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*A Bis class flight, LH/LX, where to credit

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by johng, Mar 9, 2018.

  1. johng

    johng New Member

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    Hey all,
    Need some advice from the hive mind on where to credit this flight.

    I have a flight on LH/LX all in Business, D booking class, booked on UA ticket stock (016)coming up in a couple of weeks. Ticket was around 6K. I currently have about 1K UA miles, and 500 SQ miles. Normally I am a Delta or LLC carrier for International flights.
    Primarily use my Citi TY card, so I could use the TY points to keep an account alive.

  2. MidSouth Skier

    MidSouth Skier Well-Known Member

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    1,221 says if you credit to UA you'll earn 5 miles per dollar spent though I think that's only on the fare and not on the taxes/fees and assuming you have no status with UA. Still, that should be a pretty good haul. If you credit to SQ it's 125% of miles flown.

    SQ miles expire after 3 years, regardless of the activity in your account so if this flight plus your 500 miles would get you a free ticket and you've got plans for those miles crediting to SQ might work. But if you don't have plans for them, I'd go with UA.
  3. Alexander Favero

    Alexander Favero New Member

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    I would credit them to UA. They have a better award chat IMO and although it doesn't have particularly good value, you can transfer UA miles to Marriott Rewards and SPG.

    E.G. (SYD - South East Asia)
    A round trip first class award on Thai First booked via United would be 130k.
    A one way first class award on That First booked via KrisFlyer would be 150k.

  4. johng

    johng New Member

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    Thanks y'all. I looked at the mileage calculator for UA and I will end up with 31K RDM, 7.5 EQS, 6K EQD, so UA it is. I do have to take a couple of other work trips in the next month, so if I can get 4 UA segments that will at least get me UA Silver. Thanks for all the help!