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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1520 on: February 05, 2016, 05:45:54 AM »
it seems like ab started releasing in waves for three months at a time
For the following three months?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1521 on: February 05, 2016, 05:48:48 AM »
For the following three months?
thats what it looked like about 2 weeks ago when i was searching for tickets and one day there was no ab and then the next day there was availability until pesach

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1522 on: February 05, 2016, 06:27:07 AM »
thats what it looked like about 2 weeks ago when i was searching for tickets and one day there was no ab and then the next day there was availability until pesach
Theyre back to practically no availability
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1523 on: February 05, 2016, 07:12:03 AM »
Distance based award chart.

I understand, see post above.. They say its half the price of a roundtrip but in reality its not

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1524 on: February 05, 2016, 07:49:03 AM »
When using LH miles to fly UA J class from London - USA, how much will YQ be?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1525 on: February 05, 2016, 08:12:17 AM »
When using LH miles to fly UA J class from London - USA, how much will YQ be?

Just called them. YQ is $473. Adding an infant to the booking is only an additional $81! That's even cheaper than AC, no?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1526 on: February 05, 2016, 08:15:27 AM »
Just called them. YQ is $473. Adding an infant to the booking is only an additional $81! That's even cheaper than AC, no?

Yes, but AC doesn't charge YQ on UA.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1527 on: February 05, 2016, 08:42:15 AM »
Just called them. YQ is $473. Adding an infant to the booking is only an additional $81! That's even cheaper than AC, no?

Book w AC. Small charge for adding an infant + only 55k ow in J & no yq

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1528 on: February 05, 2016, 08:44:13 AM »
Book w AC. Small charge for adding an infant + only 55k ow in J & no yq

LH is only 52k

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1529 on: February 05, 2016, 08:47:04 AM »

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1530 on: February 05, 2016, 08:48:19 AM »
LH is only 52k

Actually best way is via A3
45k + no yq for ua, but I dont know their infant policy

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1531 on: February 05, 2016, 08:56:44 AM »
Book w AC. Small charge for adding an infant + only 55k ow in J & no yq
But I have the M&M miles just sitting. Have to think...
Actually best way is via A3
45k + no yq for ua, but I dont know their infant policy

Do Amex MR trasnfer there? Or just SPG?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1532 on: February 05, 2016, 08:59:03 AM »
Right & 💰  :D

Even w/o YQ it is still $288 Tax Ex-LHR

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1533 on: February 05, 2016, 08:59:49 AM »
But I have the M&M miles just sitting. Have to think...
Do Amex MR trasnfer there? Or just SPG?

Only spg. Maybe trade with a friend 52k LH for 40k SPG.. Dunno :)
Would be real silly to pay $450 for no reason

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1534 on: February 05, 2016, 09:12:11 AM »
Only spg. Maybe trade with a friend 52k LH for 40k SPG.. Dunno :)
Would be real silly to pay $450 for no reason

Does SPG-A3 work if names do not match?

UA phone rep telling me that infant in lap has no check baggage allowane (other that car seat etc) >:(

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1535 on: February 05, 2016, 09:17:39 AM »
Does SPG-A3 work if names do not match?

UA phone rep telling me that infant in lap has no check baggage allowane (other that car seat etc) >:(

My infant nephews had a bag allowance when flying with UA via a NH Y class redemption.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1536 on: February 05, 2016, 09:28:55 AM »
My infant nephews had a bag allowance when flying with UA via a NH Y class redemption.
How can I confirm one way or the other? That will be a major factor in deciding which flight to take.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1537 on: February 05, 2016, 09:31:58 AM »
How can I confirm one way or the other? That will be a major factor in deciding which flight to take.

I made a mistake back then by booking via NH.. Due to infant costs..
Use the United callback #. They are pretty good.

"Checked baggage allowance for children

The standard checked baggage allowance applies to children with purchased tickets, including infants traveling internationally on 10 percent of an adult fare. If a child’s baggage allowance is exceeded, the excess will become part of the fare-paying adult's baggage allowance. All standard checked baggage restrictions and service charges apply."

basically you do get 1 bag

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Re: What's the best way to book?
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