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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 #3320 on: February 26, 2020, 01:35:12 PM »
CSR claims you can't cancel half of a web special- you need to cancel whole trip. then rebook one way. Anyone with experience otherwise?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3321 on: June 22, 2020, 01:33:15 AM »
Anyone give a hand over here:

July 15 BKK - LAX 

Availability with JL - 10 hour stopover.

If I check just HND - LAX I can see the availability for an earlier flight  as web special on AA metal at 99,000 aa miles

If I check Bkk - JFK  - shows 2 stopovers (bkk - hnd - lax - jfk) including the earlier AA flight in Business All for a total of 70,000!.

Why do they make it available at 70k for the JFK flight (bkk - hnd - lax - jfk), but not when i search for lax?

If I call, should it work then?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3322 on: June 22, 2020, 10:23:01 AM »
Anyone give a hand over here:

July 15 BKK - LAX 

Availability with JL - 10 hour stopover.

If I check just HND - LAX I can see the availability for an earlier flight  as web special on AA metal at 99,000 aa miles

If I check Bkk - JFK  - shows 2 stopovers (bkk - hnd - lax - jfk) including the earlier AA flight in Business All for a total of 70,000!.

Why do they make it available at 70k for the JFK flight (bkk - hnd - lax - jfk), but not when i search for lax?

If I call, should it work then?
Im pretty sure you can put the last flight on hold and then drop the JFK leg when you are ready to ticket. But things may have changed

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3323 on: June 22, 2020, 10:36:19 AM »
On line or by phone?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3324 on: June 22, 2020, 10:41:06 AM »
On line or by phone?
hold online. Book otp

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3325 on: June 22, 2020, 10:50:31 AM »
Cool, I'll let you know if that works.
 
Any chance AA will open up that space officially for Alaska award on JL and Aa?

If yes, how soon before the flight? (Average)

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3326 on: June 22, 2020, 11:02:53 AM »
Whilw on the topic, can I fly Bkk-JFK-LAX on the same 70,000 business ticket?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3327 on: June 22, 2020, 10:01:39 PM »
AA site says "We’re giving you more flexibility with waived award reinstatement and change fees for awards booked by June 30, 2020."

Any idea if this includes online web specials, and if it applies even when canceling the day of travel?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3328 on: June 22, 2020, 10:31:20 PM »
AA site says "We’re giving you more flexibility with waived award reinstatement and change fees for awards booked by June 30, 2020."

Any idea if this includes online web specials, and if it applies even when canceling the day of travel?
Yes.
CSR told me 90 Min before flight but YMMV

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3329 on: June 23, 2020, 11:37:26 AM »
Tried to do that, but the agent wouldn't let it... because it prices at 99k ..
Im pretty sure you can put the last flight on hold and then drop the JFK leg when you are ready to ticket. But things may have changed

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3330 on: June 23, 2020, 11:39:46 AM »

As I said this was done in the past. Wasn't sure if it still works

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3331 on: June 25, 2020, 01:28:13 PM »
What amount of miles are the AA unpublished chart for HND to LAX? 60k? 65k? I see 65k as a Web special with "normal price" being 120K.
What amount does it need to be to be available via ba etc?
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3332 on: June 25, 2020, 02:22:29 PM »
looks like AA website is down? can't even book revenue tickets.
I've been experiencing ton of issues with their site recently.

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3333 on: June 25, 2020, 02:37:30 PM »
anyway to search for web specials on any routes?
in other words how do people find out if there is a web special?
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3334 on: June 25, 2020, 03:48:02 PM »
anyway to search for web specials on any routes?
in other words how do people find out if there is a web special?
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/milespoints/using-americans-award-map-find-5k-mileage-tickets/

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3335 on: June 28, 2020, 05:24:09 PM »
When an award hold expires do they usually become available again ?
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3336 on: June 28, 2020, 05:37:12 PM »
When an award hold expires do they usually become available again ?

Depends, partner or AA?
Partners sometimes and AA sometimes.
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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3337 on: July 02, 2020, 03:52:55 PM »
Depends, partner or AA?
Partners sometimes and AA sometimes.
so it doesnt depend, its always sometimes  ;)

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3338 on: August 02, 2020, 02:53:50 AM »
https://www.aa.com/i18n/aadvantage-program/aadvantage-program-updates.jsp
We’re giving you more flexibility with waived award reinstatement and change fees for awards ticketed by September 8, 2020

Am I reading this correctly? AA extended the free award cancelation for flights booked till Sep 8?

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Re: AA Award Flights
« Reply #3339 on: August 02, 2020, 01:01:59 PM »
https://www.aa.com/i18n/aadvantage-program/aadvantage-program-updates.jsp
We’re giving you more flexibility with waived award reinstatement and change fees for awards ticketed by September 8, 2020

Am I reading this correctly? AA extended the free award cancelation for flights booked till Sep 8?
@Dan ?