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From: Ben Gurion, Israel
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Departure dates: December 2016
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Author Topic: SkyTeam Award Search Tips  (Read 336172 times)

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #360 on: November 06, 2016, 04:13:29 PM »
What's best way to book ow MEM-TLV on points? Have mostly UR. and some MR. Leaving in 10 days
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #361 on: November 06, 2016, 11:22:15 PM »
Can you do a one way with Flying Blue for half price?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #362 on: November 06, 2016, 11:44:15 PM »
Can you do a one way with Flying Blue for half price?
Yes.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #363 on: November 06, 2016, 11:44:57 PM »

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #364 on: November 22, 2016, 12:28:51 PM »
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #365 on: December 28, 2016, 10:22:20 AM »
i sent this email to virgin america today if anyone else has any ides how to fix this, it would be appreciated.

To virgin America

I am looking to redeem points on virgin Australia from lax to mel, as of now you can book the lax to Sydney or to Brisbane and connect on to Melbourne, as of the upcoming april thay are starting to fly lax to mel nonstop thay are already marketing those flights and on their website have it available for redemption and even other partners like delta have it. Your rep told me they also see it but cannot book it since they cannot price it out, meaning that for every redemption on partner airlines there is a chart listing every destination [which can be viewed online], however this hasnít been added on yet. I assume it would be 40k round trip economy like lax to syd or Brisbane. I would really appreciate it if you could pass this message on to the right department who take care of this so we can enjoy this new route.

p.s the rep ventured to say that maybe virgin Australia hasnít authorized virgin America to book this route, I find that very hard to believe as literally every other route they fly can be booked.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #366 on: January 04, 2017, 07:37:38 AM »
Looking to maximize 165k DL SkyMiles for roundtrip travel in business/first. Can travel anywhere, Fall 2017.

Is there a search engine that lets you enter origin + number of miles and generates multiple cities?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #367 on: January 04, 2017, 08:35:03 PM »
Looking to maximize 165k DL SkyMiles for roundtrip travel in business/first. Can travel anywhere, Fall 2017.

Is there a search engine that lets you enter origin + number of miles and generates multiple cities?
Not sure.
I would recommend using them for China Airlines maybe to Bali?

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #368 on: January 22, 2017, 04:34:21 PM »
looking to redeem flying blue to mexico on the promotion. looks like it's only to mexico city.. anyway this could also include domestic continuation onto another location in mexico? i.e., to Cancun or somewhere else...? TIA
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #369 on: January 22, 2017, 11:28:36 PM »
Whats the best way to book 2 flights (preferably non-stop) from NYC to VCE on May 4? It looks like the only airline that goes non-stop is Delta.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #370 on: January 22, 2017, 11:43:46 PM »
Whats the best way to book 2 flights (preferably non-stop) from NYC to VCE on May 4? It looks like the only airline that goes non-stop is Delta.
If you want direct, you'll have to book with DL since there's on saver availability (which is needed for partners to book).

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #371 on: January 23, 2017, 07:31:18 AM »
If you want direct, you'll have to book with DL since there's on saver availability (which is needed for partners to book).

So as of now the only way to go direct is with Delta at 50K one way?

Thanks

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #372 on: January 23, 2017, 09:18:25 AM »
So as of now the only way to go direct is with Delta at 50K one way?

Thanks
Using miles for the criteria given, yes.

But look into revenue tickets if you're planning on returning to the US.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #373 on: January 24, 2017, 01:29:55 AM »
looking to redeem flying blue to mexico on the promotion. looks like it's only to mexico city.. anyway this could also include domestic continuation onto another location in mexico? i.e., to Cancun or somewhere else...? TIA
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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #374 on: January 24, 2017, 10:35:29 AM »
Using miles for the criteria given, yes.

But look into revenue tickets if you're planning on returning to the US.

Thanks for the help. The price via delta is very high but I found a good deal on Amex's site using my Biz platinum.

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #375 on: February 09, 2017, 02:12:21 PM »
If I booked a RT with Korean for JFK-OGG-JFK on Delta, can I add an LAX so my routing would look like: JFK-OGG-JFK (stopover)-LAX? Trying to utilize the free stopover but it wouldn't work on their website

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #376 on: February 19, 2017, 07:20:03 PM »
sure BTDT

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Re: SkyTeam Award Search Tips
« Reply #377 on: February 21, 2017, 09:06:29 AM »
sure BTDT

BTDT? never heard that one before

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« Reply #378 on: February 21, 2017, 09:18:26 AM »

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« Reply #379 on: February 21, 2017, 09:38:04 AM »