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$75 fee:

-21+ days prior to departure is based on the departing city time zone, not the booking city time zone.

EDIT: I managed to call in and have them waive the fee when it was within 21 days in departing city time zone but not by booking city time zone

UPDATE: AA has removed all close-in fees

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #200 on: February 04, 2015, 12:30:46 PM »
you might have to call AA to get it
I did.
I don't see anywhere on AB's website an option to select seats. Is it possible?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #201 on: February 04, 2015, 12:31:38 PM »
I did.
I don't see anywhere on AB's website an option to select seats. Is it possible?
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #202 on: February 04, 2015, 12:40:16 PM »
Just have to wait till online checkin? Or can it be done by calling?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #203 on: February 04, 2015, 01:10:36 PM »
Just to point out in case you didn't know.
You can now book on AA metal Buisness MileSAAver  on many dates to and from Europe in the spring/summer!
Certain dates even in First.

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #204 on: February 04, 2015, 05:32:28 PM »
I had the same problem on AA from JFK-LHR, and nothing opened up even till the last minute, while there were plenty space there to buy thickets
I think it's not worth risking. I don't want to be stuck in economy for such a long flight...thanks

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #205 on: February 04, 2015, 09:10:59 PM »
I think it's not worth risking. I don't want to be stuck in economy for such a long flight...thanks
If you can find something that works for you now, probably best to lock that in.
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #206 on: February 04, 2015, 10:24:51 PM »
If you can find something that works for you now, probably best to lock that in.
I ended up getting JFK-VCP in the reconfigured 763. I wonder if AA would charge a change fee to switch to JFK-GRU is saver availability opens up? The destination airport is obviously not the exact same but it is the same vicinity, in the same sense that JFK/LGA/EWR are the "same". Any thoughts?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #207 on: February 04, 2015, 10:38:59 PM »
Do the low-season awards apply for travel on US as well? I'm pricing out an award ticket NYC-LIR, and some options (including any that have US metal and one that is all on AA) are 17.5K. Others are 15K.

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #208 on: February 05, 2015, 11:41:16 AM »
Nyc-lhr
Bru -nyc
Is it the same tax as a 2 to london ? Or because the return aren't england is it cheaper?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #209 on: February 05, 2015, 12:06:59 PM »
Nyc-lhr
Bru -nyc
Is it the same tax as a 2 to london ? Or because the return aren't england is it cheaper?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #210 on: February 05, 2015, 12:21:49 PM »
Is it possible to refund the miles on an AA award without cancelling the PNR and have it reticketed from another mileage account?

I used a friends Executive Platinum account to book a reservation I'm not sure I'll fly, when (and if) I do decide to fly, I'd rather use my miles and not his. Is there any way to have it switched over to my miles?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #211 on: February 05, 2015, 12:33:54 PM »
NAFAIK.
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #212 on: February 05, 2015, 12:40:09 PM »
regarding those asking about the 10% rebate, I got such a rebate a while ago, but not since my last reservation, I called AA about it (citi rep had no idea, so called AA) they told me only the regular personal cards have this benefit not the Executive nor the Business, I currently have both, but none of the regular cards, I was told I'm not eligible for the rebate on my last redemption.

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #213 on: February 05, 2015, 12:41:41 PM »
NAFAIK.

Technically, it could be done (based on my own experience working in Sabre) but will any rep do it? anyone ever tried?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #214 on: February 05, 2015, 12:45:20 PM »
That.
Meaning that rt to lhr gets me $266 in taxes , because england has a high tax , question if its only a one way then its cheaper , and about ana is there a possibility of making a multi destination?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #215 on: February 05, 2015, 12:48:52 PM »
Meaning that rt to lhr gets me $266 in taxes , because england has a high tax , question if its only a one way then its cheaper , and about ana is there a possibility of making a multi destination?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #216 on: February 05, 2015, 12:50:39 PM »
Meaning that rt to lhr gets me $266 in taxes , because england has a high tax , question if its only a one way then its cheaper , and about ana is there a possibility of making a multi destination?
OW from NYC-LHR is $5.60

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #217 on: February 05, 2015, 12:58:15 PM »
I flew 2 weeks ago on aa award booking made within 24 hours , nyc -lhr , 40k aa points +$266 ,

Now I want to fly feb. 16 nyc- lhr and back from bru -nyc , is my question will it also be $266 tax or it will be less because its only a one way to england and only england has high taxes , and Belgium does not

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #218 on: February 05, 2015, 12:59:41 PM »
I flew 2 weeks ago on aa award booking made within 24 hours , nyc -lhr , 40k aa points +$266 ,

Now I want to fly feb. 16 nyc- lhr and back from bru -nyc , is my question will it also be $266 tax or it will be less because its only a one way to england and only england has high taxes , and Belgium does not
1. BRU-NYC no direct flights with AA
2. put in this details on AA.com and check :o

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #219 on: February 05, 2015, 01:29:54 PM »
So what options do I have with points for such route?