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Nov 17, 15, 2:55 pm
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Posted By docykm

Unhappy camper with these changes, since most of...

Unhappy camper with these changes, since most of my AA miles are used for award travel to India from DFW (MileSaver awards).

* TATL J travel goes up by 2,500 miles each way (67.5K -> 70K)
*...
Nov 21, 14, 9:51 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,783
Posted By docykm

All set for DFW-IAH-LHR-BAH-DOH-BAH-LHR-DFW MR (3.93 cpm)!

Folks,

Leave tomorrow on my first international MR (only my second; first MR was all domestic).

DFW-IAH-LHR-BAH-DOH-BAH-LHR-DFW for $640.32 ai (3.93 cpm)

Dep 11/22, back in DFW 11/24.
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Oct 29, 14, 3:21 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,783
Posted By docykm

Indeed. In San Diego through Thursday on...

Indeed. In San Diego through Thursday on business. Will PM you once I get back to DFW. Looks like you are a veteran of several MRs. Could use some tips as I get ready for just my second MR..
Oct 28, 14, 3:42 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,930
Posted By docykm

Oneworld Emerald in Y on BA -any chance of upgrades?

Just pulled the trigger on a mileage run (DFW-IAH-LHR-BAH-DOH-BAH-LHR-DFW) on AA/BA (just the DFW-IAH leg on AA metal; rest on BA) for Nov 22-23. I will be in cattle class on all the BA flights.
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Oct 28, 14, 3:00 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,783
Posted By docykm

Thanks wildway! Pulled the trigger on this MR....

Thanks wildway! Pulled the trigger on this MR. $640.34 with the $65 AARP discount. Don't have the Chase BA Visa, but happy with the 4.02 cpm as a result of the AARP discount.

Now to see about...
Oct 28, 14, 9:17 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,783
Posted By docykm

AA/BA: DFW-DOH, $704 a.i. (4.3 cpm) - Can I do better?

The flights are being sold as BA flights. Will that be a problem?
Oct 28, 14, 8:38 am
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Views: 3,783
Posted By docykm

AA/BA: DFW-DOH, $704 a.i. (4.3 cpm) - Can I do better?

Hi All,

It is that time of year again. Need 12,485 miles to re-qualify for EXP after all business trips are spoken for. This is the best deal I found so far on Matrix ITA, all on BA metal (except...
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Views: 116,457
Posted By docykm

Do LH 439/438 (DFW-FRA) have FlyNet service?

Getting ready to fly steerage on LH 439 (DFW-FRA) and on to Bremen this weekend. Will be returning on LH 438. Both are listed as A340-300s. Has anyone who has flown on either of these TATL routes...
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Views: 188,466
Posted By docykm

OK, so Nov 2 came and went and I had to back out...

OK, so Nov 2 came and went and I had to back out due to yet another work-related constraint, back again with Round #3 for early Dec:

Tkt #1: Dec 5: DFW-STL - ow
Tkt #2: Dec 6-7:...
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Views: 188,466
Posted By docykm

Welcome to the club :) I'm in the same boat...

Welcome to the club :)

I'm in the same boat (worse, actually) needing 54,738 EQMs to requalify for EXP. After hours of mucking around with ITA, AA.com and reading posts here, it is clear that for...
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Views: 188,466
Posted By docykm

Well, the promotion is for Double EQMs (2x) and...

Well, the promotion is for Double EQMs (2x) and Triple-Bonus redeemable miles (3x) from PIT (or STL/RDU/BNA). Combined with your 100% plat bonus, you will effectively get 4x the actual miles traveled...
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Views: 188,466
Posted By docykm

Question on doing a MR through NRT and BRU: Do I...

Question on doing a MR through NRT and BRU: Do I have to go through passport control and customs if all I'm doing is catching the return flight in ~2 hours (true in both NRT and BRU)? Is there a way...
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Views: 188,466
Posted By docykm

Back in circulation again, after being pulled...

Back in circulation again, after being pulled into work-related deadlines since my last post. Hope it is not too late...

Here's my latest iteration:

Tkt #1: Nov 16: DFW-STL - ow
Tkt #2: Nov...
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Posted By docykm

Ok, here we go again: If the prices hold, this...

Ok, here we go again: If the prices hold, this might just work, although I'm not too thrilled about the $$ amount or the high cpm. I have a feeling I can do better, but this is the only option right...
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Posted By docykm

Just checked on AA.com. The $629.60 has gone up...

Just checked on AA.com. The $629.60 has gone up to $705 + tax (did not check the tax). So that option is out for me since I have not bought any tickets yet and the price increase makes it less...
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Views: 188,466
Posted By docykm

Thanks for the great tips! Will get back to the...

Thanks for the great tips! Will get back to the drawing board. I was not aware of the search term manipulations you mentioned in (g). Should have paid closer attention to the ITA posts :-)


Will...
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Posted By docykm

OK, here's what I have so far that gets me to...

OK, here's what I have so far that gets me to 54,142 EQMs

Ticket 1: Nov 17: DFW-RDU - ow
Ticket 2: Nov 17-19: RDU-JFK-SFO-BOS-DFW-SEA-DFW-RDU - rt
Ticket 3: Nov 20-21: RDU-JFK-NRT-JFK-RDU -rt...
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Posted By docykm

Target: 54,738 EQM with <= $2500 to spend - any ideas?

I've waited too long this year to get on the MR bandwagon and find myself a whopping 54,738 miles short of requalifying for EXP. Here are my other constraints:

- I'd like to keep the expenditure...
Sep 2, 10, 3:20 pm
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Views: 27,155
Posted By docykm

Las Vegas Hilton still clueless...

Just called the Las Vegas Hilton reservations. Was told that Gold VIP members will not receive complimentary high-speed internet access. I guess they are not fully aware of this rule change, given...
May 21, 10, 4:18 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,930
Posted By docykm

My first and only MR (and therefore, my wackiest...

My first and only MR (and therefore, my wackiest so far, by default :-)):

DFW-BOS-SFO-BOS-DFW

that I did last November for $473. 8532 miles, 17064 with DEQM @ 2.72 cpm.

Left at noon on a...
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Posted By docykm

Wishlist

DFW-HEL
DFW-BOM
DFW-HYD
DFW-BLR
DFW-MAA
DFW-DEL
DFW-SIN

That would have me covered real good for business and leisure :-)
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Posted By docykm

I wish I had done that on my DFW-ORD flight on a...

I wish I had done that on my DFW-ORD flight on a 777 in March. I got zilch. But then again, I did not ask. I thought it was being offered without having to beg :) Apparently, the FA's on this flight...
Nov 19, 09, 1:55 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,815
Posted By docykm

First off, way to go! ^ As someone who just...

First off, way to go! ^

As someone who just completed my first-ever (pure) MR: DFW-BOS-SFO-BOS-DFW on AA, you have my support and admiration :D

"Slipping out" for dinner with a friend sounds...
Nov 18, 09, 4:10 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,806
Posted By docykm

Thanks! - Have you looked at any legs...

Thanks!

- Have you looked at any legs involving SEA-MIA yet? E.g. SEA-ORD-MIA comes about 2900+ miles one way. Combining that with BOS-SFO (2704 miles) in some fashion might be an option. Please...
Nov 18, 09, 11:05 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,806
Posted By docykm

Have you looked at DFW-ORD-FRA-ORD-DFW? Have not...

Have you looked at DFW-ORD-FRA-ORD-DFW? Have not checked the price myself recently, but about a week ago, it was going for around $660. Plus, you end up with ~20.5 K miles (with DEQM) for all your...
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