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Easy-to-use-tools to find Reward Flights with BA

Old Nov 29, 19, 5:34 am
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Question Easy-to-use-tools to find Reward Flights with BA

Sorry: it's been asked 100 times but I can't find it so here goes.

I have 190,355 avios to spend before my Amex companion voucher expires on 17-Feb.

I'm pretty sure I saw mentioned on Flyertalk, in the past, a reference to a tool which lays out on a page all the available reward seats - so you don't have to go through BA's "Reward Finder" which would probably take days - when all I want to do is "go somewhere nice with my wife". Not massively bothered about the destination: I'd rather not lose the companion voucher.

Something that shows the return flights as well would be good.

Can anybody point me in the right direction?

Hoping, and thanks in advance...
Steve
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Old Nov 29, 19, 5:35 am
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https://rewardflightfinder.com/
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Old Nov 29, 19, 5:42 am
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And the recently launched alternative https://seatspy.com/
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Old Nov 29, 19, 6:23 am
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Thankyou. I just registered as an elite member and wow! What a difference.
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Old Nov 29, 19, 1:26 pm
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Unfortunately neither of these tools assist me, with finding CX availability using Avios.

Any suggestions?
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Old Nov 29, 19, 2:41 pm
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Originally Posted by Cris L View Post
Unfortunately neither of these tools assist me, with finding CX availability using Avios.

Any suggestions?
ba.com is the only tool for that.
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Old Nov 29, 19, 4:55 pm
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Check thread on CX Avios availability

Originally Posted by Cris L View Post
Unfortunately neither of these tools assist me, with finding CX availability using Avios.

Any suggestions?
Based on a couple of recent seraches for HKG to MNL/BKK availaibility is zero on all dates in all classes for the next 3 months!

I haven't called to check --- as was the solution previously for several months.

But disappointing to see this happening again.
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Old Nov 29, 19, 5:35 pm
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I'd also suggest using Raffles 'redemption by route; to help calculate miles needed for each route.
It's a nice easy table.
https://www.headforpoints.com/2019/0...ng-by-route-2/
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Old Nov 29, 19, 7:11 pm
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Cris L join the jl ff program. they show cx availability.
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Old Nov 30, 19, 4:30 am
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Originally Posted by Modo View Post
Based on a couple of recent seraches for HKG to MNL/BKK availaibility is zero on all dates in all classes for the next 3 months!

I haven't called to check --- as was the solution previously for several months.

But disappointing to see this happening again.
No point calling. If itís not showing it doesnít exist. Unfortunately CX has massively reduced reward availability so what you are seeing is not untypical. Discussed further here:

Where has all the CX Avios availability gone?
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Old Dec 2, 19, 9:42 am
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Originally Posted by KARFA View Post
ba.com is the only tool for that.
Far from disagreeing with my learned colleague KARFA, I proffer the http://award.flights Chrome extension — an excellent way of automating searches for award flights on all partner carriers on BA.com.

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Old Dec 2, 19, 10:33 am
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Originally Posted by armouredant View Post
For from disagreeing with my learned colleague KARFA, I proffer the http://award.flights Chrome extension ó an excellent way of automating searches for award flights on all partner carriers on BA.com.
Oh, never seen that before. Will give it a try.
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