Alaska Air - Award Redemption in F

Old Oct 21, 19, 10:12 am
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Alaska Air - Award Redemption in F

Hi there!
Was just poking around on Alaska, searching one way award tickets in First from Lihue to San Diego. Found a date with 40k award - great! Changed the search to include 4 people and now the tickets are pricing at 80k each. What's up with that?
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Old Oct 21, 19, 10:16 am
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Originally Posted by atchie View Post
Hi there!
Was just poking around on Alaska, searching one way award tickets in First from Lihue to San Diego. Found a date with 40k award - great! Changed the search to include 4 people and now the tickets are pricing at 80k each. What's up with that?
You found a good deal, but there aren't 4 seats available in that bucket. Maybe 1 or 2. When you ask for 4, it'll look for 4 tickets all in the same bucket. The only bucket with 4 available awards is the 80k bucket
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Old Oct 21, 19, 11:33 am
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Test by checking if 2 is available. The purchase on 2 seperate encounters.
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Old Oct 21, 19, 1:26 pm
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ohhhh got it. thank you for clarifying! I'll keep looking around and see what I can find.
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Old Oct 21, 19, 1:28 pm
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looks like only one available on each day within our timeframe. Bummer!!
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Old Oct 21, 19, 6:29 pm
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Originally Posted by atchie View Post
looks like only one available on each day within our timeframe. Bummer!!
Why? FC for you and Y for the others.
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Old Oct 21, 19, 6:40 pm
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Sometimes. Just sometimes you can book one and immediately go back and book a second. Whether itís dribbling out inventory or a glitch is unclear.
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Old Oct 21, 19, 7:13 pm
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Originally Posted by williwaw View Post
Sometimes. Just sometimes you can book one and immediately go back and book a second. Whether itís dribbling out inventory or a glitch is unclear.
Agreed and I use that method with I fares often when traveling w/colleagues, it definitely comes in handy.
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Old Oct 21, 19, 9:26 pm
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LOL! I like that plan!:-:
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