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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #40 on: January 20, 2016, 12:30:55 PM »
How do you upload a GC screenshot to your post? Trying to do mine now

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2015: 116K bkd | 1.6M brnd | F: OZ,NH,AA,EK | J: UA,CA,TK,DL,TN,AF,VA | LIH,NRT,ROR,PEK,CNS,BOB,MEL,TLV & Pacific Hopper

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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #41 on: January 20, 2016, 12:31:37 PM »
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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #42 on: January 20, 2016, 12:32:31 PM »


Mostly Southwest w Companian Pass, Except JFK-LAX 40K SQ in UA J. Everything x2 with wife. 3 trips to MDW total.

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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #44 on: January 20, 2016, 12:36:22 PM »
huh, why? not everyone can fly as much as others.. this isnt a competition or anything.. its cool to see a recap of where people flew
Come on. This is fun, if you took one flight, or you took 100.

We're a group of like-minded fiends!
Lol, easy to say when each of your's are filled out nicely.

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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #45 on: January 20, 2016, 12:37:34 PM »
I'm waiting for... everyone's!

huh, why? not everyone can fly as much as others.. this isnt a competition or anything.. its cool to see a recap of where people flew

OK, your travels are really impressive.

I do this mostly for short domestic flights. Thanks to Dans Deals, and DDF, I booked dozens of short haul flight for myself and family, plus one trip from TLV. I probably saved close to 10 grand. Mostly from CLE to LGA/EWR/PHL.

The bulk were Avios, some United and AA, and some hidden cities.
Now if i could include my hidden cities destinations, it would look a little more varied!

I hope that my post gived some chizuk to other pedestrians.
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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #46 on: January 20, 2016, 12:40:34 PM »
OK, your travels are really impressive.

I do this mostly for short domestic flights. Thanks to Dans Deals, and DDF, I booked dozens of short haul flight for myself and family, plus one trip from TLV. I probably saved close to 10 grand. Mostly from CLE to LGA/EWR/PHL.

The bulk were Avios, some United and AA, and some hidden cities.
Now if i could include my hidden cities destinations, it would look a little more varied!

I hope that my post gived some chizuk to other pedestrians.

Nice! Map? Totals?

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2015: 116K bkd | 1.6M brnd | F: OZ,NH,AA,EK | J: UA,CA,TK,DL,TN,AF,VA | LIH,NRT,ROR,PEK,CNS,BOB,MEL,TLV & Pacific Hopper

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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #47 on: January 20, 2016, 12:48:49 PM »



This is what happens when you travel with 4 kids:

SQ   20,000   1.19%
BA   32,500   1.94%
Marriott   40,000   2.39%
AA   47,250   2.82%
DL   60,000   3.58%
UR   61,964   3.70%
IHG   70,000   4.18%
SPG   124,000   7.40%
MR   208,494   12.44%
WN   231,858   13.83%
Flying Blue   300,000   17.90%
Hilton   480,000   28.64%
Total   1,676,066   100.00%


For simplicity purposes, I converted the HH free nights (4 at WAJ) and one IHG anniversary night (CP Beverly Hills) to the points it would have cost at the hotel redeemed.

ETA- Forgot IHG- now updated.

I also did not add 125k UA for tickets booked for friends LAX-JFK (2RT in J and one RT in Y).
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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #48 on: January 20, 2016, 12:49:08 PM »
I'm waiting to see MP's & SuperFlyer's

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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #49 on: January 20, 2016, 12:50:54 PM »
I'm waiting to see MP's & SuperFlyer's

If and when MP returns to DDF that is..
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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #50 on: January 20, 2016, 12:51:53 PM »
Not much in 2015 for me, but here goes:

AA: 100k
BA: 36k
SPG: 66k

PHL-MAD-TLV-MUC-PHL was a revenue ticket.




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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #51 on: January 20, 2016, 12:52:34 PM »
huh, why? not everyone can fly as much as others.. this isnt a competition or anything.. its cool to see a recap of where people flew


The where isn't always the exciting part, sometimes its the numbers. But I hear, also some of us don't necessarily fly anywhere exciting.

That being said...
JFK-YVR CX First  - 29,250 AA
VYR-LAX AC Economy  - $148.88
LAX-EWR UA First/Business - 25,000 UA
LGA-STL DL Economy - 10,000 DL
STL-LGA AA Economy $119.10
LGA-STL WN 15,900 WN
STL-LGA WN  10,477 WN (Refunded in travel credit for being bumped)
JFK-FCO DL Delta One 31,250 FB (Flight 1 of 4 of Itinerary total was 125,000+$130.40) + $32.60 (Taxes & Fees)
FCO-TLV AZ Business 31,250 FB (Flight 2 of 4 of Itinerary total was 125,000+$130.40) + $32.60 (Taxes & Fees) 

Total of 15,228 flown, 144,127 points/miles used $361.19 used.
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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #52 on: January 20, 2016, 12:53:02 PM »
Map?
For those who know where MEL SID and AKL are but are unsure where TLV, LGA, and CLE are.
please see below.
Totals?
Ok, In the old days, I would know the totals, but now, with miles, I dont even keep track. Daughter wants a friend to come visit...sure. Son want to go to camp...sure. Parents and inlaws need a visit...sure. Need an interview...sure. Need fingerprints taken in NY...sure. Off shabbos in yeshiva...sure. Friends chasunah...sure. Cousins chasunah...sure. day off...sure.
Boruch Hashem, I dont need to keep track. I tried counting my confirmation emails, but there were so many changes, cancellations, that i have no idea. Easily over 30.


ETA, Just checked my main BA account, used 121,500 Avios. And there were some from some other account as well.


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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #53 on: January 20, 2016, 12:53:15 PM »
Iy"H this year will be much better:


Only EWR-VIE-TLV was in J.

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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #54 on: January 20, 2016, 12:58:57 PM »


Thing is... the map doesn't show half the extent of the travels:


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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #55 on: January 20, 2016, 01:01:15 PM »


Thing is... the map doesn't show the half the extent of the travels:


I noticed that- when you do the same route more than once it just has one red line for it.
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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #56 on: January 20, 2016, 01:14:22 PM »
My very epic map:



JFK-KEF-JFK: $608.90 in Y
JFK-PTY-HAV-PTY-JFK: 60k SQ in J
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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #57 on: January 20, 2016, 01:15:53 PM »
My very epic map:



JFK-KEF-JFK: $608.90 in Y
JFK-PTY-HAV-PTY-JFK: 60k SQ in J

This map sure doesn't do those trips justice!
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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #58 on: January 20, 2016, 01:18:01 PM »
I probably missed a bunch of business flights, but here's the bulk of my 2015 travels:


Grand total: 100 segments, 88,265 flown miles, not too many redeemed miles

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Re: Year In Review: 2015 Edition
« Reply #59 on: January 20, 2016, 01:19:43 PM »
This map sure doesn't do those trips justice!

This probably sums it up best:

I don't travel nearly as much as most people here. I only tend to travel more loudly ;).
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