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  1. David W replied to the thread Points.com interprogram transfers.

    Can you set up some dummy accounts and link to points.com?

    Feb 18, 2019 at 3:01 PM
  2. Tiffany replied to the thread Points or cash.

    What kind of points? That doesn't seem like a good deal on the surface, but I suppose it depends.

    Feb 18, 2019 at 2:49 PM
  3. Europhile replied to the thread Points.com interprogram transfers.

    Right - OK. But that still leaves me in the dark. Does anyone know what kind of transfer rates one can get with Points.com? If it's...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 2:49 PM
  4. David W replied to the thread Points.com interprogram transfers.

    It's not usually possible in that airlines cant transfer miles to another airline. Points.com processes buying miles transactions for a...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 2:40 PM
  5. Europhile replied to the thread Points.com interprogram transfers.

    Thanks, David - I agree about using other options wherever possible (and I do target spending to one program or another, and take...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 2:35 PM
  6. Tiffany liked David W's post in the thread Alaska.

    If you have a ton of miles and *really* want to splurge, book PDX-JFK on Alaska and then JFK-MXP on Emirates First Class, though you'd...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 1:46 PM
  7. Tiffany liked Rohit Deshpande's post in the thread Alaska.

    Unfortunately, Air France restricts award bookings in first class to only elite members of their own program FlyingBlue. Also AF/KLM, in...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 1:46 PM
  8. MidSouth Skier liked David W's post in the thread Points.com interprogram transfers.

    I'd assume it's not a direct transfer, but rather you're using points.com as an intermediary - you'd "give" miles from one program to...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 1:13 PM
  9. David W replied to the thread Aa upgrades booked with partner.

    I believe so, yes, especially if you're booking with an AA flight number and not a codeshare flight number.

    Feb 18, 2019 at 12:49 PM
  10. David W replied to the thread Alaska.

    If you have a ton of miles and *really* want to splurge, book PDX-JFK on Alaska and then JFK-MXP on Emirates First Class, though you'd...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 12:46 PM
  11. David W replied to the thread best strategy for possible upgrade / waitlist/MUA?.

    Please merge with http://asklucky.onemileatatime.com/threads/wait-list-on-ua-or-buy-a-mua-ticket-for-extra-points.35580/

    Feb 18, 2019 at 12:41 PM
  12. David W replied to the thread Hotels Hotel in Tokyo.

    What points do you have to work with? I stayed at the Hyatt Centric Ginza last year and found it to be a great hotel.

    Feb 18, 2019 at 12:39 PM
  13. David W replied to the thread EU261 Compensation Possible?.

    Hope this post helps https://onemileatatime.com/eu261-compensation/

    Feb 18, 2019 at 12:33 PM
  14. David W replied to the thread Award Redemption.

    Agreed - save your points. There are some great hotels that cost more but are only 35k points per night. I recently stayed at the Ritz...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 12:31 PM
  15. David W liked MidSouth Skier's post in the thread Award Redemption.

    Welcome @milliesimitz - I agree that's high. I'd pay with cash unless you just want to burn Marriott points.

    Feb 18, 2019 at 12:29 PM
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