United's longest route with bog - standard Domestic F:

ORD-ANC
73​​​​​​7-800
Booked W 4 weeks out
Applied at booking
Finally cleared at T-24h
​​​​​​1K.

​​​​6.75 hours is a long time to be in Y! They seem to hold out seats pretty aggressively for upsells at check-in on this route.
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Old Jun 18, 17, 11:57 am
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Guys what is up with you? That isn't RPU success thread, so let's chill out and post already.
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Old Jun 18, 17, 12:13 pm
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My success this year so far:

EWR-LAX (Friday 6/16, 8:15 PM departure). Booked in March, cleared 6 weeks out

BTV-EWR (Monday 9/4): cleared at booking on E175. Yes, know this is kind of a waste, but I don't think I have enough flights left to clear my wife's RPUs...so why not?
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Old Jun 18, 17, 12:21 pm
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Just used 4 earlier in the week on a EWR-HAV RT.
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Old Jun 18, 17, 12:40 pm
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Having an excellent run of luck on offpeak PS. Cleared SFO-EWR:
  • 11am/28J 752/K fare on a Thursday (cleared at T-2)
  • 7am/28J 752/G fare on a Wednesday (cleared at T-22)
  • 11:40am/60J 77W/L fare on a Thursday (cleared at T-18)

Cleared EWR-SFO:
  • 6am/16 and 28J 752/G-K fare on a Sunday at least 3x (usually clear at least a week in advance)
  • 8pm/28J 752/V fare on a Friday (cleared at T-10d, very surprised about this one)
  • 5pm/28J 752/K fare on a Sunday (cleared at T-0:30 thanks to a no-show)
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Old Jun 18, 17, 1:10 pm
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Originally Posted by sfo789 View Post
Having an excellent run of luck on offpeak PS. Cleared SFO-EWR:
  • 11am/28J 752/K fare on a Thursday (cleared at T-2)
  • 7am/28J 752/G fare on a Wednesday (cleared at T-22)
  • 11:40am/60J 77W/L fare on a Thursday (cleared at T-18)

Cleared EWR-SFO:
  • 6am/16 and 28J 752/G-K fare on a Sunday at least 3x (usually clear at least a week in advance)
  • 8pm/28J 752/V fare on a Friday (cleared at T-10d, very surprised about this one)
  • 5pm/28J 752/K fare on a Sunday (cleared at T-0:30 thanks to a no-show)
That's quite impressive! Well done ^
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