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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #450 on: August 26, 2015, 02:01:56 AM »
United & AA is 17.5k a way.
ANA used to be 22k IIRC but I dont know the new requirement
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #451 on: August 26, 2015, 01:53:55 PM »
I have tickets to DXB (well, actually AUH) but we're leaving Saturday night, 9/5.

Thinking about just going to Europe for Shabbos and leaving straight to DXB Sunday morning.  Any good redemption options for ~90k in F or ~75k in J?  Preferably using AA or AS or any UR transfer partners.  Other options are welcome too.  FRA, CDG, FCO, etc.  Any and all options welcome.

Ideally I'd like to get F on one of EK's A380s...

It's Labor Day weekend so things are probably tight but I'm willing to book pretty last minute since I have alternative plans anyway.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #452 on: August 26, 2015, 01:59:17 PM »
Whoops, should've posted here.  Sorry mods for the double post.
Well you can only fly from MXP to DXB from Europe with EK F

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #453 on: August 26, 2015, 02:00:21 PM »
Whoops, should've posted here.  Sorry mods for the double post.
EY F from LHR.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #454 on: August 26, 2015, 02:00:57 PM »

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #455 on: August 26, 2015, 02:02:13 PM »
He wanted EK F
Ideally.. Though since it seems he is actually going to AUH, EY F would be a very comparable experience and IIRC, only 40k AA.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #456 on: August 26, 2015, 02:07:31 PM »
I'm flying EY F back so I'd like to try EK F on the way there, especially since we're starting the trip in Dubai.  A lot of the earlier flights I'm finding for Sunday are on the 777.

Still, LHR is an option but possible with the award allotment I'm trying to work with?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #457 on: August 26, 2015, 02:13:07 PM »
I'm flying EY F back so I'd like to try EK F on the way there, especially since we're starting the trip in Dubai.  A lot of the earlier flights I'm finding for Sunday are on the 777.

Still, LHR is an option but possible with the award allotment I'm trying to work with?

40K AA for the flight.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #458 on: August 26, 2015, 02:38:35 PM »
40K AA for the flight.

Perfect, I'm gonna try to coordinate it.  Thanks!

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #459 on: August 27, 2015, 10:45:49 PM »
Whats the best way to book from Reno to Kiev (Uman)? Must be refundable though.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #460 on: September 01, 2015, 10:20:58 AM »
I found a flight on Turkish Air For $699/person  DC -> TLV for the dates I need.  Should I use points or pay which makes more sense?  And which Points should I use.  [I have 196k Chase UR Points.  And 280k AMEX SPG points]

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #461 on: September 01, 2015, 11:07:44 AM »

I found a flight on Turkish Air For $699/person  DC -> TLV for the dates I need.  Should I use points or pay which makes more sense?  And which Points should I use.  [I have 196k Chase UR Points.  And 280k AMEX SPG points]

Leave
Thu, Oct 29
12:20 AM
Washington DC IAD
8:10 PM
Tel Aviv Yafo TLV
1 stop
13hr 50min
Turkish Airlines 8 / 788
Return
Thu, Nov 5
9:50 AM
Tel Aviv Yafo TLV
6:35 PM
Washington DC IAD
1 stop
15hr 45min
Turkish Airlines 785 / 7

Paying would be cheaper against the value of miles. But it also depends on your value of miles.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #462 on: September 01, 2015, 11:22:01 AM »
I found a flight on Turkish Air For $699/person  DC -> TLV for the dates I need.  Should I use points or pay which makes more sense?  And which Points should I use.  [I have 196k Chase UR Points.  And 280k AMEX SPG points]

Leave
Thu, Oct 29
12:20 AM
Washington DC IAD
8:10 PM
Tel Aviv Yafo TLV
1 stop
13hr 50min
Turkish Airlines 8 / 788
Return
Thu, Nov 5
9:50 AM
Tel Aviv Yafo TLV
6:35 PM
Washington DC IAD
1 stop
15hr 45min
Turkish Airlines 785 / 7

economy to Israel winter time is rarely worth it. just pay $

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #463 on: September 01, 2015, 11:52:03 AM »
How can one just search refundable fares?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #464 on: September 01, 2015, 12:13:25 PM »
delta.com for example...