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200,000 Chase rewards points best Japan flight redeeming strategy?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Mauricio, Jun 7, 2018.

  1. Mauricio

    Mauricio Reader

    Hi Lucky!

    Planning on a trip to Japan next April and I have 200,000 chase reward points. Wondering what is the best strategy to maximize them on a flight ticket to Japan. Which would be the best airline to use in your opinion. Thanks for all of your help!
     
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  2. MAURI

    MAURI Reader

    Hi Lucky!

    Wondering what is the best way to maximize these point for a flight to japan next April from NYC. Which airline would you also suggest is the best for flying there. Thanks for all of your help!
     
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  3. wilve

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    Depends how many tickets you need. The cheapest way I know of is transferring 70k points and flying United Economy (given how expensive their economy fares to Japan can be, I would peg this as a good value). You can also get almost 3 of those tickets if you needed. If you want to fly First Class, transfer 120k miles to Virgin Atlantic to book ANA First. In my experience, they release a lot of First award space from the US in advance, though you may need to position to another ANA city based on availability
     
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  4. David W

    David W Well-Known Member

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    You can transfer to Korean Air and fly with them. They release a decent amount of award space. 125k round trip in business or 160k in first.
     
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