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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2260 on: March 17, 2019, 11:28:27 PM »
SQ awards are currently not available througu UA.
Pretty sure he's try to use SQ miles.
ok, so whats the best way search then, I dont have to fly united, I know there will be YQ,
Singaporeair.com
Or UA as a search engine, but only look at the saver awards
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2261 on: March 17, 2019, 11:31:21 PM »
You seem confused. What currency do you want to use, on what metal, and where are you searching?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2262 on: March 17, 2019, 11:32:59 PM »
Pretty sure he's try to use SQ miles.Singaporeair.com
Or UA as a search engine, but only look at the saver awards
so singaporeair will pick up austrian and turkish etc.. if they are options? even if its 2 stops?

I have singapore miles that I want to use to go from ORD to TLV, in J, I am just trying to find out the best way to search

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2263 on: March 20, 2019, 08:41:19 AM »
Anybody with enough M&M miles to do an award search please PM me, need to check on a certain date if LO has better availability then on UA. Thanks!

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2264 on: March 26, 2019, 08:46:36 PM »
so singaporeair will pick up austrian and turkish etc.. if they are options? even if its 2 stops?

I have singapore miles that I want to use to go from ORD to TLV, in J, I am just trying to find out the best way to search

Search on United.com for SAVER awards only, or use Singapore's website.
In my experience, however, Singapore's website doesn't always show all award space and you may need to call if you see Star Alliance awards elsewhere that don't show up on SQ's site.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2265 on: March 27, 2019, 01:32:13 AM »
Search on United.com for SAVER awards only, or use Singapore's website.
In my experience, however, Singapore's website doesn't always show all award space and you may need to call if you see Star Alliance awards elsewhere that don't show up on SQ's site.
I searched on united web site and did calendar view, I saw some business saver space on luftansa,  for 85k united, I called SQ to book it, she said she can only waitlist me and she cant do that on partner bookings. she also couldnt tell me what the YQ would be bec she could only waitlist me, HUCA? any idea what the YQ would be?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2266 on: April 04, 2019, 12:18:50 PM »
What is the best currency to use to book LH F transatlantic?
I have UR, MR, UA and Marriott but I may be able to get something else if it's significantly better.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2267 on: April 04, 2019, 12:19:18 PM »
LM
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2268 on: April 04, 2019, 12:48:42 PM »
LM
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2269 on: April 24, 2019, 08:26:26 PM »
Trying to help someone book a trip to Israel for Sukkot. He has plenty of UA miles...is his only option seeing whats available on UA and booking accordingly... there is nothing direct and not much even with a normal stopover. Yom Kipur is Wednesday 10/9 so need to get from NY to TLV between then and Sukkot.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2270 on: April 24, 2019, 08:27:30 PM »
Trying to help someone book a trip to Israel for Sukkot. He has plenty of UA miles...is his only option seeing whats available on UA and booking accordingly... there is nothing direct and not much even with a normal stopover. Yom Kipur is Wednesday 10/9 so need to get from NY to TLV between then and Sukkot.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2271 on: May 14, 2019, 06:43:22 PM »
I was looking for 2 seats Bus on BR JFK-TPE but all the dates shows only 1 seat (Expert flyer also). Anyone knows how long before the flight they open more seats?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2272 on: May 16, 2019, 06:59:25 PM »
Looking for the person that booked today 4 seats EWR-TLV UA 90 8/4/19 saver award economy.
Was my friend

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2273 on: May 22, 2019, 07:42:23 PM »
Any tips for finding TAP availability? Do they open up closer in?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2274 on: July 08, 2019, 12:15:44 PM »
is there a way for me to search for cheep miles flights from Europe to ny

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2275 on: July 08, 2019, 12:27:07 PM »
is there a way for me to search for cheep miles flights from Europe to ny
Search on United.
You can then book with LM, AC, SQ, ANA etc. Depending on your currency available and other configurations.
Check also https://www.awardhacker.com/ to see the cheapest one.
Ua & lm you'll never pay YQ. Others will depend on the airline. Not all the tickets showing on UA you'll be able to book with other partners, especially on lm.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2276 on: July 08, 2019, 09:50:31 PM »
i meant i need to search from any city in Europe what is the cheapest ticket

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2277 on: July 09, 2019, 02:45:13 AM »


is there a way for me to search for cheep miles flights from Europe to ny
i meant i need to search from any city in Europe what is the cheapest ticket
This is probably as close as you'll get.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2278 on: July 31, 2019, 11:57:33 AM »
What’s the best way to book TK biz HKT - TLV? United 60k?
Tried finding BKK - TLV not having any luck on any airlines the dates I need.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2279 on: August 01, 2019, 09:04:46 PM »
Where do ppl see  awards for 7.5 (its possible they price it on the phone that way) but on the website it shows NA as 20K RT in Y and 30K in J
Always praying for delayed baggage.