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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1725 on: February 13, 2016, 11:48:49 PM »
Thanks. Not SPG?

also, but Citi TYP are worth less than SPG.. However if you transfer in multiples of 20k it may be worth it. depends how many you have, how many you need etc

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1726 on: February 14, 2016, 01:18:58 PM »
also, but Citi TYP are worth less than SPG.. However if you transfer in multiples of 20k it may be worth it. depends how many you have, how many you need etc

But if using to book Etihad flight, might wanna transfer SPG to AA, AA is cheaper for flying Etihad.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1727 on: February 14, 2016, 01:23:00 PM »
But if using to book Etihad flight, might wanna transfer SPG to AA, AA is cheaper for flying Etihad.

He was referring to the SN BRU route

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1728 on: February 15, 2016, 06:27:13 PM »
I think this belongs in this thread.

I am trying to help a friend figure out what the best value for his UK Amex MR points is.
Their airline partners are: SQ, EK, AZ, BA, ETIHAD, ASIA MILES, DL, AY, FLYING BLUE, IB, SK & VS.
His main usage is for Y class, LHR - NYC/ORD - LHR
What's his best option? Bear in mind that sometimes he'll be doing trips with an infant in lap.
What comes to my mind is:
VS (for times (like now) when they're running a sale.
SQ for a 20k OW redemption on UA (is that accurate for NYC and ORD?).
Anything else useful come to mind?
Anyone know what VS infant prices are like?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1729 on: February 15, 2016, 06:34:38 PM »
SQ for a 20k OW redemption on UA (is that accurate for NYC and ORD?).

No, it's 27.5k.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1730 on: February 15, 2016, 06:36:57 PM »

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1731 on: February 15, 2016, 09:58:02 PM »
For ORD? or both?

Europe to North America is 55k RT or 27.5k OW. NY, ORD, LAX whatever.. Only SQ metal theres a dif

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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 #1733 on: February 16, 2016, 01:40:20 AM »
Europe to North America is 55k RT or 27.5k OW. NY, ORD, LAX whatever.. Only SQ metal theres a dif
Thanks for explanation.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1734 on: February 16, 2016, 03:17:13 AM »
BKK-NYC
Cheapest way in Y & J OW

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1735 on: February 16, 2016, 03:24:25 AM »
BKK-NYC
Cheapest way in Y & J OW

J = 50k AS on CX

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1736 on: February 16, 2016, 03:12:43 PM »
Lhr-mex and Nyc-mex?
both in y rt

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1737 on: February 16, 2016, 04:13:36 PM »
Lhr-mex and Nyc-mex?
both in y rt

NYC-MEX on AM via FB 25k RT

(nonstop) LHR-MEX on BA via AA is best (these days 40k) + YQ. LAN is too pricey
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1738 on: February 16, 2016, 04:30:50 PM »
NYC-MEX on AM via FB 25k RT

(nonstop) LHR-MEX on BA via AA is best (these days 40k) + YQ. LAN is too pricey
Thx
Lhr-mex is showing up as 60k in Saaver for my dates (6/23-7/3 flexible) withb$400+ in yq!
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1739 on: February 16, 2016, 04:42:57 PM »
Thx
Lhr-mex is showing up as 60k in Saaver for my dates (6/23-3/3 flexible) withb$400+ in yq!

right now (winter) its 40k RT via AA miles (BA metal). Unless I am mistaken LAN is 100,000 RT in Y + no YQ.