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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #180 on: March 10, 2011, 05:43:34 PM »
Hi everyone, i'm new here...

Trying to search for star alliance partners from China to New Zealand, I created an account by ANA but still can't search, is there any other option except Continental??
Aeroplan.
See the first post of this thread for ANA workaround.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #181 on: March 11, 2011, 02:27:06 PM »
On Aeroplans web site they show only AC flights,
am I wrong ?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #182 on: March 11, 2011, 02:39:41 PM »
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #183 on: March 11, 2011, 02:43:10 PM »
Thanks Dan.
I'll try to figure out how to search on aeroplan.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #184 on: March 23, 2011, 11:26:17 PM »
Aeroplan is the most awesome website on mileage deals,  example i am going from jfk to pvg (china) and i wanted a stop in poland, so the way goes somewaht like this

 to FRA, FRA to WAW, WAW to ZRH, ZRH to PVG,  Then the way back its from PVG to ORD, and then to LGA

And everything First class, and for only 120,000 miles,   

Its just interesting how aeroplan has better deals then united & all other star alliance members itself

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #185 on: March 23, 2011, 11:57:53 PM »
@AsherO:
Poland! maby he is going to lizensk,

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #186 on: March 23, 2011, 11:59:49 PM »
@AsherO:
Poland! maby he is going to lizensk,

Whoops. :D

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #187 on: March 24, 2011, 11:34:05 PM »
Bingo, yeah lizensk is the deal,
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #188 on: April 20, 2011, 07:07:09 PM »
@mayer, pls reread your post, I believe you typed a mistake in your routing.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #189 on: April 24, 2011, 12:29:36 PM »
Is it possible to ever find first class availability on partner airlines on CO.com? Say im looking to go from JFK to LHR or anywhere in Europe.

i always see business class avail. I sat on hold with CO last night for 30 minutes and had them look for me. They told me that when its available, it can be found online.
Anyone know more on this topic?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #190 on: April 24, 2011, 12:33:26 PM »
Is it possible to ever find first class availability on partner airlines on CO.com?
No.
AC/ANA are your best bets for F.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #191 on: April 30, 2011, 11:31:13 PM »
Which *A sites show LX availability?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #192 on: April 30, 2011, 11:40:46 PM »
Which *A sites show LX availability?
ANA, Aeroplan, and Lufthansa.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #193 on: May 01, 2011, 07:32:15 AM »
ANA, Aeroplan, and Lufthansa.
The availability you see on LH is only for miles & More redemptions, not partner redemptions.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #194 on: May 01, 2011, 11:05:00 AM »
The availability you see on LH is only for miles & More redemptions, not partner redemptions.
LX is part of miles and more.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #195 on: May 01, 2011, 11:35:46 AM »
LX is part of miles and more.
He mean that you wont necessarily be able to redeem with non-MM *A miles,
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #196 on: May 01, 2011, 11:39:19 AM »
He mean that you wont necessarily be able to redeem with non-MM *A miles,
Gotcha.
How big is the difference in availability?

Interestingly I've been finding some LH J/F availability on the CO preview site that ANA/KVS doesn't come up with.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #197 on: May 01, 2011, 02:25:04 PM »

Interestingly I've been finding some LH J/F availability on the CO preview site that ANA/KVS doesn't come up with.

Does it come up on aeroplan?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #198 on: May 02, 2011, 03:04:36 PM »
Gotcha.
How big is the difference in availability?

Interestingly I've been finding some LH J/F availability on the CO preview site that ANA/KVS doesn't come up with.
Take for example JFK-ZRH premium class, the difference is tremendous. Its going to be when there are only a few seats in a whole year that are available at one time to partners...

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #199 on: May 08, 2011, 03:40:42 PM »
In general, how hard is it to snag a *A F seat on a trip to TLV? Seems like both LH and LX have almost no availability in F for any of the flights to/from LAX. Is that because there is only one flight a day to FRA (I'd rather not go through MUC because I want the F Terminal if possible) and ZRH on each airline?