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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4360 on: February 07, 2019, 10:30:14 AM »
Ill save you the trouble...
MIA-EWR AA Fakeish J 15k BAx4
Switched to MIA-JFK AA J on 763
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4361 on: February 07, 2019, 10:33:24 AM »
Switched to MIA-JFK AA J on 763
You called BA to switch? It only costed you the $5.60 per ticket?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4362 on: February 07, 2019, 10:35:27 AM »
You called BA to switch? It only costed you the $5.60 per ticket?
Yes, I called and the just cancelled and rebooked. Was so worried that availability would disappear as the rep was slow as molasses. They wanted to charge me $55 change fee per ticket x 4. I said just cancel and rebook and she did with the new $5.60 per ticket. Surprisingly short wait on hold. Called around 8am.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4363 on: February 07, 2019, 10:38:27 AM »
Thanks. Checking multiple times a day for availability to open on the day I need it. Cash prices are sky high. Still over 2 weeks out though.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4364 on: February 07, 2019, 10:40:51 AM »
Thanks. Checking multiple times a day for availability to open on the day I need it. Cash prices are sky high. Still over 2 weeks out though.
I just checked by accident. Was booked into EWR. Saw it and couldnt book it on BA.com Last time I tried to get the flight by the time I got on the phone with the rep (20 minute hold) the availability was gone. Keep checking, multiple times a day. The AA app is pretty good these days to check availability.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4365 on: February 07, 2019, 10:47:55 AM »
Will do. Thanks!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4366 on: February 07, 2019, 03:01:14 PM »
JFK-MIA AA 757 J 15k BA x2
MIA-JFK AA 763 j 15k BA x2

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4367 on: February 07, 2019, 03:02:37 PM »
JFK-MIA AA 757 J 15k BA x2
MIA-JFK AA 763 j 15k BA x2
Exactly my trip next week
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4368 on: February 07, 2019, 04:04:01 PM »
Exactly my trip next week

Which flights between those routes are lie flat?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4369 on: February 07, 2019, 04:09:47 PM »
Which flights between those routes are lie flat?
JFK only 757 or 763
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4370 on: February 07, 2019, 04:50:52 PM »
Which flights between those routes are lie flat?

This is really useful helping you figure out which flight to take

I just discovered a cool chrome extension for GF, I dont think it has been discussed yet, if yes - mods feel free to delete.
The extensions is called 'legroom for google flights'
The main 2 key benefits
1- You see right away with out clicking on a flight, the aircraft type, seat pitch,wifi Etc.
2- For J class, it makes it simple to see which flights have lie flat beds or not
See attached screenshots

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4371 on: February 07, 2019, 05:00:35 PM »
This is really useful helping you figure out which flight to take

incredible. Thanks!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4372 on: February 07, 2019, 05:15:44 PM »
JFK-CLT-JFK with B6 and AA J 2/17

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4373 on: February 07, 2019, 06:23:32 PM »
Exactly my trip next week
Done this trip many times. Itís one of my favorite redemptions. I find the 757 to be much more comfortable then the 763

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4374 on: February 07, 2019, 06:30:38 PM »
Done this trip many times. Itís one of my favorite redemptions. I find the 757 to be much more comfortable then the 763
Try the 763 bulkhead
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4375 on: February 07, 2019, 07:23:36 PM »
Done this trip many times. Itís one of my favorite redemptions. I find the 757 to be much more comfortable then the 763

Did it open up the week before?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4376 on: February 08, 2019, 09:01:03 AM »
Try the 763 bulkhead
Thanx. Iíll try that

Did it open up the week before?
IME the weeks that there is availability you can see weeks out and it remains open up until day before or even day of departure. The weeks that there no availability typically donít open but you never knowÖ

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4377 on: February 08, 2019, 09:04:20 AM »
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4378 on: February 08, 2019, 02:01:04 PM »
JFK only 757 or 763

Seatguru says recliner but google maps says lie flat for AA2268 757 JFK-MIA. Anyone know which one is correct or a way to confirm?


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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4379 on: February 08, 2019, 04:33:56 PM »
Seatguru says recliner but google maps says lie flat for AA2268 757 JFK-MIA. Anyone know which one is correct or a way to confirm?
Should be a lie flat. Maybe compare the seatmaps?