real cash price for award tickets

Old Mar 1, 19, 7:19 am
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real cash price for award tickets

Today I made a reservation for a business class award LIM-AMS-NUE on the AF website - 79.000 miles plus 131. I did not complete the payment steps as I wanted to use an EMD - but the PNR was still alive afterwards (status

When I opened the reservation with PNR on the saudia website I was displayed a price of 567 plus 131 in taxes. - after issuing the ticket via the platinum hotline the price info was no longer shown on the Saudia website.
Maybe that's an easy way to find out the dynamic price in the background that Flying Blue has to pay to Air France.
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Old Mar 4, 19, 7:59 am
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Would be interesting if that's the case. It could also be the price of the cash ticket (698).
Anyway, 79K+131 is a lot for a short distance between MIL and NUE.
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Old Mar 4, 19, 8:21 am
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But it's from Lima, Peru (LIM) not Milan, Italy (MIL)!
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Old Mar 4, 19, 9:04 am
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Would be interesting if that's the case. It could also be the price of the cash ticket (698).
Anyway, 79K+131 is a lot for a short distance between MIL and NUE.
I highly doubt that a oneway business class ticket from LIM to Europe would be purchasable for 567€ plus tax. That would be a great error fare

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Old Mar 5, 19, 12:18 am
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But it could be the internal value they put on award flights. Devided by the value of each mile that would give the total number of miles required for a redemption.
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Old Mar 5, 19, 2:14 am
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Silly me. I read LIN rather than LIM. Sorry.
That would price one mile at 0.72 EUR cents. Not unreasonable. I value my miles around 1 cent
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