Miles on award

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  1. olmangsr

    olmangsr Silver Member

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    Hi all,
    I'm flying on OZ & SQ biz pretty soon to Bali.united.com mileage multiplier is giving me the option to buy 23k miles for $400(sweeeeet) and i've never seen that on award flights.is that normal?
     
  2. Wandering Aramean
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    Wandering Aramean Gold Member

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    Yup...any itinerary displayed on the UA website will allow the mileage accelerator purchase. And 23K/$400 is a pretty good price point for the miles. Anything under 2cpm is pretty surprising, actually, IME.
     
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  3. guberif

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    Award accelerator is normal. That's a pretty good rate too.
     
  4. olmangsr

    olmangsr Silver Member

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    finally something that i like about united:)
     
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  5. KenInEscazu

    KenInEscazu Gold Member

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    I would buy them at that price, even though I don't need them right now. That's a great deal. I may have to book that just to get the opportunity to buy the miles, then cancel. :D
     
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    But he may have that rate because he's a silver!;)
     
  7. olmangsr

    olmangsr Silver Member

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    why do they post before the flight?
     
  8. Wandering Aramean
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    They post when you pay for them. Just the way it is.
     
  9. Singapore Flyer

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    My buddy reserved, bought miles and cancelled twice. Not on purpose. Just worked out that way. Said the price dropped down to a tad under 2cpm. Like 1.9 something the second time.
     
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    nice!
     
  11. edekba

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    Wow that's pretty good. I was offered 16,800 for $337 or 33,600 for $673
     
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  12. Photonerd71

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    How much are the eqm's? That could bump you up another level before you even fly. (depending on how many eqm's you have on the books already)
     
  13. edekba

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    the Premier Accelerator its
    $1177 / $2353 more
     

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