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Question: Do you think it is worth 27500 AP to fly SQ J MEL-WLG?

Question: Do you think it is worth 27500 AP to fly SQ J MEL-WLG?

Old May 23, 18, 3:55 pm
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Do you think it is worth 27500 AP to fly SQ J MEL-WLG?

Do you think it is worth 27500 AP to fly SQ J MEL-WLG? (it seems bookable online)

I am curious if anyone wants to share their 2 cents because I am on the fence if I want to burn them for a 4 hour flight or should I spend it elsewhere?

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Old May 23, 18, 4:03 pm
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Its about a 3:30hr flight. What is the cash price?
Other airlines fly the same route
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Old May 23, 18, 4:05 pm
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Not sure about scamcharges. I would either want to take MEL-WLG or the reverse route. Maybe the reverse if it longer.

However, it looks like a one way from WLG-MEL is only 170 NZD on SQ in Y! HA...but the question remains...is it worth it to spend the AP?
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Old May 23, 18, 4:25 pm
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Originally Posted by aeroman380 View Post
Do you think it is worth 27500 AP to fly SQ J MEL-WLG? (it seems bookable online)
I am curious if anyone wants to share their 2 cents because I am on the fence if I want to burn them for a 4 hour flight or should I spend it elsewhere?
Cheers
Yes. I recently tossed 40K for a 2 1/2 hour flight because it was worth it to avoid the the $700 fare. As we get closer to 2020, the Aeroplan points will diminish in their real value. Burn baby burn.
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Old May 23, 18, 4:33 pm
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It's speculation that the value diminishes. Zero evidence or facts say what the value will be in 2020.
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Old May 23, 18, 5:09 pm
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Originally Posted by aeroman380 View Post
Do you think it is worth 27500 AP to fly SQ J MEL-WLG? (it seems bookable online)

I am curious if anyone wants to share their 2 cents because I am on the fence if I want to burn them for a 4 hour flight or should I spend it elsewhere?

Cheers
Originally Posted by aeroman380 View Post
Not sure about scamcharges. I would either want to take MEL-WLG or the reverse route. Maybe the reverse if it longer.

However, it looks like a one way from WLG-MEL is only 170 NZD on SQ in Y! HA...but the question remains...is it worth it to spend the AP?
Solely with the information provided, I wouldn't have any qualms booking this for myself. I'm sure if I knew what the YQ was, it may affect my decision.
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Old May 23, 18, 5:31 pm
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Go for it....YQ should be low.
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Old May 23, 18, 5:43 pm
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If you have the points, it's never a bad thing to redeem for J. I don't know what SQ J is like on that route, but it would't be a question at all for me. Anything above 3 hours is worth J on points as far as I'm concerned.
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Old May 23, 18, 5:48 pm
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Old May 23, 18, 7:47 pm
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I did a few AP regional SQ J redemptions (4 hour flights) last month and it was totally worth it.
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Old May 23, 18, 8:39 pm
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Could definitely do worse.....book it!
FYI these are served by regional 777 product with 2-2-2 config in J. Depending on when you are planning to fly, there may be a chance that this route may be served by a 787-10(which from what I've seen is a significantly better product).
Also, these theoretically are lie flat seats, they just end up in a slight angle(80-85 vs 90)
Seatguru map if you're interested.
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Old May 23, 18, 10:12 pm
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It's speculation that the value diminishes. Zero evidence or facts say what the value will be in 2020.
I am very confident that you won't be able to buy a seat in SQ J MEL-WLG with 27,500 AP points after the changes in 2020.
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Old May 24, 18, 5:36 am
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I'm also confident that my good client will send me a purchase order that we discussed , but until it happens it's speculation...
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Old May 24, 18, 6:51 am
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Originally Posted by cyralax View Post
Also, these theoretically are lie flat seats, they just end up in a slight angle(80-85 vs 90)
I would argue that an 80-85 seat is quite far from being lie-flat. But I guess that depends on what angle you are measuring and relative to what.
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Old May 24, 18, 11:58 am
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It's $554 for a o/w ticket.
Only $.02/point.
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