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Old May 21, 2013, 12:18 pm
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Good Deal Premium Fares 2013

Old Jul 30, 2013, 4:25 pm
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Originally Posted by colpuck
2K business fares to Europe over thanksgiving have started to appear. I saw RSW-LIS/CPH/LHR/OSL for 1900.

(I picked up a W fare and SWUd up on UA)
These prices were out there awhile. I picked up a TPA-IAH-AMS-IAH-TPA on 6/22 for Thanksgiving at these prices.
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Old Jul 30, 2013, 5:53 pm
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Originally Posted by colpuck
2K business fares to Europe over thanksgiving have started to appear. I saw RSW-LIS/CPH/LHR/OSL for 1900.

(I picked up a W fare and SWUd up on UA)
Originally Posted by Vulcan
These prices were out there awhile. I picked up a TPA-IAH-AMS-IAH-TPA on 6/22 for Thanksgiving at these prices.
Since mid-June they were out, ~$1,500 from the East Coast and ~$2,000 from the West Coast. Books into P on UA/*A, Z on DL/ST, I on AA/OW.
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Old Jul 30, 2013, 5:54 pm
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Originally Posted by akonradi
The fare basis isn't incorrect. It's a S-UP fare booking into A.
If the fare was an S-UP fare if would have been a fare ending in WNUP

Originally Posted by Paulakers2010
It's not that it's incorrect. DL took that fare basis off the list afterwards, so you won't even see it in EF.
that is a distinct possibility. When I checked EF it was listed but not as an UP fare
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Old Jul 30, 2013, 8:01 pm
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Originally Posted by cfischer
If the fare was an S-UP fare if would have been a fare ending in WNUP



that is a distinct possibility. When I checked EF it was listed but not as an UP fare
DL confirmation emails don't have the WNUP identifying quite frequently.
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Old Aug 1, 2013, 9:50 am
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i've found (and booked) MAD-SFO (LAX and SEA also available I think) around 1600-1700EUR with US Airways Envoy class (international) and first (domestic), with plenty of availability in August.
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Old Aug 1, 2013, 10:31 am
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Best I can find is 2044 EUR. Do you have sample dates?
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Old Aug 2, 2013, 9:48 am
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Sure:
MAD-SFO Aug-14 to Aug-21 or Aug-12 to Aug-19, 1682 EUR.

MAD-SEA Aug-20 to Aug-27, 1722 EUR.

Is it OK to post where I find this fare?
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Old Aug 2, 2013, 10:05 am
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Originally Posted by flozano
Sure:
MAD-SFO Aug-14 to Aug-21 or Aug-12 to Aug-19, 1682 EUR.

MAD-SEA Aug-20 to Aug-27, 1722 EUR.

Is it OK to post where I find this fare?
Sure - where did you find these fares?
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Old Aug 4, 2013, 1:46 pm
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^^ Found it in usairways.es (usairways.com has different pricing... maybe PoS-related?)
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Old Aug 5, 2013, 4:04 am
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I'm seeing MAD-DFW for €1575 on US, which is a great fare. Never flown US but may well give it a shot at that price.

Edit: Just looked at the product... think I'll leave it!
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 5:16 am
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Found a nice holiday fare;

CPH-IST-BKK-SGN (return) for €1,888 on TK (J Class). May work from other European airports as well (e.g. ARN €1,827).

Not sure how J credits to particular airlines, but seems like a nice biz fare during a busy period.

Sample dates: 21 Dec 2013 - 7 Jan 2014 (on ITA)

Last edited by Kilian Zoll; Aug 6, 2013 at 6:57 am
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 5:54 am
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Originally Posted by staff
Found a nice holiday fare;

CPH-IST-BKK-SGN for 1,888 on TK (J Class). May work from other European airports as well (e.g. ARN 1,827).

Not sure how J credits to particular airlines, but seems like a nice biz fare during a busy period.

Sample dates: 21 Dec 2013 - 7 Jan 2014 (on ITA)
Wow. I'm new to this but when I used the ITA matrix to replicate the above, I got EUR1272 with wide open availability over December and January.
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 6:37 am
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Originally Posted by danger
Wow. I'm new to this but when I used the ITA matrix to replicate the above, I got EUR1272 with wide open availability over December and January.
That's a great fare if in Business Class. Any particular sample dates?
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 6:49 am
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Originally Posted by staff
That's a great fare if in Business Class. Any particular sample dates?
It seems wide open, including in April, and in Business.

I used the monthly search feature on ITA, beginning 1 December, and it's available every day. See here and here.
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Old Aug 6, 2013, 6:52 am
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Originally Posted by danger
It seems wide open, including in April, and in Business.

I used the monthly search feature on ITA, beginning 1 December, and it's available every day. See here and here.
Are you looking at one way fares though? The original fare I posted was return.
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