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From: Ben Gurion, Israel
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Author Topic: SkyTeam Award Search Tips  (Read 102179 times)

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #300 on: January 21, 2016, 01:23:30 PM »
105k OW

Or 180K RT.

Not a bad deal right there.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #301 on: January 31, 2016, 09:06:12 PM »
I'm looking for a ow from tlv-cdg-ewr checked Fb although the first leg is available, the second leg by delta isn't. I checked Delta's site and they won't piece it together either but that leg alone is available  for 37.5k as apposed to the usual 30k, my question is, if the last tier isn't available does that mean it was already released and booked/does it mean that they won't be releasing more to partnering airlines? Tia
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #302 on: February 01, 2016, 12:17:23 AM »
I'm looking for a ow from tlv-cdg-ewr checked Fb although the first leg is available, the second leg by delta isn't. I checked Delta's site and they won't piece it together either but that leg alone is available  for 37.5k as apposed to the usual 30k, my question is, if the last tier isn't available does that mean it was already released and booked/does it mean that they won't be releasing more to partnering airlines? Tia

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #303 on: February 09, 2016, 10:29:29 AM »
Is there anyway to book a RT ticket with J on 1 leg and Y on the other (while only paying the cost of J for 1 way and Y for 1 way)?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #304 on: February 09, 2016, 02:40:17 PM »
Is there anyway to book a RT ticket with J on 1 leg and Y on the other (while only paying the cost of J for 1 way and Y for 1 way)?
Yes, depends on the program

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #305 on: February 09, 2016, 02:57:13 PM »
Yes, depends on the program
Trying to get it to work on AF, but I can't see anyway to choose 2 separate classes.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #306 on: February 09, 2016, 09:31:54 PM »
Why don't you just book two one ways with AF?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #307 on: February 09, 2016, 09:59:03 PM »
Why don't you just book two one ways with AF?
The taxes come out cheaper when I book it as a RT.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #308 on: February 10, 2016, 05:14:37 AM »
Does AF have more availability for it's own members?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #309 on: February 10, 2016, 08:23:36 AM »
Does AF have more availability for it's own members?
Yup.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #310 on: February 10, 2016, 08:40:15 AM »

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #311 on: February 10, 2016, 01:10:52 PM »
Yup.
In what classes? To all flying blue ones or only elites?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #312 on: February 10, 2016, 01:12:27 PM »
In what classes? To all flying blue ones or only elites?

From what I see, both Y and J that's available on a non status FB account isn't showing on DL.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #313 on: February 25, 2016, 12:35:58 AM »
We all know Korean releases much more J availability to its own members then partner, forcing you to use their site to search availability.
Is it just me or does the Korean site incorrectly show multi leg awards as available when they aren't?

Eg search SIN-LAX in J on 6/5, it'll show as available via ICN
When in reality only SIN-ICN is available, and ICN-LAX would be in Y.
I searched ICN-LAX separately and it showed unavailable.
I confirmed this with phone rep.
Or is it really available, but only as a married segment?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #314 on: February 25, 2016, 09:20:53 AM »
We all know Korean releases much more J availability to its own members then partner, forcing you to use their site to search availability.
Is it just me or does the Korean site incorrectly show multi leg awards as available when they aren't?

Eg search SIN-LAX in J on 6/5, it'll show as available via ICN
When in reality only SIN-ICN is available, and ICN-LAX would be in Y.
I searched ICN-LAX separately and it showed unavailable.
I confirmed this with phone rep.
Or is it really available, but only as a married segment?
With KE you need to search each leg individually for avialability, then piece it together for miles / taxes.

If booking a RT, some routes it's cheaper taxes to do OW + OW and some routes it's cheaper to book as a RT, so check both options.
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