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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1095 on: November 15, 2015, 08:02:54 PM »
Okaaaaaay, Houston we have a problem.

Just found out that my wife is pregnant and due in July, right when our tickets are for. Hmm.

Prob is, EY F is through AA and I can only push of the flight for up to a year from when I booked it.

Obviously a nice problem to have, but definitely a monkey wrench in my plans.

Any ideas?
Cancel and get fees waived? Go by yourself?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1096 on: November 15, 2015, 10:41:25 PM »
Go by yourself?

If he goes himself, he'll be going on many other vacations himself too  :-\

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1097 on: November 15, 2015, 10:54:58 PM »
If he goes himself, he'll be going on many other vacations himself too  :-\
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1098 on: November 16, 2015, 01:43:57 AM »
Don't expect a TR - besides for the unlimited free wifi I can't think of anything to write home about.

Nothing bad, nothing out of the ordinary.

-Design is shockingly similar to OZ F.

-Free wifi is limited to 10 passengers on the plane. F/J pax have priority and Y is on first come first serve basis.

-Couple suite is not as private as SQ (even though FA told me I can do there "whatever you want").

-Very difficult communication with FAs as their English is very limited. (one FA asked me if she may ask me a personal question l. Is it true what she heard from friends that all Jews are very smart?
I told her that I actually know quite a few stupid Jews).

-Hard product is very comfortable and nice.

-Soft product is mediocre.


...and how was double bed specifically?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1099 on: November 16, 2015, 01:59:29 AM »

...and how was double bed specifically?
I'm traveling solo so I didn't get to use the double part of it, but it doesn't look as private as SQ does.

Not really worth it craving to fly this bird.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1100 on: November 16, 2015, 02:02:40 AM »
I'm traveling solo so I didn't get to use the double part of it, but it doesn't look as private as SQ does.

Not really worth it craving to fly this bird.

Even when flying solo, people have the SQ FAs make the double bed, if available!

Interesting.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1101 on: November 16, 2015, 02:50:12 AM »
Nothing too exciting, but just booked 8 seats LAX-EWR, in UA Y and there are still seemingly plenty of Saver Awards there. Could be par for the course for Economy, I'm not sure

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1102 on: November 16, 2015, 11:11:23 AM »
Fly earlier? Ask AA to waive redeposit fee? Get EXP?

Haha I'll just go into my local CVS and buy it...

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What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1103 on: November 17, 2015, 02:24:13 PM »
With new AA devaluation, how much is EY F MEL-AUH now? I have it booked already thank god

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1104 on: November 17, 2015, 02:28:09 PM »
With new AA devaluation, how much is EY F MEL-AUH now? I have it booked already thank god

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1105 on: November 17, 2015, 02:33:07 PM »
Wow!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1106 on: November 18, 2015, 05:35:23 AM »
UA J Ewr-Tlv
BA J Tlv-Lhr
VS J Lhr-Jfk
Have to be in London then...

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1107 on: November 18, 2015, 06:46:18 AM »
UA J Ewr-Tlv
BA J Tlv-Lhr
VS J Lhr-Jfk
Have to be in London then...
How many and what points you use to book that?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1108 on: November 18, 2015, 06:51:36 AM »
How many and what points you use to book that?
UA-70k UA
VS-40k VS (MR)
BA-rev. (till award space opens ;))
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1109 on: November 20, 2015, 01:55:32 PM »
MBJ --> EWR (1/25)
EWR --> CDG (4/7)
MXP --> EWR (4/19)

All in Buis/First x2.  245k UR +$244.  Thanks for showing me the light everyone on DDF.

Closed this out this morning.

JFK --> MBJ (1/22)

17,200 + $99 for 2x jblue.