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Author Topic: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread  (Read 91262 times)

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #20 on: July 14, 2014, 08:26:36 AM »
Alitalia
BOS-TLV stopover in FCO class O
TLV-BOS stopover in FCO class N

thanks for starting this thread

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #21 on: July 14, 2014, 11:57:34 AM »
Airline: wizz air
From:tlv
To:bud
Fare Class booked in: not sure

can this even be credited somewhere else?

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #22 on: July 14, 2014, 03:24:53 PM »
Happy reading. Dan has a great post on this here. http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/23168

Enjoy

Thanks for that. I carefully read the post and noted that Dan said he would "definitely credit ElAl flights to AA". However I couldn't find how many AA miles I would earn by doing this; any thoughts?
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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #23 on: July 14, 2014, 03:52:18 PM »
Thanks for that. I carefully read the post and noted that Dan said he would "definitely credit ElAl flights to AA". However I couldn't find how many AA miles I would earn by doing this; any thoughts?
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What fare class did you book?

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #24 on: July 14, 2014, 04:02:39 PM »
What fare class did you book?

Class Z
Thanks

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #25 on: July 14, 2014, 04:44:16 PM »

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #26 on: July 14, 2014, 04:47:34 PM »

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #27 on: July 14, 2014, 04:50:37 PM »
TLV-JFK on ElAl. Class Z.
7,096 OW.

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #28 on: July 14, 2014, 04:59:07 PM »
7,096 OW.

Thanks.
Correct me if I'm wrong: that mean that to get a free TLV-JFK on AA miles one needs 45k, which is equivalent to 6.4 flights in Z class (7096 each)?

If you use ElAl you only need 2 flights in Z class (350 points) in order to get a "free" trip on ElAl points (700) ??

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #29 on: July 14, 2014, 05:18:20 PM »
Thanks.
Correct me if I'm wrong: that mean that to get a free TLV-JFK on AA miles one needs 45k, which is equivalent to 6.4 flights in Z class (7096 each)?

If you use ElAl you only need 2 flights in Z class (350 points) in order to get a "free" trip on ElAl points (700) ??
Seems like you're right and in this case you should probably credit to LY. Though IINM you're paying YQ on a LY award ticket.

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #30 on: July 14, 2014, 08:16:20 PM »
350 elal miles are worth wayyy more then 7k AA.

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #31 on: July 15, 2014, 02:19:03 AM »
Seems like you're right and in this case you should probably credit to LY. Though IINM you're paying YQ on a LY award ticket.

Thanks!
So we found a case where it pays to credit LY flights to LY instead of OW  :)

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #32 on: July 16, 2014, 12:33:55 AM »
ELAL
TLV
JFK
G-Coach Class

ELAL
JFK
TLV
H- Coach Class

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #33 on: July 16, 2014, 12:40:02 AM »
Thanks!
So we found a case where it pays to credit LY flights to LY instead of OW  :)
I said it before and once again...this thread is great.  I am really learning from the explanations.  Thank you!  More.

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #34 on: July 16, 2014, 12:56:13 AM »
ELAL
TLV
JFK
G-Coach Class

ELAL
JFK
TLV
H- Coach Class
G class only earns 50% when crediting to AA. H earns 100%. Meanwhile, when crediting to LY you'll probably get 100% even on G. I would still credit everything to AA because you will not have what to do with so few Matmid miles, besides if you plan on flying a lot with LY on cheap fare classes that's a different story.
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #35 on: July 16, 2014, 03:45:32 AM »
G class only earns 50% when crediting to AA. H earns 100%. Meanwhile, when crediting to LY you'll probably get 100% even on G. I would still credit everything to AA because you will not have what to do with so few Matmid miles, besides if you plan on flying a lot with LY on cheap fare classes that's a different story.
That. So then...

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #36 on: July 16, 2014, 08:24:22 AM »
Airline: Swiss
From: JFK
To: VCE with stop in ZRH
Fare Class booked in: business class P

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #37 on: July 16, 2014, 09:39:29 AM »
That. So then...
Maybe credit to LY where you will always get 100% and eventually you'll accumulate enough miles for a reward.
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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #38 on: July 16, 2014, 09:48:25 AM »
Airline: Swiss
From: JFK
To: VCE with stop in ZRH
Fare Class booked in: business class P
M&M will only give you 100%, UA will give you 150%.
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: Where should I credit my miles to? - Master Thread
« Reply #39 on: July 16, 2014, 10:13:56 AM »
M&M will only give you 100%, UA will give you 150%.
I feel like I am in school going through my drillbook while reading @ilherman's explanatory answers!  TY!!