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Aurinkomatkat package with AY scheduled flights

Old Oct 5, 18, 12:55 pm
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Originally Posted by FFlash View Post


+1.
But I cannot see reading on my mobile phone if this luxury package also includes Forenom hostel bunk for 6 nights?
I first thought about a direct return and come back just in time to use the return flight. But those tickets from GOI are expensive.
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Old Oct 7, 18, 2:34 am
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Originally Posted by ffay005 View Post
Very good value, 1125€ J return
Actually it's below 1100€ if 2 sharing 1 room in Alor Holiday Hotel

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Old Oct 7, 18, 2:45 am
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And more:
16,67€ more off if 3 adults sharing 1 room like Cistavoda sleeping in extra bed

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Old Oct 7, 18, 2:50 am
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Originally Posted by OH-LGG View Post
And more:
16,67€ more off if 3 adults sharing 1 room like Cistavoda sleeping in extra bed
So it's LGG, intuition and cistavoda going GOI now? Oh dear god...
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Old Dec 2, 19, 10:04 pm
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I booked a last-minute flight only deal to LPA via AM last night, leaving in a few hours.

AM doesn't issue a ticket, but AY site "send e-ticket receipt" works. The ticket shows the fare basis as AALWSURT. It also shows taxes and even an YR charge of 86 euros. Grand Total is BT Fare (bulk travel??).

Expecting 25 % points for the flights, as well as 155 award points for the ticket purchase.

And during the night, AM published a two-night last-minute flight-only deal to DXB 06DEC-08DEC for 145 euros. Would definitely have chosen this since the lounges are a lot nicer, there's a slight possibility to upgrade with points and I'm going to LPA again for Christmas. I miss the butter chicken at Hyatt Regency in Deira. Oh well, first world problems...
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Old Dec 2, 19, 11:54 pm
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Originally Posted by ffay005 View Post
I booked a last-minute flight only deal to LPA via AM last night, leaving in a few hours.

AM doesn't issue a ticket, but AY site "send e-ticket receipt" works. The ticket shows the fare basis as AALWSURT. It also shows taxes and even an YR charge of 86 euros. Grand Total is BT Fare (bulk travel??).

Expecting 25 % points for the flights, as well as 155 award points for the ticket purchase.

And during the night, AM published a two-night last-minute flight-only deal to DXB 06DEC-08DEC for 145 euros. Would definitely have chosen this since the lounges are a lot nicer, there's a slight possibility to upgrade with points and I'm going to LPA again for Christmas. I miss the butter chicken at Hyatt Regency in Deira. Oh well, first world problems...
I try to hold my horses with AM last minute offers to KBV. At the moment they have a mass-tourism trip for a week including a decent room for 935€/person, including inbound AY156 in paid business.
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Old Dec 3, 19, 12:28 am
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I try to hold my horses with AM last minute offers to KBV. At the moment they have a mass-tourism trip for a week including a decent room for 935€/person, including inbound AY156 in paid business.
Let your horses roam free... That’s an excellent deal! You’ll get full J points for the inbound leg, too. And you can always try to upgrade the outbound with points/voucher.
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Old Dec 3, 19, 9:11 am
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[QUOTE=ffay005;31798403
And during the night, AM published a two-night last-minute flight-only deal to DXB 06DEC-08DEC for 145 euros. Would definitely have chosen this since the lounges are a lot nicer, there's a slight possibility to upgrade with points and I'm going to LPA again for Christmas. I miss the butter chicken at Hyatt Regency in Deira. Oh well, first world problems...[/QUOTE]

DXB Dropped to 130 euros.

https://www.aurinkomatkat.fi/akkilah...biemiirikunnat
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Old Dec 3, 19, 11:00 am
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Originally Posted by miikkak View Post
Dämn good deal. I cannot go too sad.

is this AM good place to watch for last minute AY flights?
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Old Dec 3, 19, 11:14 am
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Originally Posted by FFlash View Post
is this AM good place to watch for last minute AY flights?
Yes, but obivously destinations and dates are very limited (and sometimes the prices aren't very attractive).

They mosly offer LPA, TFS, BKK, occasionally DXB (I think this is the first 2-day DXB offer this season) and some other destinations. I've seen BKK for approx. 375 euros, which is a good deal if you aren't bothered by the meagre points accrual.

Most lastminute deals are one-week packages with hotels included, or one week flight deals. For a solo traveller, the package deals are usually of poor value because AM by default wants to sell their packages to two people sharing a room, and the additional charges for a single room are steep.
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Old Dec 3, 19, 11:44 am
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Ok, thx ffay.
so these are okay for last minute itch, since AY offers nada. Except OUL and ARN but I have got allergy to those by now and avoiding them for some time
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Old Dec 3, 19, 4:06 pm
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Originally Posted by ffay005 View Post
Let your horses roam free... That’s an excellent deal! You’ll get full J points for the inbound leg, too. And you can always try to upgrade the outbound with points/voucher.
Better to keep your horses calm, wait and save some money. Now the price to KBV is 885€/person, earning 23000 tier points as Gold or 25000 as Plat.

Edit: Or was it only 25% tier points for AM long-haul flights in Y?
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Old Dec 4, 19, 12:52 pm
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Originally Posted by miikkak View Post
Now only one seat left...

BKK 375 euros, 05DEC or 06DEC.
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Old Dec 4, 19, 12:54 pm
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Originally Posted by HJP View Post
Better to keep your horses calm, wait and save some money. Now the price to KBV is 885€/person, earning 23000 tier points as Gold or 25000 as Plat.

Edit: Or was it only 25% tier points for AM long-haul flights in Y?
At least my LPA was in A inventory -> 25 %. Points haven't posted yet.

It's a bit bizarre that when you click on the "compare business class to economy class" link on the AM page, they claim 200/100 % points. It'd be interesting to book a destination where they operate a widebody and offer J upgrades, book Y and complain about the 25 % afterwards...
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Old Dec 4, 19, 2:11 pm
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Originally Posted by FFlash View Post
Dämn good deal. I cannot go too sad.

is this AM good place to watch for last minute AY flights?
Apollomatkat has sometimes cheaper last minute flights to beach destinations. Usually the best last minute deals are sold in January, May, August, at the end November and during the first 1-2 weeks of December.
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