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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3885 on: November 24, 2019, 06:33:58 PM »
Check AA, DL, UA, and B6 for their award rates and fares?
BA 38k via AA outbound only
AA 32.5 return only has 25k AS F
UA no savor available (50k)
B6 77k
DL 84k

I guess will do BA/AA and AS on the return.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3886 on: November 24, 2019, 06:38:32 PM »
BA 38k via AA outbound only
AA 32.5 return only has 25k AS F
UA no savor available (50k)
B6 77k
DL 84k

I guess will do BA/AA and AS on the return.
AS isn't lie-flat.
How much are paid rates?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3887 on: November 24, 2019, 06:40:48 PM »
AS isn't lie-flat.
I know but that's the best currently available for a decent award.
The next option on the return leg is United for 50k.
Whould you pay 25k AA for AS or 50k UA for lie flat?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3888 on: November 24, 2019, 06:44:18 PM »
I know but that's the best currently available for a decent award.
The next option on the return leg is United for 50k.
Whould you pay 25k AA for AS or 50k UA for lie flat?
No way to answer that question. What a lie-flat and what miles are worth will vary for everyone.
A good way to calculate is to translate the miles into whatever you feel they're worth and ask if the lie-flat seat is worthwhile. Or divide the cost by the hours of the flight and ask if you would pay that much per hour for a bed.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3889 on: November 24, 2019, 06:46:06 PM »
No way to answer that question. What a lie-flat and what miles are worth will vary for everyone.
A good way to calculate is to translate the miles into whatever you feel they're worth and ask if the lie-flat seat is worthwhile. Or divide the cost by the hours of the flight and ask if you would pay that much per hour for a bed.
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3890 on: November 24, 2019, 06:46:44 PM »
Compare AA and BA?

Any other options to book other than BA? Trying to see if QF charges any taxes, but agent says she cant check since I dont have the points in my account

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3891 on: November 24, 2019, 06:47:11 PM »
I know but that's the best currently available for a decent award.
The next option on the return leg is United for 50k.
Whould you pay 25k AA for AS or 50k UA for lie flat?
How about flying Y?
What's the cash rate?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3892 on: November 24, 2019, 06:48:09 PM »
Any other options to book other than BA? Trying to see if QF charges any taxes, but agent says she cant check since I dont have the points in my account
Any OW.
They charge just regular domestic tax
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3893 on: November 24, 2019, 06:50:05 PM »
How about flying Y?
What's the cash rate?
$99

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3894 on: November 24, 2019, 06:50:59 PM »
$99
I meant for J. But is it worth 25k for AS J vs Y?
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3895 on: November 24, 2019, 06:52:25 PM »
I meant for J. But is it worth 25k for AS J vs Y?
I never flew AS J you tell me if its worth.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3896 on: November 24, 2019, 06:52:49 PM »
Any OW.
They charge just regular domestic tax

So it would 54k with QF.
Off top of your head, you know any OW which would be cheaper?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3897 on: November 24, 2019, 06:53:08 PM »
I never flew AS J you tell me if its worth.
It's just a bigger more comfy seat...
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3898 on: November 24, 2019, 06:57:46 PM »
It's just a bigger more comfy seat...
Thanks will definitely have to decide if its worth the extra points.


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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #3899 on: November 24, 2019, 07:07:34 PM »