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UA Award tickets - baggage included?

Newcastle, Australia
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UA Award tickets - baggage included?

I am looking to use some United miles to fly cross country and wondered if baggage is included for award tickets? Also is there anyway to book E+ using miles?

Liverpool, UK
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1. Re: UA Award tickets - baggage included?

The baggage rules for award tickets will be no different from tickets purchased by any other means - the baggage allowed on UA wil vary by route/class of travel etc.

Not sure about E+ using miles.

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2. Re: UA Award tickets - baggage included?

You can use miles for the ticket but have to pay cash for E+ seats

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3. Re: UA Award tickets - baggage included?

Not sure this will help or not but when I've booked award travel from my UA account (I'm Million Miler Gold) for my wife, my free baggage privileges carried over to her and she paid no baggage fees. So I'm pretty sure it remains dependent on your status with UA. Here's a link where you can make the determination.


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4. Re: UA Award tickets - baggage included?

Just a regular award in economy class? You'd pay for checked bags. Can always confirm with UA, of course, just to be sure. Last two times I used miles, I got first class seats so bags were included. As little as 25k cost to coast.

Edited: 8:21 am, March 06, 2013
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