Booking mixed cabin awards

Old Sep 24, 19, 1:00 am
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Booking mixed cabin awards

Is it possible to book mixed cabin awards on the web?
First leg business long haul, second leg only offers economy. If I choose Business booking, the award search shows as no flight available. The first leg is available in Business, and the second leg is available in Economy, just need a way to book the mixed cabins and pay the full Business class award miles price.
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Old Sep 24, 19, 5:02 am
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Originally Posted by Zamees View Post
Is it possible to book mixed cabin awards on the web?
First leg business long haul, second leg only offers economy. If I choose Business booking, the award search shows as no flight available. The first leg is available in Business, and the second leg is available in Economy, just need a way to book the mixed cabins and pay the full Business class award miles price.
1. I believe you can only book mix class by calling.
2. You will not be deducted the full business award mileage requirement. It will be prorated.
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Old Sep 24, 19, 8:21 am
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I believe you can call in to do this, but I've also booked 2 one way tickets to work around your problem on the website.
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Old Sep 24, 19, 8:58 am
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I did a mixed class booking via online back in March for travel during CNY 2020. Routing was CX HKG-FCO in Business. Then return was BA FCO-LHR in business, with a less-than-24-hour transit, and then CX LHR-HKG in First.

Miles deducted was 169,700.
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Old Sep 24, 19, 12:51 pm
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Originally Posted by somemale View Post
I believe you can call in to do this, but I've also booked 2 one way tickets to work around your problem on the website.
Wouldn't that cost more miles?
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Old Sep 24, 19, 12:51 pm
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Originally Posted by Fly Me To The Moon View Post
I did a mixed class booking via online back in March for travel during CNY 2020. Routing was CX HKG-FCO in Business. Then return was BA FCO-LHR in business, with a less-than-24-hour transit, and then CX LHR-HKG in First.

Miles deducted was 169,700.
Did you select First and then, as F is not available on the first two flights, Business option was given?
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Old Sep 25, 19, 7:19 am
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Originally Posted by ernestnywang View Post
Did you select First and then, as F is not available on the first two flights, Business option was given?
Yes, exactly.
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Old Sep 25, 19, 9:38 am
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Originally Posted by Fly Me To The Moon View Post
Yes, exactly.
Good strategy. Unfortunately, this probably doesn't work for OP unless the short-haul flight doesn't have a business class.
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