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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5010 on: January 28, 2021, 12:38:51 AM »
Nope, errored out all over (pc, mobile, and app). Called the Sydney office and had them book it: +61 02 8223 9835.
Awesome, mate ;)
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5011 on: January 28, 2021, 01:12:54 AM »
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5012 on: January 28, 2021, 01:13:53 AM »
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5013 on: January 28, 2021, 01:57:42 AM »
Don't believe it.
Why would you question Fishy, or is there an inside joke going on here?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5014 on: January 28, 2021, 02:41:56 AM »
Why would you question Fishy, or is there an inside joke going on here?
He is a flag bearing member of Neturei Karta. Has never been to Israel and doesn't want to go.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5015 on: January 28, 2021, 02:55:15 AM »
He is a flag bearing member of Neturei Karta. Has never been to Israel and doesn't want to go.

Correct. This is just a stopover on the way to IKA.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5016 on: January 28, 2021, 02:56:50 AM »
Correct. This is just a stopover on the way to IKA.
There's no easier way to get to IKA?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5017 on: January 28, 2021, 03:00:17 AM »
There's no easier way to get to IKA?

Hey, a good deal is a good deal.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5018 on: January 28, 2021, 09:02:59 AM »
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Boooo. Israel isn't MLE.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5019 on: January 28, 2021, 11:55:32 AM »
He is a flag bearing member of Neturei Karta. Has never been to Israel and doesn't want to go.
That's Moitzei Shem Ra.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5020 on: February 22, 2021, 02:19:07 PM »
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This is massive news. And Iím not talking about booking J class.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5021 on: March 02, 2021, 11:59:08 PM »

Hoping they open French Polynesia in time but I booked the below the other day. Interestingly QF couldn't see some of the J TN availability AA saw and vice versa.

2 people
LAX-PPT  TN J - 69,000 QF + $199 / pp
PPT-LAX  TN J - 80,000 AA + $53 / pp

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5022 on: March 10, 2021, 12:01:27 PM »
TLV-JFK (via CDG) using FB miles on AF for immediate travel: 137,500 miles + $300 or so in business
JFK-TLV (via CDG) using FB miles on AF for return a week later: 53,000 miles + $200ish, business

Absolutely 0 availability on my required dates using Qantas, AA, or Aegean miles (I have decent stashes of them all), so props to AF for even offering the space during this period of high demand to/from TLV.

Sadly still narrow-body on the TLV-CDG legs.

Bummer about the high price on the outbound, but getting in a quick visit to the family in NY after not seeing them for over a year now, before they close the skies again after elections.  At least I snagged saver on the return.  Overall happy to be in the miles/points game, which enabled me to not pay through the nose cash and sit in economy.

OT: Any tips on where to get a PCR covid test in NY (ideally upstate NY) with a near certain 48 hour or less turnaround would be highly appreciated!
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5023 on: March 10, 2021, 12:06:00 PM »
OT: Any tips on where to get a PCR covid test in NY (ideally upstate NY) with a near certain 48 hour or less turnaround would be highly appreciated!
Is NAAT acceptable?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5024 on: March 10, 2021, 12:10:59 PM »
Is NAAT acceptable?

The official gov't site says PCR taken 72 hours or less prior to departure, and I couldn't find any fine print or official document with any expanded guidelines...

On the outbound, I have no problem doing the airport drive-thru test for only 45 shekels or so with results within 14 hours.