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Old 03-07-2017, 07:11 PM   #151
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I tried that. But the problem is you have to go through Krisflyer, send in redemption form, Krisflyer will then send the request to ANA; wait for them to reply, then Krisflyer gets back to you with the results.

Usually the seats for redemption are highly limited. So it is kind of troublesome especially if you prefer to go on certain dates.

However, if you redeem directly via Krisflyer by booking SQ, you will know if the dates are available and also get confirmation immediately if your redemption is successful.

Less stressful this way although there is a chance you may need more miles to redeem but worth it cause of the reasons I mentioned above

Hope it helps
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Old 05-07-2017, 10:50 AM   #152
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Ok noted. Appreciate the advice. Thanks!
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Old 06-07-2017, 07:01 PM   #153
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I tried that. But the problem is you have to go through Krisflyer, send in redemption form, Krisflyer will then send the request to ANA; wait for them to reply, then Krisflyer gets back to you with the results.

Usually the seats for redemption are highly limited. So it is kind of troublesome especially if you prefer to go on certain dates.

However, if you redeem directly via Krisflyer by booking SQ, you will know if the dates are available and also get confirmation immediately if your redemption is successful.

Less stressful this way although there is a chance you may need more miles to redeem but worth it cause of the reasons I mentioned above

Hope it helps
You can call Krisflyer reservation hotline to do a star alliance redemption. No need to fill in any forms. The reservation centre can check availability on the fly
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Old 25-07-2017, 10:43 AM   #154
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is it better to get a pair of free ticket or upgrade to business class?
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Old 25-07-2017, 03:04 PM   #155
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is it better to get a pair of free ticket or upgrade to business class?
just redeem biz class straight. Upgrading to the next class is not worth it as you are usually required to purchase more expensive fare/class.
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Old 26-07-2017, 10:56 AM   #156
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thanks for the advice!
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Old 30-07-2017, 07:10 PM   #157
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When miles are used to redeem one way ticket, is the return ticket bought in a separate session? I see one way tix is more expensive than 2 way ones ...
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Old 31-07-2017, 04:15 PM   #158
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When miles are used to redeem one way ticket, is the return ticket bought in a separate session? I see one way tix is more expensive than 2 way ones ...
1 way ticket pricing is usually not worth buying vs its return trip pricing. If you must redeem 1 way, then look for other alternatives to return like budget airlines.
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Old 03-08-2017, 06:59 AM   #159
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I always ensure I have enough kf points to redeem for return flight. But it's never worth it to buy one way ticket. Never do it for a full fledge airline.

When miles are used to redeem one way ticket, is the return ticket bought in a separate session? I see one way tix is more expensive than 2 way ones ...
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Old 03-08-2017, 08:21 AM   #160
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I always ensure I have enough kf points to redeem for return flight. But it's never worth it to buy one way ticket. Never do it for a full fledge airline.
It's subjective and depending on the desired award ticket. Some people rather redeem a one way business or first ticket and then get a paid economy ticket for the return segment.
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Old 03-08-2017, 10:01 AM   #161
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I always ensure I have enough kf points to redeem for return flight. But it's never worth it to buy one way ticket.
Short answer - it depends.

Long answer - before recent KF devaluation (have not checked the status since that) there were certain destinations where you will get full blown YQ for several hundred dollars on return ticket but you would not on one way. HKG comes to mind - on FT there are couple of threads in SQ forum about this.
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Old 21-11-2017, 09:34 AM   #162
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not anymore the 'best'. you are looking at around 25% more miles required for Europe redemption ticket. If you don't mind having 1-2 stop, other *A partner offer more competitive rates
like emirates? I saw that ican redeem emirates flight using krisflyer but can't find any place to do so. Or is there any other *A's more suitable for flying to europe?
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Old 21-11-2017, 09:59 AM   #163
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like emirates? I saw that ican redeem emirates flight using krisflyer but can't find any place to do so. Or is there any other *A's more suitable for flying to europe?
No. Emirates is not a *A partner so won't be able to redeem on that airline.

Hotline will advice on partner airlines available for your desired airport
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Old 04-12-2017, 01:31 AM   #164
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Hi Guys,

Planning to go Cape Town next year. Any advise on Krisflyer redemption. Need to redeem tickets for 2 pax.
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Old 04-12-2017, 02:17 AM   #165
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Oh btw, plan to redeem 2 biz class tickets.
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