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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3780 on: April 01, 2019, 04:08:19 PM »
Best way to book coach to TLV using Capital One miles?
Air France isn't available.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3781 on: April 01, 2019, 06:58:44 PM »
Best way to book coach to TLV using Capital One miles?
Air France isn't available.
Route? Nonstop? Be more specific. AC on UA metal or with stops may be an option.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3782 on: April 02, 2019, 01:39:59 AM »
ORD to TLV on 6/11-  in J,  6/10 is shavuos, 6/12 is a chasuna i am going for at night-  I want to go in J, I am just seeing united for 180, each way or  I can use 255 UR points,  it seems to me UR points, am I missing something?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3783 on: April 02, 2019, 02:12:07 AM »
ORD to TLV on 6/11-  in J,  6/10 is shavuos, 6/12 is a chasuna i am going for at night-  I want to go in J, I am just seeing united for 180, each way or  I can use 255 UR points,  it seems to me UR points, am I missing something?

170k AF with around 510 YQ is probably better

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3784 on: April 02, 2019, 10:53:51 AM »
170k AF with around 510 YQ is probably better
i see, the only problem is that the chasuna is wednesday at 6:30 , AF will arrive at 11:30,  the only flight i see that will depart CDG and arrive in TLV and have a shot of making the chasuna is LY 320 but that is $400,  I dont see that making sense. thoughts?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3785 on: April 02, 2019, 10:59:59 AM »
ORD to TLV on 6/11-  in J,  6/10 is shavuos, 6/12 is a chasuna i am going for at night-  I want to go in J, I am just seeing united for 180, each way or  I can use 255 UR points,  it seems to me UR points, am I missing something?
Whats the return date?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3786 on: April 02, 2019, 03:52:37 PM »
Whats the return date?
I am flexible,  motsi shabbos the 15th, 16th, 17th

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3787 on: April 02, 2019, 04:52:36 PM »
Trip NYC to London for a week or so, sometime during sefira, probably before Lag Baomer.
Which points system, which airline should I look at?
I'd like if I can get business class, especially to come home.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3788 on: April 02, 2019, 07:08:02 PM »
ORD to TLV on 6/11-  in J,  6/10 is shavuos, 6/12 is a chasuna i am going for at night-  I want to go in J, I am just seeing united for 180, each way or  I can use 255 UR points,  it seems to me UR points, am I missing something?

Did you search on ANA? or Singapore. ORD has excellent availability in J on Turkish (up to 6 seats) and Lot (1 seat) on most dates.  Also TAP Portugal often has seat on that route and almost no fees. Lot is very low and Turkish is still reasonable for J at about $230 OW and Lie Flat the whole way to Israel and a very short layover connecting from the ORD flight.  It's 69k SQ points transferable from Chase.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3789 on: April 02, 2019, 09:42:50 PM »
Did you search on ANA? or Singapore. ORD has excellent availability in J on Turkish (up to 6 seats) and Lot (1 seat) on most dates.  Also TAP Portugal often has seat on that route and almost no fees. Lot is very low and Turkish is still reasonable for J at about $230 OW and Lie Flat the whole way to Israel and a very short layover connecting from the ORD flight.  It's 69k SQ points transferable from Chase.
No J availability that day out of ORD on any *A carrier except UA non-saver.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3790 on: April 02, 2019, 09:52:22 PM »
No J availability that day out of ORD on any *A carrier except UA non-saver.
hence my problem,  and as i said I am totally sandwiched between shavuos and the chasuna. what would you do?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3791 on: April 02, 2019, 10:34:40 PM »
hence my problem,  and as i said I am totally sandwiched between shavuos and the chasuna. what would you do?
Biz Plat?

TK has a non-saver J seat for 120k TYP OW +$307.80
JFK-IST-TLV 12:30pm Departure 8:40am Arrival  You can have them add ORD-JFK connection. They have a saver seat for 47k but only on the 0:30 flight but there is no way to make that flight from ORD. You can figure out return.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3792 on: April 02, 2019, 11:03:11 PM »
hence my problem,  and as i said I am totally sandwiched between shavuos and the chasuna. what would you do?

Did you check from Boston and ATL? These are two other cities that also tend to have tons of Turkish J space.  Might have to add an extra leg if you want those exact days in J.  For the return did you check BA? Fees actually arenít outrageous ex TLV.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3793 on: April 03, 2019, 08:02:39 PM »
Biz Plat?

TK has a non-saver J seat for 120k TYP OW +$307.80
JFK-IST-TLV 12:30pm Departure 8:40am Arrival  You can have them add ORD-JFK connection. They have a saver seat for 47k but only on the 0:30 flight but there is no way to make that flight from ORD. You can figure out return.
Which TK partner are you proposing to have them add for ORD-JFK?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3794 on: April 03, 2019, 09:38:27 PM »
Which TK partner are you proposing to have them add for ORD-JFK?
True...Guess it can only be ORD-EWR or just take an AA flight
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