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Best way from LAX to DXB on miles

Best way from LAX to DXB on miles

  1. Anonymous

    Ben, have a lot of Chase UR points, need a one way in C of F next month from LAX to Dubai….what are my best options? Buying miles not out of question….have about 40K AA miles and plenty of Chase.
    Thanks August

  2. Gaurav

    August, try [URL]http://www.travelcodex.com/award-maximizer/[/URL] or [URL]http://www.milez.biz/en/index.php[/URL]

  3. David W

    Have you considered transferring points to Etihad Guest and booking EY LAX-AUH? Business class is 108k plus $130 and First is 144k plus $180. You’d also be eligible for chauffeur service on both ends with them being able to take you all the way to Dubai after landing.

    AAdvantage will charge 70k/115k for travel on Etihad with minimal taxes but you’d be ineligible for EY chauffeur service so you’d have to get to Dubai on your own. I used Uber to get from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and was $100. There’s a sale on purchased AAdvantage miles at the moment. On the plus side with using AAdvantage miles, you may be able to book LAX-JFK-AUH if there is award space so that you can fly on one of American’s 3 cabin transcons and Etihad’s A380.

    Another option would be buying Alaska 150k miles for Emirates LAX-DXB, or 70k miles for CX LAX-HKG-DXB in First, if there is space. Note that AS can only access a smaller subset of CX award space.

  4. Gaurav

    [USER=29]@David W[/USER] is there some way to transfer UR to EY guest?

  5. David W

    [USER=79]@Gaurav[/USER] my bad, I was thinking about TY points!

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