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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1650 on: February 09, 2016, 12:18:28 PM »
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1651 on: February 09, 2016, 12:20:12 PM »
Thanks! Which cc transfer points to them?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1652 on: February 09, 2016, 12:27:07 PM »
Thanks! Which cc transfer points to them?
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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 #1654 on: February 09, 2016, 12:30:37 PM »
Thanks! Which cc transfer points to them?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1656 on: February 09, 2016, 03:31:57 PM »
NYC/PHL to Italy (Rome or other city). For a friend. He wants only in Y, doesn't want to waste miles even though he has 500K+ UR and 200K SPG. I've tried to make him see the light but no dice. Maybe a great J/F cabin will knock his socks off :)). For him + wife.

ITA Matrix shows only AA, DL, and Alitalia with nonstop flights, with IB, Finnair, and BA as codeshares. UA seems to be seasonal only.

What's my best bet? (I had a yetzer hara to suggest EK F JFK-MXP via SPG to AS, but don't think he'll do 90K one way per pax it does seem a bit excessive.)

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1657 on: February 09, 2016, 03:54:13 PM »
NYC/PHL to Italy (Rome or other city). For a friend. He wants only in Y, doesn't want to waste miles even though he has 500K+ UR and 200K SPG. I've tried to make him see the light but no dice. Maybe a great J/F cabin will knock his socks off :)). For him + wife.

ITA Matrix shows only AA, DL, and Alitalia with nonstop flights, with IB, Finnair, and BA as codeshares. UA seems to be seasonal only.

What's my best bet? (I had a yetzer hara to suggest EK F JFK-MXP via SPG to AS, but don't think he'll do 90K one way per pax it does seem a bit excessive.)

now in the winter? 40k AA

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1658 on: February 09, 2016, 03:59:48 PM »
now in the winter? 40k AA

Worth wasting SPG for that?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1659 on: February 09, 2016, 04:06:38 PM »
NYC/PHL to Italy (Rome or other city). For a friend. He wants only in Y, doesn't want to waste miles even though he has 500K+ UR and 200K SPG. I've tried to make him see the light but no dice. Maybe a great J/F cabin will knock his socks off :)). For him + wife.

ITA Matrix shows only AA, DL, and Alitalia with nonstop flights, with IB, Finnair, and BA as codeshares. UA seems to be seasonal only.

What's my best bet? (I had a yetzer hara to suggest EK F JFK-MXP via SPG to AS, but don't think he'll do 90K one way per pax it does seem a bit excessive.)

JFK-FCO on AZ for 50k AF/AZ RT.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1660 on: February 09, 2016, 04:06:54 PM »

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1661 on: February 09, 2016, 04:08:54 PM »
JFK-FCO on AZ for 50k AF/AZ RT.

1. AF and AZ only transfer from SPG, if doing that might as well do AA for cheaper.
2. I heard AZ economy experience is pretty bad.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1662 on: February 09, 2016, 04:13:34 PM »
1. AF and AZ only transfer from SPG, if doing that might as well do AA for cheaper.
2. I heard AZ economy experience is pretty bad.

1. You can transfer from MR as well.
2. Cattle Class is Cattle Class.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1663 on: February 09, 2016, 06:30:47 PM »
Worth wasting SPG for that?

I kinda disagree... 65k SPG gets you 2 RT flights with AA. Thats 32.5 SPG PP RT.
Pretty good if you ask me

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1664 on: February 09, 2016, 09:27:57 PM »
My friends when talking about best way to book shouldn't we mention if there is YQ or not?
Yes AF/AZ might be 50k rt, but you fail to mention ~300EUR YQ