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Discussion in 'Tokyo Disneyland' started by katyringo, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. Haley R

    Haley R With all the strength of a raging fire

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    Ana is a Japanese airline and from what’s I’ve heard they have amazing customer service. We earned points with chase cards and switched our points over to Virgin Atlantic. We booked our Ana flight through them. If you go this route you just have to give yourself enough time to gather the amount of points you need to fly. We wanted business class seats and it took us about 2-3 months to get the points we needed. United also has rewards flights with Ana but they charge about double the miles than virgin Atlantic.

    I’m planning on writing a trip report. I haven’t decided if it’ll be on here or if I’ll make a new site for it. Dh wants to vlog while we’re there which we’ve never done before
     
  2. gelatoni fan

    gelatoni fan Mouseketeer

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    In economy class, I would prefer ANA unless I could fly a 787 with a US based airline but had to fly a 777 with ANA for that route.

    In business class, I would pick ANA over any US based airline.

    This is all assuming the route is the same and equal price/miles. If the comparison was with other Asian airlines, the lines would be less clear cut.
     
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  4. Haley R

    Haley R With all the strength of a raging fire

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    The business class seats with ANA are way better than the ones with United airlines!
     
  5. CarolynK

    CarolynK DIS Veteran

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    We are flying ANA end of June (using United miles). I've heard people complain, that in general, Japanese airlines cabin temperatures run higher than the US carriers' do. This has me a bit worried, so we bought small rechargeable fans for the flights!
     
  6. Haley R

    Haley R With all the strength of a raging fire

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    Huh I haven’t heard that before. That’s interesting
     
  7. jujubiee4

    jujubiee4 DIS Veteran

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    I will look into JAL domestic pricing. What about Hong Kong? I plan on booking far in advance to get to Hong Kong to from Tokyo. Is the best thing to do book roundtrip from US tokyo and then roundtrip
    from tokyo to Hong Kong? Or just fly from Hong Kong back home? Did you find it any cheaper? Im 2 years away for the trip. Thx
     
  8. gelatoni fan

    gelatoni fan Mouseketeer

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    It will usually be cheaper to do roundtrip US/HK than roundtrip US/Tokyo. However, the cheapest option may be to have a stopover in Tokyo on the way to Hong Kong so you have one leg HK/US, one leg HK/Tokyo and one Tokyo/US. I've done quite a few San Francisco, Tokyo, Hong Kong 3 leg trips. I often fly United though so if you are trying to be on an Asian carrier, the prices may not be what I experience.
     
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  9. bibbidibobbidibecky

    bibbidibobbidibecky The Fairy Godblogger

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    I know I said this in the other thread, but just to reiterate, I watched flights for a while and played with a variety of scenarios. Doing two round-trip flights ended up being the best option money-wise. Also, look into the nearest biggest cities to you to fly out of. Chicago was decently priced for us, but Toronto ended up being the winner.
     

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