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Old Apr 21, 09, 12:39 pm
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GimmeLegRoom
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: San Juan Capistrano, CA
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Originally Posted by flyr16 View Post
I am wondering is some "holiday" dates are blacked out, or just filled at this fare. I tried checking around Thanksgiving and all tkts priced out at $700+.
Not sure where you are flying from? While it's always debatable whether GIG and GRU are MR material with the visa fees and minimum stays, these are outstanding fares! The last time I paid less than $700 from PDX was right after 9/11. I'm heading there in a few weeks for $767 AI on UA L fare, fuel drop wouldn't work. I remain very pleased! I also have a five year BR visa, which is usually the one given, so I've gotten my money's worth over the last four years.

And regarding upgradeable fares on UA - good luck if you ever see them come down below $1300 (again, speaking for PDX...).
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