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first of all, is this the best way to do this one way trip from israel to NYC?

Second, i want to book now for april, what happens if i want to change it later o cancel all together, how many miles will i lose


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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2013, 01:18:32 AM »
first of all, is this the best way to do this one way trip from israel to NYC?

Second, i want to book now for april, what happens if i want to change it later o cancel all together, how many miles will i lose
1)With BA miles, yes

2)$40 OR you just lose the taxes. Your choice.


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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2013, 01:29:19 AM »
1)With BA miles, yes

2)$40 OR you just lose the taxes. Your choice.
imo for economy seats that is the cheapest option.
2) with air Berlin it would be cheaper to lose the tax

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2013, 03:23:50 PM »
cheaper then ana with us airways or united?

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2013, 03:26:45 PM »
1)With BA miles, yes

2)$40 OR you just lose the taxes. Your choice.
Please clarify;
"$40" = you get back your miles and taxes, by just paying a $40 fee?

"Lose the taxes" = pay no fee, get back your miles, but just lose the (~$80 in) taxes?

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2013, 03:29:00 PM »
Please clarify;
"$40" = you get back your miles and taxes, by just paying a $40 fee?

"Lose the taxes" = pay no fee, get back your miles, but just lose the (~$80 in) taxes?

Thanks
Correct.

So if your taxes our lower than $40, than you would just lose taxes.

And if they are higher, then just pay the $40 fee.

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2013, 02:03:33 PM »
Correct.

So if your taxes our lower than $40, than you would just lose taxes.

And if they are higher, then just pay the $40 fee.
Thanks!

Well then if that's the case, then..
imo for economy seats that is the cheapest option.
2) with air Berlin it would be cheaper to lose the tax
Incorrect, an AB flight OW TLV-NYC has ~$80+ of YQ.  I flew this route more than once.

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2013, 02:08:00 PM »
Incorrect, an AB flight OW TLV-NYC has ~$80+ of YQ.  I flew this route more than once.
Correct.

I think Smart brit was talking about NYC - TLV via TXL, where the taxes are less than $40 IIRC.

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2013, 02:09:41 PM »
Correct.

I think Smart brit was talking about NYC - TLV via TXL, where the taxes are less than $40 IIRC.
That would make sense..

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2013, 02:05:58 AM »
That would make sense..
Correct.

I think Smart brit was talking about NYC - TLV via TXL, where the taxes are less than $40 IIRC.
and via dus too

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2013, 11:01:04 AM »


 an AB flight OW TLV-NYC

what does this mean

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2013, 11:03:21 AM »
what does this mean
Air Berlin One Way from TLV - NYC

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2013, 01:22:14 PM »
Air Berlin One Way from TLV - NYC

so why would that have more taxes than NYC-TLV

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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2013, 04:34:49 PM »
so why would that have more taxes than NYC-TLV
Departing from israel there is more taxes.


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Re: Using BA miles for air berlin from Israel to NYC refund policy
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2013, 04:25:16 PM »
Departing from israel there is more taxes.



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