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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1060 on: December 31, 2014, 07:05:24 PM »
Two disconnected calls, three hours of research, four hours on the phone with Delta, five reservation agents, deleting legs, ticketing, adding the legs back, and then reticketing right as the window to book this type of ticket closes forever, and it's done.

All in business except for the first JFK-LAX leg.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1061 on: December 31, 2014, 07:10:52 PM »
Congrats! Did you guarantee an OWB?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1062 on: December 31, 2014, 07:12:03 PM »
Awesome!
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1063 on: December 31, 2014, 07:12:13 PM »
Amazing! MEL or BOB first?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1064 on: December 31, 2014, 07:12:59 PM »
Congrats! Did you guarantee an OWB?

OWB? What's that?

Amazing! MEL or BOB first?

BOB.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1065 on: December 31, 2014, 07:14:12 PM »
OWB? What's that?

BOB.
Over Water Bungalow.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1066 on: December 31, 2014, 07:15:45 PM »
Over Water Bungalow.

Was kidding. No, haven't dealt with accommodations yet.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1067 on: December 31, 2014, 07:17:26 PM »
Was kidding. No, haven't dealt with accommodations yet.
Figured  :D

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1068 on: December 31, 2014, 07:21:52 PM »
Figured  :D

But considering IC Thalasso doesn't have a single award night available for the whole of 2015 after Feb 9, I may be in a tent :)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1069 on: December 31, 2014, 07:26:35 PM »
I'm waiting to see a great circle mapper map of your upcoming trip tomorrow :D
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1070 on: December 31, 2014, 07:27:44 PM »
I'm waiting to see a great circle mapper map of your upcoming trip tomorrow :D

Your wish is my command:

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1071 on: December 31, 2014, 07:31:01 PM »
Your wish is my command:


It's much easier to relate to it now that I can visualize it, thanks.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1072 on: December 31, 2014, 07:35:47 PM »
OWB? What's that?
LOVE. No joke, I'm smiling.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1073 on: December 31, 2014, 07:42:25 PM »
Two disconnected calls, three hours of research, four hours on the phone with Delta, five reservation agents, deleting legs, ticketing, adding the legs back, and then reticketing right as the window to book this type of ticket closes forever, and it's done.

All in business except for the first JFK-LAX leg.

4 days in BOB and 7 days in MEL.


Points used and how many?
Quaerite et Invenietis.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1074 on: December 31, 2014, 07:48:33 PM »
Points used and how many?
Delta 160,000?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1075 on: December 31, 2014, 07:49:41 PM »
Yep. 160K DL p/p.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1076 on: December 31, 2014, 08:53:00 PM »
Nice!

You're going to feel, exactly, what we guys who generally fly business class feel when we fly economy  ;D
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1077 on: December 31, 2014, 09:51:50 PM »
It's much easier to relate to it now that I can visualize it, thanks.

Agree, so much of a difference the map makes. Have a great trip.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1078 on: January 01, 2015, 09:24:26 AM »
Nice!

You're going to feel, exactly, what we guys who generally fly business class feel when we fly economy  ;D

:)


Agree, so much of a difference the map makes. Have a great trip.

I tend to think so, but I get the feeling he was being facetious.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1079 on: January 01, 2015, 09:28:59 AM »
But considering IC Thalasso doesn't have a single award night available for the whole of 2015 after Feb 9, I may be in a tent :)
Why makes me go ??? because I believe you told me the whole appeal of BOB and MLE over other islands is the OWB. I thought you would never book a trip out there if you didn't have the accomodations first.