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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2240 on: February 26, 2019, 11:18:40 PM »
can a3 book LH F FRA/MUC- JFK? one way?
14 days or less before...like every other partner.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2241 on: February 27, 2019, 09:33:30 AM »
14 days or less before...like every other partner.
got it. thx

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2242 on: February 27, 2019, 11:22:34 AM »
is there a way to create a notification if award availability opens up?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2243 on: February 27, 2019, 11:25:13 AM »
is there a way to create a notification if award availability opens up?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2244 on: February 27, 2019, 11:31:37 AM »
was about to book tlv-zrh-jfk and when going to select seats, noticed tlv-zrh was the fake j. huge letdown
anyone have experience that LX switched aircraft to either 777 or a330 with lie flat? early am flight end of march

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2245 on: February 27, 2019, 11:44:53 AM »
They move them around all the time, usually from wide body to narrow body, but IINM can happen the other way too
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2246 on: February 27, 2019, 03:11:44 PM »
Do elite accounts have access to better award availability?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2247 on: February 27, 2019, 03:20:47 PM »
Depends on the Airline but only for their metal. (Or group)
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2248 on: February 27, 2019, 03:24:33 PM »
Turkish?
SAA?
AF?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2249 on: February 27, 2019, 03:34:47 PM »
Turkish?
SAA?
AF?
Can you maybe tell us what and when you are trying to book instead of asking general questions. Or put it out there in the Award search help thread. AF isnt *A airline.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2250 on: March 07, 2019, 10:06:49 AM »
Can anyone on here help me with booking a ticket using United miles on a Lufthansa flight for business class. no saver award showing up

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2251 on: March 07, 2019, 10:17:12 AM »
For what date? If there is / will be then it should show up on United site.

Awards usally open up closer to travel date.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2252 on: March 07, 2019, 10:18:58 AM »
Can anyone on here help me with booking a ticket using United miles on a Lufthansa flight for business class. no saver award showing up
LH has expanded availability for their own miles, so just because it's showing there it doesn't mean UA can book.
Did you see it anywhere else?
Is the flight less than 2 weeks out?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2253 on: March 07, 2019, 10:22:31 AM »
LH has expanded availability for their own miles, so just because it's showing there it doesn't mean UA can book.
Did you see it anywhere else?
Is the flight less than 2 weeks out?
The only other place I saw it was on Lufthansa website for 2500 usd
flight is 3 weeks out. I have plenty of United miles and 1k status...not sure if that helps

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2254 on: March 07, 2019, 10:24:44 AM »
The only other place I saw it was on Lufthansa website for 2500 usd
flight is 3 weeks out. I have plenty of United miles and 1k status...not sure if that helps
It has to be available for awards on a saver level to be able to book with UA. Not likely over 2 weeks out.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2255 on: March 17, 2019, 11:21:03 PM »
I am looking to use SQ in J to go to TLV, when I search on united it says there is space (not saver)- is there any trick I am missing? I am still a real noobie at searching for award tickets, any help would be appreciated. TIA

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2256 on: March 17, 2019, 11:23:33 PM »
Not saver=can't book with partners.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2257 on: March 17, 2019, 11:26:15 PM »
I am looking to use SQ in J to go to TLV, when I search on united it says there is space (not saver)- is there any trick I am missing? I am still a real noobie at searching for award tickets, any help would be appreciated. TIA

SQ awards are currently not available througu UA.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2258 on: March 17, 2019, 11:26:57 PM »
ok, so whats the best way search then, I dont have to fly united, I know there will be YQ,

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2259 on: March 17, 2019, 11:27:43 PM »
SQ awards are currently not available througu UA.
I thought that was using united miles on SQ?