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Author Topic: SkyTeam Award Search Tips  (Read 38781 times)

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #45 on: May 16, 2014, 11:50:11 AM »
His "no" meant: not at a price any rational person would consider, and not in the sense one can transfer MR to DL.
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #46 on: May 16, 2014, 12:03:49 PM »
Sorry I gave up reading minds last week :)

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« Reply #47 on: May 16, 2014, 12:36:28 PM »
Sorry I gave up reading minds last week :)

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But in truth, no one here considers the fact that you can technically transfer points between DL-DL or UA-UA or HH-HH for ~2 cpm as "the ability to transfer."
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #48 on: May 16, 2014, 12:42:35 PM »
:P

But in truth, no one here considers the fact that you can technically transfer points between DL-DL or UA-UA or HH-HH for ~2 cpm as "the ability to transfer."

i agree need to be "dumb" to pay to transfer --unless ur a few thousand short and in a hurry to book and that is only way  -  save time n trouble if when someone needs an answer they explain what they have in mind -- did he need  50k to be transferred to book today or 2k  ???

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #49 on: May 19, 2014, 03:37:50 PM »
I have to book NYC-MCO for this week, DL is the only one with availability for 25k, any cheaper way to book it with?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #50 on: May 19, 2014, 05:04:56 PM »
I have to book NYC-MCO for this week, DL is the only one with availability for 25k, any cheaper way to book it with?
12.5k FB. Also, check VA.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #51 on: May 19, 2014, 06:39:52 PM »
12.5k FB. Also, check VA.
I am booking a RT, so I am not gaining anything from FB.

VA does not to DL within 3 dates of the flight IME.
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #52 on: May 19, 2014, 07:55:22 PM »
I am booking a RT, so I am not gaining anything from FB.

My bad, I thought I saw you wanted OW.


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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #53 on: May 19, 2014, 08:17:29 PM »
My bad, I thought I saw you wanted OW.
What's the story with VA, I recall that they have some domestic flights on DL for just 10k RT, how do they work, distance?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #54 on: May 19, 2014, 08:23:27 PM »
What's the story with VA, I recall that they have some domestic flights on DL for just 10k RT, how do they work, distance?
Yes, distance based. <600mi=6,900 miles <1,200mi=10,900 miles.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #55 on: May 22, 2014, 01:15:03 AM »
Which milage program would be best for booking Delta round trip JFK - VCE ?
Mileage wise and best shot at finding availability?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #56 on: May 22, 2014, 01:51:28 AM »
Which milage program would be best for booking Delta round trip JFK - VCE ?
Mileage wise and best shot at finding availability?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #57 on: May 22, 2014, 02:03:19 AM »
AZ.
Thanks

Is there anyway to acquire those miles without actually flying?

And if not, what would the best option be for milage that can be earned from a cc?

ETA: never mind, a simple google serch helped  ;D
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #58 on: May 22, 2014, 02:55:10 AM »
Thanks

Is there anyway to acquire those miles without actually flying?

And if not, what would the best option be for milage that can be earned from a cc?

ETA: never mind, a simple google serch helped  ;D

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #59 on: May 22, 2014, 06:49:48 PM »
What is VS policy for infants? On the NYC-LON route it seems that they charge about 2800 miles + around $250. With UA they only charged about $90. Any way to get it cheaper with VS?
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