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UA COVID19: 2020 MileagePlus Awards / Partner Awards / Upgrade Inventory, Deals, etc.

Old Feb 4, 20, 9:57 pm
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UA COVID19: 2020 MileagePlus Awards / Partner Awards / Upgrade Inventory, Deals, etc.

Are there any great partner J fares to be had on UA partners to asia in the wake of CORONAVIRUS?

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Old Feb 4, 20, 10:03 pm
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"United.com also says that they have suspended award tickets on partners for travel between China and the US."
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Old Feb 4, 20, 10:26 pm
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Originally Posted by A321neo View Post
Are there any great partner J awards ....
As mentioned China awards have been removed plus partner awards are not dynamic (yet), so do not expect to see any "award" deals to Asia -- standard partner mileage.
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Old Feb 4, 20, 10:28 pm
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Whilst China is out, other Asian destinations might also suffer from reduced demand resulting in interesting award offers.
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Old Feb 4, 20, 10:29 pm
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Originally Posted by cesco.g View Post
...other Asian destinations per OP might also suffer from reduced demand resulting in interesting award offers.
Are they though? As WineCountryUA mentioned, the partner awards aren't dynamic, so best you'll find is Saver availability.
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Old Feb 4, 20, 10:36 pm
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If by "deals" you mean partner J TPAC, yes, I'm seeing some of that. Specifically, BR next week.
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Are they though? As WineCountryUA mentioned, the partner awards aren't dynamic, so best you'll find is Saver availability.
And now they are. https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/32034150-post1389.html

Definitely not a bargain though.
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Old Feb 4, 20, 10:39 pm
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
If by "deals" you mean partner J TPAC, yes, I'm seeing some of that. Specifically, BR next week.

And now they are. https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/32034150-post1389.html

Definitely not a bargain though.

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Old Feb 5, 20, 12:06 am
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I would say given the uncertainties right now, don't travel because you see a deal / availability. The last thing you want is to be stuck somewhere.
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I would say given the uncertainties right now, don't travel because you see a deal / availability. The last thing you want is to be stuck somewhere.
Yes, I would say avoid Asia routes, but EU routes and central/South America routes should be ok.
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Old Feb 5, 20, 2:54 am
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Originally Posted by A321neo View Post
Are there any great partner J awards to be had on UA partners to asia in the wake of CORONAVIRUS?
This would be looking on the bright side of Corona virus, right?
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Old Feb 5, 20, 3:40 am
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I got some great J award deals on Eva next week.
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Old Feb 5, 20, 6:14 am
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IMO increased close in availability at saver levels, but I doubt there will be decreases in mileage payment requirements.

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Old Feb 5, 20, 7:16 am
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What a great title and love the idea

The best I got was a 90k per person on YYZ-AMS-IST-HKT one way in J a few days ago ( for a date in early March) to Phuket. No J available at saver levels on a return though so had to book Y for 40K.

I'm hoping someone can find a nice mileage deal maybe I can get a full trip in J to somewhere far away and hot for 260,000 K miles or less (for two) and I can perhaps cancel my HKT trip, the wife is a little iffy about the coronoavirus at the moment....
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Old Feb 5, 20, 8:22 am
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Originally Posted by WineCountryUA View Post
As mentioned China awards have been removed plus partner awards are not dynamic (yet), so do not expect to see any "award" deals to Asia -- standard partner mileage.
I see plenty of options via China on CA and HO when searching partner awards from Germany to Australia.
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