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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #120 on: August 22, 2012, 04:09:11 PM »
I'd imagine that's against the T&Cs of the program, but from your experience, it seems those T&Cs are not explicitly enforced.

In any case, I was responding to the whole "oh, the registered primary guest got delayed and will be coming later" tactic.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #121 on: August 22, 2012, 04:26:34 PM »
I used 75k miles AA from JFK to PPT, this is in coach. I booked two tickets for me and my wife.
I used the SPG50 to book an OTW bungalow at the La Meridan, luckily the prices were very decent.
 
Did you mind sharing  how much you paid for the hotel? Btw how did you search for availability to PPT?

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #122 on: August 22, 2012, 05:48:17 PM »
I called AA everyday for millage flights. It was very hard to get.
 

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #123 on: August 22, 2012, 05:52:26 PM »
I called AA everyday for millage flights. It was very hard to get.

Next time, save the effort of calling and just use aa.com.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #124 on: August 22, 2012, 06:02:20 PM »
Next time, save the effort of calling and just use aa.com.
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I use KVS for TN.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #125 on: August 22, 2012, 06:20:05 PM »
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I use KVS for TN.

1) I doubt he has (or wants to pay for) KVS, considering he was calling every day.

2) I just searched aa.com for NYC-PPT and had no problem finding availability. Was easy.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #126 on: August 22, 2012, 06:39:01 PM »
1) I doubt he has (or wants to pay for) KVS, considering he was calling every day.

2) I just searched aa.com for NYC-PPT and had no problem finding availability. Was easy.
1. I know he doesn't, I'm saying what I do.
2. Really?  Go ahead and give me one day I can fly there as a frum jew. 
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #127 on: August 22, 2012, 07:08:07 PM »
I used 75k miles AA from JFK to PPT, this is in coach. I booked two tickets for me and my wife.
I used the SPG50 to book an OTW bungalow at the La Meridan, luckily the prices were very decent.
 
Awesome!
Glad that's what you did.
Though its not what you said,
I bought two tickets for 75k miles each from JFK to PPT.
I am staying at the la meridian with starwood points.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #128 on: August 22, 2012, 07:14:12 PM »
2. Really?  Go ahead and give me one day I can fly there as a frum jew. 

Ah, I just looked quickly and saw green. They're all over shabbas, I guess?

Even if that's the way currently, it seems OP was able to find dates that worked (unless he's not a frum jew).
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #129 on: August 22, 2012, 07:39:49 PM »
Well ya thats my point. TN ain't on aa so its either KVS or PUTPAC.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #130 on: August 22, 2012, 08:19:38 PM »
Well ya thats my point. TN ain't on aa so its either KVS or PUTPAC.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #131 on: August 22, 2012, 08:34:57 PM »
EF is great.
Or that, I just don't have the need to subscribe to both.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #132 on: August 22, 2012, 09:01:24 PM »
Or that, I just don't have the need to subscribe to both.
Alerts can be priceless...

But for searching regularly KVS is the way to go IMO.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #133 on: August 22, 2012, 09:02:56 PM »
Alerts can be priceless...

But for searching regularly KVS is the way to go IMO.
I guess.  When I need something I just check it twice a day.  Just moved from CX J to F on JFK-YVR that way. Gotta burn that BA account to the ground ;)
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #134 on: August 22, 2012, 09:38:51 PM »
2. Really?  Go ahead and give me one day I can fly there as a frum jew. 
Just a quick search pulled up for 2,
19 Jun 2013 AA         3735    CLE   10:30     ORD   10:50     Business Class
19 Jun 2013 AA         1247    ORD   11:25     LAX   13:50     Business Class
19 Jun 2013 TN         17        LAX   16:00     PPT   21:30      Business Class