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Award Redemption Asia Miles

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by HKFlyer, Oct 7, 2017.

  1. HKFlyer

    HKFlyer Member

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    I have 500,000+ miles for Asia Miles. What is the best way to use them?
  2. David W

    David W Well-Known Member

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    Depends where you want to go. Personally. I'd use them for Cathay Pacific and/or JAL First Class
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  3. BernabeuBuster

    BernabeuBuster New Member

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    A really lucrative sweet spot if you want to drag out the use of your points because of the already generous expiration date of points is short to medium haul premium economy. For example, Hong Kong to Bangkok RT in CX economy is 20,000, while business will set you back 40,000 (double). However Premium Economy is bookable at just 24,000 points Round-Trip!

    Another really good way to use the points, considering the distance based award chart is to include two round-trip tickets for the same cost! An example of this is a ticket from Hong Kong to Mumbai, a routing that is bookable for 80k miles by itself. However, because the routing barely exceeds its zone requirement, you can add another round-trip to the same ticket. For instance HKG-PVG-HKG-BOM with a final leg from DEL-HKG, with a stopover in PVG, and BOM, a 24 transit in HKG, and a open-jaw, would set you back the same amount!

    can't go wrong there. @Lucky
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2017
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