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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3080 on: August 03, 2017, 01:13:52 PM »
IB J TLV-MAD (on the a330)
IB J MAD-JFK (as well)


39,500 MR+ $197 pp
How does that price work? You transferred MR somewhere or you didn't have enough points, so you had to pay cash for the remainder?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3081 on: August 03, 2017, 01:14:31 PM »
Got this on hold with AA. It's over mpm so they wanna charge me 72.5k, will probably just book TLV-AMM with BA:


This sounds like a nightmare of travelling. To each their own.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3082 on: August 03, 2017, 01:15:24 PM »
This sounds like a nightmare of travelling. To each their own.
I guess if your goal is the just fly and you're alone or with someone else who likes flying it'd be ok, though I agree, it sounds a bit rough for me (even alone).

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3083 on: August 03, 2017, 01:38:49 PM »

How does that price work? You transferred MR somewhere or you didn't have enough points, so you had to pay cash for the remainder?
I transferred MR to BA to IB with the 40% bonus.


The cash is the taxes and fees.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3084 on: August 07, 2017, 08:33:25 PM »
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3085 on: August 07, 2017, 08:48:16 PM »
IB J TLV-MAD (on the a330)
IB J MAD-JFK (as well)


39,500 MR+ $197 pp
What's their schedule for A330 on TLV-MAD?
How long is the layover?
I thought you can't do a OW on IB award redemption, or is that restriction only on partner awards?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3086 on: August 07, 2017, 08:57:03 PM »
I guess if your goal is the just fly and you're alone or with someone else who likes flying it'd be ok, though I agree, it sounds a bit rough for me (even alone).

Well a 4th DDFer may now be joining.  :)

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3087 on: August 07, 2017, 08:59:02 PM »
I thought you can't do a OW on IB award redemption, or is that restriction only on partner awards?

Limited to some of their partners.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3088 on: August 07, 2017, 09:18:18 PM »
On hold with AA- look familiar?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3089 on: August 07, 2017, 10:55:52 PM »
On hold with AA- look familiar?

QR F DO! There's still more availability if anyone else wants to come.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3090 on: August 07, 2017, 11:02:43 PM »
QR F DO! There's still more availability if anyone else wants to come.
With 4 of us, that's all the single seats taken so if someone else wants to come they'll have to take a middle seat
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3091 on: August 08, 2017, 02:16:33 PM »
CX F x2 jfk-yvr  August 14
your car warranty is about to expire!!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3092 on: August 08, 2017, 02:23:12 PM »
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3093 on: August 08, 2017, 09:40:06 PM »
I didn't just book, but going this weekend with the DW

EWR-VCE UA 170 J AUG10
DUB-EWR UA 22 AUG14

Cost 88k NH plus $84 in taxes

Night flight AUG 13 MXP-DUB EI Cash



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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3094 on: August 11, 2017, 12:09:27 AM »
JFK-MAD-BUD* J x2 133k IB Avios transferred from 95k MR +~$203
MAD-TLV (Real)J x2  62.5k BA Avios with about 7k coming from 5k MR +~$62

*MAD-BUD was married to JFK-MAD. will try to cancel that segment or wont take it at all.

All in all 50k MR and ~28k BA +~$133 per ticket for Real J NYC-MAD-TLV not bad.
« Last Edit: August 11, 2017, 12:41:49 AM by hvaces42 »
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3095 on: August 11, 2017, 01:23:56 PM »
UA 90 EWR-TLV J x 2, 57.5 SQ
Don't ask stupid questions and you won't get stupid answers

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3096 on: August 11, 2017, 07:13:59 PM »
UA 90 EWR-TLV J x 2, 57.5 SQ
Awesome. WhT date?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3097 on: August 11, 2017, 07:17:55 PM »
Awesome. WhT date?
This Sunday, August 13
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3098 on: August 11, 2017, 07:18:31 PM »
This Sunday, August 13
Enjoy. Return on lh f using sq

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3099 on: August 11, 2017, 07:20:31 PM »
Enjoy. Return on lh f using sq
I like my current return on lx with a 9 hour layover in zrh using miles and more. Could've done lh f for this way but didn't want to spend the yq
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