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Old May 21, 13, 12:18 pm
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Good Deal Premium Fares 2013

Old Sep 2, 13, 2:57 pm
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Originally Posted by pbd456
Does it work for one way KEF to PEK?
no...

The stopover must be in LON AMS PAR or CAN from the routing rule?
or SHA/CTU/BJS/HGH/XMN should also work...
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Old Sep 2, 13, 3:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Terbang
I booked for Mrs Terbang and myself. Price at OTA was 890 pp in J. With roughly 18.000 Miles at M+M it is 4.9ct per mile.
Thank's for the reporting.
Now to find an attractive way to get from AMS to CAI (logistic/price/quality).

Any suggestions??
Great fare. Economy class from CDG would cost me the same ... I am not so sure about Cairo though ... and one has to add CDG-CAIRO which is at least 300 euros.
Still, I have not made my mind up !
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Old Sep 2, 13, 3:08 pm
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Originally Posted by Terbang
I booked for Mrs Terbang and myself. Price at OTA was € 890 pp in J. With roughly 18.000 Miles at M+M it is 4.9ct per mile.
Thank's for the reporting.
Now to find an attractive way to get from AMS to CAI (logistic/price/quality).

Any suggestions??
KLM Promo to CAI presently 20K points return
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Old Sep 2, 13, 3:13 pm
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Right, but I plan to travel in November. 20 K return is until the end of october :-((
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Old Sep 2, 13, 3:58 pm
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Originally Posted by jjclancy
Originally Posted by hamburglar
Also found SAP (San Pedro Sula) for about 580 ai. That's the cheapest city in central america that I found.
and RTB and SAL are also in the same ballpark.
What dates did you find for rtb?
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Old Sep 2, 13, 4:14 pm
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AY fare ex BUD to BKK really is decent but dates are "patchy" and BUD isn't that easy to reach from N Italy (without stopover)

FR from BGY isn't much of an option for me
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Old Sep 2, 13, 10:49 pm
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MH is running a business class fare sale ex-ICN to SE Asia and Australia until 30NOV13. The best deals appear to be to Australia; ICN-KUL-SYD/MEL RT is available for ~1,440 USD, and other cities should be similar as the base fare is identical (ZBCF2MKR).

One stopover each way free. Min stay is 2 days, max stay is 2 months; changes allowed at 150,000 KRW each, cancellations for 200,000 KRW.
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Old Sep 3, 13, 4:18 am
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Originally Posted by armagebedar
MH is running a business class fare sale ex-ICN to SE Asia and Australia until 30NOV13. The best deals appear to be to Australia; ICN-KUL-SYD/MEL RT is available for ~1,440 USD, and other cities should be similar as the base fare is identical (ZBCF2MKR).

One stopover each way free. Min stay is 2 days, max stay is 2 months; changes allowed at 150,000 KRW each, cancellations for 200,000 KRW.
Nice status credit earner for Qantas frequent flyers, 440sc for a return trip. About $3.60 AUD per status credit ^
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Old Sep 3, 13, 8:49 am
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Originally Posted by carbonaddict
$1216 Reykjavik to Beijing, slightly more to other Chinese cities. Icelandair(J)/China Southern (D) combo with unlimited stopovers
This is definitely a mistake fare as the base fare filed is approx. $600 rt. I had no problem ticketing on Orbitz. Let's see if it sticks.
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Old Sep 3, 13, 12:04 pm
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LAX-NAS; J/F, ~400USD one-way, 750USD r/t

I'm seeing great fares to Nassau from LAX (other cities probably included) for $400 one-way, around $750r/t. I was able to book a routing via NYC on UA. LAX-EWR, overnight stop then EWR-NAS the next morning. I also found it bookable on DL, LAX-JFK, overnight stop then LGA-NAS (nonstop) in the morning. Many excellent routing possibilities including premium cabins on all major carriers from LAX-JFK/EWR and fare options available.

Available on all airline sites and OTAs. Does not appear to be an error fare, just a great discounted premium cabin fare. Booked mine for December, many other dates available according to ITA matrix. Some dates and fares are higher than others (in the 800-900 range roundtrip).

Last edited by dll; Sep 3, 13 at 12:11 pm
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Old Sep 3, 13, 12:55 pm
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Originally Posted by dll
I'm seeing great fares to Nassau from LAX (other cities probably included) for $400 one-way, around $750r/t. I was able to book a routing via NYC on UA. LAX-EWR, overnight stop then EWR-NAS the next morning. I also found it bookable on DL, LAX-JFK, overnight stop then LGA-NAS (nonstop) in the morning. Many excellent routing possibilities including premium cabins on all major carriers from LAX-JFK/EWR and fare options available.

Available on all airline sites and OTAs. Does not appear to be an error fare, just a great discounted premium cabin fare. Booked mine for December, many other dates available according to ITA matrix. Some dates and fares are higher than others (in the 800-900 range roundtrip).
Hmm, lowest I am finding on ITA is $900 in Dec...
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Old Sep 3, 13, 1:08 pm
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Originally Posted by bigmarley4
Hmm, lowest I am finding on ITA is $900 in Dec...
Strange. I booked on UA about 24 hours ago, with a stop in NYC in both directions (via EWR, with LAX-EWR-LAX portions scheduled on BusinessFirst-equipped 757) for about $820. Assumed it was higher due to stopovers...didn't check the fare rules super closely on this one as I was in a hurry! I also didn't realize I could force-book the Delta BizElite transcon flights which I discovered after my 24-hour free cancellation period was up.
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Old Sep 3, 13, 1:19 pm
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That ex-KEF CZ fare presents some interesting opportunities. Lots of interesting stopover opportunities: I found a good routing using the AMS-PEK flight on the outbound, with stopovers in AMS and PEK, travel on to HGH and then with a stopover in LHR on the return (to lessen APD on shorter LHR-KEF segment).
Tried to get 787 on at least one segment, but looks like fare is valid 27 Oct onwards and that is when the 787 gets moved off LHR-CAN. Mix of 332 and 333 on other routes seem to have all flat bed in business though, so seems like a decent hard product for a night of sleep.
Don't have time to book or find positioning flights to KEF, so hoping it remains bookable for a few days ;-)
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Old Sep 3, 13, 1:36 pm
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Originally Posted by ben63
it's still available: check on matrix
What is matrix? I looked directly at TKS site.
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Old Sep 3, 13, 1:41 pm
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Originally Posted by Merlin666
What is matrix? I looked directly at TKS site.
Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself.

http://matrix.itasoftware.com/
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