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Newbie transferring ThankYou points questions
Hello, I just started collecting points, and wanted to know if the process is this easy. I accumulated over 100,000 thankyou points and want to transfer to Singapore or Cathay just so I can fly either one way or roundtrip in first class (or business) from Tokyo to LAX. Is all I have to is sign up for both those frequent flyer programs, and then transfer the points into the program? And from there I assume it’s like trying to book any flight with points on Hawaiian or any other airline (I only have experience with Hawaiian)?
[USER=1002]@Jasonkm[/USER] — Welcome!
It’s [I]sorta[/I] like booking with Hawaiian, but not really. Hawaiian makes every seat available using miles (at a variety of mileage rates), but that’s not exactly how the others work. So you’ll want to check availability before transferring points — you can sign up for both programs and search space before you move your points, which is nice.
Booking with Singapore is fairly straightforward, though Cathay Pacific’s program is a bit more complicated. It shouldn’t be [I]too[/I] tough though!
ok thank you! I’ll try joining those two ff programs to start.