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How do i price a ticket on the chinese website?

Old Jan 8, 16, 8:12 pm
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How do i price a ticket on the chinese website?

i don't even know what the chinese aa site is...but if i go to google flights or ita, i get a price that's $200 less than aa.com. i've figured out it's because it's pricing it locally. when i click through on google flights, it takes me to americanairlines.amadeus.com/international mumbo jumbo.

i would just buy the ticket, but i want to put it on hold for 24 hours and doesn't seem to have that capability. it also doesn't seem to find my profile (can't figure out how to log in).

help?
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Old Jan 8, 16, 8:20 pm
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americanairlines.cn is the Chinese site, but it appears to use amadeus.com for booking.

24 hour hold is USDOT requirement and might not apply in China. I'd just book your ticket through eLong or some such.
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Old Jan 8, 16, 8:42 pm
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Originally Posted by davie355 View Post
americanairlines.cn is the Chinese site, but it appears to use amadeus.com for booking.

24 hour hold is USDOT requirement and might not apply in China. I'd just book your ticket through eLong or some such.
what is elong?
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Old Jan 8, 16, 8:50 pm
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what is elong?
a mainland Chinese OTA
If you need help, I also am fluent in Chinese.
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Old Jan 8, 16, 9:07 pm
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Originally Posted by AA_EXP09 View Post
a mainland Chinese OTA
If you need help, I also am fluent in Chinese.
thx, i may take you up on that...but i will try to figure this out for myself. i want to learn because i expect i'll be doing this frequently.

at least google flights is smart enough to price in CNY and give that price. i wish aa.com could be that smart.
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Old Jan 8, 16, 9:18 pm
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holy oh my gosh! i used this elong and the tickets are way way cheaper than the airlines themselves. by like a lot!!!! how do they do that? is elong reliable? i should feel safe putting in my credit card and just buying from them?

any restrictions to be aware of? like my upgrades will still work?
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