Standby Question

Old Jul 1, 17, 2:47 am
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Standby Question

Quick Question about flying employee standby: when flying out of an international destination, you have to pay a fee on UAs website (immigratation/customs fee?) to book standby passes. If you don't get on that flight as a standby, will you get refunded that fee by UA or is it a sunk cost? Some places it's a pretty rough fee 60-70 USD

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Old Jul 1, 17, 7:11 am
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Probably best asking your employer.
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Old Jul 1, 17, 7:44 am
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Originally Posted by nux
Probably best asking your employer.
Or the employee from whom you're receiving the buddy pass to travel.
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Old Jul 1, 17, 8:00 am
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Welcome to Flyertalk, Usafa2017
Please continue to follow this discussion in the UA Forum
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Old Jul 1, 17, 8:31 am
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OP - All of the details are in instructions which your "buddy" employee has and should provide to you.

Call your "buddy" and ask him. Don't rely on anything else because things change all the time.
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Old Jul 1, 17, 9:59 am
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I thought there was an employee website/portal where you can get this kind of information?
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Old Jul 1, 17, 10:00 am
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Since the advice in posts 2, 3, 5, and 6 above is the only reliable way of getting the right answer, I'll close this thread. Ocn Vw 1K, Co-Moderator, United forum.
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