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Redeeming miles for a Citilink (or Sriwijaya Air) flight DPS-DIL-DPS

Old Jan 22, 19, 3:27 am
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Question Redeeming miles for a Citilink (or Sriwijaya Air) flight DPS-DIL-DPS

Does anyone have any experience redeeming points for a Citilink flight? I'm trying to get to DIL from DPS (although flying from SIN would also be an option). It looks like Citilink and Sriwijaya Air both fly DPS-DIL. I'm open to any options here, but from what I've seen so far I should be able to use GarudaMiles to book an awards ticket on CitiLink (via: https://www.garuda-indonesia.com/gar...-citilink.page ) so that's the angle I'm trying to research initially. I assume I can transfer points from another SkyTeam program into Garuda and then use those to book a Citilink flight. At least that's my hope. Cash prices are in the $500 range for a 1 hour flight. Seems excessive!

Any advice here would be greatly appreciated!
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Old Jan 22, 19, 3:39 am
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..I assume I can transfer points from another SkyTeam program into Garuda and then use those to book a Citilink flight.
To me that is wildly optimistic hope. Have you investigated that hope?
Very few ffp's allow ff miles to be transferred out to another ffp/hotel program.

Why not pay cash?
Assuming you have passport/visa to enter East Timor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presid...tional_Airport
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Old Jan 22, 19, 8:01 pm
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easy to redeem GA miles to Citilink

head to: member.citilink.co.id
login with your GA Miles then redeem DPS-DIL. it is 10,500 miles one-way
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Old Jan 25, 19, 7:50 pm
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Why not pay cash?
A few months ago, prices were in the ~$200 range. Now they are up over $500. From what I've been told there is currently a "situation" with the two governments of Indonesia and Timor Leste that is creating the spike in prices. Rumor has it that should be resolved in a couple weeks. Long story short, I find it hard to justify $500 for a 1 hour flight. So that's why I am pursuing the miles angle.

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Old Jan 25, 19, 7:52 pm
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login with your GA Miles then redeem DPS-DIL. it is 10,500 miles one-way
Yup, tried that already. I get back an error that "Username are not registered in the system" even though I've had my GA account for a while now. I've opened a support request with them, but haven't gotten a reply.

Where did you see that it's 10,500 miles? Were you able to login with your GA account on the citilink site?

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Old Jan 26, 19, 2:36 am
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This is what I see checking random dates. I'm able to log in to Citilink website using my Garudamiles account.
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Old Jan 27, 19, 4:51 am
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This is what I see checking random dates. I'm able to log in to Citilink website using my Garudamiles account.
Interesting. Must just be an issue with my account then for some reason. Thanks for the reply! I guess I'll wait to hear back from customer support
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Old Jan 27, 19, 9:29 pm
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Interesting. Must just be an issue with my account then for some reason. Thanks for the reply! I guess I'll wait to hear back from customer support
got the 10,500 quote from the Citilink FFP web (as screenshot by 7free)
yeah I got the same problem too back then, contacted the customer support by email, they then reset my account and give me a new password
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Old Feb 22, 19, 12:52 am
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Cilitink currently have 50% discount for redemption (all route)
DPS-DIL 5250 miles OW / 10,500 miles RT
Book by 24 Feb, Fly until 31 Mar (GMT +7hrs)
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