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Author Topic: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!  (Read 1051852 times)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3440 on: February 09, 2015, 10:33:33 PM »
Specifically award nights and not through points (SPG posted by end of statement)?
Hyatt posts award nights within 10 days after spending 1k
this is more of what i looking for. and which is the nicest hyatt in NYC that the award night would work for?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3441 on: February 09, 2015, 10:35:10 PM »

this is more of what i looking for. and which is the nicest hyatt in NYC that the award night would work for?
ph Nyc is probably your best bet if you can find availability.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3442 on: February 09, 2015, 11:02:46 PM »
I'm looking to book award seats to Israel.  I have UR and United points where should I be searching for availability?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3443 on: February 10, 2015, 12:14:01 AM »

I'm looking to book award seats to Israel.  I have UR and United points where should I be searching for availability?
I'm not so knowledgeable on rewards booking, but probably United.
What class are you looking to fly?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3444 on: February 10, 2015, 01:25:27 AM »
Does anyone know how I can get UR points from my sisters account to count towards my companion pass. I was thinking of filtering through hyatt but it looks like thats not possible bc I can only transfer hyatt points to "complete" an itinerary that I don't have enough miles for. Any ideas/suggestions?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3445 on: February 10, 2015, 02:09:45 AM »
I'm not so knowledgeable on rewards booking, but probably United.
What class are you looking to fly?
Are  there any airlines I can transfer UR to?
I would like to fly non-stop coach.
Thanks

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3446 on: February 10, 2015, 02:11:52 AM »
Are  there any airlines I can transfer UR to?
I would like to fly non-stop coach.
Thanks
UR transfers to United.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3447 on: February 10, 2015, 02:15:30 AM »
How many avios is PHL-CUN?

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« Reply #3448 on: February 10, 2015, 02:18:44 AM »

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3449 on: February 10, 2015, 02:20:19 AM »
10k
Thanx.

Is that generally the cheapest airfare option? (Coming from ewr/phl) 

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3450 on: February 10, 2015, 02:20:39 AM »
Thanx.

Is that generally the cheapest airfare option? (Coming from ewr/phl)
Yes

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3451 on: February 10, 2015, 02:30:45 AM »
[ quote author=night-owl link=topic=16069.msg1057690#msg1057690 date=1423552185]
Are  there any airlines I can transfer UR to?
I would like to fly non-stop coach.
Thanks
[/quote]
UR transfers to United.
Also to Singapore, Korean and BA.

If there's availability on United metal, it's cheaper (slightly) to book using KF (Singapore) miles- on United metal they don't charge fuel surcharge. The gap in miles they charge you is greater for business than coach, but I think it's still 5k less in coach for each way.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3452 on: February 10, 2015, 02:45:12 AM »
[ quote author=night-owl link=topic=16069.msg1057690#msg1057690 date=1423552185]

Also to Singapore, Korean and BA.

If there's availability on United metal, it's cheaper (slightly) to book using KF (Singapore) miles- on United metal they don't charge fuel surcharge. The gap in miles they charge you is greater for business than coach, but I think it's still 5k less in coach for each way.

Where do I search for flights bookable with KF miles?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3453 on: February 10, 2015, 02:48:14 AM »
Where do I search for flights bookable with KF miles?
They're also in star Alliance with United. The best place to start is United's site. There's a "star Alliance award tips" stickied at the top of the flight board. Check there for more info (sorry can't link).

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3454 on: February 10, 2015, 02:55:10 AM »
When you close down a Chase card and then reapply shortly after for the same card, what do you tell recon (assuming you have to call) if/when they ask why you're reapplying for a card you just shut down?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3455 on: February 10, 2015, 03:08:15 AM »
Don't have any Amex cards. What should be my first one?
Depends but SPG is easy to get and has a good bonus if you can spend 5k in 6 months.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3456 on: February 10, 2015, 03:20:00 AM »
When you close down a Chase card and then reapply shortly after for the same card, what do you tell recon (assuming you have to call) if/when they ask why you're reapplying for a card you just shut down?
You can say you didn't want to pay the annual fee so you closed it  but you didn't realize all the benefits that it came with

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3457 on: February 10, 2015, 06:09:35 AM »
is there any way to get into a ba lounge without a ba ticket

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3458 on: February 10, 2015, 06:13:08 AM »
this is more of what i looking for. and which is the nicest hyatt in NYC that the award night would work for?

Do you mean a free night certificate

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #3459 on: February 10, 2015, 10:59:52 AM »
So once you comment on a thread it seems that it will always come up under "show new replies to your posts" when something new gets posted. Anyway to get rid of certain threads for that view?

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