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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4620 on: January 23, 2024, 09:05:09 AM »
AA can also be around 10K

Thats only if the prices are anyways cheaper since they are dynamic these days. But AA will generally have the best value of miles over UA or DL based on pricing.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4621 on: January 23, 2024, 11:17:36 AM »
Thats only if the prices are anyways cheaper since they are dynamic these days. But AA will generally have the best value of miles over UA or DL based on pricing.
Even with their dynamic pricing they’re not totally cash-price based. I just booked a $225 flight for 10K, and a $345 flight for 7.5K

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4622 on: January 23, 2024, 02:45:27 PM »
Even with their dynamic pricing they’re not totally cash-price based. I just booked a $225 flight for 10K, and a $345 flight for 7.5K
+1 very much so kinda the same way way you have saver availability even when cash is unusually high. (Although even United can have that, but nowhere near the AA level)

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4623 on: January 23, 2024, 08:48:54 PM »
Thank you all for your responses, TK does have 7500 availability but when I'm proceeding to purchase, I get a message "For Star Alliance award ticket transactions, the ticketing process is not possible for non-members"
What does it mean? Each passenger needs to have a Turkish account?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4624 on: January 23, 2024, 10:38:55 PM »
Thank you all for your responses, TK does have 7500 availability but when I'm proceeding to purchase, I get a message "For Star Alliance award ticket transactions, the ticketing process is not possible for non-members"
What does it mean? Each passenger needs to have a Turkish account?
It happens when your booking for another passenger not yourself, you have to call.
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=128452.msg2789550#new
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4625 on: January 23, 2024, 10:51:33 PM »
TK does have 7500 availability
There’s actually a ton of it to lax and back these days

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4626 on: January 24, 2024, 12:54:38 AM »
There’s actually a ton of it to lax and back these days
But surprisingly, the availability seems to be exclusive to TK, my flights weren't available on AC, for example. (need I mention that same flight is 45k on UA directly? )

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4627 on: January 24, 2024, 12:55:27 AM »
It happens when your booking for another passenger not yourself, you have to call.
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=128452.msg2789550#new

Yup thanks, did that, was pretty straightforward, wait wasn't long thankfully.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4628 on: January 24, 2024, 08:59:38 PM »
But surprisingly, the availability seems to be exclusive to TK, my flights weren't available on AC, for example. (need I mention that same flight is 45k on UA directly? )
Impossible direct had to be 15k a way at least at the time to be available on tk. And I’d argue about the exclusivity as well.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4629 on: February 05, 2024, 02:24:36 PM »
FRA Airport 1 hour connection to risky? No luggage and business class (same terminal)

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4630 on: February 05, 2024, 02:50:12 PM »
FRA Airport 1 hour connection to risky? No luggage and business class (same terminal)
In the past I connected more than once from OS to SQ with less than a hour stop and I still had time to take a shower in the first class lounge.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4631 on: February 05, 2024, 11:52:15 PM »
My daughter flew United in Basic Economy to ewr today.   She was forced to print her boarding pass in the airport at the kiosk and when she did that the agent forced her to check her personal item - because "it has wheels."  We have flown with this bag many times as a personal item - it is a small duffel like bag.  Just fits the dimensions.  As far as I can tell - the agent made up the "wheels rule" on the spot.  Who can I complain to? 

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4632 on: February 06, 2024, 05:01:56 AM »
My daughter flew United in Basic Economy to ewr today.   She was forced to print her boarding pass in the airport at the kiosk and when she did that the agent forced her to check her personal item - because "it has wheels."  We have flown with this bag many times as a personal item - it is a small duffel like bag.  Just fits the dimensions.  As far as I can tell - the agent made up the "wheels rule" on the spot.  Who can I complain to?
online form
good luck if you dont have a name or employee ID although if it does go to audit they should be able to see who processed the checkin
if they made you pay a bag fee and you dont get anywhere you can always try disputing or small claims

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4633 on: February 06, 2024, 10:27:54 AM »
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good luck if you dont have a name or employee ID although if it does go to audit they should be able to see who processed the checkin
if they made you pay a bag fee and you dont get anywhere you can always try disputing or small claims
Definitely try to get a refund for the bag fee.
Twitter is also a good place to complain. You tag them.
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4634 on: February 06, 2024, 07:10:56 PM »
Definitely try to get a refund for the bag fee.
Twitter is also a good place to complain. You tag them.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4635 on: February 06, 2024, 07:12:00 PM »
online form
good luck if you dont have a name or employee ID although if it does go to audit they should be able to see who processed the checkin
if they made you pay a bag fee and you dont get anywhere you can always try disputing or small claims

Thanks!

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4636 on: February 08, 2024, 08:11:55 AM »
Have a US passport in Israel that expires in August, want to travel to Europe in march then back to Israel. as far as I read Europe only requires 3 months of validity, my question is if Israel will make me problems getting back in. any DP?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4637 on: February 08, 2024, 10:12:59 AM »
Have a US passport in Israel that expires in August, want to travel to Europe in march then back to Israel. as far as I read Europe only requires 3 months of validity, my question is if Israel will make me problems getting back in. any DP?
Israel doesn't require your US passport be valid for 6 months from the travel date.
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4638 on: February 08, 2024, 12:01:27 PM »
The 24 hour rule that requires airlines to allow cancellation for free, does that apply to milege tickets?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4639 on: February 08, 2024, 02:07:41 PM »
The 24 hour rule that requires airlines to allow cancellation for free, does that apply to milege tickets?
usually
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