Is it stupid to do an MR through the northeast tonight?

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  1. lrluis

    lrluis Silver Member

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    Itinerary: SFO-PHL-BWI-CLT-SFO

    My first leg is the most concerning, given Nemo's path. United cancelled their SFO-PHL flight for tonight, but US hasn't. Should I do it? I'm assuming I should, since there might be a good chance of earning some aplogy certs.

    Thoughts?
     
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    HaveMilesWillTravel Gold Member

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    How much time do you have to be stuck in airports?

    Can you find and afford a hotel if you get stuck somewhere? What will that do to your MR cost?
     
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    Risky, to be sure. How much are apology certs worth to you in terms of discomfort?
     
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    NYCUA1K Gold Member

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    Yes.
     
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  5. lrluis

    lrluis Silver Member

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    I'm happy to say that Nemo was a non issue for the first leg. Just landed in Philly.
     
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  6. marcwint55

    marcwint55 Gold Member

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    It is all a matter of what your time is worth. Consider the worst scenario and decide if the miles are worth it for your time.
     
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    It was worth it. All flights were on time and I now have enough for 2 RT's to Espana in Jan. back in the bay again. Thanks for your feedback.
     
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    Two of my 8 segments were canceled, leading to need to cancel another 3.
     

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