Amex 2-4-1 First Redemptions

Old Dec 16, 22, 2:08 am
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Amex 2-4-1 First Redemptions

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I was online last night at midnight doing a test run for a 2-4-1 in F for a T-355 next week.

I have managed to grab a couple of F seats previously, but last night no F seats were released. I know BA do not promise to release these at T-355 but, has anyone seen a pattern as to when they do release these seats?

I have seen F to MEX availability, but pretty much zero elsewhere - any pointers greaty appreciated, at this point I am resigned to grabbing J.

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Old Dec 16, 22, 2:17 am
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Grab J. Very very few F are released and there’s no pattern. Where are you looking to go?
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Old Dec 16, 22, 2:20 am
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Id say your best bet is to take the club seats now and sign up to SeatSpy to monitor First availability. Youll need the top tier (that alerts fastest) and to be prepared to call BA immediately.

HFP currently has a discount on SeatSpy subs: https://www.headforpoints.com/2022/1...spy-promotion/
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Old Dec 16, 22, 2:29 am
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Originally Posted by mikeyfly
Grab J. Very very few F are released and theres no pattern. Where are you looking to go?
Thank you, SIN, EZE, SYD. I will try andgrab the J's I want next week
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Old Dec 16, 22, 2:29 am
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Originally Posted by bernardh
Id say your best bet is to take the club seats now and sign up to SeatSpy to monitor First availability. Youll need the top tier (that alerts fastest) and to be prepared to call BA immediately.

HFP currently has a discount on SeatSpy subs: https://www.headforpoints.com/2022/1...spy-promotion/
Thank you
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Old Dec 16, 22, 2:31 am
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Oh crikey, then it’ll be J for sure! If for instance California, you may be in luck, late November plenty of F opened up to San Jose, Los Angeles and San Fran over Xmas period. So I’m in F return over new year. However, those places will sell for a huge amount. Only 8 F a day to Sydney can’t see any opening at all
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Old Dec 16, 22, 2:38 am
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Yeah very popular destinations, I had F return to SIN a few years back. Maybe my F days are behind me
I do like a bit of Asia
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Old Dec 16, 22, 2:56 am
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Yeah very popular destinations, I had F return to SIN a few years back. Maybe my F days are behind me
I do like a bit of Asia
BA Used to operate more flights to Asia - For many travelling over that way now they'll be flying to SIN rather than potentially the likes of KUL or BKK.
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Old Dec 16, 22, 3:13 am
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Yeah very popular destinations, I had F return to SIN a few years back. Maybe my F days are behind me
I do like a bit of Asia
If you're avios rich, ditch the 241 and fly Qatar perhaps ? I've got two seats in November 2023 DUB-DOH-BNE / SYD-DOH-LHR. Was 406,000 and 761 all in for two.
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If you're avios rich, ditch the 241 and fly Qatar perhaps ? I've got two seats in November 2023 DUB-DOH-BNE / SYD-DOH-LHR. Was 406,000 and 761 all in for two.
That is decent!

I am mostly Avios poor. Covidd has heped me save. I can normally accumilate a return in F every 2 years or so.
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