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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2400 on: October 15, 2018, 11:22:28 PM »
Honestly, looking at pictures of the resort, it doesn't look nearly as nice as the SR and the room definitely doesn't look that private.

But it's something new. And the room is likely nicer.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2401 on: October 15, 2018, 11:24:19 PM »
But it's something new. And the room is likely nicer.
I hear, I guess it depends what you value. It's not like most people here would need the two bedrooms anyway and the SR rooms look gorgeous.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2402 on: November 14, 2018, 05:38:35 PM »
I thought the days of 10cpp (almost to the penny) for Skymiles had gone the way of the Dodo.

...until today.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2403 on: November 14, 2018, 05:55:39 PM »
Why am I not seeing anything near 98k RT?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2404 on: November 14, 2018, 05:56:05 PM »
Why am I not seeing anything near 98k RT?
Look harder. Its there

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2405 on: November 14, 2018, 05:57:33 PM »
Look harder. Its there
Looking at a 5 week chart for December-March
NYC-DUB
NYC-MAD
NYC-CDG...
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2406 on: November 14, 2018, 05:59:27 PM »
Looking at a 5 week chart for December-March
NYC-DUB
NYC-MAD
NYC-CDG...
Try 6 days and work from there.
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 #2407 on: November 14, 2018, 06:00:04 PM »
Try 6 days and work from there.
Interesting. Will have a look.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2408 on: November 14, 2018, 06:03:50 PM »
Still nothing.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2409 on: November 14, 2018, 06:08:33 PM »
Looking at a 5 week chart for December-March
NYC-DUB
NYC-MAD
NYC-CDG...
Interesting. Will have a look.
Still nothing.
Found minimal, but nothing realistic for me I need a early-Mid January departure.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2410 on: November 14, 2018, 07:24:33 PM »
I thought the days of 10cpp (almost to the penny) for Skymiles had gone the way of the Dodo.

...until today.

Nice! Enjoy AMS.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2411 on: November 14, 2018, 07:26:08 PM »
Nice! Enjoy AMS.
Hes going for the Delta one not AMS

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2412 on: November 14, 2018, 07:26:40 PM »
Hes going for the Delta one not AMS
Lol
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2413 on: November 14, 2018, 07:28:08 PM »

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2414 on: November 15, 2018, 12:11:27 AM »
Hes going for the Delta one not AMS
They have a Red Light District on Delta?  :P
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2415 on: November 15, 2018, 12:32:34 AM »
They have a Red Light District on Delta?  :P
yup, just have to make sure you take the suite with a door
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2416 on: December 30, 2018, 09:08:37 AM »
@AJK I found this thread and all your amazing TR's and am blown away.

I have one question: How do you do your scheduling? Take for example the NZ trip, which you booked segment by segment, this things usually only open a week or two in advance, how do you know when that is? Is there a software you use that tells you when one of your legs open on points?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2417 on: January 05, 2019, 07:18:35 PM »
@AJK I found this thread and all your amazing TR's and am blown away.

I have one question: How do you do your scheduling? Take for example the NZ trip, which you booked segment by segment, this things usually only open a week or two in advance, how do you know when that is? Is there a software you use that tells you when one of your legs open on points?

Thanks, @YesThatsMe.

Usually book the longer legs farther in advance and tweak as departure closes in.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2418 on: January 05, 2019, 07:32:19 PM »


EWR-SJU, UA lie-flat J, 18.8K MR
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #2419 on: January 05, 2019, 07:34:06 PM »




EWR-SJU, UA lie-flat J, 18.8K MR
NRR-CPX, V4 economy, 2.5K MR (why CPX? Here's why.)
SJU-SXM, BB economy, 5K MR (why SXM? Here's why.)
SXM-EWR, UA economymissing>"why Economy", 11.4K MR.

5 nights, St. Regis SJU in St. Regis Suite, 240K MT.
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