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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3800 on: May 13, 2019, 05:33:11 PM »
Whatís the best way to book a OW from TLV to CDG on LX in J?
I see on awardhacker.com that SQ is 25K and OZ is 30K and LH is 35...
Is this accurate and how can I find out the YQ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3801 on: May 13, 2019, 05:35:11 PM »
Whatís the best way to book a OW from TLV to CDG on LX in J?
I see on awardhacker.com that SQ is 25K and OZ is 30K and LH is 35...
Is this accurate and how can I find out the YQ?

TIA
SQ with roughly $200 in YQ
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3802 on: May 13, 2019, 05:45:47 PM »
SQ with roughly $200 in YQ
how can I find out how much LH and OZ charge in YQ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3803 on: May 14, 2019, 07:43:34 AM »
Whatís the best way to book a OW from TLV to CDG on LX in J?
I see on awardhacker.com that SQ is 25K and OZ is 30K and LH is 35...
Is this accurate and how can I find out the YQ?

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OZ YQ is only $160

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3804 on: May 14, 2019, 10:24:08 AM »
SQ with roughly $200 in YQ
i just called them, they said itís 29K plus $219.10 in Singapore dollars on LX metal and if I take TK metal then itís also 29K + $187.50 in Singapore dollars both are in J, is this accurate? Sounds like the agent is wrong from what I remember around DDF...
Can anyone confirm?

@davidrotts63 didnít you do this itinerary and pay less miles and more YQ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3805 on: May 14, 2019, 10:34:01 AM »
i just called them, they said itís 29K plus $219.10 in Singapore dollars on LX metal and if I take TK metal then itís also 29K + $187.50 in Singapore dollars both are in J, is this accurate? Sounds like the agent is wrong from what I remember around DDF...
Can anyone confirm?

@davidrotts63 didnít you do this itinerary and pay less miles and more YQ?
Deval...
$219 SGD sounds about right now. It should be about 150 CHF.
Seems LX lowered their YQ by about 50 CHF
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3806 on: May 15, 2019, 07:11:28 PM »
How to book LY BOS-TLV with QF?
I don't see this route on qantas.com.  Do I need to call?
Will the reps be able to see it?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3807 on: May 15, 2019, 07:13:16 PM »
PUTPAC.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3808 on: May 15, 2019, 07:36:44 PM »
PUTPAC.
Have fun!
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Sounds like I should go in with low expectations?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3809 on: May 15, 2019, 07:37:53 PM »
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Sounds like I should go in with low expectations?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3810 on: May 19, 2019, 06:22:18 PM »
Best way to book YYZ-EWR on UA/AC metal?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3811 on: May 19, 2019, 10:55:23 PM »
UA if far out  and no status and AC/LM if close in.
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3812 on: May 24, 2019, 03:52:11 PM »
Is using Bonvoy>QF to book elal y a good way to book?

If I need 100k QF how many Bonvoy do i need to transfer?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3813 on: May 26, 2019, 01:38:34 PM »
Is using Bonvoy>QF to book elal y a good way to book?

If I need 100k QF how many Bonvoy do i need to transfer?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3814 on: May 26, 2019, 03:17:43 PM »
Thank you
 is it a good use of points?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3815 on: May 26, 2019, 03:35:28 PM »
Thank you
 is it a good use of points?
240k = about $1300-$1400 so if cash price is higher then youre good. You can get a 7 night Cat 1-4 Marriott certificate plus 100k QF  for 330k so your 7 night Cat 1-4 costs you an extra 90k which is good for 7 nights at a 30k hotel...but you can buy them for $475 so not that great a value.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3816 on: May 26, 2019, 03:47:25 PM »
Got it thanks

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3817 on: May 29, 2019, 10:00:31 PM »
How do you tell the value of the miles?

Meaning, the cash of a flight is $266 RT and the miles cost is currently 16,500 RT

So is that a "good" deal?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3818 on: May 29, 2019, 10:19:38 PM »
Which miles currency are you referring to?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3819 on: May 29, 2019, 10:19:42 PM »
How do you tell the value of the miles?

Meaning, the cash of a flight is $266 RT and the miles cost is currently 16,500 RT

So is that a "good" deal?

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Deduct how much the taxes would be from the revenue price, then divide the remaining amount by the amount of miles.
So letís say revenue is $266.20, and mileage is 16,500 + $11.2.
Deduct the $11.2 leaving $255, then 255/16500 = 1.545 cents per point.

If you value your points at more then that rate (ie. 2cpp), youíre getting bad value. If you value them at less (ie. 1cpp) youíre getting good value.