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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1845 on: March 28, 2017, 04:38:24 PM »
Thats great...now lets see what happened to availability, which seems to have fallen off a cliff.
How much is YQ TLV-NYC?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1846 on: March 28, 2017, 04:40:13 PM »
How much is YQ TLV-NYC?

On Swiss was about $245

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1847 on: March 31, 2017, 05:14:52 PM »
Can you book mixed class awards with Aegean Airlines? For example NYC-TLV with a stop. Long haul Business class, and short haul economy since it's not real business anyways. If possible, how many miles would that be?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1848 on: March 31, 2017, 05:43:54 PM »
Bump.
You have to call them to book anyway so only a phone call will answer that question.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1849 on: March 31, 2017, 05:50:58 PM »
You have to call them to book anyway so only a phone call will answer that question.
Thank you. Does anyone have any experience?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1850 on: April 01, 2017, 09:23:20 PM »
Thank you. Does anyone have any experience?
You can't do it. Have to book each leg separately.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1851 on: April 01, 2017, 09:43:25 PM »
Thanks.

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« Reply #1852 on: April 15, 2017, 10:09:26 PM »
Hi
I'm flying to Israel May 17 - May 28
I already booked one way I keep on checking every day for opening on Business saver on united I opened the United card but the return flight (May 28) isn't opening I don't mind calling airlines if tht helps I have 300k csr and 180 amex points.
Other then checking online on delta and united every day what other options do I have to get 2 business class tickets (1 not a long stopover I don't mind) please help

Thanks

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Re: TLV-NYC
« Reply #1853 on: April 15, 2017, 10:31:41 PM »
Hi
I'm flying to Israel May 17 - May 28
I already booked one way I keep on checking every day for opening on Business saver on united I opened the United card but the return flight (May 28) isn't opening I don't mind calling airlines if tht helps I have 300k csr and 180 amex points.
Other then checking online on delta and united every day what other options do I have to get 2 business class tickets (1 not a long stopover I don't mind) please help

Thanks
Ethiopian has with a 3:20 cinnection and a technical stop in LFW. Or you can continue to dream about nonstop availability opening up.

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Re: TLV-NYC
« Reply #1854 on: April 15, 2017, 10:55:15 PM »
Ethiopian has with a 3:20 cinnection and a technical stop in LFW. Or you can continue to dream about nonstop availability opening up.
Ethiopian on united.com? That's 25 hours flight duration.

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Re: TLV-NYC
« Reply #1855 on: April 15, 2017, 11:16:10 PM »
Ethiopian on united.com? That's 25 hours flight duration.
Second option always available.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1856 on: April 23, 2017, 11:08:39 PM »
Any way to search on Miles & More without having 7K points in your account?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1857 on: April 27, 2017, 10:52:49 PM »
I'm a newbie on figuring out value in award stopovers. Can someone have rachmanus and tell me if there is any way to use a saver award to go from YVR to YYZ on a thursday night/friday and then EWR on sunday, all on a 12.5k award, or do i need to book the online available award yvr-yyz and then separately book (prob with cash) the short hop a few days later to EWR. It seems silly since i could book some award trips on the same types of flights just with a shorter stopover (as one award).
I have lots of different points and hybrid points if perhaps there is a way to save on the 2 flights with a different alliance.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1858 on: April 27, 2017, 10:56:29 PM »
AC allows stopovers IIRC. See if you can do it with their call center. Dont know what the rate for that award is though.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1859 on: April 28, 2017, 06:11:58 PM »
AC allows stopovers IIRC. See if you can do it with their call center. Dont know what the rate for that award is though.
Using United points, looks like i would need to do roundtrip. thanks though.