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Old Aug 19, 17, 2:45 am   #1
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UA ORD-SIN, BKK-ORD $400, 2.0cpm

ORD-SFO-SIN, BKK-NRT-ORD

Distance: 19596 miles

What a deal

Example: https://www.google.com/flights/?f=0&...6-NRTORD0UA882
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Old Aug 19, 17, 8:33 am   #2
  
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Very good find. Especially considering you avoid ANA at least on the outbound, making it a viable MR. thanks for posting.
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Old Aug 19, 17, 9:50 am   #3
  
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Other United hubs are good too.

Just booked ewr-sin, bkk-ewr for Jan/Feb for $376.
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Old Aug 19, 17, 10:06 am   #4
  
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great find, thank you.

lax-sin is rough 17+ hr in 789 coach. anybody explored w + fares?
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Old Aug 19, 17, 10:35 am   #5
  
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So basically you are paying a few hundred dollars to be tortured for 17 hours You are a tougher man than me! All kidding aside that is a hell of a deal.

We are headed to SIN as well in Feb on CX but at 6' 2" not in E!
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Old Aug 19, 17, 11:56 am   #6
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If we buy the empty middle seat, do we get extra food and free checked baggage?
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Old Aug 19, 17, 9:03 pm   #7
  
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I'd be curious if there is a way to buy and retain the middle seat with this fare. As far as I know, the "I am a person of size and I want to buy two seats" needs to be done with an agent. And we certainly don't want to be speaking with any agents on this one. Is there a way to buy the "second seat" while staying exclusively online?
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Old Aug 22, 17, 1:30 pm   #8
  
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I'd be curious if there is a way to buy and retain the middle seat with this fare. As far as I know, the "I am a person of size and I want to buy two seats" needs to be done with an agent. And we certainly don't want to be speaking with any agents on this one. Is there a way to buy the "second seat" while staying exclusively online?
Why not speak to an agent? Unlike the China-YVR ploy over in the other thread, this is a roundtrip open-jaw bookable right on united.com that returns you to the city of origin and does not involve any sort of hidden city shenanigans. I doubt any agent will call the faredesk merely because a fare seems low. UA has been advertising $500 fares to Asia for the last few months, so this is not much lower than that.

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Old Aug 22, 17, 7:32 pm   #9
  
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Why not speak to an agent? Unlike the China-YVR ploy over in the other thread, this is a roundtrip open-jaw bookable right on united.com that returns you to the city of origin and does not involve any sort of hidden city shenanigans. I doubt any agent will call the faredesk merely because a fare seems low. UA has been advertising $500 fares to Asia for the last few months, so this is not much lower than that.
Don't be naive. ORD-SIN RT is $600, ORD-BKK RT is $600. But one can get it OJ'd for $400?

It's basic fare construction, and while they might not "call the faredesk", they might.
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Old Aug 22, 17, 7:45 pm   #10
  
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Old Aug 23, 17, 9:45 am   #11
  
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That's a fantastic find.

Nice job, OP!
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Old Aug 24, 17, 11:49 pm   #12
  
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Does anyone have 2018 dates, preferably Feb or later, for this fare? I tried a few random itineraries and didn't find anything lower than $590 or so. Thanks.
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Old Aug 25, 17, 5:54 am   #13
  
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Does anyone have 2018 dates, preferably Feb or later, for this fare? I tried a few random itineraries and didn't find anything lower than $590 or so. Thanks.
UA has fixed this one as far as I can tell.
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