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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1540 on: February 05, 2016, 09:35:43 AM »
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
What about an infant booked via an AC award?
And would the one bag be 50LB or the 70LB J class limit?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1541 on: February 05, 2016, 09:41:37 AM »
What about an infant booked via an AC award?
And would the one bag be 50LB or the 70LB J class limit?

70lbs + $100 infant fee

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1542 on: February 05, 2016, 09:45:48 AM »
70lbs + $100 infant fee
I meant to ask: is an infant booked via AC miles included in the "including infants traveling internationally on 10 percent of an adult fare"?

I am not sure how you reached your conclusion: If the infant in lap gets regular Y class allowance then that is 1 X 50Lb. If he gets J class allowance, then that is 2 X 70LB.

What makes you say 1 X 70LB?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1543 on: February 05, 2016, 09:49:59 AM »
I meant to ask: is an infant booked via AC miles included in the "including infants traveling internationally on 10 percent of an adult fare"?

I am not sure how you reached your conclusion: If the infant in lap gets regular Y class allowance then that is 1 X 50Lb. If he gets J class allowance, then that is 2 X 70LB.

What makes you say 1 X 70LB?

Where do I say 1x 70lbs? You asked 50lbs vs 70lbs.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1544 on: February 05, 2016, 09:55:09 AM »

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1545 on: February 05, 2016, 10:02:29 AM »


I was talking about my case so I was thinking 1 bag. When you pay $100 with AC for your infant they are considered a lap child business passenger & they will get 2 bags 70lbs ea. Hope this is clear enough

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1546 on: February 05, 2016, 10:12:18 AM »
I was talking about my case so I was thinking 1 bag. When you pay $100 with AC for your infant they are considered a lap child business passenger & they will get 2 bags 70lbs ea. Hope this is clear enough
Yes. Thank you.
Are you sure that when paying the $100 on AC the infant has the same category as having paid 10% on united?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1547 on: February 05, 2016, 10:24:13 AM »
Yes. Thank you.
Are you sure that when paying the $100 on AC the infant has the same category as having paid 10% on united?

Yes, one charges $100 & one charges 10%. Different structures. Same result

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1548 on: February 05, 2016, 10:48:57 AM »
Yes, one charges $100 & one charges 10%. Different structures. Same result
Great. and thank you for all your advise!

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1549 on: February 05, 2016, 12:26:21 PM »
Distance based award chart.
Just spoke to a jal rep and he claims for this routing OW will be 90k and RT 100k

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1550 on: February 05, 2016, 12:50:43 PM »
Just spoke to a jal rep and he claims for this routing OW will be 90k and RT 100k
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1551 on: February 06, 2016, 11:51:16 AM »
Just spoke to a jal rep and he claims for this routing OW will be 90k and RT 100k

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1552 on: February 06, 2016, 08:07:19 PM »
EWR-SJO nonstop with UA seems to be 35k RT via UA, SQ & LH.
Any better options?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1553 on: February 06, 2016, 08:34:56 PM »
What's my best option with points outbound yvr to lax? There is west jet and air canada
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1554 on: February 06, 2016, 10:20:27 PM »
I'm relatively new to booking with miles so TIA for your help.
What's the best way to book nyc-tlv than on the return to stop over in venice for an extended weekend?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1555 on: February 06, 2016, 10:23:14 PM »
I'm relatively new to booking with miles so TIA for your help.
What's the best way to book nyc-tlv than on the return to stop over in venice for an extended weekend?

Economy, business, first?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1556 on: February 06, 2016, 10:35:47 PM »
What's my best option with points outbound yvr to lax? There is west jet and air canada
AFAIK no way to book westjet with points. is AC 7.5K? if so go with it assuming it isn't worth it to pay cash

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1557 on: February 06, 2016, 10:36:23 PM »
Economy, business, first?
im good with economy unless business would be a steal

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1558 on: February 06, 2016, 10:49:39 PM »
AFAIK no way to book westjet with points. is AC 7.5K? if so go with it assuming it isn't worth it to pay cash

AF/DL etc. can book westjet with points

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1559 on: February 06, 2016, 10:51:13 PM »
im good with economy unless business would be a steal

Book an open jaw with ANA EWR-TLV * VCE-FRA-EWR for example & buy a cheap ticket from TLV-VCE.
Something like that.. You can play around with the return...