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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1100 on: December 28, 2015, 04:44:21 PM »
Does SQ allow mixed partners on a one way award ? And will it be the same amount of miles, and YQ ?

Yes. Yes. YQ might be slightly more due to the extra leg.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1101 on: December 28, 2015, 04:50:31 PM »

yes, yq is whatever the yq is. (except ua) You need to call them though to book.
Yes. Yes. YQ might be slightly more due to the extra leg.
Thanks for the info. Now just got to hope that space is still there when the miles post. Btw, any data points on whether TY points, or MR transfer faster  into SQ ?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1102 on: December 28, 2015, 04:51:38 PM »
Thanks for the info. Now just got to hope that space is still there when the miles post. Btw, any data points on whether TY points, or MR transfer faster  into SQ ?

Transfer MR by 1030pm EST and it will (usually) be in SQ by 230am EST.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1103 on: December 28, 2015, 04:53:43 PM »
Transfer MR by 1030pm EST and it will (usually) be in SQ by 230am EST.

in addition you can start calling at 12 midnight, their reps are notoriously slow to pickup

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1104 on: December 28, 2015, 04:58:17 PM »
in addition you can start calling at 12 midnight, their reps are notoriously slow to pickup

Plus it will take the rep a couple hours to find LH F space!

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1105 on: December 28, 2015, 05:28:03 PM »
Best way to book round trip
NYC - GRU
Eco and business

Economy AA off peak for 40k roundtrip. During peak book instead with 50k British.
What about business ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1106 on: December 28, 2015, 05:33:41 PM »

Plus it will take the rep a couple hours to find LH F space!
Oiy Vei. Your not giving me much hope.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1107 on: December 28, 2015, 05:46:13 PM »
What about business ?

Via AC on UA has good rates. Not sure if it was effected by the revent deval.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1108 on: December 29, 2015, 06:38:27 AM »
BKK-TLV in J/F (with infant)?
Would rather not fly RJ.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1109 on: December 29, 2015, 06:56:09 AM »
NYC - GRU
Via AC on UA has good rates. Not sure if it was effected by the revent deval.
For travel in January I found these

AC one way 30k in y, 55k J
AA one way 30k in y, 50k J, 62.5 F

I see the best way
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1110 on: December 29, 2015, 07:02:16 AM »
BKK-TLV in J/F (with infant)?
Would rather not fly RJ.

Even for just the AMM-TLV leg?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1111 on: December 29, 2015, 07:24:53 AM »



Would rather not fly RJ.
Is that preference worth double the miles?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1112 on: December 29, 2015, 07:25:42 AM »
Is that preference worth double the miles?
Ask DW.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1113 on: December 29, 2015, 07:26:58 AM »

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1114 on: December 29, 2015, 10:16:00 AM »
Anyone else here hear about FB and PG terminating their relationship? Just called FB to book flights and they said that they terminated their relationship on 12/23/15. HUCA'd and got the same response. If this is actually the case, what are the award options for CNX-USM and from USM-HKG?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1115 on: December 29, 2015, 11:26:21 AM »
FRA-VIE:

(cash seems to currently be at $225 ow)

15k UA + $46
12.5k AC+$90
12.5k SQ + YQ

Not sure what to choose or if I am missing any specific option I should be looking into.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1116 on: December 29, 2015, 12:23:24 PM »
FRA-VIE:

(cash seems to currently be at $225 ow)

15k UA + $46
12.5k AC+$90
12.5k SQ + YQ

Not sure what to choose or if I am missing any specific option I should be looking into.
Check a RT. It's usually cheaper then OW inter-Europe.

Random date in March is $225 for OW and $120 for RT.

If you get these prices for your dates, pay cash and don't feel guilty about throwing away the return.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1117 on: December 29, 2015, 12:32:56 PM »
Check a RT. It's usually cheaper then OW inter-Europe.

Random date in March is $225 for OW and $120 for RT.

If you get these prices for your dates, pay cash and don't feel guilty about throwing away the return.

Found for $165 for the flight I need. Seems that cash it is. Thanks Lubaby.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1118 on: December 29, 2015, 12:34:51 PM »
Found for $165 for the flight I need. Seems that cash it is. Thanks Lubaby.
No problem.

Check other return dates (or even Multi-City destinations). Might still come out cheaper ($20-$30).

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1119 on: December 29, 2015, 12:36:34 PM »
No problem.

Check other return dates (or even Multi-City destinations). Might still come out cheaper ($20-$30).

Any tips as to popular dates or cities for this?
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