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15k RT to Hawaii on UA through Turkish
« on: July 05, 2019, 10:29:09 AM »
Hawaii economy flights available for 7.5k each way (or 12.5k in business) from anywhere in US via Turkish airlines.
Can book star alliance (United etc)

Just posted on FM: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/7-5k-each-way-to-hawaii-with-turkish-miles-and-smiles/

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Hawaii economy flights available for 7.5k each way (or 12.5k in business) from anywhere in US via Turkish airlines.
Can book star alliance (United etc)

Just posted on FM: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/7-5k-each-way-to-hawaii-with-turkish-miles-and-smiles/

This is absolutely insane.
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This is absolutely insane.
Seems like business may be really hard to find, and you need to email and wait to see what's truly available.

Seems like you can book free stopovers as well?

If you thought Singapore for 17.5k miles was cheap....

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Hawaii economy flights available for 7.5k each way (or 12.5k in business) from anywhere in US via Turkish airlines.
Can book star alliance (United etc)

Just posted on FM: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/7-5k-each-way-to-hawaii-with-turkish-miles-and-smiles/

Canít believe that Turkish is an airline I donít have access to. Between chase and capital one, I thought I covered all airlines.

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Canít believe that Turkish is an airline I donít have access to. Between chase and capital one, I thought I covered all airlines.
you can transfer points to Turkish from Citi ThankYou Rewards (1 to 1) or from Marriott Bonvoy (60K to 25K). 

The 2 programs everyone loves to hate.

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you can transfer points to Turkish from Citi ThankYou Rewards (1 to 1) or from Marriott Bonvoy (60K to 25K).

Have Marriott points but I noticed in the article:

ďNote that transfers to Turkish Miles and Smiles are not instant. You will need to wait 1-2 days for miles to post.Ē

Not sure if I am willing to risk all on hopes that my award flights are still available once transfer is complete.

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Seems like business may be really hard to find, and you need to email and wait to see what's truly available.

Unless I am doing something wrong, it appears that there is 0 business availability from Chicago to OGG / LIH in a 3month window (dec-feb).

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This is absolutely insane.

Please remind us how your Turkish ticketing experience went again?

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Please remind us how your Turkish ticketing experience went again?

You mean Lifemiles
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You mean Lifemiles

Thought it was TK that had you going back and forth to the office

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You mean Lifemiles
That might make TK look good.
But post if you book this.
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15k RT to Hawaii on UA through Turkish
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2019, 05:44:49 PM »
Never saw this before - looks like a pain to book, but a good savings. https://awardwallet.com/blog/the-best-points-and-miles-to-use-for-free-flights-to-hawaii/

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Re: 15k RT to Hawaii on UA through Turkish
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2019, 05:48:50 PM »
this was discussed on Ddf
couldn't find it. sorry for the new thread

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Re: 15k RT to Hawaii on UA through Turkish
« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2019, 07:55:10 PM »
Unless I am doing something wrong, it appears that there is 0 business availability from Chicago to OGG / LIH in a 3month window (dec-feb).
Yup, not a single nonstop seat in J ORD-HNL for the whole calendar when I checked a few days ago.
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Re: 15k RT to Hawaii on UA through Turkish
« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2019, 08:03:10 PM »
Availability opens some times  just like TLV routes.

Its possible and easy to book depending what email you have.
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: 15k RT to Hawaii on UA through Turkish
« Reply #15 on: July 12, 2019, 08:58:29 PM »
Availability opens some times  just like TLV routes.

Its possible and easy to book depending what email you have.
What email is best to use?
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Re: 15k RT to Hawaii on UA through Turkish
« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2019, 03:07:32 PM »
Its possible and easy to book depending what email you have.

Why is email relevant?

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Re: 15k RT to Hawaii on UA through Turkish
« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2019, 04:09:20 PM »
Why is email relevant?
I assume he was reffering to which email for TK you have, not what email provider you have. 
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Re: 15k RT to Hawaii on UA through Turkish
« Reply #18 on: July 13, 2019, 10:20:07 PM »
I assume he was reffering to which email for TK you have, not what email provider you have.
+1 you can find ppl on FT that have booked with TK many times by having some ticketing office email address, there are  many locations that make you come in, so you really need the right one.
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: 15k RT to Hawaii on UA through Turkish
« Reply #19 on: July 13, 2019, 10:41:00 PM »
I think @ExGingi had good experience with them. Maybe @hvaces42, too, iirc.