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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1020 on: December 27, 2015, 12:04:59 PM »

EWR-TLV in J with UR points?
UA 70k
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What route do you think is better ?
80k with United miles for no fuel surcharges. 57.5k with Singapore miles which have fuel surcharges on carriers other than United (fuel surcharges when flying LOT Polish are significantly lower than other airlines with fuel surcharges). 70k and no fuel surcharges with BA miles if you find availability with Air Berlin.
Isn't one way on UA J Ewr-Tlv 70k ?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1021 on: December 27, 2015, 12:19:01 PM »
What route do you think is better ?  Isn't one way on UA J Ewr-Tlv 70k ?
With SQ it's 57.5

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1022 on: December 27, 2015, 12:27:41 PM »
With SQ it's 57.5

And with a3 it's 45k (although not a UR transfer partner)

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1023 on: December 27, 2015, 12:28:11 PM »
Best way to book NYC-BWI? (don't have SW)
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1024 on: December 27, 2015, 12:28:46 PM »
Best way to book NYC-BWI? (don't have SW)

4500 BA

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1025 on: December 27, 2015, 12:32:01 PM »
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1026 on: December 27, 2015, 12:33:12 PM »
What route do you think is better ?  Isn't one way on UA J Ewr-Tlv 70k ?
Yes, but as DMYD said, if there was availability on United you would book with Singapore for 57.5k instead (this is obviously unless you want to do a plan b). In a regular case you would only book with United miles if you wanted to fly Lufthansa, or Brussels etc., and didn't want to pay fuel surcharges. In those cases a J award with United is 80k.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1027 on: December 27, 2015, 12:34:37 PM »
That is into DCA, no?
AA flies JFK-BWI.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1028 on: December 27, 2015, 12:39:23 PM »

With SQ it's 57.5
OP wrote, using UR. AFAIK UR cannot be transferred into SQ, so that won't help him.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1029 on: December 27, 2015, 12:42:12 PM »
OP wrote, using UR. AFAIK UR cannot be transferred into SQ, so that won't help him.

Of course it can.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1030 on: December 27, 2015, 12:44:27 PM »

Of course it can.
Wow, I can't believe I didn't know that.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1031 on: December 27, 2015, 12:45:07 PM »
Wow, I can't believe I didn't know that.

You learn every day ;)
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1032 on: December 27, 2015, 01:03:02 PM »
Wow, I can't believe I didn't know that.
Study this so you'll know for next time

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1033 on: December 27, 2015, 01:12:40 PM »
Study this so you'll know for next time

It's missing MR-CX.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1034 on: December 27, 2015, 01:19:19 PM »
It's missing MR-CX.

It needs a few updates it seems.
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