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From: Ben Gurion, Israel
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Author Topic: SkyTeam Award Search Tips  (Read 44465 times)

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #390 on: May 18, 2017, 05:13:44 PM »
I am looking to fly from NYC to PLS direct in February of 2018.  Delta has one of the only direct flights from NY. The cost is 50k miles rd trip. Is there a partner I could book it with that would be less points? (I can transfer amex, starwood and chase reserve points)

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #391 on: May 18, 2017, 05:21:57 PM »
I am looking to fly from NYC to PLS direct in February of 2018.  Delta has one of the only direct flights from NY. The cost is 50k miles rd trip. Is there a partner I could book it with that would be less points? (I can transfer amex, starwood and chase reserve points)

thank you!
no this is not saver. The saver price should be 35k RT with DL also bookable with AF for 30K RT

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #392 on: May 18, 2017, 05:24:14 PM »
AeroMexico has a 1000=1600 point transfer on amex currently..can i book a Delta flight through them?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #393 on: July 10, 2017, 07:27:41 PM »
Just put a Delta flight on hold with Korean. Agent said it's only on hold for 30 days....isn't it supposed to be up to 3 days before the flight?
Always use an Amex, you'll thank me one day.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #394 on: July 14, 2017, 03:05:49 PM »
I am trying to book a flight from NYC - OGG. I am seeing different award flights available on Alaskan website with either AS or VX. If its available on the Alaskan website does that mean i can book with Skypass for either 25k or 45k?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #395 on: July 16, 2017, 04:26:47 PM »
Trying to book TLV-SVO-JFK, on SU.

DL is showing availability, but FB says no inventory. How to solve?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #396 on: July 16, 2017, 06:16:35 PM »
Trying to book TLV-SVO-JFK, on SU.

DL is showing availability, but FB says no inventory. How to solve?

Here's my suspicion. FB is using Amadeus. SU feed to Amadeus seems to be limited.

Is there a way to ask FB to look up SU inventory using Direct Access?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #397 on: July 17, 2017, 09:46:10 PM »
Here's my suspicion. FB is using Amadeus. SU feed to Amadeus seems to be limited.

Is there a way to ask FB to look up SU inventory using Direct Access?
Yes, call them, ask them to manually request/long sell

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #398 on: July 17, 2017, 09:47:51 PM »

Yes, call them, ask them to manually request/long sell
Have you done it successfully?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #399 on: July 21, 2017, 07:29:50 PM »
Have you done it successfully?
Not with FB but with other airlines.

please report results. thanks

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #400 on: July 23, 2017, 09:16:12 PM »

Not with FB but with other airlines.

please report results. thanks
Didn't end up using SU, but did gain quite a bit of FB experience with several call centers.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #401 on: August 04, 2017, 02:10:59 PM »
Best way to book DL JFK-STT?
also how can one tell if the delta award space is the lowest level?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #402 on: August 06, 2017, 09:02:00 PM »
Best way to book DL JFK-STT?
also how can one tell if the delta award space is the lowest level?
AF, DL, VS or VA are all good options.
If its bookable by partners its the lowest level, so check AF site

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #403 on: August 23, 2017, 04:51:16 PM »
Air France added an awesome feature, now you can see the price in miles and in $$$ or vice versa.
Very useful.