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What's the best way to book?
« on: November 11, 2014, 04:16:34 PM »
Looking to book ORD-DEN-LAX-LIH-ORD

First class.

What are my best options?

In theory I was thinking booking ORD-DEN-LAX-ORD with Delta (free stopover) and then just a sep BA ticket from LAX to LIH RT
but we all know how great Delta availability is.

Any ideas?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2014, 05:34:35 PM »
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Thanks. My question is which alliance to even start with.  And I was going to post in the need help finding a ticket but I don't actually need help finding the ticket. Just a push in the right direction of what my best options are.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2014, 10:42:45 PM »
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I actually think this could make a great thread for those of us who know how to search and book award flights on our own, but are unsure of the best currency/alliance to use for a specific routing.

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best way to fly biz from TLV to BKK now that cant book LY biz with AA?
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2014, 10:24:54 AM »
My friends are all jealous of me  8)
They know about my biz class fly on el al I booked with a measly 60k AA points,
and they want to do the same. Of course it doesn't exist anymore.
What's their next best option?

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Re: best way to fly biz from TLV to BKK now that cant book LY biz with AA?
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2014, 10:36:42 AM »
My friends are all jealous of me  8)
They know about my biz class fly on el al I booked with a measly 60k AA points,
and they want to do the same. Of course it doesn't exist anymore.
What's their next best option?

THANKS :)

They can only fly Middle East to Asia without hitting up Europe so only option is TLV-AMM-BKK-(then from there on) or maybe TLV-AMM-DOH-etc (on Qatar)..

Just what I can think of off the bat
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Re: best way to fly biz from TLV to BKK now that cant book LY biz with AA?
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2014, 10:39:58 AM »
I still think there is a need for this thread - http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=46609.msg962897#msg962897
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Re: best way to fly biz from TLV to BKK now that cant book LY biz with AA?
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2014, 10:45:22 AM »
They can only fly Middle East to Asia without hitting up Europe so only option is TLV-AMM-BKK-(then from there on) or maybe TLV-AMM-DOH-etc (on Qatar)..

Just what I can think of off the bat

Yes, so he was considering the Royal Jordanian option, but isn't there something better? Seems so crappy to me... BUT 60k AA so easy to get, as opposed to the 120k (IIRC) UA you'd need for the same route.

I still think there is a need for this thread - http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=46609.msg962897#msg962897

Agree. But whenever I post in threads like that nobody answers, even after several bumps  :(
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2015, 03:46:48 PM »
Looking to go NYC-LAX stop for the weekend then LAX-LIH-LIH-NYC economy, business or first are ok. What's the best way to book for the cheapest milage?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2015, 10:03:29 AM »
Looking to go NYC-LAX stop for the weekend then LAX-LIH-LIH-NYC economy, business or first are ok. What's the best way to book for the cheapest milage?
can I please get a little help...

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2015, 11:33:31 AM »
Could be I am wrong but to LAX I would book with LH 17.5k M&M J.
LAX-LIH with BA X & the return to NYC with UA X?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2015, 12:22:49 PM »
Who has award availability to  south Africa?  Looked at aa and ua and can barely find anything

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2015, 01:03:42 PM »
Could be I am wrong but to LAX I would book with LH 17.5k M&M J.
LAX-LIH with BA X & the return to NYC with UA X?
Didn't know this thread exists. I almost made one myself recently.

I don't know about booking Y, but for J, I think you're right.
So,
NYC-LAX on UA booked with 17.5K LH/M&M.
LAX-LIH on AA booked with BA (not sure how much but J is just domestic J so it's not much of an upgrade over Y).
LIH-NYC doesn't exist, you'd have to fly to HNL first (costs/options for that trip can be found in the wiki of the Hawaii General Thread). Once there, HNL-EWR in J is cheapest booked with 30K SQ IINM.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2015, 02:25:17 PM »
Thanks guys! Really appreciated!