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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3735 on: January 09, 2019, 09:52:02 PM »
YUL-NYC J?
And who has the best product?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3736 on: January 20, 2019, 12:11:39 PM »
Best way NYC to psp j
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3737 on: January 20, 2019, 01:58:31 PM »
YUL-NYC J?
And who has the best product?
Selection is not so big, as they're short tiny one to one and an half hour flights.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3738 on: January 20, 2019, 02:01:26 PM »
Selection is not so big, as they're short tiny one to one and an half hour flights.
Best way to book is a cash fare, they are usually cheap [delta is pretty ok].

Award adds 49+ in fees.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3739 on: January 20, 2019, 02:03:06 PM »
Best way to book is a cash fare, they are usually cheap [delta is pretty ok].

Award adds 49+ in fees.
Correct, true for an economy Seat.
 But if he wants to fly in J then using miles might be the correct choice, aside for getting ripped off for the 1-2hr flight.
Unless he finds a HC ticket from a major airline who's making a stopover in yul and then to nyc, which I'm not sure he will be able to find.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3740 on: January 20, 2019, 02:21:45 PM »
DL F has pretty good prices, hovering around the 175usd area.

DL award is around 11k + 50usd  in F.

Prices are usually higher within the week and always fluctuate. If you fly that route often, you should be familiar with the rhythm.

So if you value DL @ .1, its somewhat the same thing, depending on date and if your trying to maintain/achieve status.

The other option is BA Avios/Iberia/Ethiad..... with AA which has sucky availability in J to NYC [not phl].
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3741 on: January 20, 2019, 04:26:24 PM »
The other option is BA Avios/Iberia/Ethiad..... with AA which has sucky availability in J to NYC [not phl].
You mean 0 availability.
 I've gotten bumped to their so called bussiness class seats just for being a friendly passenger with the stewardess. 
 You ask nicely they will usually put you up front no questions asked. Whether bulk head, single isle seats, seats that bulge out with unlmtd leg room.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3742 on: January 20, 2019, 04:29:35 PM »
You mean 0 availability.
 I've gotten bumped to their so called bussiness class seats just for being a friendly passenger with the stewardess. 
 You ask nicely they will usually put you up front no questions asked. Whether bulk head, single isle seats, seats that bulge out with unlmtd leg room.
He asked being booked into J!

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3743 on: January 20, 2019, 05:17:22 PM »
He asked being booked into J!

Your luck is not guaranteed.
Correct, but with AA, the economy is the J class or vice versa.
There's no business seats on that small aircraft. I have yet to see a business class seat on a YUL/YYZ-NYC flight with AA, yes I know ba has a business option when booking for a few more ba avios. Only time I used the J class was when I needed to get to toronto and there was no avlblty to be found so booked the j ticket.
 Took that route many times but never once did I come across a J. Yes westjet or one of the other airlines might have some wider seats for the 1hr flight.
   Even AC is tiny seats, as well as united. There's no need for bigger or better. Business means you get 2 cups of water without having to ask and some biscuits.
 Flew in the standard econ with these flights, and was given free pringles ,pretzals, cans of soda and what ever there was availible on the flight.   
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3744 on: February 04, 2019, 11:31:33 PM »
LON to Amsterdam in economy?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3745 on: February 04, 2019, 11:32:25 PM »
LON to Amsterdam in economy?
4.5K BA or low cost can be under $30.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3746 on: February 05, 2019, 12:14:28 AM »
 I think sometimes it's worth flying in j just for the 2 pieces of luggage
Correct, but with AA, the economy is the J class or vice versa.
There's no business seats on that small aircraft. I have yet to see a business class seat on a YUL/YYZ-NYC flight with AA, yes I know ba has a business option when booking for a few more ba avios. Only time I used the J class was when I needed to get to toronto and there was no avlblty to be found so booked the j ticket.
 Took that route many times but never once did I come across a J. Yes westjet or one of the other airlines might have some wider seats for the 1hr flight.
   Even AC is tiny seats, as well as united. There's no need for bigger or better. Business means you get 2 cups of water without having to ask and some biscuits.
 Flew in the standard econ with these flights, and was given free pringles ,pretzals, cans of soda and what ever there was availible on the flight.   

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3747 on: February 05, 2019, 05:55:13 AM »
4.5K BA or low cost can be under $30.
+$250 departure tax?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3748 on: February 05, 2019, 06:56:17 AM »
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3749 on: February 05, 2019, 08:02:39 AM »
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