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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #405 on: September 13, 2012, 05:22:40 AM »
Well, if you wrote your email address incorrectly, you can sign up again, with the correctly spelled one, and it won't be a dupicate.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #406 on: September 13, 2012, 10:03:48 AM »

Which *A program would let me book JFK-IST-TLV, OCT 9th?
United doesn't.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #407 on: September 16, 2012, 04:37:20 AM »
Some programs allow for more availability when giving extra miles.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #408 on: September 19, 2012, 04:02:47 PM »
how do u actually book  a reward flight with star alliance or ana?
i've been able to search for flights bur havent been able to book it with rewards

btw can you search one way trip on ANA?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #409 on: October 11, 2012, 01:37:34 PM »
How would i search on United.com an award ticket, going from NYC to TLV on April 24 coming back the 29th at which time i would like to stop over in "any" city for a full day.
for example can put in europe? or do i need to search every city separetly?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #410 on: October 11, 2012, 02:19:13 PM »
Need to search each city separately
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #411 on: October 12, 2012, 02:35:29 AM »
How likely is it for United to open up saver award availability for EWR-TLV direct flights 11/21/12-11/28/12?
Any idea? Is it a big risk?

Because right now I can get saver award PHL-TLV for those dates. For the way there I will have to buy a separate ticket for NYC-PHL and on the way back it is not a problem because the stopover is in EWR.
Is there a chance that I can convince an agent to book the PHL-TLV and ask her to add a EWR-PHL still at saver award?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #412 on: October 12, 2012, 09:18:29 AM »
Don't see why you wouldn't be able to add EWR-PHL at a later point.
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Re: Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #413 on: October 12, 2012, 09:48:40 AM »
Don't see why you wouldn't be able to add EWR-PHL at a later point.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #414 on: October 16, 2012, 09:43:22 AM »
Hello all. First time posting here. :D
So my company is sending me to Sinagpore and Hong Kong for 2 weeks.
Booking from EWR to SIN via Singapore Air.
Should i sign up for a singapore airlines membership or can the miles flown be credited to my United membership.
On my way back from Hong Kong i would like to go to Tel Aviv for Friday and back to EWR on Sunday.
Using ITA to find flights , they all come up as $5000 or more.
Using United to search I come up with flights that land too late on Friday.
I've tried ANA to search but the partner airlines is grayed out for some reason.
any suggestions would be helpful.
Thanks

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #415 on: October 23, 2012, 07:24:59 AM »
On ANA you have to search 1st for a flight that ANA flies, e.g. NY to Tokyo, then you can change it to any other airport or flight you want, read the original post on page 1.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #416 on: November 06, 2012, 01:36:15 PM »
@Dan
Why not add into your flying to Israel summary to fly to Europe on US metal during low season for 35k, and then check for an Avios or other ticket into Israel? I believe the 5k discount for card members would also apply.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #417 on: November 06, 2012, 01:38:16 PM »
@Dan
Why not add into your flying to Israel summary to fly to Europe on US metal during low season for 35k, and then check for an Avios or other ticket into Israel? I believe the 5k discount for card members would also apply.
The summary is just for booking a single ticket.  People complain as it is that it's too much for them to comprehend.
Feel free to leave a comment there though, maybe it'll help someone out.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #418 on: November 06, 2012, 01:55:20 PM »
The summary is just for booking a single ticket.  People complain as it is that it's too much for them to comprehend.
Feel free to leave a comment there though, maybe it'll help someone out.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #419 on: November 08, 2012, 11:34:40 PM »
This isn't a star alliance question, but since there is no OW master thread:

Anyone know how fluid Cathay F availability is?

I only see one date that is open in May 2013 HKG-JFK (the 14th), and I'm looking for something between 15th and 23rd.
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