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What to book First? Award ticket or Award Hotel

What to book First? Award ticket or Award Hotel

  1. Caroline

    Hello,

    I am planning a trip to Dubai continuing on to Paris with Emirates In October, I will be meeting my Alaska credit card min spend next month but I just applied for my Hyatt credit card to get the two day certificate to use in Paris. I am wondering should I book the flight when I reach my miles or wait till I first earn the hyatt certificate. Please Help.

  2. MarkS

    Saver reward flights are infinitely harder to get than hotels. Take a look at some days in the next few months to see if you could use the hotel certs. If so then you shouldn’t have any issue.

  3. Anonymous

    Hi [USER=2772]@Caroline[/USER], and welcome!

    We [I]always[/I] recommend booking the flights first. They’re typically harder to secure than hotels, with fewer alternative options.

    That said, Emirates has had great availability, so I would just book whichever you have the miles/points for first. Both are easily changed in your case.

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