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Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« on: March 25, 2015, 10:24:07 AM »

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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2015, 10:28:10 AM »
http://travelisfree.com/2015/03/25/most-aspirational-miles-award-ever-necker-island/

Not too bad if you can snag kosher food.

Not bad at all if you transfer when there is a 50% bonus from AMEX


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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2015, 10:28:26 AM »
http://travelisfree.com/2015/03/25/most-aspirational-miles-award-ever-necker-island/

Not too bad if you can snag kosher food.
If you can split pay, would be an interesting redemption.
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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2015, 10:35:53 AM »
Without kosher food I can't see how to justify that.

Besides, how is this more aspirational than Virgin Galactic?
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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2015, 10:36:46 AM »
Without kosher food I can't see how to justify that.

Besides, how is this more inspirational than Virgin Galactic?
They probably mean on Earth. ^^^ will take the award for space.
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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2015, 12:00:09 PM »
BTW, all available dates start on a Saturday.

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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2015, 12:13:56 PM »
Without kosher food I can't see how to justify that.

Besides, how is this more aspirational than Virgin Galactic?
bc its not a straight redemption you need to win a lotto. Also you can only use miles earned BIS

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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2015, 12:19:37 PM »
bc its not a straight redemption you need to win a lotto. Also you can only use miles earned BIS
Where do you see that?
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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2015, 12:28:17 PM »
bc its not a straight redemption you need to win a lotto. Also you can only use miles earned BIS
Wasn't always like that, but I hear ya. Guess that had more demand than they thought it would.
Still, technically more "aspirational"
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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2015, 01:37:24 PM »
30 grand for a couple for a week? I know some people who would do it.

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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2015, 01:54:29 PM »
Assuming they dont let you check in Friday or check out after Shabbos, to do this as a frum yid, it would have to be Sun (or Sat night)- Fri.

For 1.2Mil all-inclusive, I still think Id go for it.

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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2015, 02:06:36 PM »
bc its not a straight redemption you need to win a lotto. Also you can only use miles earned BIS
2 million miles gets you into a raffle? ?

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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2015, 02:08:18 PM »
2 million miles gets you into a raffle? ?
you only spend the 2M points if you win the raffle.

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Re: Necker Island (Owned by Branson)
« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2015, 02:31:26 PM »
I just called them. Boy this was amazing. The rep told me that he had to look this up and read it out loud as this was his first time in 8 years working there that someone asked to book this trip, let alone as a reward booking. He also kept asking if I am aware of the cost. Ill get you guys more details when I have them as I need to call a separate number in the UK for this specific booking.

Just to clarify: I did not egg him on or call to lie about it. I told him straight out that I was thinking of maybe at one point in the future booking this but needed questions answered about the stay before I would make any decision. He understood and said I would need to call this UK limited edition number for answers tomorrow morning.

Kashrut,only having Saturday flights and some personal Q's I had would need answers and Ill happily report back..
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