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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4710 on: August 13, 2019, 12:34:10 AM »
JFK-AUH EY 388 F
AUH-CMN EY 789 J (fingers crossed on F opening)
120k AA+$16.50
@AJK wanna do the math?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4711 on: August 13, 2019, 09:57:50 AM »
That's an awful long way to get to CMN, are you at least going to be enjoying AUH?

Agree, especially considering Royal Air Maroc has a pretty good product, flies non stop, and is cheap.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4712 on: August 13, 2019, 10:34:18 AM »
Agree, especially considering Royal Air Maroc has a pretty good product, flies non stop, and is cheap.
Awards weren't available, I had it for 1.4k (roughly 90k UR/MR, or a little more with bags) in J but I chose to do this;
A. Because who doesn't love burning some AA over MR/UR.
B. I've been waiting to fly EY A380 F for a while, and since I've been/am being to Asia twice this year with the flights already booked, the next opportunity could not come for a while.
C. AT timing meant I would have to leave the next day which means (I would be in the not so lovely 788, and) I would arrive later than if I was flying this.
D. I'm meeting up with friends in AUH.
E. I love flying and anything that involves it, I'd honestly prefer to fly even if I didn't have to.

And that is why I chose to fly 13 extra hours in Etihad Apartments.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4713 on: August 15, 2019, 12:12:56 AM »
TLV-MAD-JFK IB J A332/A359
39.5k MR = 55,250 IB, + $180 x2

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4714 on: August 15, 2019, 12:34:06 PM »
Nothing earth shattering but first time booking this...
JFK-TLV LY J 78k QF +$9.60 booked online.

No issue finding the direct flight. Didnt have to SMS or book through other city etc.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4715 on: August 15, 2019, 12:39:18 PM »


No issue finding the direct flight. Didnt have to SMS or book through other city etc.
Yup. Its been showing online for around 2 weeks now. (Albeit not all flights)

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4716 on: August 20, 2019, 12:15:56 PM »
Sometimes the beauty of this game is in the little victories.

I needed to fly a specific AA EWR-MIA flight. Costs $179 in Y, but only award availability is in F.

So I went and bought the miles needed for F... for $170.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4717 on: August 20, 2019, 12:31:09 PM »
NYC-LHR-TLV
VS PE
33,500 + $275
X6 + lap child (4,000 points)

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4718 on: August 20, 2019, 06:24:40 PM »
I am just unstoppable today!

Booked 3 WN flights. Was 1 point short, obviously not gonna transfer in 1k points for that. Called them up, and they were happy to book it over the phone for me.

Best part? Instead of adding 1 point to my account, they lowered the price of each flight by 1 point.

Now I have 2 Southwest points in my account!
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4719 on: August 20, 2019, 06:30:15 PM »
EWR-ATH in EK F for 85K + $170
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4720 on: August 20, 2019, 06:31:21 PM »
EWR-ATH in EK F for 85K + $170

Booked via AS?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4721 on: August 20, 2019, 06:31:37 PM »
I am just unstoppable today!

Booked 3 WN flights. Was 1 point short, obviously not gonna transfer in 1k points for that. Called them up, and they were happy to book it over the phone for me.

Best part? Instead of adding 1 point to my account, they lowered the price of each flight by 1 point.

Now I have 2 Southwest points in my account!
Must be the peanut butter dessert...
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4722 on: August 20, 2019, 06:40:38 PM »
EWR-ATH in EK F for 85K + $170
How was it 170 EK?
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4723 on: August 20, 2019, 06:43:22 PM »
EWR-ATH in EK F for 85K + $170
Do they fly with the new F on this route?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #4724 on: August 20, 2019, 06:44:39 PM »