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Jul 17, 19, 6:41 am
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Posted By Deemus7

Sadly I don't have enough miles to book the...

Sadly I don't have enough miles to book the round-trip and then cancel the outbound. Tried the calendar trick with no success, so I think I'll try to call again today. It's frustrating that such a...
Jul 16, 19, 8:47 pm
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Posted By Deemus7

Is there a workaround for getting an agent to...

Is there a workaround for getting an agent to successfully book an award on JAL that appears on QF/AA/BA and shows as part of a round-trip on Alaska's website but won't appear as a one-way? For...
Sep 14, 18, 7:17 am
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Views: 84,876
Posted By Deemus7

Just an update that my Chase points FINALLY...

Just an update that my Chase points FINALLY posted to KrisFlyer last night around 8:30pm ET (transfer was initiated Monday 9/3 around 10:30pm ET). Almost 11 days is not what I was expecting, but...
Sep 11, 18, 8:14 pm
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Posted By Deemus7

Glad to hear I'm not the only one. Have they...

Glad to hear I'm not the only one. Have they posted yet? I'm at the 8 day mark and assumed that the "should be 2 days" from Chase's confirmation email would be valid. At least my desired itinerary is...
Jun 11, 18, 8:05 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 15,020
Posted By Deemus7

Interesting. So given the option of booking...

Interesting. So given the option of booking economy through AA or premium economy through IB in the hopes of upgrading to J if/when space opens up, which would you take?
Jun 11, 18, 2:43 pm
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Posted By Deemus7

Thanks! Have plenty of Chase and Amex points to...

Thanks! Have plenty of Chase and Amex points to transfer if/when space opens up. Connecting flight is on IB so no problem there.
Jun 11, 18, 8:09 am
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Views: 15,020
Posted By Deemus7

Anyone know what fees I'd need to pay to upgrade...

Anyone know what fees I'd need to pay to upgrade an award ticket to a higher class of service through IB? Looking to book US-MAD-XXX using IB Avios, with the long-haul segment in premium economy and...
May 10, 18, 3:15 pm
Replies: 1,407
Views: 123,916
Posted By Deemus7

I think they put that language in to reassure...

I think they put that language in to reassure long-time Marriott Gold members that they wouldn't be "reset" with lifetime qualification. If you regularly did 60 nights with Marriott Rewards but...
May 10, 18, 3:07 pm
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Posted By Deemus7

No, but I believe that is addressed in the FAQs: ...

No, but I believe that is addressed in the FAQs:

We are keeping members “whole” in the applicable night tier in which they earned their Elite status.

Example: If a member has 4 years of Elite...
May 10, 18, 3:01 pm
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Posted By Deemus7

Beat me to the punch!!

Beat me to the punch!!
May 10, 18, 3:00 pm
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Posted By Deemus7

Hello everyone. I am the author of both...

Hello everyone. I am the author of both yesterday's post and today's in-depth analysis on TPG. I have recently updated both articles, as we were given conflicting information in initial conversations...
Mar 27, 18, 11:40 am
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Views: 429,191
Posted By Deemus7

Question: is the 24-month rule to earn the...

Question: is the 24-month rule to earn the sign-up bonus based on the calendar month or exactly 730 days? In other words, if I confirm with Citi that I closed my last AA card on April 10, 2016 and...
Mar 20, 18, 5:36 am
Replies: 275
Views: 42,773
Posted By Deemus7

Resurrecting this thread to inquire about MU...

Resurrecting this thread to inquire about MU awards on DL.com. Is phantom award availability common? Trying to get a friend and his wife and kids to BKK via PVG in J, and DL.com is showing four seats...
Feb 21, 18, 2:22 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 7,742
Posted By Deemus7

Resurfacing this thread, as I'm flying back from...

Resurfacing this thread, as I'm flying back from DXB-FLL on March 11, and the online seatmap looks like it'll have the new J seats in a 2-2-2 configuration. Anyone know what the actual seat looks...
Jan 9, 18, 8:50 am
Replies: 440
Views: 115,684
Posted By Deemus7

Hoping to get some help here. I have some Avios...

Hoping to get some help here. I have some Avios in my IB account that I'm trying to get to BA. However, I can't get the transfer to work in any way/shape/form. Here are the three methods I've tried:...
Jan 5, 18, 9:30 pm
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Posted By Deemus7

So since we're outside the radius, will Emirates...

So since we're outside the radius, will Emirates or the designated company call us a day or two before to say, "Sorry we can't come get you" once they figure it out? It sounds like some have had luck...
Jan 5, 18, 8:58 pm
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Views: 267,335
Posted By Deemus7

Newbie to EK here, so I apologize for the...

Newbie to EK here, so I apologize for the (probably) dumb question. I am flying from FLL to South Africa via Dubai (and back) in paid J next month, and I have logged into my reservation and booked...
May 31, 17, 8:37 pm
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Views: 148,381
Posted By Deemus7

Looking for some advice on routing rules on a...

Looking for some advice on routing rules on a business class award flight to Europe. I'm trying to get from the US to Munich in November and can't find availability on my desired date. However, I...
May 20, 17, 12:45 pm
Replies: 201
Views: 29,922
Posted By Deemus7

Just an update...LX is still not showing online,...

Just an update...LX is still not showing online, and first level phone agents are not able to book either. However, when I escalated to a supervisor, she went through what she called a "backup...
May 19, 17, 12:48 pm
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Views: 29,922
Posted By Deemus7

I think I had that in there originally but may...

I think I had that in there originally but may have been taken out during editing? I went back-and-forth between how slanted to make it, so I know that was in at some point...just can't remember if I...
May 19, 17, 12:28 pm
Replies: 201
Views: 29,922
Posted By Deemus7

Agreed that ffsim hit it out of the park with his...

Agreed that ffsim hit it out of the park with his edits!

And here's the article I wrote that just went up:

https://thepointsguy.com/2017/05/air-canada-block-partner-awards/
May 19, 17, 10:26 am
Replies: 201
Views: 29,922
Posted By Deemus7

Interesting. At least acknowledging it is...

Interesting. At least acknowledging it is progress...maybe?

Funnily enough, I actually reached out to a PR contact at Aimia on Tuesday for an official response, as I'm working on an article...
May 14, 17, 6:49 pm
Replies: 142
Views: 19,863
Posted By Deemus7

Hi all, I am currently working on an article...

Hi all,

I am currently working on an article for a well-known travel site regarding this issue (along with the newfound LX issue...which I have a personal stake in since I transferred 165k worth...
May 12, 17, 10:34 am
Replies: 201
Views: 29,922
Posted By Deemus7

Anyone have any ideas for how to get this...

Anyone have any ideas for how to get this escalated? I'm so frustrated that I'm out 140k Amex points and 20k Starpoints with nothing to show for it.

What are the chances that a supervisor would...
May 6, 17, 8:36 pm
Replies: 201
Views: 29,922
Posted By Deemus7

Based on my call to the help centre, yes. The...

Based on my call to the help centre, yes. The supervisor to whom I spoke said that it was a communication problem between AC's and LX's system, and she said that there was no timeline for when it...
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