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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5160 on: June 08, 2022, 10:16:58 PM »
NYC-TLV AA 180K miles J
TLV-NYC with a stop in AMM RJ J class via AA 70K .

never in my life would I thought that one day ill be paying 180k miles for a one way award

You used AA miles?
Which month are you flying?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5161 on: June 08, 2022, 10:20:13 PM »
You used AA miles?
Which month are you flying?
Yes. This month.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5162 on: June 08, 2022, 10:37:09 PM »
Yes. This month.

Iím taking the RJ TLV-JFK via AMM on October 20. (J class)
Cost was 100K sapphire Reserve points.
Your 70k AA points sounds like a good deal.

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kosher food situation on the plane. There are reports of food not being
too good. Also, If you go into the crown lounge  in AMM , please report
Back if there is any kosher food/ snacks available.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5163 on: June 08, 2022, 10:41:17 PM »
Iím taking the RJ TLV-JFK via AMM on October 20. (J class)
Cost was 100K sapphire Reserve points.
Your 70k AA points sounds like a good deal.

Please remember to share your whole experience on RJ. Especially the
kosher food situation on the plane. There are reports of food not being
too good. Also, If you go into the crown lounge  in AMM , please report
Back if there is any kosher food/ snacks available.

Thanks!
Was your cost for RT or one way ?

I'm not complaining on the 70k, the 180k is what boggles me

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5164 on: June 08, 2022, 10:57:29 PM »
Was your cost for RT or one way ?

I'm not complaining on the 70k, the 180k is what boggles me

The 100k was one way.
Seems like one has to ante up to get nonstop.
There are ways to get good deals with El Al nonstop via Qantas points.
I believe you can do it with AMEX,  Capital one or citi
Thank you points.
Iíll let the experts explain it better.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5165 on: June 08, 2022, 11:05:26 PM »
The 100k was one way.
Seems like one has to ante up to get nonstop.
There are ways to get good deals with El Al nonstop via Qantas points.
I believe you can do it with AMEX,  Capital one or citi
Thank you points.
Iíll let the experts explain it better.
I have checked quantas nothing was showing up

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5166 on: June 08, 2022, 11:08:23 PM »
EWR-IAD-DEL 302.4k UA

...orrrrrr, book it as a multi city with the first leg in Y for 97.2k
In your case , when you checked IAD- DEL was it also less then 97k ? Or IAD DEL was also 302k?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5167 on: June 13, 2022, 10:35:35 PM »
ANC-FRA-TLL

EW 333 J (essentially LH J)
LH 32N "J"

70k AC

Certainly one of the weirdest flights I've ever booked. It may even beat my recent TLV-AMM-FRA-ZRH-OSL-BOO-LKN insanity.


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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5168 on: June 13, 2022, 10:37:20 PM »
Why the heck does ANC-FRA even exist? I mean I'm mighty glad it's there, but...

Best part is that it isn't even the weirdest Alaska flight: there's a FAI-FRA too.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5169 on: June 13, 2022, 11:12:59 PM »
Why the heck does ANC-FRA even exist? I mean I'm mighty glad it's there, but...

Best part is that it isn't even the weirdest Alaska flight: there's a FAI-FRA too.
Cargo?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5170 on: June 13, 2022, 11:13:53 PM »
Why the heck does ANC-FRA even exist? I mean I'm mighty glad it's there, but...

Best part is that it isn't even the weirdest Alaska flight: there's a FAI-FRA too.

Or even weirder YXY-FRA.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5171 on: June 13, 2022, 11:14:51 PM »
ANC-FRA
FAI-FRA
Hundreds of miles shorter than MIA-FRA  ;D
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5172 on: June 13, 2022, 11:15:30 PM »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5173 on: June 13, 2022, 11:25:35 PM »
Or even weirder YXY-FRA.

Yup!

Quote from: Dan link=topic=44320.msg2593767#msg2593767  date=1655176491
Hundreds of miles shorter than MIA-FRA  ;D

These things make my brain hurt. My favorite is that JNB-EWR is like 500 miles shorter than JNB-ATL.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5174 on: June 13, 2022, 11:32:44 PM »
These things make my brain hurt.
Yup, but great trivia.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5175 on: June 13, 2022, 11:45:34 PM »
Or even weirder YXY-FRA.
This is absolutely for cargo or specialty machined parts for Arctic exploration. Think Ice Road Truckers
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5176 on: June 14, 2022, 12:06:07 AM »
This is absolutely for cargo or specialty machined parts for Arctic exploration. Think Ice Road Truckers

Lots of German tourists visiting Alaska / Yukon supposedly. Lucky actually flew the YXY-FRA route and reviewed it.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5177 on: June 14, 2022, 12:15:22 AM »
Am I considered dumb to pay that price for a one way award or even players sometimes have to do that ?..
180k AA is actually by far the lowest price for a last-seat on the route and it is surprising AA maintains it
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5178 on: June 14, 2022, 12:22:09 AM »
Hundreds of miles shorter than MIA-FRA  ;D
I really thought you were joking till I checked. It definitely makes my brain hurt.
I flew ATL-ANC for 7 hours west last summer, and it actually got me closer to Europe?!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5179 on: June 14, 2022, 12:50:36 AM »
Not that it makes a real difference, but this is pathetic:

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