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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1875 on: May 07, 2017, 11:25:27 AM »

M&M have no YQ on LO

I just checked and you are correct, However, online it's showing an extra $75 fee pp listed as "domestic/international surcharge"

any idea what that is, and if there is a way to get rid of it?


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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1876 on: May 07, 2017, 12:26:02 PM »
I just checked and you are correct, However, online it's showing an extra $75 fee pp listed as "domestic/international surcharge"

any idea what that is, and if there is a way to get rid of it?

Lol is that a surprise?

No sorry, post in the M&M thread

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1877 on: May 07, 2017, 12:27:44 PM »
I saw a few days ago on live and let's fly that ac is having problems seeing lx availability even when its definitely available
Lol I love how I can book quickly changes to I can take it to booking page.
Any info on this?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1878 on: May 07, 2017, 06:39:14 PM »
Lol is that a surprise?


Sorry for mentioning it, really

On a second thought, I stand corrected. When I search for LX with m&m the YQ of $181.32 is listed under the same category "domestic/international surcharge"

Which would suggest the $75 charge on LO, although relatively low, is indeed YQ

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1879 on: May 11, 2017, 08:54:54 AM »
Can someone please help me as I cant find the answer.
I have  been getting crappy mileage points for flying on united. Dan always says its usually better to  "credit" the points to Singapore. My question is, if I do so, how can i book a flight on United using singapore points? call singapore by phone? Also, is  the rewards the same as united redemption? Meaning, a trip from EWR to FLL lets say is 12.5k on united portal, It will cost me 12.5 singapore points? how does that work?
Lastly, is it good for all flights, or only selected ones, like avios only works on Super Saver for american..
APPRECIATE it greatly!!

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1880 on: May 11, 2017, 09:11:11 AM »
Can someone please help me as I cant find the answer.
I have  been getting crappy mileage points for flying on united. Dan always says its usually better to  "credit" the points to Singapore. My question is, if I do so, how can i book a flight on United using singapore points? call singapore by phone? Also, is  the rewards the same as united redemption? Meaning, a trip from EWR to FLL lets say is 12.5k on united portal, It will cost me 12.5 singapore points? how does that work?
Lastly, is it good for all flights, or only selected ones, like avios only works on Super Saver for american..
APPRECIATE it greatly!!
https://www.singaporeair.com/pdf/ppsclub_krisflyer/charts/StarAlliance_RoundTrip.pdf

Partners only bookable on the phone. You can first search on United website for Saver availability and then call SQ to book.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1881 on: May 11, 2017, 11:33:17 AM »
this is great, thank you...  Singapore credits it based on miles to the destination?  a flughtnis 1200 miles, so you get apporx. 1200 points?
also, can a family pool their singapore point accounts?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1882 on: May 11, 2017, 12:36:18 PM »
this is great, thank you...  Singapore credits it based on miles to the destination?  a flughtnis 1200 miles, so you get apporx. 1200 points?
also, can a family pool their singapore point accounts?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1883 on: May 11, 2017, 01:15:05 PM »
Thank YOU!

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1884 on: May 21, 2017, 01:09:17 PM »
i tried hard wouldnt do anything..paid the $125 and moved on

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1885 on: May 21, 2017, 04:20:20 PM »
i tried hard wouldnt do anything..paid the $125 and moved on
what $125?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1886 on: May 22, 2017, 12:30:22 AM »
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Can someone tell me if you can do workaround shtick like book 8 weeks later and flip it back to save on taxes when booking Singapore on partner airlines like flying tlv to Newark via Zurich etc I know Singapore has no close in fees but to get the taxes lower book tlv to Newark via Zurich July 30 and flip it back to the real date that I really want to fly tlv Zurich to Newark  6 weeks earlier  whoever takes the time and answers tavaoi aleichem bracha

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1887 on: May 22, 2017, 12:37:34 AM »
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1888 on: May 22, 2017, 01:27:14 AM »
Posted it in the wrong forum by accident should I delete the old post?sorry

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #1889 on: May 22, 2017, 01:29:05 PM »
Posted it in the wrong forum by accident should I delete the old post?sorry
Yes you should. In general the members of this forum are very willing to help but have an expectation that people make the effort not to make it more difficult than needed. That is simple manners as well. Part of that is to not clog the forums with double posts and to try to find the answer already posted. Also included is to make your post way to read by using punctuation in your sentences. It can sometimes make you add it in on a phone. That is still less than any post someone makes to try and help you. Please follow simple etiquette.
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