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    Has anyone ever used these for flights to Orlando.

    My friends are trying to book 4 seats for next year in the summer holidays and they have been told by a very unhelpful operator that there is no way they will get 4 seats at that time of the year.









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    These reward companies are fine in principle [Virgin Atlantic included], but it can be a heck of a problem sometimes when you try to redeem your hard earned points for flights.

    I reckon that they are all tarred from the same brush.





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    I agree, although touch wood, I have been lucky with the VA points just lately :)

    The biggest problem for them will be getting the flights in the summeer holidays, they may have to try another way.









    If ever there is a tomorrow when we're not together.......
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    A friend is a hand that is always holding yours,
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    A friend is someone who is always there and will always, always care.
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    i did it for last year with BA exec club points but no avios. If you want set dates then you'll be disappointed, i booked online and i bought singles, cost a bit more in taxes but i wouldn't have got what i wanted if i hadn't. Travel on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays seemed to be more available. We went out on a Sunday and flew back on a Thursday.














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    Thanks, she is going to have some fun then









    If ever there is a tomorrow when we're not together.......
    there is something you must always remember.
    You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
    But the most important thing is, even if we're apart...... I'll always be with you.
    Winne the Pooh - A A Milne



    A friend is a hand that is always holding yours,
    no matter how close or far apart you may be.
    A friend is someone who is always there and will always, always care.
    A friend is a feeling of forever in the heart.

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