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ANA Award Booking Rules

ANA Award Booking Rules

  1. Anonymous

    Hi Ben,

    I am looking at booking the following leg using ANA via Singapore Airlines bc I have leftover miles from ANA. ANA lets you do 1 stopover for free. I found award space for the following roundtrip from US to Bali:

    108K Miles:
    IAH-SIN-Economy
    SIN-DPS-Business
    DPS-IAH-Economy

    I understand that roundtrip in economy is only 80K miles either with ANA or Singapore, but after looking at Singapore’s website, I noticed that SIN-DPS is only 19K miles. Can I book a roundtrip to Bali using ANA miles, do a “no show to the SIN-DPS leg (bc you are required a layover in Singapore anyway), then book SIN-DPS separately using Amex transfer to Singapore Airlines for 19K membership rewards points? This way, I can book the exact same trip above with a stopover in Singapore (instead of only a layover) for 99K miles instead of 108K miles.

    Thanks!

    Franz

  2. David W

    If you book IAH-SIN-DPS round trip, and skip the SIN-DPS leg, then the rest of your ticket (the return portion) will be cancelled. Given how short SIN-DPS is, and that your long haul flights are in econ, why not just stick to econ and save some miles?

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