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  1. Sujit posted a new thread.

    BA membership Expiry

    Hi, I'm a Blue Executive Club Member with BA. My account page says my membership expiry date is in Nov 2018. I do not have any upcoming...

    Forum: questions. answers. conversations.

    Jul 17, 2018 at 12:03 AM
  2. Mick replied to the thread Award Redemption Using points to buy business class to AUK.

    Patrice, Air Nz is very stingey with its own awards. I wouldn’t be counting on award space on their new route (I wish they would as I’m...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 9:36 PM
  3. rickyw liked Viper's post in the thread Ticket cancellation - cooling off period?.

    Thank you very much, very helpful to know!

    Jul 16, 2018 at 9:35 PM
  4. rickyw liked MMM's post in the thread Credit Cards $30K HP purchase.

    FYI- I think the Ink Cash 5x bonus maxes out at $25k/year at office supply stores. But your Ink Plus should still get you 5x for up to...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 9:35 PM
  5. rickyw liked Mick's post in the thread Award Redemption How to get first class award on Lufthansa or Swiss.

    Hey mate! No need for status to fly Lufthansa first. It just doesn’t get offered to star alliance partner airlines more than 14 days in...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 9:28 PM
  6. rickyw replied to the thread Award Redemption Using points to buy business class to AUK.

    United has been relatively consistent with opening seats up much closer to departure as they realize they would otherwise go unsold....

    Jul 16, 2018 at 9:26 PM
  7. Mick replied to the thread AF La Premiere Award Availability.

    I think they were always available for “exorbitant” rates

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:33 PM
  8. Mick replied to the thread AF La Premiere Award Availability.

    I had a similar thought last week when looking at af redemptions. Saw quite a few 200k la premier redemptions. Stilll a LOT to pay for a...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:32 PM
  9. David W replied to the thread AF La Premiere Award Availability.

    @Lucky I dont believe that has changed. Might be a glitch. Try booking and see how far you can get without actually ticketing something?

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:09 PM
  10. David W replied to the thread Singapore Airlines Awards.

    I'd book the other two seats at 80k, given that you all want to travel together. It averages out to 72.5k each which isnt too bad. If...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:08 PM
  11. Tiffany liked David W's post in the thread Credit Cards Credit Card - Combining rewards.

    If you have the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Reserve or Ink Business Plus, Preferred, then you can transfer your 21k UR points to your...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:05 PM
  12. Tiffany replied to the thread Credit Cards Credit Card - Combining rewards.

    Hey Diane, here's a post with detailed instructions: https://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2017/08/17/transfer-chase-points-united/

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:05 PM
  13. David W replied to the thread 11 Month Award Availability - Biz Europe.

    I think it's somewhat random so it's hard to say. OS is a pretty good experience, especially the catering. Why not fly with them?

    Jul 16, 2018 at 6:44 PM
  14. David W liked MidSouth Skier's post in the thread CX business through Alaska.

    This morning Gary at VFTW wrote a post about how it's married segment logic causing issues. So instead of looking for JFK-HKG, look for...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 6:42 PM
  15. David W replied to the thread JetNsave.

    Haven't heard of them so be cautious. Might want to check reviews for them on tripadvisor or something.

    Jul 16, 2018 at 6:41 PM
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