Flying Delta using Korean points

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  1. thewhitezone

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    I want to fly LGA-BDA on Delta by transferring Ultimate Rewards points to Korean for redemption on Delta. Does this make sense? I know it's not the same as booking awards on AA using avios but is it a good idea nonetheless?
     
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    Before doing anything, check for award availability which is scarce on DL flights. The use of KE miles will probably require a LOW mileage award, but DL might not make all of this inventory available to KE.
     
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    There appears to be availability. 55,000 skymiles per person
     
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    That is not "low" availability, which you would need for this.
     
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    OTOH, as Gary notes in his blog entry (link in Lucky's entry), KE has good award space in 1st class.
     
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    We all have our tolerances and from what he wrote I think attempting to book awards with KE would surpass mine.
     
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    That's why if I were ever going to redeem KE miles, I'd hire him or Ben to do it for me. :D Might do the same thing if I were redeeming DL miles, too. :)
     
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