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Author Topic: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!  (Read 788300 times)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7695 on: January 19, 2017, 08:45:09 PM »
What is the best way to book in J or F NYC LAX? I Have SPG, UR, MR, I have a biz Platinum if that makes a difference
17k LH if UA has I, 25k UA if they have IN, 25k DL or 45k KE RT, biz plat if it's cheaper (if you can get B6 mint that's currently best product), AS if there's nothing but VX.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7696 on: January 19, 2017, 08:58:56 PM »
17k LH if UA has I, 25k UA if they have IN, 25k DL or 45k KE RT, biz plat if it's cheaper (if you can get B6 mint that's currently best product), AS if there's nothing but VX.
Thanks! I'm pretty much of a n00b so let me try to figure this out, I believe LH stand for Lufthansa and that's going to be booked with united, Correct? I believe i'm then going to use UR transferred to LH miles, Correct?
DL is Delta and that's MR points with the 50% rebate with the platinum, Correct? Book it on delta?

Which one would be the easiest to find availability without having to constant check and wait till something opens up?
What is the difference between I and IN?
Whats 45k KE RT,?
Whats B6 mint?
Sorry for raining so many questions in one post :)

 

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7697 on: January 19, 2017, 09:03:32 PM »
Thanks! I'm pretty much of a n00b so let me try to figure this out, I believe LH stand for Lufthansa and that's going to be booked with united, Correct? I believe i'm then going to use UR transferred to LH miles, Correct?
DL is Delta and that's MR points with the 50% rebate with the platinum, Correct? Book it on delta?

Which one would be the easiest to find availability without having to constant check and wait till something opens up?
What is the difference between I and IN?
Whats 45k KE RT,?
Whats B6 mint?
Sorry for raining so many questions in one post :)

 
Easist is def MR with 50% rebate

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7698 on: January 19, 2017, 09:13:00 PM »
Easist is def MR with 50% rebate
Delta? How many points after rebate 25k?

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Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7699 on: January 19, 2017, 11:09:50 PM »
Delta? How many points after rebate 25k?
The 25k DL is if you book with skymiles, the 50% BP rebate is based on the actual fare of the flight when you search the Amex travel portal, nothing to do with which airline you book. You'll pay 1cpp and then get half refunded back.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7700 on: January 25, 2017, 08:06:27 AM »
How do you figure someone's total post count?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7701 on: January 25, 2017, 08:07:15 AM »
How do you figure someone's total post count?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7702 on: January 25, 2017, 08:10:51 AM »
How do you figure someone's total post count?
You go to "posts" on their profile and then on the last page look at the number of the last post. For example you have 6393 which is quite the ratio.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7704 on: January 25, 2017, 09:54:51 AM »
You go to "posts" on their profile and then on the last page look at the number of the last post. For example you have 6393 which is quite the ratio.
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?action=profile;u=25426;area=showposts;start=6390
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7705 on: January 25, 2017, 09:57:51 AM »
Ouch! I should have had a fork in me by now.  :-[
I recall seeing something about being out of forks. Don't recall offhand where though. :)

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7706 on: January 25, 2017, 11:22:34 AM »
Ouch! I should have had a fork in me by now.  :-[
Post counts don't mean anything. Quality is better than quantity.  ;)
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7707 on: January 25, 2017, 10:52:20 PM »
I recall seeing something about being out of forks. Don't recall offhand where though. :)
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7709 on: January 26, 2017, 12:14:59 AM »
I lost the main page on ddf.  I cant see the main boards. How can i fix that?