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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3240 on: October 30, 2017, 08:36:34 PM »
I thought FB ended partnership ...
Not that I can see

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3241 on: October 30, 2017, 08:37:38 PM »
Also how come EY see PG availability and AF don't see anything

You are saying you think they have different availability buckets?  I booked our HKG-USM PG flights with AF miles and I thought the process was really easy. You do have to call but they checked availability and let me hold the seats before I transferred the points.

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What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3242 on: October 30, 2017, 08:38:44 PM »
You are saying you think they have different availability buckets?  I booked our HKG-USM PG flights with AF miles and i thought the process was really easy. You do have to call but they checked availability and let me hold the seats before I transferred the points.
I thought there was a non searchable fare class they book into and itís the same for FB, JAL, EY, etc but I could be wrong.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3243 on: October 31, 2017, 01:31:38 PM »
Going to Israel next summer from LAX, 3 travelers:

Booked LAX-AMS on Delta in J (non-stop), staying in AMS for 2-3 days. 62,500 FB points pp
AMS-TLV still open for now, will likely use Chase points to buy an economy ticket unless KLM opens up more award seats on this leg.

Booked LX through ZRH in J on the return, for 80k United miles pp. Need to call them to see if I can book seats or need to wait until 24 hours OLCI. Seat options are pretty bad for non-elites. Could have saved miles by using a different Alliance airline with cheaper partner rates, but wanted to use my United miles.   

I haven't flown LX before, or Delta internationally in J for that matter. Some conflicting reports here on LX, I'll post my experience to the ex-TLV thread.   

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3244 on: October 31, 2017, 01:32:52 PM »
Why didnít you book dl w VA w Amex bonus?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3245 on: October 31, 2017, 02:58:46 PM »
Why didnít you book dl w VA w Amex bonus?

I only have 70k Amex, vs. over 500k Chase UR. Good tip though to anyone booking a delta flight!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3246 on: November 01, 2017, 12:26:00 PM »
El Al J, TLV-FRA - 450 Matmid
British J (Club Europe), FRA-LHR (on the 767, not A320) - 7750 Avios

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3247 on: November 01, 2017, 03:00:31 PM »
I only have 70k Amex, vs. over 500k Chase UR. Good tip though to anyone booking a delta flight!
Could book DL with VS, transferable from chase.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3248 on: November 02, 2017, 06:14:25 PM »
Could book DL with VS, transferable from chase.

Yup. From their chart it would have been 65k VS/Chase UR, I ended up using 62,500 FB/Chase UR. 

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3249 on: November 04, 2017, 08:08:21 PM »
El Al J, TLV-FRA - 450 Matmid
British J (Club Europe), FRA-LHR (on the 767, not A320) - 7750 Avios
Club Europe on a 767 is the same crap as an A320, if not worse

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3250 on: November 04, 2017, 08:38:34 PM »
Why didnít you book dl w VA w Amex bonus?

How do you book this?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3252 on: November 07, 2017, 05:43:00 PM »
Mia-doh 70k AA for March
What should my final destination be.  Not Maldives

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3253 on: November 07, 2017, 05:43:59 PM »
Mia-doh 70k AA for March
What should my final destination be.  Not Maldives

JNB

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3254 on: November 07, 2017, 05:45:43 PM »