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UA: EWR-IST $638 ai round trip (everything included). [W fare $938 ai]

UA: EWR-IST $638 ai round trip (everything included). [W fare $938 ai]

Old Apr 10, 12, 3:53 pm
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UA: EWR-IST $638 ai round trip (everything included). [W fare $938 ai]

Just booked this -- first ever trip to Europe. Route still needs gov't approval.

8/28: UA 904 763
9/4: UA 905 763

Total was $638 with all taxes and fees included. Highly recommended to all. Get it while you can.
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Old Apr 10, 12, 3:59 pm
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Not a bad price, but not ridiculous, given the fare from DCA up to EWR then on to iST on the same dates is only US$602, all-in.

And enjoy Istanbul, it's a great place!!!

Finally, if you haven't ever been to Asia, you can make it your first trip to Europe and 'Asia' on the same trip by taking a ferry across the Bosphorus!

-jeremy
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Old Apr 10, 12, 4:10 pm
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what fare class did this book into? Did you see any other dates?
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Old Apr 10, 12, 4:24 pm
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Thank you Jeremy!! I will take your advice !!

Originally Posted by PaceLaw2012 View Post
what fare class did this book into? Did you see any other dates?
http://www.united.com/web/en-US/apps...ar.aspx?CALD=F

Middle of september there is a lot of cheap fares. I don't know my fare type since they haven't sent me a confirmation recipt yet
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Old Apr 10, 12, 4:29 pm
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I am going there 9/1-9/8 [booked a month ago], but paid for a W fare

Yes, my GPUs cleared
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Old Apr 10, 12, 4:32 pm
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Looks like the 8/21 is the first day for $694 as before that I'm seeing $1k+.
Cheers
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Old Apr 10, 12, 4:34 pm
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Originally Posted by stockmanjr View Post
Looks like the 8/21 is the first day for $694 as before that I'm seeing $1k+.
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Sounds like the end of the summer fare and the beginning of the shoulder season fares...but one quick check of the fare rules should ensure that.

-jeremy
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Old Apr 10, 12, 4:34 pm
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Just as an aside, I wouldn't be concerned about the "government approval" language. That's standard boilerplate for a new international flight.
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Old Apr 10, 12, 4:39 pm
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wow... this route must be suffering from extremely low sales.... not surprising since TK offers a FAR superior product from JFK.

Also,

http://airlineroute.net/2012/04/10/ua-ist-w12/
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Old Apr 10, 12, 4:39 pm
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Don't we have a 'good deals' thread?
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Old Apr 10, 12, 5:01 pm
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Originally Posted by stockmanjr View Post
Looks like the 8/21 is the first day for $694 as before that I'm seeing $1k+.
Bummer, need a West coast fare for 7/15-8/15. Back to looking at points..
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Old Apr 10, 12, 5:05 pm
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These book into L class
From IAH: LKXNC1N
base OW $179.00
YQ $496.00
Total $939.40
looks to be about 7.3cpm

From EWR: same fare code
base OW: $156.50
YQ $252.00
$637.90

Shucks that they're adding $300 for the IAH-EWR add on...
FYI SFO is 980, so this seems to be good from quite a few hubs on the same code but slightly different pricing
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Old Apr 10, 12, 5:26 pm
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Anyone know how to book this oneway?
I am looking to return to DTW on miles, but want to burn a voucher on my way there.
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Old Apr 10, 12, 5:48 pm
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Originally Posted by stallion114 View Post
Anyone know how to book this oneway?
I am looking to return to DTW on miles, but want to burn a voucher on my way there.
Step 1: find a one way fare
Step 2: book it

FYI:
Carrier UA LKXNC1N EWR to IST (rules)
Passenger type ADT, round trip fare, booking code L
Covers EWR-IST (Economy)
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Old Apr 10, 12, 6:58 pm
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i wonder why this fare is so exciting. just a weeks ago, it was just 599 ai rt from EWR to IST (united). these cheap fares have been around for soooo long.
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