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Etihad a380 F for 35k Starpoints? (EY award with OZ)

Etihad a380 F for 35k Starpoints? (EY award with OZ)

  1. Anonymous

    Hey OMAAT community,
    I came across a [URL=’’]recent blog post[/URL] where it mentions that you can potentially travel AUH-LHR on EY’s A380 F, by converting 35k Starpoints into Asiana miles (40k). At the moment I have around 130,000 Starpoints (tend to save them), but I certainly wouldn’t mind splashing 70k to fly rt on such a good F product. The guy mentions that it takes a fair bit of time, but he was after successful. Have any of you had experiences on booking EY with OZ? The last situation I want to see myself is having wasted 70k Starpoints, so I am unable to book the ticket.


  2. Gaurav

    Jaime–there are never any gurantees with awards unfortunately. If you have flexibility it’s worth a shot. Otherwise I would call to find availability first before making transfers and given the time lag for that be prepared that the space may be gone.

  3. MarkS

    As [USER=79]@Gaurav[/USER] mentions you should wait to transfer until having availability. But if it didn’t work out you won’t “waste” the points. Asiana points are good for 10 years! And it’s pretty fun too! (Gaurav, have you gone yet?)


  4. Gaurav

    Yes, we just got back on Friday. Really enjoyed it! 🙂

  5. MarkS

    EY or SQ? Which did you like better?

  6. Gaurav

    Oh, such a tough choice. SQ on the outbound and EY on the return.I think the EY hard product definitely has an edge but I liked the privacy and would give the edge to the service on SQ just a tad more.

  7. MarkS

    My SQ is this summer but no expectations hard product will be better. I can’t imagine having a better FA than on my EY flight however. Did you visit the lounge in AUH and shower on the plane?

  8. Gaurav

    Yes to both 🙂

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