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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4455 on: March 25, 2019, 08:24:54 PM »
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4458 on: March 25, 2019, 09:39:57 PM »
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4461 on: March 26, 2019, 12:29:58 PM »
4X ATH-TLV on RJ in econ with AA miles.
Not the pinnacle of redemptions, but it was the only sane option for our non-flexible August travel date, and the tickets include free seating and checked luggage.  Plus only an hour and a half layover in Amman and flights on the comfy Embraer 175 both legs.

Best of all, I still got the 10% rebate despite having cancelled my AA card over 6 months ago.

All in 72K AA + $196 for the peakest of peak date.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4462 on: March 26, 2019, 02:12:46 PM »
JFK-LHR DL Y 23.5k FB + $10. (19k MR +25% transfer bonus).

Delta wanted 130k skypesos for the same trip.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4463 on: March 26, 2019, 02:23:24 PM »
JFK-VIE OS J 70K + $36.50

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4464 on: March 26, 2019, 02:27:13 PM »
JFK-VIE OS J 70K + $36.50
UA?

How much was the YQ if you would have booked with AC? I have found recently that the AC LH/OS YQ taking into account the 1.34CAD exchange rate is not that bad.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4465 on: March 26, 2019, 02:38:19 PM »
UA?
Yes

How much was the YQ if you would have booked with AC? I have found recently that the AC LH/OS YQ taking into account the 1.34CAD exchange rate is not that bad.
Not sure, I had more Chase URs than Amex points, so I didn't check AC. Maybe next time
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4466 on: March 26, 2019, 03:46:47 PM »
JFK-LHR DL Y 23.5k FB + $10. (19k MR +25% transfer bonus).

Delta wanted 130k skypesos for the same trip.
Interesting, receipt on Delta.com shows a base fare of $120, wonder if that's all AF pays them for it.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4467 on: March 26, 2019, 06:30:50 PM »
4X ATH-TLV on RJ in econ with AA miles.
Not the pinnacle of redemptions, but it was the only sane option for our non-flexible August travel date, and the tickets include free seating and checked luggage.  Plus only an hour and a half layover in Amman and flights on the comfy Embraer 175 both legs.

Best of all, I still got the 10% rebate despite having cancelled my AA card over 6 months ago.

All in 72K AA + $196 for the peakest of peak date.
What were the cash rates?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4468 on: March 26, 2019, 06:39:47 PM »
What were the cash rates?

Cheapest cash direct flight would have been over $1200 for all 4 tickets, not including checked luggage or seat assignments.  I'm quite point heavy at the moment and have all my other travel needs already booked for now, so I preferred to save the $1000 and use the AA miles.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4469 on: March 26, 2019, 06:56:56 PM »
Cheapest cash direct flight would have been over $1200 for all 4 tickets, not including checked luggage or seat assignments.  I'm quite point heavy at the moment and have all my other travel needs already booked for now, so I preferred to save the $1000 and use the AA miles.
Ba would be significantly less