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Old 28-01-2016, 09:03 PM   #46
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anyone know what are the changes for getting a confirmation on a wait-listed business saver on a one way ticket flight to Europe all fully redeem by miles ?
Focus to get a backup plan instead.
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Old 28-01-2016, 10:49 PM   #47
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Depends on the routes, time of the year,how far out etc.
Probably also depend on your kf level.

Heard that some people only get confirmed two three days before the flight.

Popular routes like LHR n FRA would be a lot harder.
Is May-June consider peak period ?
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Old 19-02-2016, 12:46 PM   #48
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Is May-June consider peak period ?
Should be peak season since it's summer, plus our local school holiday.
First time using my KF to redeem flights as well, booking SG - CPH in Biz and AMS - SG in Eco for Dec this year, both ways I'm on waitlist.
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Old 19-02-2016, 04:05 PM   #49
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If travelling with family, it is a big no no for getting confirmation just a few days the departure date.

Depends on the routes, time of the year,how far out etc.
Probably also depend on your kf level.

Heard that some people only get confirmed two three days before the flight.

Popular routes like LHR n FRA would be a lot harder.
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Old 20-02-2016, 12:18 AM   #50
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Depends on the routes, time of the year,how far out etc.
Probably also depend on your kf level.

Heard that some people only get confirmed two three days before the flight.

Popular routes like LHR n FRA would be a lot harder.
Only get confirmed two three days before the flight?
Thought most ppl would book another flight before that.
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Old 20-02-2016, 02:06 AM   #51
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Redemption is based on zone and there is big difference within a zone. Silkair sin-Kul biz class costs 14875 miles and $80 plus tax. Sq biz class one way to Bali costs the same amount but flight time is 3 times longer and on a bigger aircraft. Who would want to redeem biz class tickets to Malaysia on silkair?
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Old 20-02-2016, 10:39 AM   #52
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Redemption is based on zone and there is big difference within a zone. Silkair sin-Kul biz class costs 14875 miles and $80 plus tax. Sq biz class one way to Bali costs the same amount but flight time is 3 times longer and on a bigger aircraft. Who would want to redeem biz class tickets to Malaysia on silkair?
The $80 plus tax is enough for travelling with MAS or budgets airlines already.
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Old 22-02-2016, 09:13 AM   #53
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Booked MH to KUL for $117 roundtrip for 2 weekends. Good deal.
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Old 22-02-2016, 12:40 PM   #54
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Guys, when you're first on the waitlist, how long is the waiting period before KF inform you that the flight is available for booking?
Spoke to their CSO, both way trips I'm first in line, but unable to tell me the estimated waiting time.
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Old 23-02-2016, 11:38 AM   #55
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Guys, when you're first on the waitlist, how long is the waiting period before KF inform you that the flight is available for booking?
Spoke to their CSO, both way trips I'm first in line, but unable to tell me the estimated waiting time.
Haven't had the experience yet. I heard waitlisting do not need the required miles yet.
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Old 23-02-2016, 11:56 AM   #56
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Guys, when you're first on the waitlist, how long is the waiting period before KF inform you that the flight is available for booking?
Spoke to their CSO, both way trips I'm first in line, but unable to tell me the estimated waiting time.
Won't risk to be waitlisted. Either I change my dates, or I book another airline.
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Old 23-02-2016, 12:31 PM   #57
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don't use miles to redeem economy class tickets. not worth it.

either use miles to redeem biz or first class or upgrade from paid economy ticket. upgrade depends on your luck and there is a chance you won't be upgraded despite paying for a flexi economy class ticket.
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Old 23-02-2016, 01:54 PM   #58
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Crap just hits the fan for me
I shifted around my booking date and split up my tickets to increase my chance of securing a seat (instead of 2x Biz, becomes 1x Biz + 1x Biz)

Managed to find one date when booking with 1x Biz. Taking a leap of faith, I proceed to book the first ticket, and went through. But when I try to book the second ticket, it is placed on wait list

I just called KF to see if they can help open up one more slot, but nothing can be done from their end. Anyone encountered this issue, and any possible workaround?
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Old 25-02-2016, 01:55 PM   #59
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don't use miles to redeem economy class tickets. not worth it.

either use miles to redeem biz or first class or upgrade from paid economy ticket. upgrade depends on your luck and there is a chance you won't be upgraded despite paying for a flexi economy class ticket.
It's right for SQ flight. But for *A flight, some economy tix is good deal while redeem with kf miles.
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Old 25-02-2016, 06:25 PM   #60
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It's right for SQ flight. But for *A flight, some economy tix is good deal while redeem with kf miles.
what is *A?
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