Tips for getting on a flight standby without paying a fee? Don’t have the status yet with this airline and trying to get home 4 hours sooner 🙏🏻

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If you can get to the airport early, just go up to the gate and ask if you can get on to that instead of the flight you have currently booked. It’s worked for me a couple of times

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I’ve got silver status, fee isn’t waived until gold level

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Tell them you’re the CEO

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What airline?

United

I would call up and talk to them. Do your best old school shmoozing, but it’s a tough sell. Have a tough time thinking they’ll waive, but always worth the try

Tell them they drug your uncle off the plane about a year ago...

Bill it back to the client.

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