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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #20 on: December 09, 2010, 09:17:47 PM »
Dan do you mind if i make a copy of your post on getting to israel
Where are you posting it?
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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #21 on: December 09, 2010, 09:23:12 PM »
Not gonna post it i am making a copy for  a friend of mine who is wasting points. Also my father is running a chinese auction for organization and one of the prizes is 200,000 points so i was thinking about giving the winner a copy of that if you dont mind

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #22 on: December 09, 2010, 09:27:35 PM »
Not gonna post it i am making a copy for  a friend of mine who is wasting points. Also my father is running a chinese auction for organization and one of the prizes is 200,000 points so i was thinking about giving the winner a copy of that if you dont mind
Why not spread the good word of DD and tell them to read it here?

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #23 on: December 09, 2010, 09:29:00 PM »
I tried, this person happens to be a waster and a non hocker (pays full price for diapers i.e.)

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #24 on: December 09, 2010, 09:31:29 PM »
I tried, this person happens to be a waster and a non hocker (pays full price for diapers i.e.)

Perhaps email him the link to the page.
Once he sees it he will be hooked to DD,
It's happened before...

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #25 on: December 27, 2010, 09:00:04 PM »
dan you never got back to me (could be my fault) do u mind if i make a copy or two and hand them to friends who just dont use the computer?

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #26 on: January 11, 2011, 08:44:19 AM »
It only took me 3 months to make this thread into post form  :P
Did I make any mistakes?  (AsherO, that includes grammar mistakes :D)
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/11862
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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #27 on: January 11, 2011, 04:31:04 PM »
Did I make any mistakes?  (AsherO, that includes grammar mistakes :D)

Ouch!

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #28 on: January 11, 2011, 04:54:19 PM »
It only took me 3 months to make this thread into post form  :P
Did I make any mistakes?  (AsherO, that includes grammar mistakes :D)
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/11862
In using AA miles:
-AA allows for free date changes and routing changes on award tickets.

May want to clarify.
There a $150 fee on saver awards for change of origin/destination. A fee will also apply if changing carriers.

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #29 on: January 11, 2011, 05:14:45 PM »
Ouch!
Actually I was being serious, I don't mind grammar corrections.

In using AA miles:
-AA allows for free date changes and routing changes on award tickets.

May want to clarify.
There a $150 fee on saver awards for change of origin/destination. A fee will also apply if changing carriers.
Every airline charges for O/D changes.  Does AA indeed charge $150 though for a carrier change with the same O/D?
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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #30 on: January 11, 2011, 06:06:23 PM »
Every airline charges for O/D changes.  Does AA indeed charge $150 though for a carrier change with the same O/D?
Seems so, see here
"Changes to the itinerary which involve different AAdvantage award(s) than originally ticketed require a reinstatement of the original award ticket, payment of the applicable award reinstatement charge (see below), and a new award ticket issued."

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #31 on: January 11, 2011, 11:55:57 PM »
Seems so, see here
"Changes to the itinerary which involve different AAdvantage award(s) than originally ticketed require a reinstatement of the original award ticket, payment of the applicable award reinstatement charge (see below), and a new award ticket issued."


I have a ticket on hold with AA using AA and Elal via EWR and they told me to change it to via JFK would incur a $150 fee.

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #32 on: January 12, 2011, 01:05:35 AM »
I have a ticket on hold with AA using AA and Elal via EWR and they told me to change it to via JFK would incur a $150 fee.
Although considered co-terminals, on awards they charge for the change.
It's the same with MIA and FLL.

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #33 on: February 28, 2011, 05:38:22 PM »
is there a way to tranfer back from ANA to starwoods?
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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #34 on: February 28, 2011, 05:52:03 PM »
is there a way to tranfer back from ANA to starwoods?
No
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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #35 on: February 28, 2011, 06:02:54 PM »
Im searching for flight fom Budapest to Tlv on ANA and they are only showing me option of going through istanbul which they dont even have availability on from Istanbul to tlv. Continental shows me options why is ANA not showing any possibilies?
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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #36 on: February 28, 2011, 06:06:04 PM »
Im searching for flight fom Budapest to Tlv on ANA and they are only showing me option of going through istanbul which they dont even have availability on from Istanbul to tlv. Continental shows me options why is ANA not showing any possibilies?
Call them to book other options.
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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #37 on: February 28, 2011, 06:13:39 PM »
Is there a way for me to search? I have a possible flight using continental but because of connections its over 4000 miles hence it would be 38000 points instedad of  22000. My understanding is that they calculate on actual distance flown not from deaparting city to arrival. Is that correct?
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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #38 on: April 08, 2011, 02:54:34 PM »
How does one check skyteam availability? Delta is showing reward availability, but at much higher mileage than their lowest fares. If I wanna search a Delta flight with Alitalia miles, can I do that online? Do I call Alitalia?

A little confused.

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Re: Master Thread: Getting To Israel Using Starpoints
« Reply #39 on: July 05, 2011, 12:27:54 PM »
i just called to book a flight and they said that continental/united are now charging around $500 in fees. anyone know how to avoid those fees?