Author Topic: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?  (Read 6147 times)

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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2012, 10:19:14 PM »
Update, booked SFO-JKT-HKG-SFO on the CO website with 2BM. Works fine :)

Did both of them ticket already?
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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2012, 09:15:05 AM »
Update, booked SFO-JKT-HKG-SFO on the CO website with 2BM. Works fine :)
If they have room on the flight why woudnt they let u book it at once?

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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2012, 10:47:51 AM »
If they have room on the flight why woudnt they let u book it at once?

Did you read the name of the topic?
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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2012, 11:14:31 AM »
Did you read the name of the topic?
Of course i did, but if he got it using a 2bm, then obviously their are 2 available award seats avail, its just not available on 1 search, so thats why I asked why they woudnt let him do it at one search.

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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #19 on: January 16, 2012, 11:16:28 AM »
Of course i did, but if he got it using a 2bm, then obviously their are 2 available award seats avail, its just not available on 1 search, so thats why I asked why they woudnt let him do it at one search.

Pretty sure your deducing incorrectly.
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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #20 on: January 16, 2012, 01:05:17 PM »
Yup, both of them succeeded, and ticketed. Even changed a  flights on one of them because I clicked on the wrong date, and it was fixed on the phone.

Wolf was correct, actually. I searched for "2 travelers" and it didn't show all the available spaces that I saw when I searched for "1 traveler". Not sure why, but I did end up having to do 2BM and I got both spaces ok.

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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #21 on: January 16, 2012, 01:08:26 PM »
Aha, not as simple as you implied it was. Interesting that the phone rep still put you on the flight if there was no inventory, though they definitely have the ability to override inventory if they feel like it.
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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #22 on: January 16, 2012, 01:13:38 PM »
Aha, not as simple as you implied it was. Interesting that the phone rep still put you on the flight if there was no inventory, though they definitely have the ability to override inventory if they feel like it.

Ah, sorry about the misunderstanding. I actually got all that I ticketed for online; I just happened to have to change one of the stopover flights because my parents asked for a change of date. Luckily, that flight was wide open (all green on the surrounding date/times too).  So, minus my mistake, the 2BM worked like a charm.

Except now...I'm going to have to start searching for 1 space at a time and second-guess myself  :-\

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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #23 on: January 16, 2012, 01:22:35 PM »
Wolf was correct, actually. I searched for "2 travelers" and it didn't show all the available spaces that I saw when I searched for "1 traveler". Not sure why, but I did end up having to do 2BM and I got both spaces ok.

Maybe I'm the one who is confused. Why was Wolf correct?  ???

Just because you saw there was availability when searching for 1 pax doesn't mean you could have actually booked that ticket with 2 pax (as you experience shows). The fact that it succeeded using 2bm also does not mean you could have booked it when reg-searching for 2 pax.
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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #24 on: January 16, 2012, 01:58:37 PM »
whats a good website to check award flights similar to ITA but for mileage? (if there is one)

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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #25 on: January 16, 2012, 02:05:14 PM »
whats a good website to check award flights similar to ITA but for mileage? (if there is one)

I don't think there are any free ones (anymore?)
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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #26 on: January 16, 2012, 02:12:53 PM »
Why was Wolf correct?  ???
AJK I didnt say anything I didnt argue with you at all, I would never, you are among one of the most knowledgeable writers here on DDF....

All I did was ask a simple question, why its like that, just for the experience and knowledge.
thats it.

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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #27 on: January 16, 2012, 02:13:52 PM »
AJK I didnt say anything I didnt argue with you at all, I would never, you are from one of the most knowledgeable writers here on DDF....

How did you measure that?
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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #28 on: January 16, 2012, 02:20:03 PM »
All I did was ask a simple question, why its like that, just for the experience and knowledge.
thats it.

I, too, was asking because it seemed I was misunderstanding something when he said you were correct. I wasn't attacking you :P
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Re: Award space open for 1 traveler on search, but not two?
« Reply #29 on: January 16, 2012, 02:21:55 PM »
How did you measure that?
I didn't write that he is the most, I wrote that he is AMONG ,
But if I would be talking about you Ashero, then you might of even gotten a better compliment. YMMV....