Question: How to use my JAL miles?

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  1. alohastephen

    alohastephen Gold Member

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    I have been trying to use my JAL miles to fly to HNL for some time now but with very little success lately.

    Are there any tricks to booking award tickets with JAL?

    In particular, I have recently been trying to book FUK-HNL in biz class around the end of March 2012.

    Any advice would be appreciated.

    :)
     
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  2. JALPak
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    there are days with award seats open...you just have to be a bit more flexible or waitlist if needed

    e.g. March 22 outbound and Apr 7 inbound has 1 C seat available
     
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    Thanks! I did not see that. I will check again.
     
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    The seat is gone now...hopefully it's you who got it
     
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    March 20 and 28 still have 1 in case you haven't got the last one

    Screen shot 2011-09-28 at 10.32.28 PM.png
     
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    Thanks again. I was finally able to nab one. Do you know if there are any easier ways to view by flexible date (calendar) rather than searching only individual dates?
     
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    Oh good, so you were the one who took the seat :D Remember you can still change the dates. Just waitlist on the days you want to travel and hope that it will clear later :p

    Not this far away. The calendar search only supports up to certain number of days in advance. Those paid award search tool might support this but I am not sure.
     
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    and of course if it's AA miles, you can't waitlist and change rules are different...so you bank miles in both JMB and AA?
     
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    Paid flight miles and Waon all go to JMB. CC sign up bonuses all AA.
     
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    i fond best way to use them is to dump them into your waon card and use as cash!
     
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    and get minimum value out of it :rolleyes:
     
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    indeed, but my jal miles would expire before i get anything out of it.
     
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    why would you have them in the first place? didn't you bank of of them into AM?
     
  14. kaka
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    there are odd here and theres you only get JAL miles
     
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