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Can I change the arrival city of the last trip in my ticket?

Can I change the arrival city of the last trip in my ticket?

Old Jun 22, 18, 6:18 pm
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Can I change the arrival city of the last trip in my ticket?

My original trips are CTU to YVR via HKG, return as YYZ to CTU via HKG, can I change my last trip arrival city to PEK instead of CTU? Anyone experienced before, thanks a lot!
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Old Jun 22, 18, 6:20 pm
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It probably depends on the flexibility of your ticket for starters but then you would be repriced following that.
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Old Jun 22, 18, 6:21 pm
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Originally Posted by ExpatSomchai View Post
It probably depends on the flexibility of your ticket for starters but then you would be repriced following that.
thanks, it is a business save (i) class ticket.
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Old Jun 22, 18, 6:30 pm
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I will let one of the CX Experts give you advice as i am not too familiar with CX Ticket classses
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Old Jun 22, 18, 7:20 pm
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Just call them.

It's certainly possible "in general" if the cities in question are lumped together in one zone, like TPE/RMQ are. I'm not sure if that's the case for PEK and CTU.

But those ex-China I fares are known as the cheapest business class fares in the network, so I'm not sure. Maybe there are some restrictions on the ticket conditions preventing a change. Let us know what they say.
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Old Jun 22, 18, 8:59 pm
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Originally Posted by QRC3288 View Post
Just call them.

It's certainly possible "in general" if the cities in question are lumped together in one zone, like TPE/RMQ are. I'm not sure if that's the case for PEK and CTU.

But those ex-China I fares are known as the cheapest business class fares in the network, so I'm not sure. Maybe there are some restrictions on the ticket conditions preventing a change. Let us know what they say.
thanks very much
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Old Jun 23, 18, 3:20 am
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Originally Posted by QRC3288 View Post
Just call them.

It's certainly possible "in general" if the cities in question are lumped together in one zone, like TPE/RMQ are. I'm not sure if that's the case for PEK and CTU.

But those ex-China I fares are known as the cheapest business class fares in the network, so I'm not sure. Maybe there are some restrictions on the ticket conditions preventing a change. Let us know what they say.
I agree. The best is to call them. I bought these fares before. I changed return dates a few times, but never the cities. Ex-PEK, PVG, CTU, CAN, TAO all have different I fares and the different is quite huge.
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Old Jun 23, 18, 4:08 am
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Well, I had a ticket KMG-HKG-SIN and back in economy and had to change the return to SIN-HKG-PEK. Called CX, asked how much it would be to change, they said "Nothing", so I went ahead. The ticket was in M class.
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Old Jun 23, 18, 8:33 am
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Originally Posted by NetJets Germany View Post
Well, I had a ticket KMG-HKG-SIN and back in economy and had to change the return to SIN-HKG-PEK. Called CX, asked how much it would be to change, they said "Nothing", so I went ahead. The ticket was in M class.

thanks, this info is very useful
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Old Jun 23, 18, 9:55 am
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Originally Posted by NetJets Germany View Post
Well, I had a ticket KMG-HKG-SIN and back in economy and had to change the return to SIN-HKG-PEK. Called CX, asked how much it would be to change, they said "Nothing", so I went ahead. The ticket was in M class.
Originally Posted by eric0429 View Post
thanks, this info is very useful
True, but I wouldn't get your hopes up yet.

M is a middle of the road economy fare and tends to have pretty wide permissions for rebooking and minimal cost, since many of the fares are similar.

I subfare ex China biz tickets are literally the cheapest biz tickets in the network these days I think, and they are highly customized for each point of origin IIRC. For example in China ex-Beijing and ex-Shanghai are separate rates for I class. And there are also a lot of fees slapped on for things like stopovers, changes and whatnot. They seem like they can be an amazing deals but you really have to have some time on your hand or mega flexibility, and then not need to change. I've looked into taking advantage (my company seems like a perfect candidate, we fly to China frequently on top of our intl travel) but we just cannot make them work like I read on here (guys quoting 20k RMB for tickets etc.). All this means I think your odds of the ex-CTU I fare being the same price isn't as high as the other fellow's M fare swap.

Let us know how it goes and good luck.
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Old Jun 23, 18, 6:20 pm
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https://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_...onditions.html

Looks like the rerouting fee is 1500CNY, so it would be the fare difference plus 1500CNY rerouting fee.
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