Questions and Answers

Have a travel related question? Post it here, and I’ll do my best to answer it as quickly as possible.

While anyone can comment on regular blog post, registration is required in order to post a question in this space. Creating your account is free, and you'll be able to see when your question is answered, as well as like comments from other users. And of course, you'll earn status points for offering helpful answers!

This space is intended to be more of a community as well, so please jump in and share tips!

Filter by:

SAN Airport

Can you help?
0

Qantas auctioning off seats!

Can you help?
0

How do Airlines Rank Passengers

2

Hotels and families

1

Global Entry Renewal – Applicaton -> New Card = 7 Days

1

UA first responder discount?

2

Alitalia shutting down – now what?

2

Digital nomading

1

New Qatar Transit Policy?

1

USA Accept Antigen Test For Re-Entry

1

Ask a Question

Everyone can read and comment, but you must login to post a new comment.

Answers (2)

Strategy for Lufthansa F award redemption JNB- ? (USA)

Strategy for Lufthansa F award redemption JNB- ? (USA)

  1. Anonymous

    I would like to fly from Johannesburg to the US (anywhere on the East coast or mid country) in Lufthansa F a year from now.
    I have enough miles in my MilesandMore account for this redemption.
    However, even on their own website using their miles the availability is very very scarce. At least a year ahead. Unfortunately I cannot wait until last minute (a week or so before the flight) in hopes to find availability.
    What would be my best strategy to look/find availability?
    I am planning to set ExpertFlyer alert, but since I can fly to any city on the East Coast or Midwest (ORD, JFK, ATL, DFW, IAH, IAD etc.), I wonder if they might have more availability to a specific city (let’s say there is more availability to ORD than to ATL)? Or should I set alert for each individual city?
    Or should I book J now and then try to upgrade with miles? (miles from MilesandMore).
    Any other advice/insight?
    Thank you!

  2. David W

    Probably best to set an alert for each city to increase your chances.

    If you MUST travel and need a guarantee, book the J seats.

Sign in to help answer questions.