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List of "Rare" awards:

  • CX F = 2+
  • EY F A380 to/from US = 1+
  • EY F A380 to/from LHR = 2+
  • SQ R = 2+
  • QF F on SYD-USA = 1+
  • JL F = 2+
  • NH F from JFK= 2+
  • QR F A380 = 1+
  • North America-TLV in J = 1+
  • XXX-HNL in Lie-Flat J = 2+
  • LH F > 2 weeks out
  • NZ J = 1+
  • LAX-PPT on AF/TN J = 2+
  • MH F A380 = 2+
  • As of summer 2019, apparently any UA I/IN longhaul.


Author Topic: Rare Award Space Master Thread (No discussion, alerts only!)  (Read 210645 times)

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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #285 on: May 04, 2015, 10:59:57 PM »
DL + AF + BA to name a few...
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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #286 on: May 08, 2015, 03:32:29 PM »
Sunday 5/31
SQ R JFK-FRA
2 seats 

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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #287 on: May 11, 2015, 11:18:04 AM »
Minimum 2 seats.. EWR-HNL in J..

6/15, 6/16, 9/8, 1/31, 2/23, 2/29.

HNL-EWR in J, minimum 2 seats as well.

6/24, 12/23

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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #288 on: May 11, 2015, 11:20:20 AM »
Minimum 2 seats.. EWR-HNL in J..

6/15, 6/16, 9/8, 1/31, 2/23, 2/29.

HNL-EWR in J, minimum 2 seats as well.

6/24, 12/23
I need for next week and return the 27th if you see any. Thanks :)
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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #289 on: May 11, 2015, 12:24:52 PM »
I need to get from JNB to USA (pref NYC). Do I have any other option with the 250,000 points I would use for the Alaska if it's CX isn't available?
You could do BA J for 70k each. But heavy YQ. You could do Emirates J for 77.5k each. (slightly above your mileage budget).

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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #290 on: May 11, 2015, 03:26:34 PM »
I need for next week and return the 27th if you see any. Thanks :)

6/15-6/24 60k SQ RT is a good deal & a nice 9 days

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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #291 on: May 11, 2015, 03:34:04 PM »
6/15-6/24 60k SQ RT is a good deal & a nice 9 days
Unfortunately not when i can go.
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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #292 on: May 12, 2015, 02:28:38 PM »
Is finding award space from HKG to NYC via cx-j always this brutal
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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #293 on: May 12, 2015, 02:37:03 PM »
Is finding award space from HKG to NYC via cx-j always this brutal
Close in space opens up often.
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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #294 on: May 12, 2015, 02:41:12 PM »
Close in space opens up often.
yeah but nothing seems to budge for this Thursday, or the next, and need for the 21st, does it have to do with the day of the week
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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #295 on: May 12, 2015, 11:31:59 PM »
You have the best chance within 24-48 hours.
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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #296 on: May 12, 2015, 11:53:30 PM »
yeah but nothing seems to budge for this Thursday, or the next, and need for the 21st, does it have to do with the day of the week
CX has been tightening its F award space recently

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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #297 on: May 13, 2015, 02:37:44 AM »
If currently booked in CX J JFK-HKG, but JL F is available from JFK-NRT-HKG on same date, is it worth (giving up current J seat and) switching? Obviously prefer nonstop CX, but how likely is CX F to open up close in (or for that matter even J if I want to switch back)?
It looks like new skysuite F product. 

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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #298 on: May 13, 2015, 02:39:44 AM »

If currently booked in CX J JFK-HKG, but JL F is available from JFK-NRT-HKG on same date, is it worth (giving up current J seat and) switching? Obviously prefer nonstop CX, but how likely is CX F to open up close in (or for that matter even J if I want to switch back)?
It looks like new skysuite F product.

Check flight availability in ExpertFlyer

If it's F4 or so,  good chance it can still open close in F1 or less, definitely better bet to switch to JAL.
I remember when a coke was a nickel, and you could buy VRs in OD.

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Re: "Rare" Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #299 on: May 13, 2015, 02:46:00 AM »
Check flight availability in ExpertFlyer

If it's F4 or so,  good chance it can still open close in F1 or less, definitely better bet to switch to JAL.
CX F wide open now with 6 seats, but it's for a couple months out...