Amazing Thai J Fare

Old Jul 15, 19, 4:42 am
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Smile Amazing Thai J Fare

Will be flying Thai business soon to retaining my A3 gold status for the PVG to DXB via BKK route. Used to fly Singapoare airlines on the same route (PVG to DXB via SIN) in economy, but now the same economy fare (W/H) will only give you 75% of miles flown (it was 100% two years ago) after the devaluation.

For the fare paid for the Thai ticket (1.8K USD), I can accumulate nearly 20K miles, which is amazing, looking forward to the Thai services!
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Old Jul 15, 19, 7:08 am
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for a half of that you can earn 24k miles with SAS
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Old Jul 15, 19, 7:31 am
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Originally Posted by GBobon View Post
for a half of that you can earn 24k miles with SAS
True but not in J
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Old Jul 15, 19, 4:04 pm
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True but not in J
Even if it were in J, I donít think one could compare the SK experience to the TG one
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Old Jul 15, 19, 4:09 pm
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FWIW, I have flown Thai in Business class KUL-BKK-MEL return several times for lotsa miles yadda to keep my A3 Gold status. Always great service on all sectors
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Old Jul 15, 19, 6:30 pm
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Originally Posted by East_and_West View Post

Even if it were in J, I don’t think one could compare the SK experience to the TG one
Yes, one can. I've flown several times ATH-BKK-ATH in J with TG, and a couple of times SK in coach (Intraeuropean, though). Day and night!
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Old Jul 15, 19, 8:06 pm
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Originally Posted by GBobon View Post
for a half of that you can earn 24k miles with SAS
Which route is it? Thanks!
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Old Jul 15, 19, 8:14 pm
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Which route is it? Thanks!
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Old Jul 15, 19, 9:22 pm
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Originally Posted by twydeutschland View Post
Will be flying Thai business soon to retaining my A3 gold status for the PVG to DXB via BKK route. Used to fly Singapoare airlines on the same route (PVG to DXB via SIN) in economy, but now the same economy fare (W/H) will only give you 75% of miles flown (it was 100% two years ago) after the devaluation.

For the fare paid for the Thai ticket (1.8K USD), I can accumulate nearly 20K miles, which is amazing, looking forward to the Thai services!
Might as well fly PVG-IST-MIA on TK J for $2,115 to enjoy 4 long haul TK services.
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Old Jul 16, 19, 5:08 am
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Originally Posted by KLouis View Post
Yes, one can. I've flown several times ATH-BKK-ATH in J with TG, and a couple of times SK in coach (Intraeuropean, though). Day and night!
You don't mean you prefer SK or even think they are comparable, right?
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Old Jul 16, 19, 6:48 am
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No, the exact opposite!
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Old Jul 16, 19, 9:21 am
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I prefer SK over TG for intra-Europe itineraries. Quicker, cheaper, and much less fuss.

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Old Jul 16, 19, 1:42 pm
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Originally Posted by twydeutschland View Post
For the fare paid for the Thai ticket (1.8K USD), I can accumulate nearly 20K miles, which is amazing, looking forward to the Thai services!
Is that really amazing? CX is selling J tickets for US$1450. Not helpful if you want to earn Star Alliance miles, but you would get a similar value of miles in oneworld, the price is rather cheaper and the airlines are comparable.


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Originally Posted by Unionruler View Post
Might as well fly PVG-IST-MIA on TK J for $2,115 to enjoy 4 long haul TK services.
How is going to Miami useful if the OP wants to go to Dubai?

SAS doesn't fly to Dubai any more so not sure how the OP could pay "half" of that.
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Old Jul 16, 19, 8:16 pm
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Originally Posted by :D! View Post
Is that really amazing? CX is selling J tickets for US$1450. Not helpful if you want to earn Star Alliance miles, but you would get a similar value of miles in oneworld, the price is rather cheaper and the airlines are comparable.






How is going to Miami useful if the OP wants to go to Dubai?

SAS doesn't fly to Dubai any more so not sure how the OP could pay "half" of that.
No Cathay or OneWorld for the moment after having burned all my BA miles due to devluation...Hahahahahaha!
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Old Jul 17, 19, 1:42 am
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1.8K for this...and posting...okay...450E SGN-BKK-DXB OW in J. 200%. I am a sucker I guess.
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