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Author Topic: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread  (Read 26528 times)

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #30 on: July 14, 2014, 08:16:20 PM »
350 elal miles are worth wayyy more then 7k AA.

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #31 on: July 15, 2014, 02:19:03 AM »
Seems like you're right and in this case you should probably credit to LY. Though IINM you're paying YQ on a LY award ticket.

Thanks!
So we found a case where it pays to credit LY flights to LY instead of OW  :)

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #32 on: July 16, 2014, 12:33:55 AM »
ELAL
TLV
JFK
G-Coach Class

ELAL
JFK
TLV
H- Coach Class

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #33 on: July 16, 2014, 12:40:02 AM »
Thanks!
So we found a case where it pays to credit LY flights to LY instead of OW  :)
I said it before and once again...this thread is great.  I am really learning from the explanations.  Thank you!  More.

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #34 on: July 16, 2014, 12:56:13 AM »
ELAL
TLV
JFK
G-Coach Class

ELAL
JFK
TLV
H- Coach Class
G class only earns 50% when crediting to AA. H earns 100%. Meanwhile, when crediting to LY you'll probably get 100% even on G. I would still credit everything to AA because you will not have what to do with so few Matmid miles, besides if you plan on flying a lot with LY on cheap fare classes that's a different story.
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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #35 on: July 16, 2014, 03:45:32 AM »
G class only earns 50% when crediting to AA. H earns 100%. Meanwhile, when crediting to LY you'll probably get 100% even on G. I would still credit everything to AA because you will not have what to do with so few Matmid miles, besides if you plan on flying a lot with LY on cheap fare classes that's a different story.
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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #36 on: July 16, 2014, 08:24:22 AM »
Airline: Swiss
From: JFK
To: VCE with stop in ZRH
Fare Class booked in: business class P

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #37 on: July 16, 2014, 09:39:29 AM »
That. So then...
Maybe credit to LY where you will always get 100% and eventually you'll accumulate enough miles for a reward.
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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #38 on: July 16, 2014, 09:48:25 AM »
Airline: Swiss
From: JFK
To: VCE with stop in ZRH
Fare Class booked in: business class P
M&M will only give you 100%, UA will give you 150%.
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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #39 on: July 16, 2014, 10:13:56 AM »
M&M will only give you 100%, UA will give you 150%.
I feel like I am in school going through my drillbook while reading @ilherman's explanatory answers!  TY!!

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #40 on: July 17, 2014, 08:17:28 AM »
M&M will only give you 100%, UA will give you 150%.

Great thank you. My return is on UA. I assume that it only makes sense to credit that to UA as well?

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #41 on: July 17, 2014, 09:38:48 AM »
where should I credit Alitalia?

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #42 on: October 26, 2014, 11:58:20 AM »
Airline: Emirates
From: JFK
To: BOM with stop in DXB
Fare Class booked in: Economy L

Online on Emirates it says I'd only get 7,000 Tier points.
The actual distance flown using the Mileage Calculator is 8,030 each way (16,060 RT).
From what I've seen on online, it seems like Alaska might be the best option, even though it only gets 50% miles.

Does that mean I'm only getting 3,500 miles for the flights if I credit to Alaska?
Are there better options?
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Which airline to earn miles Avios or Advantage?
« Reply #43 on: November 09, 2014, 09:11:04 AM »
i have a trip coming up with BA/AA for the first time.. its in business TLV-LHR-DEN-LAX-SEA-DFW-LGA  PHL-TLV international flights are in business and national flights in First.. TLV-LHR-DEN w/BA DEN-LAX-SEA-DFW-LGA w/AA PHL-TLV w/USair
i have zero status with any of these airlines... was wondering who will give me best mileage and status from this trip AAdvantage or Avios/BA?

Thanx!

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #44 on: November 09, 2014, 09:28:02 AM »
where should I credit Alitalia?

I had same dilemma. Ended up crediting to Delta only b/c I opened their 50k AMEX and figured mine-as-well consolidate... not the biggest fan of Delta though...
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