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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1500 on: February 04, 2016, 11:55:30 PM »
EK JFK - MXP is the cheapest with JAL at 50k in F?
If I see availability on Alaska website is that available with jal?
Could I hold my award meanwhile I'm waiting for my spg transfer to go thru?

I looked up on JAL because I was curious to whether one ways are allowed, and they are..
Please share when you book how long it took for SPG to transfer into JAL & how much YQ you were charged. TY

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1501 on: February 04, 2016, 11:57:52 PM »
I looked up on JAL because I was curious to whether one ways are allowed, and they are..
Please share when you book how long it took for SPG to transfer into JAL & how much YQ you were charged. TY
It looks like a one way will be 65k and there is no YQ

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1502 on: February 04, 2016, 11:58:36 PM »
And I'm looking BOS-DUS, not NYC-DUS.  The AB options are not showing up for BOS, at least not that I can see.
I called and AA claims that AB is not releasing to them. Something changed over the last few months and no one is talking.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1503 on: February 04, 2016, 11:59:17 PM »
I called and AA claims that AB is not releasing to them. Something changed over the last few months and no one is talking.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1504 on: February 05, 2016, 12:04:34 AM »
From TPG
JAL doesn’t impose fuel surcharges for Emirates bookings. Taxes and fees are capped at $78.20 for a round-trip award ticket.

Yes I see it now, interesting.. because on JAL they write half the RT cost but in reality its really the one way distance.
Also it says $78.20 to (DXB) UAE, doesnt say anything about MXP.. Its highly likely its around the same amount, just confirm once booked please

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1505 on: February 05, 2016, 12:07:43 AM »
Yes I see it now, interesting.. because on JAL they write half the RT cost but in reality its really the one way distance.
Also it says $78.20 to (DXB) UAE, doesnt say anything about MXP.. Its highly likely its around the same amount, just confirm once booked please
The only issue could be that if it takes around 3 weeks to transfer SPG - JAL the award availability could be long gone by then

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1506 on: February 05, 2016, 12:09:13 AM »
The only issue could be that if it takes around 3 weeks to transfer SPG - JAL the award availability could be long gone by then

keep (me) us updated with SPG transfer time + yq details as/if you book this. Thanks!

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1507 on: February 05, 2016, 12:15:21 AM »
It looks like a one way will be 65k and there is no YQ

I wrote a note in the Maldives thread about JAL now for EK travel..

http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=15937.msg1403582#msg1403582

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1508 on: February 05, 2016, 12:55:09 AM »
I dont understand why RT is 100k but Ow is 65?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1509 on: February 05, 2016, 12:58:22 AM »
I dont understand why RT is 100k but Ow is 65?


Yes I see it now, interesting.. because on JAL they write half the RT cost but in reality its really the one way distance.



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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1510 on: February 05, 2016, 01:38:23 AM »
Vs the opportunity to fly LH A380 F? I think not.

I agree, go with LH F.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1511 on: February 05, 2016, 01:40:57 AM »
I looked up on JAL because I was curious to whether one ways are allowed, and they are..
Please share when you book how long it took for SPG to transfer into JAL & how much YQ you were charged. TY

No YQ ex-USA

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1512 on: February 05, 2016, 01:41:17 AM »
I dont understand why RT is 100k but Ow is 65?

Distance based award chart.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1513 on: February 05, 2016, 01:41:44 AM »
I agree, go with LH F.
Now the question becomes do i use UR for UA, existing AC, or transfer SPG to A3?
As LH F isnt open yet J is pricing 70k UA +62.06, 57.5k AC + 250.06 and i believe A3 is 45k but long transfer times and what will i do with 5k extra in A3
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1514 on: February 05, 2016, 01:43:25 AM »
Now the question becomes do i use UR for UA, existing AC, or transfer SPG to A3?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1515 on: February 05, 2016, 01:45:55 AM »
AC
So now do i book J and hope F opens close in? Its for last week in march.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1516 on: February 05, 2016, 01:51:10 AM »
So now do i book J and hope F opens close in? Its for last week in march.

No reason to fly LH J over AB J, so wait until closer in when LH F opens.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1517 on: February 05, 2016, 01:53:57 AM »
No reason to fly LH J over AB J, so wait until closer in when LH F opens.
Thought so. What about LO J 787 vs LH J 346 and shorter connection for JFK-BUD 6 hours in WAW vs 3 in FRA
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1518 on: February 05, 2016, 01:58:22 AM »
Thought so. What about LO J 787 vs LH J 346 and shorter connection for JFK-BUD 6 hours in WAW vs 3 in FRA

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1519 on: February 05, 2016, 05:03:33 AM »
I called and AA claims that AB is not releasing to them. Something changed over the last few months and no one is talking.
it seems like ab started releasing in waves for three months at a time