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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #660 on: October 25, 2015, 10:22:46 AM »
AA doesn't have any sort of Plan B workaround does it? Seats open but only coach seats available with points.  Any ideas?
If you need to go regardless, book Y and keep on checking. If J opens you just call in and add the miles.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #661 on: October 25, 2015, 10:23:10 AM »
If you need to go regardless, book Y and keep on checking. If J opens you just call in and add the miles.
Is that the only option?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #662 on: October 25, 2015, 10:29:50 AM »
Is that the only option?
AFAIK (unless you want to buy a revenue Y ticket and upgrade with miles).

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #663 on: October 25, 2015, 10:39:46 AM »
AFAIK (unless you want to buy a revenue Y ticket and upgrade with miles).
Make sure there are seats available in C class (Business Upgrade) before you try this. You can check that availability through Expert Flyer.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #664 on: October 28, 2015, 12:33:13 PM »
NYC-GYE in Y?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #665 on: October 28, 2015, 02:08:27 PM »

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #666 on: October 28, 2015, 03:18:30 PM »
AA off-peak 15k
Thanks was able to find to there in Feb but coming back nothing was available.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #667 on: October 28, 2015, 04:02:55 PM »
Thanks was able to find to there in Feb but coming back nothing was available.
united is 20k

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #668 on: October 28, 2015, 07:03:51 PM »
TLV-WAS around pesach time in Y, am finding OS through UA 85K plus $108
KLM on FB 50k plus $225
BA paid for $750

The UA doesnt make sense for me, and I'd rather use miles but not sure in this case since the ticket is cheap. Is it possible to do any better than the FB?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #669 on: October 28, 2015, 07:05:57 PM »
TLV-WAS around pesach time in Y, am finding OS through UA 85K plus $108
KLM on FB 50k plus $225
BA paid for $750

The UA doesnt make sense for me, and I'd rather use miles but not sure in this case since the ticket is cheap. Is it possible to do any better than the FB?

$750

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #670 on: October 29, 2015, 11:36:19 PM »
I have booked so far ORD-HKG in CX J, and MEL-AUH EY F.
CX flight is with AS so totally cancellable, and EY is with AA so can change dates/times for free. So lots of flexibility.

HKG-SYD apparently has horrible availability, nothing on my dates or even close, but anyway it seems hit and miss with good reverse herringbone J vs old yucky J... HKG-ADL has availability AND has good J, but only 1 flight per day. Still waiting to decide if it's worth liquidating my last 12K SPG to AS to do this flight (I have 8K now) or figure out something else... Will probably just do the SPG route.

What's best way to get from HKG-SYD on Cathay? Anyone have any experience with J availability trends?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #671 on: October 30, 2015, 01:34:52 AM »
What's best way to get from HKG-SYD on Cathay? Anyone have any experience with J availability trends?
Last minute can be wide open often. End of school holiday times can be difficult.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #672 on: October 30, 2015, 12:09:22 PM »

hey guys.

Whats best way to book eco+ mia-tlv
for 2/21 -3/1

found about $365 each way on ua site with multiple stops. lufthansa going and ua return . can upgrade to eco+ for $158 on long
return segment since ua metal but cant even see if i can do it on out leg since lufthansa.

Any thoughts?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #673 on: October 30, 2015, 12:10:26 PM »
hey guys.

Whats best way to book eco+ mia-tlv
for 2/21 -3/1

found about $365 each way on ua site with multiple stops. lufthansa going and ua return . can upgrade to eco+ for $158 on long
return segment since ua metal but cant even see if i can do it on out leg since lufthansa.

Any thoughts?
$730 sounds good.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #674 on: October 31, 2015, 07:44:13 PM »
What's best way to book economy europe-TLV? besides BA Avios