250k AmEx Points How to Search Which Airline Will Get The Best Value

So i'm knew to the frequent flyer points thing and currently have:
AMEX- 250K
Qantas 80k
I'm looking for a way to work out which airline to transfer my points to that will get the best value. Hoping to get 2 people to Prague (or any airport in Europe) around the end of May and return towards the end of June. No specific dates, just want to stay for roughly 5 weeks.
Is there an easy way to find out which airline has available points seats without having to become a member of each airline?
Would prefer upgraded seats. Have no preference of airline (only included Qantas encase those points help my cause).
I realize the flight dates are close so if the best option is to purchase tickets and use the points next time then i'll do that. Just the chance to go came up unexpectedly, so if i can use the points then perfect!
Cheers for any help

**edit, they are AMEX ascent points

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    I would go with Krisflyer. They were the only ones having available seats in business class, when I checked last week.
    Although return flights should be cheaper with asia miles, but they didnt have any seats left.

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    I am doing a search on the Qantas site for you - I can find lots of availability to various cities around Europe in economy but almost nothing in business. The best I have found is Sydney to Dubai and then Dubai to London on Emirates departing 15 May - the flight to Dubai is in business class, the flight to London is economy. To fly home I have found London to Singapore in premium economy on British Airways and Singapore to Sydney in Qantas economy departing 19 June. For two people this trip would cost a total of 443,000 Qantas points.

    Maybe you should use points to fly one way and pay cash for the return?

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      Thanks, hadn't considered going just 1 way on points as always thought one way tickets were almost the same as return.

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    What you are asking for requires a bit of work.

    You should try an award flight assistance service. They charge a fee ($200?) but they will do all the searching for you.

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    awardnexus works well but have to pay a fee

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    Thanks capslock and benwaffle. i guess what i was looking for doesn't exist. was hoping for a site like skyscanner (or similar) but instead of showing the cost for various days/airlines it shows the points required, which is what i assume is what those services do but im cheap…

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