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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #90 on: July 03, 2012, 06:56:16 PM »
u have to look for an award ticket not money. on the main page check the box under round trip/one way that says redeem aadvantage miles

okay. Thank you for answering. I'll try that now. 

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #91 on: July 05, 2012, 10:10:00 PM »
Ive been around ddf for a while, but i haven't really used this place as a resource for traveling, so I consider myself a noobie in the this area. I am looking to get away with my wife after tisha bav for a week, somewhere with nice weather, preferably with private or secluded access to the water. I am flying from ny and im on a budget, but I do have a variety of miles if its not too late/close to use em. I know Dan is big on hawaii, but I was thinking st closer like the Caribbean. any input would be greatly appreciated. TIA!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #92 on: July 05, 2012, 10:11:28 PM »
Ive been around ddf for a while, but i haven't really used this place as a resource for traveling, so I consider myself a noobie in the this area. I am looking to get away with my wife after tisha bav for a week, somewhere with nice weather, preferably with private or secluded access to the water. I am flying from ny and im on a budget, but I do have a variety of miles if its not too late/close to use em. I know Dan is big on hawaii, but I was thinking st closer like the Caribbean. any input would be greatly appreciated. TIA!

How many days are you looking to go away for? Any requirements? and What kind of miles do you have?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #93 on: July 05, 2012, 10:22:33 PM »
How many days are you looking to go away for? Any requirements? and What kind of miles do you have?
preferably a full week. not over a shab (rather not return on friday unless totally necessary). preferably some where I can go to beach with my wife.. I got acesss to UA, SW, delta, aa (aa gcs) etc. wouldnt mind paying either if its cheaper than the gng rate of the miles. thanks
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #94 on: July 11, 2012, 04:06:36 PM »
Funny. The more posts you have in your postcount, the likelier you are to post in this thread.
No noobie posts here.
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Re: Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #95 on: July 11, 2012, 04:13:07 PM »
Funny. The more posts you have in your postcount, the likelier you are to post in this thread.
No noobie posts here.
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A good reminder that we all have areas we're beginners in:)
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #96 on: July 11, 2012, 04:27:14 PM »
I just wonder why the beginners don't feel this way.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #97 on: July 11, 2012, 04:32:13 PM »
i look at this thread as a place to ask anything i want, even if i should know it or can figure it out with searching.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #98 on: July 11, 2012, 05:31:21 PM »
Funny. The more posts you have in your postcount, the likelier you are to post in this thread.
That's why I wrote
I am not sure if I can ask a question here - it seems only people with thousands of posts are asking ;)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #99 on: July 11, 2012, 06:49:07 PM »
Make it a sticky and it will get a lot more questions.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #100 on: July 13, 2012, 12:19:05 AM »
okay so I am clueless when it comes to booking tickets. If I plan on flying from NY to FL sometime in August for a week is my best bet just to buy a ticket or can I get cheaper by "acquiring" miles (avios?) and booking that way?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #101 on: July 13, 2012, 12:21:47 AM »
okay so I am clueless when it comes to booking tickets. If I plan on flying from NY to FL sometime in August for a week is my best bet just to buy a ticket or can I get cheaper by "acquiring" miles (avios?) and booking that way?

It depends on cheap you can get a ticket for.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #102 on: July 13, 2012, 12:34:42 AM »
It depends on cheap you can get a ticket for.

at first glance it looked like $240 round trip per person but came here before looking too  much. around what would be the cut off point?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #103 on: July 13, 2012, 12:37:06 AM »
at first glance it looked like $240 round trip per person but came here before looking too  much. around what would be the cut off point?
How many Avios points is it?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #104 on: July 13, 2012, 12:52:14 AM »
How many Avios points is it?

I believe its 15k RT.