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From: Ben Gurion, Israel
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Author Topic: SkyTeam Award Search Tips  (Read 39937 times)

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #75 on: June 26, 2014, 01:34:16 PM »
It's an AF problem. Their tool has really started sucking recently.
Need to PUTPAC.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #76 on: June 26, 2014, 03:50:46 PM »
Just called Flying Blue they can book flight even tough website does not shoe availability

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #77 on: June 26, 2014, 09:03:17 PM »
It's an AF problem. Their tool has really started sucking recently.
Need to PUTPAC.
+1. Sometimes the system will not show the search engine, or it will not let me complete a simple booking.
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #78 on: June 29, 2014, 09:26:00 PM »
I have had similar situations where they were not able to book and claimed even if it's on delta.com they don't always have access. Tried multiple times and didn't work. But I guess ymmv

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #79 on: July 01, 2014, 10:38:55 AM »
EWR-SLC in Jan '15

Only flight avail is on Delta.
I have Avios and United.

What do I do to get award on that leg?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #80 on: July 01, 2014, 01:49:44 PM »
EWR-SLC in Jan '15

Only flight avail is on Delta.
I have Avios and United.

What do I do to get award on that leg?
Maybe trade with someone with DL. Otherwise you are SOL.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #81 on: July 02, 2014, 02:54:01 PM »
This is what I have:
Chase  58000
LH miles & more me 55000
LH miles & more wife 55,900
BA AVIOS 56,000
US AIRWAYS 59,000
United Wife 68,000

I need to find a way to get 5 people on flights to and from NYC to SLC in January. The trip is for a week and its from Jan (m.shbs)17 or (sun)18. The return date is flexible regarding before or after shabbos.

It seems like Delta and Jetblue are the only ones with direct flights so that's why its here.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #82 on: July 23, 2014, 12:28:05 AM »
It's an AF problem. Their tool has really started sucking recently.
Need to PUTPAC.
Which AF website are you using?
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #83 on: September 07, 2014, 12:05:43 PM »
So it seems a lot of discussion on this thread is about booking Flying Blue through Delta. Is there a way to do the reverse? I found an AF flight I would like but it's not showing up on delta.com for the award travel (but it does for a non-award search) and I have a whole bunch of Delta SkyMiles. Is there a way to book this using my SkyMiles? In fact, is there a way to find out how many SkyMiles it would cost?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #84 on: September 07, 2014, 12:09:23 PM »
So it seems a lot of discussion on this thread is about booking Flying Blue through Delta. Is there a way to do the reverse? I found an AF flight I would like but it's not showing up on delta.com for the award travel (but it does for a non-award search) and I have a whole bunch of Delta SkyMiles. Is there a way to book this using my SkyMiles? In fact, is there a way to find out how many SkyMiles it would cost?

Are you sure its available for miles? Just because it shows up for a paid ticket doesnt mean its available for miles.
Why not just PUTPAC (Delta) to find out if its available?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #85 on: September 08, 2014, 09:00:45 PM »
Is it possible to cancel or change a flying blue booking?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #86 on: September 08, 2014, 09:02:14 PM »
Is it possible to cancel or change a flying blue booking?
IINM it costs around $70
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #87 on: September 08, 2014, 10:38:57 PM »
IINM it costs around $70
Not promo awards.
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #88 on: September 09, 2014, 09:56:36 AM »
Promo awards are non refundable and non transferable. Dan clearly writes that in his posts. My question was about regular award flights.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #89 on: September 09, 2014, 11:00:17 PM »


My question was about regular award flights.
hence my answer

IINM it costs around $70
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