Old Jan 16, 11, 10:17 pm
Mileage Lover
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Santa Clarita, CA
Programs: Delta Diamond, Delta 2MM, HHonors Gold, Nonvoy Platinum,
Posts: 651
Originally Posted by chunky649 View Post
I don't understand: How do you "secure" your return tickets before your outbound tickets? Don't you have to book the ticket as a 2-way? Or did you book 2 1-way tickets at twice the price?
Sorry for not being clear.

I started off with a RT on Delta metal at 240K/ticket. I then was able to secure a KE ticket on the return at "low" and then a couple week later was also able to get KE on the outbound.

Bottom line is that I was able to get the 2 tix at 120K after working at it for literally a couple months. Takes a good agent, persistence and some luck on the timing!
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