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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1440 on: February 02, 2016, 09:47:04 AM »
Isn't txl part of the EU ?
Yes. And I meant EU as Europe BTW and not as the European Union.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1441 on: February 02, 2016, 09:48:55 AM »
or as low as 4k BA + $40 around :)
True, but that would mean that you're spending a few more bucks on your TLV-Europe ticket. :)

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1442 on: February 02, 2016, 09:51:50 AM »
Yes. And I meant EU as Europe BTW and not as the European Union.
Understood.
The original question was what's the best way to book tlv to txl. So what is the difference between the original answer from d93 [quote name="benjie1305" post=1400364 timestamp=1454421241]
TLV-DUB in Y or J
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Y = 17.5k BA on AB via TXL
J = 21k a3/22k LH/25k SQ on *a

And doing a ticket to eu and then to txl ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1443 on: February 02, 2016, 09:56:45 AM »
Understood.
The original question was what's the best way to book tlv to txl. So what is the difference between the original answer from d93
Y = 17.5k BA on AB via TXL
J = 21k a3/22k LH/25k SQ on *a

And doing a ticket to eu and then to txl ?
the original question was to DUB not TXL

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1444 on: February 02, 2016, 09:57:53 AM »
Understood.
The original question was what's the best way to book tlv to txl. So what is the difference between the original answer from d93
Y = 17.5k BA on AB via TXL
J = 21k a3/22k LH/25k SQ on *a

And doing a ticket to eu and then to txl ?

The original question was TLV-DUB and not to TXL. Also, I was suggestiing to buy a cash ticket to anywhere in Europe and then get a cheaper award flight from there. There are several destinations in Europe that you can fly to from TLV for under $50.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1445 on: February 02, 2016, 11:53:23 AM »
Does it matter if I book flight with Delta (they use AF) or AF direct? same price.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1446 on: February 02, 2016, 11:54:16 AM »
Does it matter if I book flight with Delta (they use AF) or AF direct? same price.

maybe book with a OTA for 24 hr cancellation

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1447 on: February 02, 2016, 12:01:58 PM »
maybe book with a OTA for 24 hr cancellation
Considering using UR (for various reason).

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1448 on: February 02, 2016, 01:52:39 PM »
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 #1450 on: February 02, 2016, 02:18:25 PM »
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Actually I was looking for Dan's breakdown and thoughts. I remember that he had a lot to say...

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1451 on: February 02, 2016, 04:21:06 PM »
whats my best bet EWR-CLE or PHL- CLE? anything other then United direct?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1452 on: February 02, 2016, 04:23:21 PM »
whats my best bet EWR-CLE or PHL- CLE? anything other then United direct?
PHL - CLE on AA. Book with BA (7.5k OW).
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1453 on: February 03, 2016, 03:30:31 PM »
TLV-BKK
BKK-SYD
SYD-PEK
PEK-TLV
In Y and J

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #1454 on: February 03, 2016, 03:52:15 PM »
TLV-BKK
BKK-SYD
SYD-PEK
PEK-TLV
In Y and J

How long in each place?