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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5480 on: September 03, 2023, 01:54:12 PM »

Only 59.10 YQ?

Flying AA to london drastically reduces them, comes out to 29.80 or something like that, then i guess the BA flight is also only like 30 dollars to Israel

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5481 on: September 03, 2023, 02:12:42 PM »
Flying AA to london drastically reduces them, comes out to 29.80 or something like that, then i guess the BA flight is also only like 30 dollars to Israel


Had a feeling. Is J availability to lhr scarce? Because I don't usually see that low YQ when searching to TLV

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5482 on: September 03, 2023, 04:25:12 PM »

Had a feeling. Is J availability to lhr scarce? Because I don't usually see that low YQ when searching to TLV

No, but finding the right times and other factors could be hard. Also AA prices their own flights dynamically so it could alter results. And depending on the time of year it could be skyhigh or doesnít exist

And searching to TLV will rely solely on BAís releasing of award seats, though i donít really have experience with that route on BA so donít know

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5483 on: September 03, 2023, 07:57:09 PM »

Only 59.10 YQ?
jfk-lhr on aa metal is 5.60
i assume the additional is for the ba portion

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5484 on: September 03, 2023, 07:58:05 PM »
Flying AA to london drastically reduces them, comes out to 29.80 or something like that, then i guess the BA flight is also only like 30 dollars to Israel
aa to london was showing 5.60 (i think)

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5485 on: September 03, 2023, 07:59:35 PM »
aa to london was showing 5.60 (i think)
End of schedule?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5486 on: September 03, 2023, 08:04:31 PM »
End of schedule?
i dont know what this means but if asking when i booked, feb

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5487 on: September 03, 2023, 08:06:31 PM »
i dont know what this means but if asking when i booked, feb
End of schedule is August fugured you grabbed seats the day the schedule was extended but 8 seats in Feb pretty astonishing. Given 2 seats are rare on aa metal.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5488 on: September 04, 2023, 12:02:14 AM »
End of schedule is August fugured you grabbed seats the day the schedule was extended but 8 seats in Feb pretty astonishing. Given 2 seats are rare on aa metal.

Maskim, Iím not sure how you pulled off 8 seats. Was it the days you were looking for or you planned your trip based off a day you found 8 seats?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5489 on: September 04, 2023, 01:19:01 AM »
Maskim, Iím not sure how you pulled off 8 seats. Was it the days you were looking for or you planned your trip based off a day you found 8 seats?
one day off but i was flexible and didnt mind

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5490 on: September 04, 2023, 07:42:18 PM »
one day off but i was flexible and didnt mind

Ill call you next time I want to travel, youíll book the flights for me

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5491 on: September 07, 2023, 01:19:51 AM »
Needed just one night in ATH to visit family arriving from the U.S. for a cruise (I'm TLV based).  Will only be traveling with a backpack.

Way over: 22.5K BA Avios (transferred during a 30% bonus) + $120 for RJ TLV-AMM (economy) and AMM-ATH (business).  Stupid me waited a day too long and lost the opportunity for TLV-AMM to also be in business for a tiny bit more.  These mixed cabin bookings need to be done by phone, and in this case they did not make me pay the phone booking fee.  Easy peasy 1 hour connection.

Way back: 80 Euro Wizz direct flight ATH-TLV, cheapest "lite" package with no bags and no seat selection.

As they say in the army over here: if you're gonna be kravi (combat), be kravi till the bitter end (business); if you're gonna be a jobnik (desk job), be a jobnik till the bitter end (cheapest Wizz fare)!

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What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5492 on: September 07, 2023, 02:04:43 AM »
United BWI-LAX First Class

12,500 Turkish Miles

Why isnít it showing my accruals that Iíll be getting even after Iíve put in my mileageplus number? Is it because I booked through Turkish?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5493 on: September 07, 2023, 02:09:48 AM »
United BWI-LAX First Class

12,500 Turkish Miles

Why isnít it showing my accruals that Iíll be getting even after Iíve put in my mileageplus number? Is it because I booked through Turkish?
No accruals on awards, unless booked with UA miles.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5494 on: September 07, 2023, 02:10:43 AM »
Aha. What other perks come with First besides for 2 free checked bags?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5495 on: September 07, 2023, 06:26:17 AM »
Aha. What other perks come with First besides for 2 free checked bags?

A more comfortable seat  ::)

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5496 on: September 08, 2023, 03:28:46 PM »
EWR-CDG-VIE Y+

22.5k x2 AF transferred from Amex (36k MR) + 145.70@

Cheapest OW is $2,411 With throwaway return $2k

minimum 5.5cpp
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5497 on: September 26, 2023, 01:40:51 PM »
tlv - nyc  rt in ly j 180k qf for next summer

probably cheapest feasible way to go nonstop j to israel

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5498 on: September 26, 2023, 01:42:52 PM »
tlv - nyc  rt in ly j 180k qf for next summer

probably cheapest feasible way to go nonstop j to israel
Nice.
Day flights?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5499 on: September 26, 2023, 02:34:24 PM »
455pm leaving tlv
155am leaving jfk