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Old May 13, 18, 8:18 pm
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Astronomical fares - post them up.

I will go first ... with a challenge to beat it. This was a search for $ and miles.

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Old May 13, 18, 8:24 pm
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Old May 13, 18, 9:22 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyingUnderTheRadar View Post
I will go first ... with a challenge to beat it. This was a search for $ and miles.

Only 4 left at this price. Youd better snatch that right up.
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Was about to pull the trigger but then remembered the 75,000 RDM cap.
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Only 4 left at this price. Youd better snatch that right up.
That extra 21 cents changed my mind.
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Should put this in the "How do I hit the new waiver in one purchase" category.
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Originally Posted by FlyingUnderTheRadar View Post
I will go first ... with a challenge to beat it. This was a search for $ and miles.
So does that $400,130.21 count as "Base Fare" towards MQDs or is that considered "taxes and fees" and thus no MQD credit?
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Only 4 left at this price. Youd better snatch that right up.
I tried to reproduce this but it came up not available -- someone must have noticed the bargain and snapped up the last 4 seats. Damn those bloggers killing all the good deals posted on FT!
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Gonna be hard to beat $400k... If only that MQD would rollover I'd do it lol
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I realize this thread is in jest and maybe this is obvious but the price in the OPs message is a previously reported bug with the Delta website where the award ticket price in miles is incorrectly parsed as the taxes/surcharges in dollars. So the actual fare would be 400,000 miles + $130.21.
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OP could have taken the effort to search and add a first strike to the home of Molson. That would have dumped the $2,700 in YQ fares.

That knocks it down to $397,430.21 AI. A significant saving.
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Old May 14, 18, 7:22 pm
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Originally Posted by ruckzac View Post
I realize this thread is in jest and maybe this is obvious but the price in the OPs message is a previously reported bug with the Delta website where the award ticket price in miles is incorrectly parsed as the taxes/surcharges in dollars. So the actual fare would be 400,000 miles + $130.21.
That would still be astronomical in my book.
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Old May 15, 18, 12:12 am
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Originally Posted by FlyingUnderTheRadar View Post
I will go first ... with a challenge to beat it. This was a search for $ and miles.
OP, make sure you apply for the Gold SkyMiles Credit Card by American Express before you complete your purchase, you will see a $150 credit on your statement within 10 weeks (if approved). Should hopefully help with the cost a little bit.
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