United Changes Baggage Policy On Award Tickets And For Gold Elites

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    Seriously, no one changes their baggage policy as many times as United does. They have changed/updated their baggage policy at least 7 times over the past year. Many of those changes have not been noticeable to the US-based traveler, but a couple have stood out. The first was from last October when they gutted the extra baggage allotments for Star Alliance Gold members. One that came about just last week as they announced they will stop checking bags through to your final destination when traveling on non-Star Alliance carriers (but checking in with United). United Changes Baggage Policy On Award Tickets But, the most recent change is one that puts down a very generous policy that United has had in place for some time. Beginning April 15, 2015, baggage allowances for travelers on United award tickets will be based on the elite status of the traveler, not the status of the account holder that the award was ticketed from. Here is what that means – as of now, if I... The post United Changes Baggage Policy On Award Tickets And For Gold Elites appeared first on Running with Miles.

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