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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3220 on: October 19, 2017, 03:00:13 PM »
Holding 2 AZ J JFK-TLV tickets booked with AZ miles for mid-April.

You guys think I'm safe? They extended the time for AZ to recieve offers until April 30.
No one scared me off so i booked...


The rep told me that an infant is only $148 (the tax on the award). Is that accurate? I thought they charge 10% of revenue flight.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3221 on: October 23, 2017, 09:35:09 AM »
SQ F x2 JFK-FRA-SIN-USM
CX F x2 MLE-HKG-JFK

First trip to MLE and first trip in Suites and CX F!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3222 on: October 23, 2017, 09:58:23 AM »
SQ F x2 JFK-FRA-SIN-USM
CX F x2 MLE-HKG-JFK

First trip to MLE and first trip in Suites and CX F!
I did something similar it was awesome!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3223 on: October 23, 2017, 12:54:37 PM »
SQ F x2 JFK-FRA-SIN-USM
CX F x2 MLE-HKG-JFK

First trip to MLE and first trip in Suites and CX F!

Had to waitlist SQ?

How far out did you book CX F?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3224 on: October 23, 2017, 06:45:22 PM »
Didn't have to waitlist SQ. Booked it when schedule opened via app trick. Booked CX F 331 days out (I'm a planner) via the AUS call center since US couldn't see any space.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3225 on: October 23, 2017, 10:04:19 PM »
Didn't have to waitlist SQ. Booked it when schedule opened via app trick. Booked CX F 331 days out (I'm a planner) via the AUS call center since US couldn't see any space.
Color me impressed

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3226 on: October 23, 2017, 10:05:30 PM »
Didn't have to waitlist SQ. Booked it when schedule opened via app trick. Booked CX F 331 days out (I'm a planner) via the AUS call center since US couldn't see any space.

Did BA show 2 seats?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3227 on: October 24, 2017, 12:50:31 AM »
Didn't have to waitlist SQ. Booked it when schedule opened via app trick.
Whats the app trick?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3228 on: October 25, 2017, 12:59:02 PM »
Just booked a few flights recently -

2 RT Tickets on AA for in J LAX-ORD - still was under the 50% bonus with Amex Biz so all in was 50K points after the rebate.

2 RT Tickets on Delta in J LAX-CUN - still was under the 50% bonus with Amex Biz so all in was 62K points after the rebate.

2 RT Tickets on ANA in F LAX-NRT - Helped my parents book this and helping them with an itinerary in Japan similar to what we did for our honeymoon.  They have a ton of Amex MR and wanted the additional flexibility of more times booking straight with ANA so they transferred 300K MR to ANA to book. Helped them transfer a bunch of Chase UR to Hyatt and get them in the Andaz while in Tokyo.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3229 on: October 29, 2017, 08:32:18 PM »
BKK-USM on PG for 4 pax in Y + 1 lap infant: 20.5k EY + $12 total
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3230 on: October 29, 2017, 10:13:10 PM »
BKK-USM on PG for 4 pax in Y + 1 lap infant: 20.5k EY + $12 total

Great deal! Where did transfer EY from?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3231 on: October 29, 2017, 10:15:21 PM »
Great deal! Where did transfer EY from?

I got 70k compensation for a fight an used what i had.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3232 on: October 30, 2017, 09:05:27 AM »
I got 70k compensation
What happened

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3233 on: October 30, 2017, 10:31:07 AM »
What happened


was a while ago and a lot of stuff. Kosher meal, luggage, took a while to get chauffeur, 2 pax, confiscated liquor (despite assurances otherwise). Also got liquor refunded by bank wire :)

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3234 on: October 30, 2017, 12:03:06 PM »
BKK-USM on PG for 4 pax in Y + 1 lap infant: 20.5k EY + $12 total
Any way to check PG availability

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3235 on: October 30, 2017, 12:24:34 PM »
Any way to check PG availability

Not sure of any rule but the lower fare classes on EF can give you an indication (usually the cheaper routes are easier. CNX-USM is more difficult during peak times). EY was able to check pretty quickly.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3236 on: October 30, 2017, 01:11:28 PM »
Any way to check PG availability
you have to call

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3237 on: October 30, 2017, 05:53:57 PM »
Not sure of any rule but the lower fare classes on EF can give you an indication (usually the cheaper routes are easier. CNX-USM is more difficult during peak times). EY was able to check pretty quickly.
Do u know which fare class needs to be available for them to book PG

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3238 on: October 30, 2017, 06:52:33 PM »
Also how come EY see PG availability and AF don't see anything

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #3239 on: October 30, 2017, 08:31:46 PM »
Also how come EY see PG availability and AF don't see anything
I thought FB ended partnership ...