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What's the best way to book?
« Reply #885 on: December 09, 2015, 06:19:35 AM »
Hi, if this has been answered elsewhere, please forgive me. I did search....
I am interested in using AA to TLV.
I want to originate in BOS and want to fly in J.
Thinking about BOS-DUS-TLV or BOS-DOH-AMM-TLV:

1. For BOS-DUS-TLV: is BOS-DUS (on AB) bookable by phone with AA yet? And could I include DUS-TLV (which stops in TXL) on the same award ticket?

2. For BOS-DOH-AMM: I can see availability on BA for each leg. I presume I need to PUTPAC AA to book? Is there any way to include AMM-TLV on the same award ticket? (and where do I look for RJ availability?)

Thanks in advance.

DW says "no" to BOS-DOH-AUH/DXB-TLV "this time."

Next question: can I book LHR/CDG/MAD/etc.-DOH-BOS on QR in J for 67,500 AA? There must be discussion somewhere of ex-Europe to US via QR/EK/EF but I can't find it.

Thanks again!

ETA--I think I found the answer and it looks like yes for QR! http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2014/06/08/american-aadvantage-award-routing-rules/

Another ETA: How about this routing on QR?
LHR-DOH (A380)
DOH-BOS (A350)

I imagine availability is tough on the LHR-DOH route. Any guidance here?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #886 on: December 09, 2015, 07:14:53 AM »
DW says "no" to BOS-DOH-AUH/DXB-TLV "this time."

Next question: can I book LHR/CDG/MAD/etc.-DOH-BOS on QR in J for 67,500 AA? There must be discussion somewhere of ex-Europe to US via QR/EK/EF but I can't find it.

Thanks again!

ETA--I think I found the answer and it looks like yes for QR! http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2014/06/08/american-aadvantage-award-routing-rules/

Another ETA: How about this routing on QR?
LHR-DOH (A380)
DOH-BOS (A350)

I imagine availability is tough on the LHR-DOH route. Any guidance here?

You can NOT book Europe to USA via the middle east on 1 award. It will be 2 awards for 30k+67.5k in J.

Availability is much better on CDG-DOH than LHR-DOH.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #887 on: December 09, 2015, 07:26:55 AM »
I get it, CDG is much better then DXB.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #888 on: December 09, 2015, 08:38:29 AM »
Hello,

I have 115,393 Avios, 66,000 Ultimate reward points, and 132,000 American Express points. I would like to fly a family of 7 to TLV from NYC, around July. I was originally planning to do it through BA with their 30,000 point ticket to TLV on Air Berlin, but they discontinued that. Any other options someone can recommend? Thank you for your time.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #889 on: December 09, 2015, 08:54:28 AM »
Hello,

I have 115,393 Avios, 66,000 Ultimate reward points, and 132,000 American Express points. I would like to fly a family of 7 to TLV from NYC, around July. I was originally planning to do it through BA with their 30,000 point ticket to TLV on Air Berlin, but they discontinued that. Any other options someone can recommend? Thank you for your time.
Assuming they all needs seats you don't have enough for all. Even at 60k RT you would still be 106k short. Unless your referring to OW?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #890 on: December 09, 2015, 08:58:44 AM »
Hello,

I have 115,393 Avios, 66,000 Ultimate reward points, and 132,000 American Express points. I would like to fly a family of 7 to TLV from NYC, around July. I was originally planning to do it through BA with their 30,000 point ticket to TLV on Air Berlin, but they discontinued that. Any other options someone can recommend? Thank you for your time.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #891 on: December 09, 2015, 09:27:39 AM »
You can NOT book Europe to USA via the middle east on 1 award. It will be 2 awards for 30k+67.5k in J.

Availability is much better on CDG-DOH than LHR-DOH.

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Ok. So back to square 1. Thanks.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #892 on: December 09, 2015, 09:30:40 AM »
:'(
Ok. So back to square 1. Thanks.

Is AMM-DOH-BOS for your return an option?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #893 on: December 09, 2015, 10:03:53 AM »
Is AMM-DOH-BOS for your return an option?
Might be.
Depends on whether we can get to TLV between YK and Sukkot in the first place.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #894 on: December 09, 2015, 04:18:39 PM »
Between Vietnam and Japan.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #895 on: December 11, 2015, 07:19:17 AM »
 Is it possible to book bmi regional with miles ?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #896 on: December 11, 2015, 08:15:32 AM »
Can i book eurowings with miles ?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #899 on: December 11, 2015, 10:18:59 AM »
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