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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2320 on: January 25, 2020, 07:26:20 PM »
What would be the best way to book in J the following with LH
UA charges per segment
MUC-BUD (12 hr stopover) -FRA- EWR

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2321 on: January 28, 2020, 12:53:38 PM »
Dan posted the new United status system that United gives miles as well as status with partner airlines I have a question I hope someone can help me with. A UA rt flight from Toronto to TLV gets me 650 PQP's. However, if I reserve an Air Canada flight on the United website I'd get 1158 PQP's. That's almost double. My question is being that I usually buy my airline tickets with either Amex or Chase points, do you think I can get the Air Canada flight and still get my PQP'S? I'd love to hold on to my 1K status for 2021. Thanks.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2322 on: February 17, 2020, 02:12:25 PM »
Trying to figure out if it pays for me to buy a star alliance award upgrade with a3, can someone tell me what the fees would be on a flight JFK-GVA?
I can't see since I am bit short on points and would need to buy them to get the full picture. TIA
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2323 on: March 11, 2020, 07:30:31 PM »
If I have a Star Alliance ticket booked with SQ miles that have already expired and want to change the ticket date (obviously before ticket expiration) and origin/destination, what are my options? (Cannot redeposit b/c the miles already expired).
Getting mixed messages from agents.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2324 on: May 04, 2021, 02:26:35 AM »
From ANAs a partner award rules:
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3 There are restrictions regarding the selection of connecting points

Now while I'm assuming it is I just want to confirm, is this including stopovers, or is it just for connections?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2325 on: May 07, 2021, 05:20:20 PM »
What are the best miles and way to find award flight to fly on Air Canada from YYZ to TLV?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2326 on: May 15, 2021, 11:55:56 PM »
From ANAs a partner award rules:
Now while I'm assuming it is I just want to confirm, is this including stopovers, or is it just for connections?
i called in and was able to price a flight with a stopover in a region you cant connect in so it seems it's just for connections.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2327 on: June 24, 2021, 08:40:04 AM »
I'm seeing lots of availability at all levels for AC tlv-yyz on Aeroplan site, but nothing showing on united.. Any way around this?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2328 on: July 27, 2021, 11:06:53 AM »
Looking for an award flight from Was to Venice, and then open jaw from Venice to Was a week later, J, of course.
Most of the long haul flights are on Lufthansa metal and thus have very high fuel surcharges, but there are some on UA metal. Assuming i can work with that, the flight from FRA/MUC to VCE and from FCO back to FRA/MUC are all Lufthansa metal. If i book paid Y tickets through the chase portal for the short haul, will i be able to check my bags all the way through? And will i have to pay for bags for the short haul Y flights, if the long haul is J?
More importantly, if there is a schedule change on one of the flights, will the airlines work with me on date changes etc. if the flights are booked separately?