Can I book award ticket for my girlfriend?

Old Aug 15, 19, 5:45 am
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Can I book award ticket for my girlfriend?

Can I use my jal mile book award ticket for my girlfriend?
has anyone tried?

thanks
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Old Aug 15, 19, 9:17 am
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No, need to be a family member, family member up to grandparents and grand kids. Girlfriend, no. If you are legally married, yes.

It is shown on JAL website.

Who is Eligible for Awards?
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Old Aug 15, 19, 7:10 pm
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Not directly related, but it's sad to see JAL limiting parental relationship for reward redemption as "related by blood". However, knowing Japanese society, I am not too surprised.
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Old Aug 15, 19, 7:27 pm
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This is the official tow-line (official policy), but in practice, as long as you are travelling together, there are no issues for ticketing for a friend.
The policy is there to prevent mileage resellers from gaming the system.
I have done it several times (booked awards and travelled together with my GF), international to Sydney/Bangkok and domestic to Hiroshima/Sapporo.
No questions asked. I know it is a risk though....
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