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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #280 on: June 23, 2015, 07:46:52 PM »
Isnt FB 62,500 ow?

Yes with high YQ.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #281 on: June 23, 2015, 07:48:31 PM »
Best award ticket from TLV to Salzburg?

M&M with Israel as the country iirc

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #282 on: June 23, 2015, 07:49:01 PM »
Yes with high YQ.

Not high. Its about $280 IIRC. Better than 140k DL!

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #283 on: June 23, 2015, 07:50:39 PM »
Not high. Its about $280 IIRC. Better than 140k DL!
My bad. I thought the 140k was RT.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #284 on: June 23, 2015, 07:51:01 PM »
M&M with Israel as the country iirc
How much is it?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #285 on: June 23, 2015, 07:52:15 PM »
Dont remember off hand, not at a computer but I think its in the teens & the next closest is SQ at 22.5k IIRC

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #286 on: June 23, 2015, 07:53:13 PM »
Dont remember off hand, not at a computer but I think its in the teens & the next closest is SQ at 22.5k IIRC

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #287 on: June 23, 2015, 10:06:43 PM »
My bad. I thought the 140k was RT.

It is rt. So its not bad 140k plus $100, just looking if i'm missing something better

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #288 on: June 24, 2015, 09:51:32 AM »
grab it if thats the case

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #289 on: July 02, 2015, 08:30:41 PM »
CDG-PRG with Czech Airlines. Reg price is $289, Skyteam member, how can I book a one way with them with miles?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #290 on: July 05, 2015, 02:02:38 PM »
Best way to book nyc-zrh in J or F

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #291 on: July 05, 2015, 02:04:04 PM »
LX J = AC 45,000
UA J = AC 45,000
UA F = AC 62,500
AA J = AA 50,000 (good luck)

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #292 on: July 08, 2015, 03:01:21 PM »
Wanna go NYC-ZRH round trip but want to push in one seg on SQ Suites. What would be the best way to book on either of the following routs. As far as I know the only way to book the suites is with KrisFlyer miles. How should I book the other segments? with SQ or?

JFK-FRA-ZRH-NYC or NYC-ZRH-FRA-NYC
 
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #293 on: July 08, 2015, 03:30:22 PM »
Wanna go NYC-ZRH round trip but want to push in one seg on SQ Suites. What would be the best way to book on either of the following routs. As far as I know the only way to book the suites is with KrisFlyer miles. How should I book the other segments? with SQ or?

JFK-FRA-ZRH-NYC or NYC-ZRH-FRA-NYC
 
Thanks!

you will find availability easier to FRA vs from FRA. Besides why not book it as OW to ZRH via FRA?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #294 on: July 08, 2015, 05:00:55 PM »
you will find availability easier to FRA vs from FRA. Besides why not book it as OW to ZRH via FRA?
Thanks for your response!
I looked into it. For a OW via FRA I'll have to pay the *A award price which is 80k vs. booking it separate JFK-FRA for 57.5 and then FRA-ZRH -let say- for 15k UA miles = 72.5

My only question now, is there a better way to book the FRA-ZRH leg?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #295 on: July 08, 2015, 05:09:54 PM »
Exactly my plan. The question is will Singapore book me NYC all the way to zrh ? Or they will say "we don't fly there " if they will. Is it for the same amount of miles 57500?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #296 on: July 08, 2015, 05:19:52 PM »
Exactly my plan. The question is will Singapore book me NYC all the way to zrh ? Or they will say "we don't fly there " if they will. Is it for the same amount of miles 57500?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #297 on: July 08, 2015, 05:29:13 PM »
You can book jfk-fra with sq & see how much a paid rt is fra-zrh. Sometimes it can be very cheap

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #298 on: July 08, 2015, 05:34:25 PM »
You can book jfk-fra with sq & see how much a paid rt is fra-zrh. Sometimes it can be very cheap
It's a 50 minute flight, it may be quicker to drive there.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #299 on: July 08, 2015, 08:29:02 PM »
It's a 50 minute flight, it may be quicker to drive there.
It's 517 km fra to arosa Switzerland. About 6 hours drive.