United miles and money?

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  1. PAinNY
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    Hi
    I am so confused. The other day I saw a price from Shanghai to EWR in Business paying $1300 and change, plus 30'000 miles and $500 - I believe it was around Nov 12th.

    I have no idea how to duplicate this amount using any dates. I keep getting upgrade not available. I also can't find the miles and money that they used to offer. What am I doing wrong?

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  2. sobore
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    This sounds like a co-pay for an upgrade. The upgrade inventory may no longer be available. This may open up in the future as business seats remain unsold.
     
  3. PAinNY
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    Ok thanks - is United still doing miles and money?
     
  4. sobore
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    On the weekly fare specials sent via email, they list the fare price and then a miles and pay option.
     
  6. PAinNY
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    Thanks for the info, really never noticed it. I will pay more attention
     
  7. Wandering Aramean
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    Those are only for coach fares. Also worth noting that one does not earn new miles on those purchases. They are rarely a decent value.
     

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