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United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

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United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

We are booking with united and flying code share to Kauai from Toronto. Does United have lounge access for business or first class and can you use the Air Canada Maple Leaf lounge? We have a choice of connecting in Denver, LA or SF. Any better than the others.

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1. Re: United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

You need to be a member of the clubs to get access to them . As far as which place to connect from are all the fares the same ? I would look at layover time and the shortest total time with this caveat -- SFO has flight delays if there is a cloud cover. Denver is ok and so is La but do look at the total travel time as well.

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2. Re: United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

Yes to lounge access:

aircanada.com/en/…access.html

I'd pick whichever connecting airport offered a good connecting time for you had back-up flight options, in case something went wrong. I tend to stay away from LAX and SFO, but that's a personal decision.

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3. Re: United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

No to lounge access in the US, but Yes in Canada.

There is no Air Canada Maple Leaf Club in Denver, SFO, or LAX, and they are unlikely to let you in to the United Club

Edited: 12 February 2014, 00:33
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4. Re: United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

Last summer I booked an executive class ticket with Air Canada - flew on United as a code share. YYZ to LAX through Houston. I had access to the United Club in Houston, and there is an Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge in the International Terminal at LAX.

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5. Re: United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

Thank you for the replies but we are booking with United not Air Canada.

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7. Re: United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

You may, but if you want to know for sure in advance, call United. Here's contact info united.com/web/…default.aspx

Access rules for United Clubs: Boarding pass for international travel in United Global First, United BusinessFirst, United First or United Business. Travel within the U.S. (including Hawaii) in United First or United Business is not eligible.

Kind of surprised me. I thought they'd lump in Canada.

We've accessed United Clubs when flying international business class. There needs to be a direct connection to/from such flights. No need for membership in that case.

Here's contact info. united.com/web/…default.aspx

Edited: 15 February 2014, 14:05
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8. Re: United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

Thanks for your reply. So it looks like we won't be eligible as we are flying to Hawaii.

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9. Re: United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

But to Canada. That would be the only way (immediate connection to international first class to Toronto). Worth a call. Not sure in which of the airports getting to the club would be easiest.

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10. Re: United code share with Air Canada to Hawaii

There is no international F from Canada to Hawaii on UA. No free access at LAX, DEN, or SFO to the United Club. The only lounge access they will get free, as already stated, is the Maple Leaf Lounge in Canada.

Edited: 15 February 2014, 21:32