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Fly the concorde JFK-LHR for $1259 courtesy of Randy

Fly the concorde JFK-LHR for $1259 courtesy of Randy

Old Jun 25, 2002, 3:08 pm
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Yes, they are correct. The computers will do the routing and spit out the number of miles needed.

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Old Jun 25, 2002, 5:17 pm
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I'm wondering if I still have time to take advantage of this deal. Do I just have to buy the subs prior to June 28th? Then, would I have time to transfer the points 20k at a time?

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Old Jun 25, 2002, 6:39 pm
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BUY the subs by June 30 and you are cool it seems. But as you say that is a Sunday.

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Old Jun 26, 2002, 1:42 pm
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Using this method, could I book a Concord ticket now for use in April? Thanks.

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Old Jun 26, 2002, 10:23 pm
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Just getting up to speed on this thread.
A question: Is it true that the IF>SPG>Qantas scheme amounts to purchasing Qantas miles for about 1 cent per mile? Are there other opportunities to "purchase" miles for a penny each?
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Old Jun 26, 2002, 10:38 pm
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I think that you will find it extremely difficult to acquire miles for this price. That is what makes it such an outstanding deal. Normally, you have to accumulate them through far less efficient means.
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Old Jun 28, 2002, 8:53 pm
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I did it...I did it...TODAY....Concorde here I come...what a deal. For everyone's benefit...I found a few years ago a travel agency called Goodewood travel in England offering Concorde flights of about 1.5 hours and the cost was $1500+....The Starwood deal is far better by far as you can tell....Yea...Now can anyone get me a good rate to the Moon and back? After Concorde Space travel is the only next frontier in my book. Cheers!
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Old Jun 29, 2002, 8:50 am
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I could not resist the temptation... BA FC & Concorde was too much. I pulled the trigger this morning.


Is the general concensus that BA FC eastbound and Concorde westbound is the way to go if one is to split between Concodre and FC?

Also, are all-BA open jaws allowed. MIA-LHR BA FC, LHR-JFK Concorde for example?
 
Old Jun 29, 2002, 9:51 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by geo1004:
Also, are all-BA open jaws allowed. MIA-LHR BA FC, LHR-JFK Concorde for example?</font>
Open jaws are permitted, but itineraries that conclude in a port other than the originating port (JFK, in this case) must include the distance to return directly to the port of origin.

For example, if you were going to redeem the 10,000 mile award, they would take the total distance of MIA-LHR (4,410 miles), LHR-JFK (3,440) and the JFK-MIA ground sector (1090) to figure the reward. Since the three sectors only equate to 8,940 miles, your itinerary would be permissable under the QF guidelines.

I hope this makes sense if this is the answer that you were looking for.



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Old Jun 29, 2002, 10:01 am
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Has anyone who has purchased IF subscriptions since June 16 had points post to their SPG accounts yet? I know that there is a six to eight week disclaimer, but I have had IF points to CO post within two weeks, and I thought that I had also read that some IF-&gt;SPG transfer were only taking seven to ten days.
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Old Jun 29, 2002, 10:23 am
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My points posted yesterday which was exactly 7 days after my purchase.
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Old Jun 29, 2002, 10:44 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by dsimon:
For example, if you were going to redeem the 10,000 mile award, they would take the total distance of MIA-LHR (4,410 miles), LHR-JFK (3,440) and the JFK-MIA ground sector (1090) to figure the reward. Since the three sectors only equate to 8,940 miles, your itinerary would be permissable under the QF guidelines.

I hope this makes sense if this is the answer that you were looking for.
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Thank you for the very clear and complete example!

Now I just need to find some dates to book my trip!

 
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Old Jul 1, 2002, 12:03 pm
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I just became a member of Starwood I was wondering how do you buy the subscriptions and what other things can you but to get points.
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Old Jul 1, 2002, 12:25 pm
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The 2500 bonus point offer from InsideFlyer Magazine ended yesterday. Presently there is only a 1000 point bonus given for each $59.95 subscription. Still a good cause, but not nearly as attractive for point accrual.
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