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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1425 on: February 01, 2016, 11:52:10 PM »
There are a lot of people that will NEVER sell miles for a variety of reasons (I'm one and I know Dan is too) so I was just saying why someone might actually choose to just book through UR travel.  When selling is effectively not an option, this can sometimes makes sense.

What's those reasons?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1426 on: February 02, 2016, 12:22:21 AM »
Cheapest way to book with miles from JFK to BUD? Can be a short stop. ty

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1427 on: February 02, 2016, 12:33:29 AM »
Cheapest way to book with miles from JFK to BUD? Can be a short stop. ty

Y, J, F?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1428 on: February 02, 2016, 01:33:37 AM »

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1429 on: February 02, 2016, 01:36:32 AM »
What's those reasons?

1. Dan's reason as I understand it: If you have high balances they can shut down your account and he doesn't want to put those points into jeopardy.

2. My reason: these points are related to business accounts and in addition to those points on my accounts I don't want to do anything that could get the actual cards/lines of credit closed.  For me these points are just a fun by product of running my actual business, which is a much bigger priority than making a few bucks from selling points.

3.  It's against the stated rules so for many that is enough on its own.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1430 on: February 02, 2016, 01:52:13 AM »
Economy

27.5k SQ + YQ
30k UA/AC

30k BA on EI
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1431 on: February 02, 2016, 05:30:02 AM »
Where can I find Dan's chart of all current Singapore award rates. It was on DDMS but I can't find it. (I think it was comparing with some other point currencies).


Is there such a chart for ANA too?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1432 on: February 02, 2016, 06:56:51 AM »
Economy
27.5k SQ + YQ
30k UA/AC

30k BA on EI
Also 20k AA for travel ranging from October to May 15th.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1433 on: February 02, 2016, 06:59:49 AM »
Also 20k AA for travel ranging from October to May 15th.

Forgot about that! Thanks

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1434 on: February 02, 2016, 08:54:01 AM »
TLV-DUB in Y or J
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1435 on: February 02, 2016, 09:08:36 AM »
TLV-DUB in Y or J

Y = 17.5k BA on AB via TXL
J = 21k a3/22k LH/25k SQ on *a

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1436 on: February 02, 2016, 09:28:06 AM »
Y = 17.5k BA on AB via TXL
J = 21k a3/22k LH/25k SQ on *a

TYVM!
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1437 on: February 02, 2016, 09:32:10 AM »
TYVM!
Also FWIW, if you don't mind an extra connection, you can buy a cheap flight to EU and then book an AA award for 10k. There is no YQ on BA with AA inter-EU.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1438 on: February 02, 2016, 09:44:04 AM »
Also FWIW, if you don't mind an extra connection, you can buy a cheap flight to EU and then book an AA award for 10k. There is no YQ on BA with AA inter-EU.

or as low as 4k BA + $40 around :)

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1439 on: February 02, 2016, 09:45:37 AM »
Isn't txl part of the EU ?