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Korean “family”

Korean “family”

  1. BarryMEM

    Lucky,
    I’ve been scouring the internet (including Korean website and ask lucky) and cannot find Korean Air’s definition of “family.” Will my same sex partner qualify as family to Korean when redeeming points for an award? And how will I prove it? Their website is short on details, including the form. I hope I don’t have a bunch of worthless UR points.
    Thanks

  2. David W

    are you and your partner married? if you are, i’d fill out their form, found [URL=’https://www.koreanair.com/content/dam/koreanair/Global/Documents/FamilyRegistration_Form.pdf’]here[/URL], and send in a copy of your marriage license and see if that works.

    [URL]https://www.koreanair.com/global/en/skypass/benefits/family-plan/family-proof-document.html[/URL]

    From [URL]https://www.koreanair.com/content/koreanair/global/en/skypass/benefits.html#family-plan[/URL]:
    [I]Applicable Family Members
    Family members may include the spouse, children, parents, siblings, parents-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandparents and grandchildren. [/I]

  3. BarryMEM

    [QUOTE=”David W, post: 16160, member: 29″]are you and your partner married? if you are, i’d fill out their form, found [URL=’https://www.koreanair.com/content/dam/koreanair/Global/Documents/FamilyRegistration_Form.pdf’]here[/URL], and send in a copy of your marriage license and see if that works.

    [URL]https://www.koreanair.com/global/en/skypass/benefits/family-plan/family-proof-document.html[/URL]

    From [URL]https://www.koreanair.com/content/koreanair/global/en/skypass/benefits.html#family-plan[/URL]:
    [I]Applicable Family Members
    Family members may include the spouse, children, parents, siblings, parents-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandparents and grandchildren. [/I][/QUOTE]

    Thanks for the info. I found most of the above, but never a definition of spouse. No, we are not legally married. Didn’t know if we could submit some proof of co-habitation or something.

  4. David W

    That wouldn’t be valid, even for a hetero couple. Not sure if domestic partnership or civil unions would work though

  5. Gaurav

    The definition of spouse is “a husband or wife, considered in relation to their partner” :). Now that marriage equality is a fact you’d have to be married to be able to include each other. However it works out though, I’d hardly consider UR points to be worthless just because you can’t use them on KE!

  6. Anonymous

    Hey [USER=1845]@BarryMEM[/USER], and welcome!

    My best recommendation here would be to make your partner an authorized user on your Chase card. You can both open Korean Air accounts, and then you can transfer the Chase points to both individual accounts, and book the tickets for each traveler separately.

    Chase should be fine with this, and you can avoid (some of) the paperwork with Korean, which is always a plus!

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