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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #855 on: December 06, 2015, 08:25:48 AM »
SA only flies J to JNB from JFK.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #856 on: December 06, 2015, 10:28:26 AM »
NYC-JNB: any better way RT then SA via NH 104k?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #857 on: December 07, 2015, 03:14:41 PM »
JNB or CPT to PEK? IS CX via HKG the only real option?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #858 on: December 07, 2015, 03:21:10 PM »
JNB or CPT to PEK? IS CX via HKG the only real option?

Direct: CA

1 stop: EY,EK,CX,QR,SQ,TK,LH,LY,

Those are at least on the way to PEK.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #859 on: December 07, 2015, 03:23:53 PM »
Direct: CA

1 stop: EY,EK,CX,QR,SQ,TK,LH,LY,

Those are at least on the way to PEK.
Thanks. Now to find availability on CA.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #860 on: December 07, 2015, 07:53:39 PM »
NYC - MAN with miles. Which program and airline are my best bets? 
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #861 on: December 07, 2015, 08:11:29 PM »
Via AA 40k RT now

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #862 on: December 07, 2015, 08:24:23 PM »
Thanks.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #863 on: December 07, 2015, 11:42:47 PM »
LAX-South Asia or South Pacific with points.

I currently have a hold on 2 RT LAX-PPT in February for 150K AA. Any better options?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #864 on: December 07, 2015, 11:59:14 PM »
LAX-South Asia or South Pacific with points.

I currently have a hold on 2 RT LAX-PPT in February for 150K AA. Any better options?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #866 on: December 08, 2015, 09:04:28 AM »
Anyway to book BKK-CNX using miles ?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #867 on: December 08, 2015, 09:06:05 AM »
Anyway to book BKK-CNX using miles ?
Yes.

Think maybe from JAL as one option.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #868 on: December 08, 2015, 09:08:46 AM »
Anyway to book BKK-CNX using miles ?

Don't think it is worth it. Can find those flights for under $40 OW.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #869 on: December 08, 2015, 09:21:35 AM »
Anyway to book BKK-CNX using miles ?

Yes.
For PG you can use FB/JAL/EY/AB/CX.
For TG you can use any *a partner.

Although it's really not worth it being that paid flights cost ~$40.