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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1290 on: January 14, 2016, 04:05:52 PM »
Domestic is simple
25k round trip in Y

In business, 17.5k O/W with Miles and more , or 20k O/W with SINGAPORE

Haha okay figured out what Y J and O/w stands for.

But now Im trying to understand the value of 17.5k or 20k miles? like how much is it equivalent to cash ? 

and lastly how do you book one world using signapore ? I do not see it as an option
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1291 on: January 14, 2016, 04:10:06 PM »
Haha Now this is interested. What is Y or J !? o/w ?
Do I need to read a post that will help me better understand those terms?

I have no idea what you guys said
Y is economy J is Business O/W  means one way ;D you can read it here   http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=10531.0

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1292 on: January 14, 2016, 04:15:32 PM »
Y is economy J is Business O/W  means one way ;D you can read it here   http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=10531.0

Thank you :)

which airlines offer for 17.5k o/w tickets?
or 25k round trip ?


What is the equivalent cash value for those points ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1293 on: January 14, 2016, 04:16:10 PM »
Haha Now this is interested. What is Y or J !? o/w ?
Do I need to read a post that will help me better understand those terms?

I have no idea what you guys said
Y is economy
J is business

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1294 on: January 14, 2016, 04:21:13 PM »
Thank you :)

which airlines offer for 17.5k o/w tickets?
or 25k round trip ?


What is the equivalent cash value for those points ?
25k round trip in economy you can have AA and, united , I think all airlines.

17.5 k is using Lufthansa miles and more points to book on united. If you don't have Lufthansa miles you can transfer from spg. If you don't have spg. Then your next option is to use 20k Singapore miles that transfer from amex M/R


Regarding the value  points vs revenue, you should search what you can get the flights for cash.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1295 on: January 14, 2016, 04:46:49 PM »
25k round trip in economy you can have AA and, united , I think all airlines.

17.5 k is using Lufthansa miles and more points to book on united. If you don't have Lufthansa miles you can transfer from spg. If you don't have spg. Then your next option is to use 20k Singapore miles that transfer from amex M/R


Regarding the value  points vs revenue, you should search what you can get the flights for cash.

When you say I use lufthansa points you mean I transfer the points into united miles ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1296 on: January 14, 2016, 04:48:06 PM »
When you say I use lufthansa points you mean I transfer the points into united miles ?

No. If you have LH miles you call them and ask them to book the available UA flight since they're partners.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1297 on: January 14, 2016, 04:48:23 PM »
When you say I use lufthansa points you mean I transfer the points into united miles ?
No. You search on united for saver award availablity. Then you call Lufthansa and give them the flight numbers you want.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1298 on: January 15, 2016, 12:37:08 AM »
Best way to get NYC-TLV?

Is it silly to spend 55k-60k SPG points instead of $600 cash for a flight on Turkish?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1299 on: January 15, 2016, 12:51:19 AM »
Best way to get NYC-TLV?

Y or J?

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Is it silly to spend 55k-60k SPG points instead of $600 cash for a flight on Turkish?

IMHO, Yes.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1300 on: January 15, 2016, 12:56:11 AM »
Y

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Re: What's the best way to book?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1302 on: January 15, 2016, 12:57:56 AM »
25k Flying Blue.
Will that put me on a Delta flight ?
Is there Y Q?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1303 on: January 15, 2016, 12:59:05 AM »
Will that put me on a Delta flight ?
Is there Y Q?

If there's Delta availability, yes (check delta.com and if you see it for 40k, Flying Blue can book it for 25k)

No YQ on DL.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1304 on: January 15, 2016, 01:02:28 AM »
25k Flying Blue.
I didn't see that promo for Israel when I searched. That promo didn't end 12/31?

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