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As of 18 March 2020, United is offering no change fees on flight bookings made before 31 March 2020. You can change it anytime over the next 12 months.
All passengers can take two bags as carry-on luggage. One of the bags can be the size of a small suitcase (22 x 35 x 56cm) and should fit easily in the overhead lockers. The second bag can be the size of a laptop bag, handbag or briefcase and should fit easily under the seat in front of you.
Checked baggage limits will depend on your cabin class and frequent flyer membership status. The maximum amount of checked baggage permitted on flights from Sydney to Los Angeles without any additional fees is two bags up to 23kg each. Business, Business First, First and Global First passengers are allowed up to 32kg per bag.
The frequent flyer program of United Airlines is called MileagePlus. It’s a tiered points program that allows passengers to earn and redeem miles when they fly with United Airlines, book travel services through United Airlines, or use the MileagePlus Explorer Card. Frequent flyer members can also use their points with the 27 member airlines of the Star Alliance.
On the United Airlines site, use the search form to compare prices, dates and schedules, then pick the flight that’s best for you. Click “Book” to start the booking process and then move through the form step by step until confirmation and payment.
Alternatively, you can book a United Airlines flight with many online travel booking sites. So if there’s one that you prefer or hold a rewards member with, you can purchase your flight through them.
Some of the sites that sell United Airlines flights include:
If you made a mistake on your booking you can make a cancellation within 24 hours. If you wish to cancel a reservation after the 24 hour period you can do so online, but cancellation fees may apply. Check the specifications of your fare before you confirm to avoid disappointment.
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