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Alternatives to the caribbean/ south america on AS reward miles

Alternatives to the caribbean/ south america on AS reward miles

Old Jan 27, 20, 10:22 pm
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Alternatives to the caribbean/ south america on AS reward miles

With the ending of the AS, and AA partnership what are the viable alternatives for using AS miles to get to the caribean and south america?
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Old Jan 27, 20, 10:34 pm
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LATAM for now to South America (until their DL partnership takes them away like AM drifted off), bupkiss, nada, nil, nothing for the Caribbean.
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Old Jan 27, 20, 11:29 pm
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yeah Caribbean is now unobtainable via AS miles :'(
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Old Jan 28, 20, 9:57 pm
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Originally Posted by eponymous_coward View Post
LATAM for now to South America (until their DL partnership takes them away like AM drifted off), bupkiss, nada, nil, nothing for the Caribbean.
People keep saying this, but DOJ will have a say. With the DL/KE venture, a stipulation was that DL can not materially interfere with KEs existing US partnerships.
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Old Jan 28, 20, 10:31 pm
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Originally Posted by MAH4546 View Post
People keep saying this, but DOJ will have a say. With the DL/KE venture, a stipulation was that DL can not materially interfere with KEs existing US partnerships.
That would be nice, because otherwise AS is completely hosed for any partners to Latin America, just their own Mexico/CR service.
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Old Jan 30, 20, 11:00 am
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For the Caribbean, best bet is likely FLL, then get a flight on B6 or WN (or NK if you are feeling particularly daring).
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Old Jan 30, 20, 7:21 pm
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Originally Posted by lawchild View Post
For the Caribbean, best bet is likely FLL, then get a flight on B6 or WN (or NK if you are feeling particularly daring).
Caribbean fares from the West Coast are often not that expensive. Might not be worth the two tickets and hassle...just book AA or DL all the way.
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Old Jan 30, 20, 9:19 pm
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Originally Posted by channa View Post
Caribbean fares from the West Coast are often not that expensive. Might not be worth the two tickets and hassle...just book AA or DL all the way.
Plus the stress of having unprotected connections in both directions would probably outweigh the benefits conferred by status...
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