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How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« on: December 28, 2010, 10:38:51 PM »
Hi,

I am starting to plan a trip from Maimi to Tel Aviv for January 2012. Our plan is to use Amex Membership Rewards Points for Business Class. But the airline websites dont seem to list dates that far out.

Does anyone know how long in advance rewards travel can be booked?

Thanks for any help

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2010, 11:36:57 PM »
depending on the airline between 335 and 355 or somewhere around there. i am pretty sure u will have to wait to book

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2010, 11:56:12 PM »
I am starting to plan a trip from Maimi to Tel Aviv for January 2012.

Wow


But yeah usually cant plan more than that momo said.
« Last Edit: December 29, 2010, 01:53:16 AM by aaa »

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2010, 12:07:41 AM »
L'shana Haba B'yerushalayim :)

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2010, 02:43:45 AM »
Hi,

I am starting to plan a trip from Maimi to Tel Aviv for January 2012. Our plan is to use Amex Membership Rewards Points for Business Class. But the airline websites dont seem to list dates that far out.

Does anyone know how long in advance rewards travel can be booked?

Thanks for any help

My guess is that by then, El Al will have re-instated their direct flight from MIA-TLV. Theres also a chance of AA starting one...

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2010, 01:47:12 PM »
Almost all airline mileage programs will tell you 11 months

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2010, 11:12:36 PM »
Thank you gentleman, for your input. I was perhaps being too repetitive visiting the ariline sites cheicking to see if something ope.ned.

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2010, 04:11:53 AM »
CO (for one, many others do the same) typically doesnt open up seats until much closer to the date of travel.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2010, 10:11:04 PM »
CO (for one, many others do the same) typically doesnt open up seats until much closer to the date of travel.

This very true. For biz/first international but even more so on coach domestic. Many times Ive found 5+ seats the day before flights.

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2010, 11:03:46 PM »
By then their fees are outrageous.

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2010, 11:24:21 PM »
not if u do it right....

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #11 on: December 30, 2010, 11:34:46 PM »
not if u do it right....
Like having Platinum status?

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #12 on: December 31, 2010, 03:43:47 AM »
Like having Platinum status?
they dont charge the fees then?

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #13 on: December 31, 2010, 04:15:04 AM »
By then their fees are outrageous.
not if u do it right....
On aa you can book for 21 days out and then make a free date change to within 21 days for no fee. Delta doesnt charge fees for booking within 21 days
« Last Edit: December 31, 2010, 04:30:01 AM by Monsey27 »

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Re: How long in advance can you book rewards travel?
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2010, 04:17:53 AM »
who are you responding to?