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Cathay Pacific on Expert Fler
Hello and happy Monday!
I signed up for Expert Flyers premium membership, but noted belatedly that CX is not listed in their award availability list. So I guess we can’t use this service for CX availability, or is there a work around? It looks like flight alerts work with CX-is this reliable? Thanks for any help.
The flight alerts are indeed reliable. I’ve not used them for CX but have for other airlines and they worked just fine.
[USER=1009]@Xfinity[/USER] — This post might help in seeing where to look for award availability on the various airlines: [URL]http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2014/12/18/where-to-find-award-space/[/URL]
Thank you MidSouth Skier and Tiffany. I have read that article and I have used the suggested sites successfully to find and via aa to book business class tickets on CX, and one first class ticket. I’m searching several times a day for availability for a 2nd CX first class (then cancel my 2 bus tickets-or cancel my one first class if a 2nd never becomes available) knowing if it happens it will likely be that last week prior to my trip. But it’s a pain, so I would like Expert Flyer to do it. My concern is that it’s not on the drop down menu for airlines so I wonder if it will adequately search for award availability?
For simple CX award searches where I just want to see what’s currently available on a specific day I use ba.com and/or Qantas. If I need availability alerts I use Award Nexus. I don’t need them often enough to pay for one of the premium memberships so I just purchase a trip pass or an enhanced trip pass depending on how many seats I need.
[QUOTE=”Xfinity, post: 10298, member: 1009″]My concern is that it’s not on the drop down menu for airlines so I wonder if it will adequately search for award availability?[/QUOTE]
Correct, it doesn’t.