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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1740 on: January 03, 2016, 04:21:53 PM »
probably only because the seats were still there

They weren't.  He said he was able to do it since I had another hold which was still showing and he was able to verify that I placed both on hold at the same time. 

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1741 on: January 03, 2016, 04:23:53 PM »
probably only because the seats were still there

Same PNR?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1742 on: January 03, 2016, 05:41:36 PM »
I had a hold that went poof on Friday as well.  There were no award seats still available but the CSR was somehow able to revive the hold after I prodded.

EY?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1743 on: January 03, 2016, 05:42:42 PM »
EY?

CX.  My QR hold was still there.

1 PNR once I ticketed, not sure how the PNR works for holds.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1744 on: January 04, 2016, 02:58:10 PM »
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1747 on: January 04, 2016, 03:05:00 PM »
Great tool. Now I need to bookmark it.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1748 on: January 04, 2016, 03:19:13 PM »

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1749 on: January 04, 2016, 03:29:20 PM »
Saw that but what does it have over the many others?
Which others do you use?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1750 on: January 04, 2016, 03:35:03 PM »
Which others do you use?
awardnexus, milez.biz, awardace, flyermiler....
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1751 on: January 04, 2016, 03:59:39 PM »
awardnexus, milez.biz, awardace, flyermiler....
Any of them have an app?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1752 on: January 04, 2016, 04:01:53 PM »

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1753 on: January 04, 2016, 04:34:29 PM »
No idea
They dont, someone should make one would be a nice idea.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1754 on: January 05, 2016, 12:29:02 PM »
I scapped my hold in the other thread (or at least I think I am).

Latest attempt at wasting work:

Outbound:



(Yellow hasn't been booked.)

Red is:
CDG-DOH in QR F
DOH-AUH in QR Y (only one available in F, and I don't think I'm gonna split PNR)
AUH-MEL in EY F 777 (NOT Jetihad, but will look to change to A380 likely)





Am I insane to change the above to:



CDG-DOH in QR F A380
DOH-BKK in QR F A380

Then, either/or:

BKK-SYD in TG F 747 (Green)
or
BKK-SIN-SYD in SQ R (Yellow)

Option 1 (original) costs 100K AA
Option 2 (QR + TG) costs 70K AA + 40K UA
Option 3 (QR + SQ) costs 70K AA + 63.75K SQ + $180 YQ


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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1755 on: January 05, 2016, 12:32:10 PM »
Option 1 or option 2. Option 3 doesn't justify the extra costs, especially considering the extra stop
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1756 on: January 05, 2016, 12:36:08 PM »
Option 2. Gives you the great ground experience of TG F in BKK. That being said, if you've tried TG F ex BKK before and not EY F (77L or maybe A380) I'd just stick with Option 1.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1757 on: January 05, 2016, 12:41:13 PM »


CDG-DOH in QR F A380
DOH-BKK in QR F A380

Then, either/or:

BKK-SYD in TG F 747 (Green)
or
BKK-SIN-SYD in SQ R (Yellow)

Option 1 (original) costs 100K AA
Option 2 (QR + TG) costs 70K AA + 40K UA
Option 3 (QR + SQ) costs 70K AA + 63.75K SQ + $180 YQ


What would you do?

What about MH F or GA F potentially?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1758 on: January 05, 2016, 12:44:25 PM »
OK, option 3 is out.

Personally, I'm leaning towards my original hold for these reasons:

1) Get to use up AA before deval
2) one PNR = lower redeposit fee (i.e. won't have to cancel two awards) and protection on irrops
3) fewer connections
4) less cost
5) already done TG ex-BKK

So, basically, I was insane :P
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1759 on: January 05, 2016, 12:45:27 PM »
I would say 1 or 2. All those flights are currently available to book, or you would need to wait?
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