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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #765 on: November 19, 2015, 04:26:20 PM »
Flight in a couple weeks so ej is expensive.
Ba no avail

use BA to fly to ZRH or MAD & take a lie flat J to TLV with IB/LX with BA/IB/SQ/LH miles

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #766 on: November 24, 2015, 03:47:37 PM »
Best way for JFK [or IAD] to HKG and BKK, with some time spent in both in F or J?  Looking to burn some AA before 3/16.  Ideally I'd love to fly through DOH one way to BKK but QR doesn't seem to be releasing anything other than LHR-DOH.

Is JFK-HKG-JFK with a separate HKG-BKK-HKG the only option?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #767 on: November 24, 2015, 03:57:05 PM »
Best way for JFK [or IAD] to HKG and BKK, with some time spent in both in F or J?  Looking to burn some AA before 3/16.  Ideally I'd love to fly through DOH one way to BKK but QR doesn't seem to be releasing anything other than LHR-DOH.

Is JFK-HKG-JFK with a separate HKG-BKK-HKG the only option?

This could be done on CX.

Also could do:

YVR-NRT(JL)
NRT-BKK(JL)
BKK-HKG(CX)
HKG-SFO(CX)
SFO-xxx(AA)
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #768 on: November 24, 2015, 03:59:11 PM »
Best way for JFK [or IAD] to HKG and BKK, with some time spent in both in F or J?  Looking to burn some AA before 3/16.  Ideally I'd love to fly through DOH one way to BKK but QR doesn't seem to be releasing anything other than LHR-DOH.

Is JFK-HKG-JFK with a separate HKG-BKK-HKG the only option?
I actually think i say QR J space from JFK today to DOH. I was searching in May.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #769 on: November 24, 2015, 04:02:10 PM »
This could be done on CX.

I know, that's how I would do it.  I just feel like it may be a waste if there's another way that would allow a stopover.

I actually think i say QR J space from JFK today to DOH. I was searching in May.

You're right!  I just found in May, thanks.  I'm looking at the end of June and didn;t see any, so I looked at the next few weeks thinking they may open it closer, and there was nothing.

Also could do:

YVR-NRT(JL)
NRT-BKK(JL)
BKK-HKG(CX)
HKG-SFO(CX)
SFO-xxx(AA)

Checking my dates now.  Thanks!

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #770 on: November 24, 2015, 04:03:49 PM »
Keep in mind that the J product from JFK ain't great.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #771 on: November 24, 2015, 04:05:55 PM »
Keep in mind that the J product from JFK ain't great.

What about the J from DOH-BKK?  I found availability in J and F if I play with my dates but I'm assuming F would be a mixed cabin so probably not worth it. 

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #772 on: November 24, 2015, 04:08:19 PM »
What about the J from DOH-BKK?  I found availability in J and F if I play with my dates but I'm assuming F would be a mixed cabin so probably not worth it.
Check which plane it is on and then google a review of it.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #773 on: November 24, 2015, 04:08:48 PM »
Check which plane it is on and then google a review of it.

Alright.  Thanks again.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #774 on: November 24, 2015, 05:09:38 PM »
Keep in mind that the J product from JFK ain't great.

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They are starting to fly the a350 JFK-DOH later this year which has a great J product.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #775 on: November 24, 2015, 05:15:41 PM »
What about the J from DOH-BKK?  I found availability in J and F if I play with my dates

If it's F then it's the a380 and it's a great product, and a great value at just 45k AA.

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but I'm assuming F would be a mixed cabin so probably not worth it.

JFK-DOH-BKK is 2 awards. So 1 leg in J and 1 leg in F would be 67.5k + 45k. Both legs in J would be 67.5k + 30k.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #776 on: November 24, 2015, 05:17:24 PM »
You fly PHL-DOH on the a350 with a great J product.

That's a great idea.  I also found IAD-BOS-DOH on the A350.

If it's F then it's the a380 and it's a great product, and great value at just 45k AA.

Seems to be about half and half. 

JFK-DOH-BKK is 2 awards. So 1 leg in J and 1 leg in F would be 67.5k + 45k. Both legs in J would be 67.5k + 30k.

Just realized that...  I'll probably spend a day or two in DOH for the heck of it.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #777 on: November 24, 2015, 05:19:18 PM »
Just realized that...  I'll probably spend a day or two in DOH for the heck of it.

I like that idea :)

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #778 on: November 24, 2015, 11:19:40 PM »
What's the best CPT-LAX, preferable on either QR J 787, A350 or EY F? If QR J isn't available, what's the cheapest J or F from CPT-LAX?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #779 on: November 24, 2015, 11:52:47 PM »
Shouldn't be concerned about what's the best... should worry more about which flights have availability then choose from there.