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Since you are Mileage plus, the safest bet would be to book on United using UA flight numbers (regardless of who owns the metal). Since United has switched to miles+dollars for status miles, it's become more complicated and prone to errors to get Star Alliance miles credited. I had a Lufthansa flight that came through with $0 and I had to call twice to get ...


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Frequent flyer points are awarded based on the marketing carrier's policy. So if you are flying on LH metal, but your booking is with a UA number, then United's rules apply. If you are flying on LH metal, with a LH flight number on your booking, then points depend on Luftansa's agreements with United. These days, whatever the airline award's its own ...


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Yes, that will work fine in practice. This kind of thing is quite common, eg. many Qantas frequent flyers register addresses overseas to avoid paying membership fees. (To be clear, you do need to be able to receive mail at this address, via a relative/friend/etc.) Whether this violates the program's terms and conditions is up to the airline and their ...


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If you are interested in both United Club membership and holding a United mileage credit card, by all means go for the United Club card. But everyone isn't necessarily like you. Some people aren't interested in holding an additional credit card, or can't qualify for an additional credit card, or can't qualify for this particular card, but are still ...


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Firstly note that United Club membership also allows up to 2 guests - same as the United Club Card. The higher 'plus Spouse' rate means that you both get a card, and thus can both enter when travelling separately. The price you've stated is also only correct for someone without any status in United's Mileage Plus program - the higher your status, the lower ...



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