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TLV - NYC abot 50% more expensive than NYC - TLV

TLV - NYC abot 50% more expensive than NYC - TLV

Old Feb 17, 08, 11:16 am
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TLV - NYC abot 50% more expensive than NYC - TLV

I just tried to book a "S" class ticket on TLV - NYC - TLV route and its about $2300!!!!!!!!!
I checked NYC - TLV - NYC in "M" class is much much cheaper at arounbd $1600

thats $700 difference!!!!

I need to buy three tickets so I will buy one TLV - NYC - TLV and 2 NYC - TLV - NYC.


So i will save about $1400!!!!

Maybe i will try to buy a one way TLV - NYC and then buy always starting from NYC.
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Old Feb 18, 08, 8:13 am
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Nothing unusual about this.
Rules of supply and demand, the market etc...
It is cheaper to start a trip with BA from almost anywhere then it is from LHR.
Speaking of which, why don't you go with BA in WT+.
It will cost you $1,688.10, so you will save over $600.
You will travel in more comfort, and it will earn you a nice amount of miles and TP with BA.
In fact it will earn you 75% of the point you are going to need in order to renew your silver card with them.

If you were buying an S ticket hoping for a last minute upgrade, you could upgrade the WT+ flight to CW with very few miles.
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Old Feb 20, 08, 3:55 am
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Wait...

M is not equal to S....
You should compare apples to apples, and oranges to oranges...
Compare M to V class....
You can find TLV - NYC -TLV in 1200 if you go K or T class...
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Old Feb 20, 08, 8:02 am
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Originally Posted by ebzed View Post
M is not equal to S....
You should compare apples to apples, and oranges to oranges...
Compare M to V class....
Wrong.
M is equal to S.
V is one of the cheaper fares around, while M is the highest Economy fare other then a full fare Y.
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Old Feb 20, 08, 12:38 pm
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Originally Posted by clubman View Post
Wrong.
M is equal to S.
V is one of the cheaper fares around, while M is the highest Economy fare other then a full fare Y.
It all depends on where your tkt originates.
If your first leg is NYC-TLV, then its Y-M-B, etc.
If your first leg in TLV-NYC then its Y-S-Q, etc.

As far as last minute upgrades go, S and M are the same.
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Old Feb 20, 08, 12:56 pm
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Originally Posted by LatusElAl View Post
It all depends on where your tkt originates.
If your first leg is NYC-TLV, then its Y-M-B, etc.
If your first leg in TLV-NYC then its Y-S-Q, etc.
That's what I'm saying.
It's the same for flights origination in the UK for instance, verses flights starting in TLV.
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Old Feb 21, 08, 11:29 am
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I would say that typically TLV-NYC is significantly cheaper than NYC-TLV. I'm not sure about the different classes, I just buy the cheapest
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