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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #390 on: July 28, 2015, 07:38:10 AM »
how do i book SQ muc-tlv ? Does not come up in there system as a destination
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #391 on: July 28, 2015, 08:15:21 AM »
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Do you know off hand how many miles it will be ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #392 on: July 28, 2015, 09:59:01 AM »
Do you know off hand how many miles it will be ?
Y = 17.5k
J = 25k

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #393 on: July 28, 2015, 10:47:09 AM »
Y = 17.5k
J = 25k
Fake J, is it worth the extra 7.5?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #394 on: July 29, 2015, 12:17:24 AM »
Best way to book NYC to mia/fll when ba is not available?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #395 on: July 29, 2015, 03:16:22 AM »

Best way to book NYC to mia/fll when ba is not available?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #396 on: July 29, 2015, 09:09:26 AM »
Best way to book NYC to mia/fll when ba is not available?

southwest at times nonstop from ISP to FLL. If you consider Islip as NYC.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #397 on: July 29, 2015, 09:12:21 AM »
southwest at times nonstop from ISP to FLL. If you consider Islip as NYC.
Na. Too far for me
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You mean the regular 12.5 per way ?
I meant to ask if there are Any other sweet spots compared to avois
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #398 on: July 29, 2015, 09:55:18 AM »
Na. Too far for me You mean the regular 12.5 per way ?
I meant to ask if there are Any other sweet spots compared to avois

JetBlue sometimes has NYC-FLL for ~7k.

Current example: August 25 for 6.3k B6 JFK/LGA-FLL.
If you need to transfer from Amex, it's 8k MR = 6.4k B6.

Another option for this example date is redeem UR through the UR portal at 1.2cpp. DL flights going for 7,850 UR (and the flight is treated as revenue so you earn miles).
Same DL flights going for 10k DL + $5.6 booked as award ticket..
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #399 on: July 29, 2015, 03:30:07 PM »
Another option for this example date is redeem UR through the UR portal at 1.2cpp. DL flights going for 7,850 UR (and the flight is treated as revenue so you earn miles).
How did you get that number of 7,850 for a direct delta flight ? I am getting about 30k UR for round trip.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #400 on: July 29, 2015, 03:36:57 PM »
How did you get that number of 7,850 for a direct delta flight ? I am getting about 30k UR for round trip.
It depends on the published price of the flight. For flights under $100, that should be the approximate amount of miles needed..
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #401 on: July 29, 2015, 06:28:29 PM »
It depends on the published price of the flight. For flights under $100, that should be the approximate amount of miles needed..
true, but for those tickets I would rather have the 7.5k UR, to most people its worth more then $100
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #402 on: July 29, 2015, 11:06:42 PM »
Best way to book round trip
NYC - GRU
Eco and business

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #403 on: July 30, 2015, 04:43:06 PM »
K so maybe planning last minute trip to HNL, right noy only Y avail...
Obviously the way to book is singapore, now im willing to fly Y but if j opens up I'd jump on that
Is it possible to book now with Singapore and if J opens up jump on that (plan b type thing), or should i just wait?
Also would like real (at least 23 hours, if not more) SO (LAX or SFO) on return.
Is that possible with Singapore?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #404 on: July 30, 2015, 04:49:24 PM »
Best way to book round trip
NYC - GRU
Eco and business

Economy AA off peak for 40k roundtrip. During peak book instead with 50k British.