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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1820 on: February 14, 2017, 01:26:31 AM »
You stated your opinion (albeit without any experience), and I stated mine (with experience).
Which is exactly why I said "I think" and "I don't really know."
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1821 on: February 14, 2017, 02:38:55 AM »
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Considered it. Don't have a buyer though..
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1822 on: February 19, 2017, 02:18:00 AM »
Can you book mixed class awards with Aegean Airlines? For example NYC-TLV with a stop. Long haul Business class, and short haul economy since it's not real business anyways. If possible, how many miles would that be?

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« Reply #1823 on: March 14, 2017, 04:10:43 PM »
Quote from: pinigee on Today at 12:30:35 PM
LOOKING FOR
Round trip
Non-stop, Max 1 stop
NYC- TLV
Exact dates only
Departure dates: MAY 17TH at night
Return airports: Ben Gurion, Israel
Return dates:  MAY 28TH either time.
Class: BIZ CLASS OR FIRST
Seats: 2
I have 430,000 CSR
and 170,000 MR
Not showing any saver biz on united (only turkish which i dont want to stop)
should i open united cc or wait till 3/23 for Singapore to change chart.  as of now Singaopre doesnt have anything either available

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1824 on: March 14, 2017, 04:20:41 PM »
How is waiting for SQ to change going to help your situation? They can only book UA saver space anyway.
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« Reply #1825 on: March 20, 2017, 11:16:04 PM »
Explain this to me pls When XN9 class isnít showing in my dates does that mean that business saver award will never open for this dates or just itís not available nnow and could open up, (If itís just showing that itís only now not available whats the point of this export mode i can also see that itís not available on the dates without export mode..)

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1826 on: March 20, 2017, 11:19:15 PM »
Explain this to me pls When XN9 class isnít showing in my dates does that mean that business saver award will never open for this dates or just itís not available nnow and could open up, (If itís just showing that itís only now not available whats the point of this export mode i can also see that itís not available on the dates without export mode..)
It means that it's currently not available,possible that it opens up closer  to the flight.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1827 on: March 20, 2017, 11:30:26 PM »
So whats my benefit of searching export mode, the fact that's it's currently unavailable I already see on the website that's it's not giving me  availability..?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1828 on: March 21, 2017, 07:49:23 AM »
So whats my benefit of searching export mode, the fact that's it's currently unavailable I already see on the website that's it's not giving me  availability..?
1. XN is expanded economy saver, not business saver.

2. Not everyone can see everything just by searching. e.g. If you don't have a United CC or don't have status you won't see expanded economy and business saver respectively just by searching the website without expert mode.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1829 on: March 21, 2017, 08:19:00 AM »
1. XN is expanded economy saver, not business saver.

2. Not everyone can see everything just by searching. e.g. If you don't have a United CC or don't have status you won't see expanded economy and business saver respectively just by searching the website without expert mode.
In others words if I do have the United card this is no help for me to find availability. And what I still don't understand is if someone doesn't have the card what does he have of seeing that it's available for elite or card members he can't book it..

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1830 on: March 21, 2017, 07:11:26 PM »
New to the forum - sorry if this has been asked before.  If award shows available on Miles & More, should i be able to get it thru UA by calling in?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1831 on: March 21, 2017, 07:15:07 PM »
New to the forum - sorry if this has been asked before.  If award shows available on Miles & More, should i be able to get it thru UA by calling in?
Saver space should be available although that doesn't apply to first class. Why not just check on UA?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1832 on: March 21, 2017, 07:26:46 PM »
New to the forum - sorry if this has been asked before.  If award shows available on Miles & More, should i be able to get it thru UA by calling in?
not necessarily as m&m releases more saver seats for their own members

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1833 on: March 21, 2017, 07:47:05 PM »
not showing up on UA website, but often Swiss awards don't show up there

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1834 on: March 23, 2017, 11:42:12 PM »
Not finding any LH availability in J on UA mid-August or late December TLV/FRA/MUC to JFK/EWR. Is it just too early or no availability at all?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1835 on: March 28, 2017, 01:04:14 PM »
did miles and more change there policy about having an isreali address making tlv-nyc 52k?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1836 on: March 28, 2017, 01:11:21 PM »
did miles and more change there policy about having an isreali address making tlv-nyc 52k?
no

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1837 on: March 28, 2017, 01:13:45 PM »
no

Why am I only getting 92k for that trip online? Checked on 2 accounts.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1838 on: March 28, 2017, 01:14:32 PM »
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1839 on: March 28, 2017, 01:15:19 PM »
Lately showing 92k

So calling in will be 52 or 92?