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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4080 on: November 15, 2022, 03:22:51 PM »
When booking USA to TLV on ElAl, is it preferable to book on PRICELINE or directly on ElAl? There is a chance I might have to change or cancel my flight (after the 24 hour grace period), and interested to know if there are disadvantages to either method?
do yourself a favor book LY with an agent. You can always request voucher on LY.com after the fact
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4081 on: November 17, 2022, 02:27:04 PM »
Whatís the best way to book LHR-EWR? AEROPLAN with 30% bonus?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4082 on: November 17, 2022, 02:42:48 PM »

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4083 on: November 29, 2022, 12:19:28 PM »
Anyone?
Pretty sure the only (reasonable) way to do it is with EK miles. Though the YQ will be rough.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4084 on: November 30, 2022, 12:13:30 AM »
EWR - TLV in Jan?
I have 2mm amex MR

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4085 on: November 30, 2022, 01:09:37 AM »
EWR - TLV in Jan?
I have 2mm amex MR

Very little UA saver avail. book with stop for 40k AC or 27k AF with current transfer bonus.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4086 on: November 30, 2022, 09:48:26 PM »
Very little UA saver avail. book with stop for 40k AC or 27k AF with current transfer bonus.
Hmm thanks.
I'll keep looking for direct.
What's best options for setting up alerts. I'm flexible with dates.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4087 on: December 01, 2022, 12:41:22 AM »
Hmm thanks.
I'll keep looking for direct.
What's best options for setting up alerts. I'm flexible with dates.

expert flyer. must have a paid account to set up alerts, but you can start a free trial.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4088 on: December 06, 2022, 02:14:24 PM »
CDG - JFK in May ? Any class one way, have UR and Amex

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4089 on: December 06, 2022, 02:21:50 PM »
Other than LATAM pass, which frequent flyer programs can be used to redeem points for LATAM flights?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4090 on: December 06, 2022, 03:54:15 PM »
CDG - JFK in May ? Any class one way, have UR and Amex

Use Flying Blue miles wide open award space in May. Transfer from Amex @1:1.5

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4091 on: December 06, 2022, 03:57:44 PM »
Use Flying Blue miles wide open award space in May. Transfer from Amex @1:1.5
But see that the taxes is few hundred and see united low taxes 30K range think this is better.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4092 on: December 06, 2022, 08:02:22 PM »
But see that the taxes is few hundred and see united low taxes 30K range think this is better.

United @24.8k +$80 =$328 (if valued @1 cent a mile)
Air France @11.25k (after 25% bonus transfer) +$155 = $268.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4093 on: December 06, 2022, 08:19:16 PM »
Whatís the best way to book NYC-FCO (economy)
and
BCN-NYC (business)?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4094 on: December 06, 2022, 09:06:18 PM »
Whatís the best way to book NYC-FCO (economy)
and
BCN-NYC (business)?

NYC-FCO 30k UA
BCN-JFK 62.4k UA/60k AC

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4095 on: December 06, 2022, 09:19:55 PM »

Best way LHR-NYC BIZ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4096 on: December 06, 2022, 10:53:19 PM »
Best way LHR-NYC BIZ?
UA metal- book with 60K AC +$490CAD
Check AA and BA
Virgin-very expensive.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4097 on: December 07, 2022, 07:59:18 AM »
UA metal- book with 60K AC +$490CAD
Check AA and BA
Virgin-very expensive.
Best way LHR-NYC BIZ?

Due to the high YQ, it's often cheaper to book a revenue fare through CSR. Can be very cheap especially in the winter.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4098 on: December 25, 2022, 01:19:54 AM »
Trying to book an AA flight from PTY-MIA.
I donít have and AA points, so debating between CX and BA.
For some reason, BA charges a $140 ďtourism taxĒ that other partners donít. Any explanation to this?


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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #4099 on: December 25, 2022, 12:28:37 PM »
Trying to book an AA flight from PTY-MIA.
I donít have and AA points, so debating between CX and BA.
For some reason, BA charges a $140 ďtourism taxĒ that other partners donít. Any explanation to this?

When booking a RT Iím not getting this tax. Seems to be an error but not sure if thereís anything I can do about it.