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How Miles/Qualifying $ Will I Earn on My Mini-Lucky Trip?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Mini-Lucky Inspired Trip, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. Hello Lucky,

    I will have the pleasure of experiencing "Living La Vida De-Lucky" soon. I have purchased the CX first class surprise fare (VN origin) and the Qatar business class special (Montreal origin) to position for the CX trip. I am an AAdvantage Executive Platinum member and I'm hoping the 2 trips will get me close to re-qualifying Executive Platinum for year 2020. Could you give me your opinion of how many "Qualifying Miles", "Qualifying Spend $" and "Reward Miles Earned" on the below itinerary? Twice around the world in one trip...is that some type of record?

    #1 YUL to ORD (Qatar Business Class via Air Canada flight)
    #2 ORD to DOH (Qatar Business Class)
    #3 DOH to BKK (Qatar Business Class) i will take Bangkok airways to HAN (clear customs HAN and overnight)
    #4 HAN to HKG (Cathay Pacific Business Class)
    #5 HKG to JFK (Cathay Pacific First Class)
    #6 JFK to HKG (Cathay Pacific First Class)
    #7 HKG to HAN (Cathay Pacific Business Class) (clear customs HAN and overnight) next day, I will take Bangkok airways to BKK
    #8 BKK to DOH (Qatar Business Class)
    #9 DOH to ORD (Qatar Business Class)
    #10 ORD to YUL (Qatar Business Class via Air Canada flight)

    I fly alot for work, but never a schedule like this one! Thanks for the inspiration!
     
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    rickyw Well-Known Member

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    Do you know your fare class for each segment?
     
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    TravelFan New Member

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    The Cathay Pacific flights are either A or J fares. The Qatar flights are J fares
     
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    David W Well-Known Member

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    Great! Go to each respective airline's chart on the AA page to find earning rates. You can use gcmap.com to plot your routing to see how many miles each segment is.
     
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    David W Well-Known Member

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    For example, HKG-JFK is 8072 miles.

    CX A fares earn 100% on base miles, 50% cabin bonus, 1.5EQMs per mile and 30% EQDs

    Given that you're already EXP:
    8072 Base
    9686 EXP Bonus
    4036 Cabin Bonus
    Total 21794 redeemable miles

    12108 EQMs
    $2421 EQDs
     
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