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DDMS: Singapore Closing Award Loopholes With Star Alliance Award Chart Devaluation; Comparison Chart Of The Changes And More


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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1275 on: November 16, 2017, 08:32:34 PM »
So me and DW and lap infant are planning on travelling EWR-TLV.  We have enough Singapore miles for  two one-way ticket EWR-TLV.  The other miles will be from United for the other way  Right now for Singapore miles I only see one way that will be useful since no expanded availability .  The other way will be with United miles.  What I am not sure about is how to handle lap infant. if I book two one ways with different mileage currencies I might pay hefty lap infant fees?  whats the best way to do this?
What class are you booking?

You can just have a travel agent book you a RT lap infant ticket and no have to book 2 one ways which would be more expensive

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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1276 on: November 17, 2017, 09:12:38 AM »
What class are you booking?

You can just have a travel agent book you a RT lap infant ticket and no have to book 2 one ways which would be more expensive

Economy
just call any travel agent to book lap infant only?

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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1277 on: November 18, 2017, 11:51:10 PM »
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just call any travel agent to book lap infant only?
Yes, they'll link to your adult reservation.

Will probably charge a $25 issuing fee as they wont really have much commission

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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1278 on: November 20, 2017, 07:43:00 AM »
How would SQ handle changes to a pre-deval *A award booking, specifically changing carrier to another *A, post-deval? Would they reprice to the post-deval prices, or would they just charge you a small change fee in USD but keep the mileage to the pre-deval amount used at time of ticketing?

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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1279 on: November 30, 2017, 02:28:02 PM »
I'm trying to figure out if I should take advantage of Marriott to United 30% bonus. I have a stash of Singapore miles. Is there any disadvantage to Singapore over United?
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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1280 on: November 30, 2017, 02:30:19 PM »
I'm trying to figure out if I should take advantage of Marriott to United 30% bonus. I have a stash of Singapore miles. Is there any disadvantage to Singapore over United?
close in fees

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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1281 on: November 30, 2017, 02:30:53 PM »
I'm trying to figure out if I should take advantage of Marriott to United 30% bonus. I have a stash of Singapore miles. Is there any disadvantage to Singapore over United?
They charge YQ on most flights.
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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1282 on: November 30, 2017, 02:39:05 PM »
close in fees
Isnt United the one who charges close in fees?
They charge YQ on most flights.
Whats YQ? Googled that. Fuel charges. Isn't United the one who charges more fuel charges?
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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1283 on: November 30, 2017, 02:40:27 PM »
Isnt United the one who charges close in fees?
yes I misunderstood your post. which still doesnt make much sense to me

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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1284 on: November 30, 2017, 02:41:54 PM »
Whats YQ? Sounds like a seat class?
Fuel surcharges. I wouldn't advise transferring your points unless you had a specific redemption in mind.
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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1285 on: November 30, 2017, 02:44:45 PM »
Whats YQ? Googled that. Fuel charges. Isn't United the one who charges more fuel charges?
No, United is the one that never charges YQ.
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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1286 on: November 30, 2017, 02:45:47 PM »
yes I misunderstood your post. which still doesnt make much sense to me
Why not? If Inited has a significant advantage over Singapore than it's worth adding to my portfolio. If Singspore is better or the same its not worth locking in my Starwood/Marriott into United...
Fuel surcharges. I wouldn't advise transferring your points unless you had a specific redemption in mind.
Please explain.
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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1287 on: November 30, 2017, 02:47:44 PM »
Why not? If Inited has a significant advantage over Singapore than it's worth adding to my portfolio. If Singspore is better or the same its not worth locking in my Starwood/Marriott into United...Please explain.
Nobody is going to explain all this to you, do some reading here and on other blogs/forums into the pros and cons of each program. Remember that UA just got devalued and SQ is about to be.
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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1288 on: November 30, 2017, 02:51:57 PM »
No, United is the one that never charges YQ.
From DDMS "Singapore does charge fuel surcharges for most partner airlines, but notebly they donít charge any for travel on United. Thanks to a generous Star Alliance award chart, that means it can be quite advantageous to use Singapore miles for United flights."

Just so I understand correctly. Singapore doesn't charge fuel charges on United flight but will charge on other Star Alliance partners, where United does not charge even on partners. Correct?
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Re: Singapore Airlines
« Reply #1289 on: November 30, 2017, 02:53:29 PM »
From DDMS "Singapore does charge fuel surcharges for most partner airlines, but notebly they donít charge any for travel on United. Thanks to a generous Star Alliance award chart, that means it can be quite advantageous to use Singapore miles for United flights."
Just so I understand correctly. Singapore doesn't charge fuel charges on United flight but will charge on other Star Alliance partners, where United does not charge even on partners. Correct?
correct