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Amazing Aeroplan success to Melbourne - all J class

Amazing Aeroplan success to Melbourne - all J class

Old Jun 14, 19, 1:05 pm
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Originally Posted by YVR72 View Post
So, what would I do to investigate this “carrier surcharge” I’m paying?
Call and ask. They will most likely lie to you anyway because they will have no idea. Aeroplan merely passes along what AC tells them to charge.

Tell them straight up that the surcharge on YVR-MEL is $25, and TPE-YVR is $51 on the same dates if bought from AC direct.
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Old Jun 15, 19, 7:13 pm
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I just booked a very similar routing on J and was charged almost the same YQ scam fee. Spoke with the agent and then the supervisor to no avail. They said they have to take what the system gives them as the fuel surcharge.
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Old Jun 15, 19, 9:36 pm
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Originally Posted by tajee165 View Post


I believe Australia has really strong regulations on YQ and in my searches, my surcharge wasn’t limited to $15. Having a stopover in Australia should eliminate YQ on the return leg so I’m assuming $900 YQ was all on the YVR-MEL leg?
Whatever gave you that idea? QF have some of the world's highest YQ rip offs, no matter where the flight originates.
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Old Jun 16, 19, 12:47 am
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Originally Posted by jmoorfoot View Post
Whatever gave you that idea? QF have some of the world's highest YQ rip offs, no matter where the flight originates.
Perhaps just Aeroplan departing Australia then? I booked a MEL-YVR flight and it only had $15 YQ.

Also, see attached for MEL-YVR.

Apologies, as I’m not familiar with QF... didn’t realize they had high YQ departing Australia.



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Old Jun 16, 19, 8:51 am
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Aeroplan is supposed to pass on the YQ charged by the operating carrier. This is not the case here.

This is Air Canada charging random YQ that is irrelevant to the YQ on this route. And its on their own metal!

Originally Posted by hitek0007 View Post
I just booked a very similar routing on J and was charged almost the same YQ scam fee. Spoke with the agent and then the supervisor to no avail. They said they have to take what the system gives them as the fuel surcharge.
Which makes sense, since Aeroplan is just an agent, and charges whatever AC, who issues the ticket, tells them to.
Consistent with the Aeroplan statement that they only charge what the ticketing carrier tells them to.
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