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Israel with Starpoints
« on: June 11, 2008, 08:15:41 PM »
In March, there was a post about flying to Israel on Starpoints

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http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/3402


The current sale is only if you're flying by June 30th. Does anyone know which cities will be 'on sale' next?
Also, how do I check availability w/o actually having the points in my account yet?

Thanks!   :)

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Re: Israel with Starpoints
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2008, 08:23:44 PM »
I think SBS said the new list comes out on the 15th.

You have to call them to check availability.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Israel with Starpoints
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2008, 07:22:52 PM »
Hey,

i've been checking up on this since sunday (the 15th) and they still havent changed the cities yet.
any clue??

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Re: Israel with Starpoints
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2008, 01:13:47 AM »
Does anyone know if it's better dto transfer starwood points to Flying Blue (Klm, Air France, DElta, Continental) which requires only 50,000 miles for a free round trip from NY-Tel Aviv versus transfdering to LAN which gives you a 1:2 transfer rate albeit in kilometers?

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Re: Israel with Starpoints
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2008, 06:15:35 PM »
Does anyone know if it's better dto transfer starwood points to Flying Blue (Klm, Air France, DElta, Continental) which requires only 50,000 miles for a free round trip from NY-Tel Aviv versus transfdering to LAN which gives you a 1:2 transfer rate albeit in kilometers?
It depends what you are trying to use the points/miles for.
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Re: Israel with Starpoints
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2008, 12:45:07 PM »
Please eloborate on your response: I dsire to use my points towards flights to Israel from NY and back.

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Re: Israel with Starpoints
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2008, 02:50:36 PM »
Both options will be for 40,00 starpoints. Each 20,000 points will get a transfer bonus of 5,000 points. So you can make it on both for the same amount of starpoints. Flying blue does give you the option of non stops on continental or delta but  they do have very high fees and taxes of more than 250.00 per award ticket.