JAL International Award Tickets

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Deadlines for Award Reservations

Award reservations will be accepted from 10:00 (Japan time), 360 days prior to flight departure (not including the day of departure).

Reservations for round-trip tickets are available from 360 days prior to the departure date of your itinerary's final returning flight sector. 

Reservations made on the JAL website Reservations made by phone
48 hours (departure city time) prior to the departure of the first flight sector 24 hours (departure city time) prior to the departure of the first flight sector
  • If the above deadlines fall outside the operating hours of the Call Center or JAL Office, the deadline will be the previous business day.

Waitlisting is permitted for First Class only.

The following waitlist holding periods will apply.

Itinerary First Class waitlist holding period
90 - 360 days prior to the departure of the first flight sector Waitlisted reservations will be held until 82 days prior to the departure of the first flight sector
8 - 89 days prior to the departure of the first flight sector Waitlisted reservations will be held until either 7 days after making the reservation, or 8 days prior to the departure of the first flight sector, whichever is earlier
Within 7 days prior to the departure of the first flight sector Waitlisting is not permitted
  • Waitlisted requests that are not booked and ticketed by the relevant waitlist holding period will be canceled.
  • Reservation changes are not permitted for waitlisted flights.
    To makes changes, please cancel your existing reservation and then make a new reservation for your desired itinerary.

How to Request Awards

Requests for award ticket must be made through JAL web site or the JMB International Award Reservations Desk/JMB Center of your membership region.
Reservation for a round-trip tickets is available from 360 days prior to the departure date of your itinerary's final returning flight sector. 

How to request JAL International Award Tickets from the JAL Mileage Bank top page

You must be logged in to your JMB account to book an award. After logging in, please follow the steps below from the JAL Mileage Bank top page.

1Select JAL Group Airlines Award Tickets in the Popular awards section under Redeem your miles.

2On the displayed menu, select the appropriate option under Book ticket.
  • Click JAL International Award Ticket to search for flights with your selected flight dates only.
  • Click International Award Ticket Seat Availability Check Calendar to search for flights using the calendar.

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How to request JAL International Award Tickets from the JAL Mileage Bank top page

You must be logged in to your JMB account to book an award.

After logging in, please follow the steps below from the JAL Mileage Bank top page.

1Select JAL Group Airlines Award Tickets in the Popular awards section under Redeem your miles.

2On the displayed menu, select the appropriate option under Book ticket.
  • Click JAL International Award Ticket to search for flights with your selected flight dates only.
  • Click International Award Ticket Seat Availability Check Calendar to search for flights using the calendar.

To make requests by phone, please contact the JMB Award Reservations Desk/JMB Center below.

JMB Award Reservations Desk/JMB Center

  • Requests made by phone will incur a Ticket Service Fee
  • JAL website only award ticket promotions are available only through the JAL website. Requests are not accepted by phone.
  • When using the JAL website, the system will automatically select and display direct flights and connecting flights between the specified cities of departure and arrival.
    Online reservations can be made only for the displayed flight options. If your desired flight is not displayed, please contact JMB International Award Reservations Desk/JMB Center.

Reminders When Requesting Awards

At the time of making your reservation, you must have the total amount of mileage required for award redemption in your JMB account. If you do not have enough miles, you will not be able to make a reservation.

  • Award ticket bookings must be completed via the JMB International Award Reservations Desk/JMB Center or JAL website for all sectors.
  • Award tickets for open itineraries cannot be issued.
  • Miles will be deducted and the award ticket issuance process will be started immediately upon completion of the award reservation/request.
  • On the JAL website, up to nine passengers can be booked in one transaction. However, if fewer than nine seats are available for award booking, only the available number of award seats can be booked.

Waitlisting for First Class

  • Waitlisting is permitted for one itinerary only.
    Waitlisting is permitted for 1 flight sector each way per itinerary. If the itinerary includes confirmed flight sector(s), additional waitlisted reservations will not be permitted for the confirmed flight sector(s).
  • Priority waitlisting will apply to JMB FLY ON status members (JMB Diamond, JGC Premier, JMB Sapphire, and JMB Crystal members) and JAL Global Club members.
  • If the requested number of seats is unavailable for all passengers on the same reservation, all of the passengers on the reservation will be waitlisted.

Passengers Requiring Special Requirements

As the following passengers may need special arrangements, please contact the JMB International Award Reservations Desk/JMB Center of your membership region after completing the reservation bookings. 

  • A pregnant passenger falling under any of the following:
  • Medical Information Form (MEDIF) must be submitted.
  • When the expected date of delivery is within four weeks (28 days)
  • When there is some doubt concerning the expected date of delivery
  • In the case of a multiple pregnancy
  • If there is a history of early delivery
  • When a stretcher, medical device or medical oxygen tank is required
  • Medical Information Form (MEDIF) must be submitted.
  • When a child between 5 and 11 years of age is not accompanied by an adult (children under 5 years of age require the reservation of an accompanying adult)

How to Collect Your Award Ticket

Please retrieve and print your e-ticket itinerary/receipt from the JAL website. Please note that this option may not be available for some itineraries.

  • Any applicable taxes or charges may be paid by a credit card that is accepted.
    As a security measure when calling the JMB International Award Reservations Desk, Japan, you will be required to authenticate your credit card information by entering your credit card number, expiration date, and security code from your phone's dial pad.

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