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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2010 on: March 22, 2016, 09:33:01 PM »
Thanks for the info!
Is there any way to have a stopover in the US? Or only in Europe?

No stopover in the US is doable because the only airlines flying US-ISR direct are UA/AC/DL which don't pair up with AA.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2011 on: March 22, 2016, 09:34:13 PM »
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2012 on: March 23, 2016, 12:02:22 AM »
Looking to book BOS-IST-TLV.
What's the best way to book?
UA is 42.5k/80k + $11.
A3 appears to be 40k/55k, but what are the taxes? Is there YQ?

I think there will be prohibitive YQ with ANA, Aeroplan and Singapore, right?

Thanks.
You can book TLV-BOS for 42k QF +$62 on LY in Y.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2013 on: March 23, 2016, 04:56:24 AM »
You can book TLV-BOS for 42k QF +$62 on LY in Y.
I'm assuming you've booked this award?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2014 on: March 23, 2016, 05:01:03 AM »
I'm assuming you've booked this award?
I booked TLV-JFK.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2015 on: March 23, 2016, 05:02:44 AM »
I booked TLV-JFK.
Sweet. Ow or rt

Was it an easy booking

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2016 on: March 23, 2016, 05:35:39 AM »

You can book TLV-BOS for 42k QF +$62 on LY in Y.
Wow. That's very interesting. I love when I learn something that I was totally not expecting!
Thanks.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2017 on: March 23, 2016, 10:01:11 AM »
This is interesting.
why is there no YQ as there usually is on all LY flights?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2018 on: March 23, 2016, 10:07:57 AM »
Sweet. Ow or rt

Was it an easy booking
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2019 on: March 23, 2016, 10:19:17 AM »
This is their chart for partner bookings

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2020 on: March 24, 2016, 01:30:56 AM »
Guys, need your advice on what would be the best award redemption to fly Business class from NYC to Buenos Airos in April with a preferred 3-4 days stopover in Rio de Janeiro on a way back?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2021 on: March 24, 2016, 08:15:24 PM »
Nyc Lon, one way, business.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2022 on: March 25, 2016, 01:19:01 PM »
Nyc Lon, one way, business.

45k A3 for travel on UA + $5.60 or so.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2023 on: March 25, 2016, 03:50:06 PM »
45k A3 for travel on UA + $5.60 or so.
'best' is relative, yes A3 is the fewest number of points but depends how much you value SPG.
I personally would do 57k AA for a better product
or 62.5k DL on vs metal for a great lounge and in flight bar etc.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #2024 on: March 25, 2016, 04:54:43 PM »
'best' is relative, yes A3 is the fewest number of points but depends how much you value SPG.
I personally would do 57k AA for a better product
or 62.5k DL on vs metal for a great lounge and in flight bar etc.

Is the 57k AA to which you refer on AA metal or is it on BA, which would come with big-time YQ, IINM.