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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5040 on: May 31, 2021, 11:52:51 PM »
2022
oh man! A lot will happen till then!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5041 on: May 31, 2021, 11:54:57 PM »
oh man! A lot will happen till then!
Only in 7 months from now... :)

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5042 on: May 31, 2021, 11:57:02 PM »
Only in 7 months from now... :)
I guess if I would sit on 8 digits in points I wouldn’t think twice before booking for in 7 months from now, but being that I’m only sitting on 7 digits I might need it in between!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5043 on: May 31, 2021, 11:57:19 PM »
oh man! A lot will happen till then!
Better include the end of kids mask mandate or these tickets will wind up with my 2020 and 2021 tickets to TLV :P
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5044 on: May 31, 2021, 11:58:26 PM »
Better include the end of kids mask mandate or these tickets will wind up with my 2020 and 2021 tickets to TLV :P
Oh ye! Say that again!

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5045 on: June 01, 2021, 10:07:07 AM »
ORD-JFK AA J 20K (Award Special)
For today.
Ticket price was $1150.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5046 on: June 06, 2021, 03:54:21 PM »
isp - mke, 9.5k aa points, cash price is $408

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5047 on: June 06, 2021, 09:36:19 PM »
isp - mke, 9.5k aa points, cash price is $408
nonstop?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5048 on: June 06, 2021, 09:57:32 PM »
isp - mke, 9.5k aa points, cash price is $408

The only route AA has from ISP is to PHL.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5049 on: June 10, 2021, 02:23:09 PM »
DCA-MIA-TLV, J, 70k AA
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5050 on: June 13, 2021, 02:12:12 AM »
JFK-TLV AA business 70K AA + $5.60 & second seat in economy paid ticket, one way main cabin, only $394

Way back:
2X TLV-JFK 47K Turkish + $275 Swiss business (A330 short leg, 777 long leg)

DP regarding Citi transfer to Turkish:
Points took about 22 hours to post, brand new TK account with no prior activity.  Used full membership number including TK prefix on thankyou.com.  Almost had a heart attack when booking online and space ended up being phantom, but the U.S. call center was able to book in the end (zero wait time, very professional and knowledgeable agent!).  For some reason, their system wouldn't accept Amex Plat so resorted to Citi Prestige, hope there are no delays or luggage issues...
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5051 on: June 13, 2021, 12:38:56 PM »



DP regarding Citi transfer to Turkish:
Points took about 22 hours to post, brand new TK account with no prior activity.  Used full membership number including TK prefix on thankyou.com.
Just for contrast: it took me almost 2 weeks last month, on an existing account with the TK prefix.
In short, don't rely on it.
They were able to hold a PNR ticket for me for 72 hours (TK metal), but that wasn't enough.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5052 on: June 13, 2021, 04:17:48 PM »
Just for contrast: it took me almost 2 weeks last month, on an existing account with the TK prefix.
In short, don't rely on it.
They were able to hold a PNR ticket for me for 72 hours (TK metal), but that wasn't enough.

Thanks for the info. I'm aware of the problematic nature of Turkish, but this was a bit of a last-ditch effort booking.  The main goal/aspiration was business for two, and this was literally the only option for the number of points available that fit the rigid date.  If this hadn't panned out, it would have been either a cash econ ticket or miles econ from a secondary account with fewer points available, and the newly-transfered  miles would have just stayed in TK until next time...

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5053 on: June 15, 2021, 03:30:20 PM »
DXB-IAD, EK F, A380, 136.5k EK
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5054 on: June 16, 2021, 07:36:52 AM »
TLV-HKG (2-day stopover)-JFK, CX J, 359/77W, 62.5k AS miles + $90.

Hoping to move to F on last leg if/when available.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5055 on: June 19, 2021, 09:45:37 PM »
CUN-JFK DL 12.5K via Virgin Atlantic + 17.4K upgrade to J via Skymiles x 2

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5056 on: July 16, 2021, 08:29:19 PM »
CLE-EWR-KEF-ORD-CLE
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5058 on: July 18, 2021, 01:21:30 PM »
Dates?

No, his wife is staying behind.
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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #5059 on: July 18, 2021, 01:22:13 PM »
No, his wife is staying behind.
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