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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4425 on: March 07, 2019, 07:19:21 PM »
Whatís the equipment on the TLV-ZRH leg?
a321. i might "miss" my flight for the 777 later in day and stay overnight. unless the aircraft changes

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4426 on: March 08, 2019, 08:28:32 PM »
Originally I had

LAX-IAH AA J (50K AA) ,IAH-DXB EK F , DXB-MLE EK F (300K AS) booked

But I had some expert flyer alerts and was able to change my flights to

LAX-SFO AS F, SFO-DXB EK F, DXB-MLE EK F , there was a minor time change on my original itinerary so AS made the changes for no charge.

For now I am going to hold on to the LAX-IAH leg and hope there is some sort of change to the itinerary so I can refund the points without fees.. but worst comes to worst ill end up paying to get the points back.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4427 on: March 10, 2019, 09:28:29 PM »
Prices are for two pax:

BOS-IST-MXP
TK 82 (J) - TK 1877 (J)
110,000 AC + $30CAD

VCE-IST-CAI
TK 1888 (Y) - MS 736 (Y)
45,000 AC + $94.40 (CAD)

CAI-AMM-TLV
RJ 506 (Y) - RJ 340 (Y)
35,000 AA +$105

TLV-YYZ
LY 31 (J)
789
156,000 QF + $50

Only piece left is to get back home, YYZ-BOS....

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4428 on: March 10, 2019, 09:32:28 PM »
Prices are for two pax:

BOS-IST-MXP
TK 82 (J) - TK 1877 (J)
110,000 AC + $30CAD

VCE-IST-CAI
TK 1888 (Y) - MS 736 (Y)
45,000 AC + $94.40 (CAD)

CAI-AMM-TLV
RJ 506 (Y) - RJ 340 (Y)
35,000 AA +$105

TLV-YYZ
LY 31 (J)
789
156,000 QF + $50

Only piece left is to get back home, YYZ-BOS....
I never used AC or Aeroplan miles, do they expire in 24 months? Are there ways to extend the expiry without flying? I was debating whether to transfer MR points only to LM or split between Aeroplan and LM?  Thanks
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4429 on: March 10, 2019, 09:37:03 PM »
Prices are for two pax:

BOS-IST-MXP
TK 82 (J) - TK 1877 (J)
110,000 AC + $30CAD

VCE-IST-CAI
TK 1888 (Y) - MS 736 (Y)
45,000 AC + $94.40 (CAD)

CAI-AMM-TLV
RJ 506 (Y) - RJ 340 (Y)
35,000 AA +$105

TLV-YYZ
LY 31 (J)
789
156,000 QF + $50

Only piece left is to get back home, YYZ-BOS....
Make sure you leave yourself a nice amount of time to connect in CAI, from everything I've heard you can be stuck for a long time when connecting on different tickets.
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What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4430 on: March 10, 2019, 10:41:50 PM »
I never used AC or Aeroplan miles, do they expire in 24 months? Are there ways to extend the expiry without flying? I was debating whether to transfer MR points only to LM or split between Aeroplan and LM?  Thanks
I hadnít used them before either.
I transferred from Amex, as well. Instantaneous, if I remember correctly.
Not sure about expiry ó Dan had a big DDMS post last year ó I think he spelled out what it takes to extend.
Was easy to book in Aeroplan. 
I understand that the one thing you canít do (wonít want to do) is book AC flights, because they charge big time YQ on their own metal.  Doesnít make sense to me.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4431 on: March 10, 2019, 10:44:47 PM »
Make sure you leave yourself a nice amount of time to connect in CAI, from everything I've heard you can be stuck for a long time when connecting on different tickets.
Thanks for that.
We are actually spending two nights in Cairo ó by design!
One day for pyramids, one day for synagogues. 
It has been an intrigue of ours for a long time. We are not getting any younger, and it is the kind of place that we could imagine could change dramatically in terms of security or political stability in the next handful of years.  (Hope Iím wrong about that.)
Plus, there arenít too many CAI TRs out there....

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4432 on: March 10, 2019, 10:46:26 PM »
I hadnít used them before either.
I transferred from Amex, as well. Instantaneous, if I remember correctly.
Not sure about expiry ó Dan had a big DDMS post last year ó I think he spelled out what it takes to extend.
Was easy to book in Aeroplan. 
I understand that the one thing you canít (wonít want to) is book AC flights, because they charge big time YQ on their own metal.  Doesnít make sense to me.
Thank you, will look it up.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4433 on: March 10, 2019, 10:51:39 PM »
Make sure you leave yourself a nice amount of time to connect in CAI, from everything I've heard you can be stuck for a long time when connecting on different tickets.
When I was there the lines were short. I'm guessing it depends on timing, but tourism is down so = airports  empty!
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4434 on: March 10, 2019, 11:00:17 PM »
When I was there the lines were short. I'm guessing it depends on timing, but tourism is down so = airports  empty!
Tourism is way down.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4435 on: March 10, 2019, 11:02:46 PM »
Tourism is way down.
My son went two years ago while in yeshiva, between Purim and Pesach. He said there were very few tourists then ó is it even worse now? 

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4436 on: March 10, 2019, 11:09:30 PM »
My son went two years ago while in yeshiva, between Purim and Pesach. He said there were very few tourists then ó is it even worse now?
I guess the same, I was there a year ago and I did not see that many tourists like I saw during Mubaraks's time.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4437 on: March 11, 2019, 01:37:00 AM »
I was there 8 months ago and besides a few Asians, the place was empty.
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4438 on: March 11, 2019, 03:36:38 AM »


Prices are for two pax:

BOS-IST-MXP
TK 82 (J) - TK 1877 (J)
110,000 AC + $30CAD

VCE-IST-CAI
TK 1888 (Y) - MS 736 (Y)
45,000 AC + $94.40 (CAD)

CAI-AMM-TLV
RJ 506 (Y) - RJ 340 (Y)
35,000 AA +$105

TLV-YYZ
LY 31 (J)
789
156,000 QF + $50

Only piece left is to get back home, YYZ-BOS....
Nice looking trip!
A friend of mine was just in CAI this past week, after seeing that footage there is no way it's not added to my bucket list.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4439 on: March 11, 2019, 09:28:12 AM »
Nice looking trip!
A friend of mine was just in CAI this past week, after seeing that footage there is no way it's not added to my bucket list.
I guess the same, I was there a year ago and I did not see that many tourists like I saw during Mubaraks's time.
I was there 8 months ago and besides a few Asians, the place was empty.

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