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Good Deal Premium Fares 2013

Old Mar 1, 2013, 8:52 am
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Join Date: Jun 2012
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Originally Posted by JohnAx
For lack of miles useful to me I generally ignore EK - but they do have a decent sale from German* cities to Asia and Africa, e.g. (r/t,a/i):
JNB €1769 / €2769 Biz/First
SEZ €1869 / €2869
ADL €2785 / €3785
BLR €1899 / €2879
HKG €1935 / €2935
KUL €1869 / €2869
BOM €1785 / €2785
PEK €1875 / €2875
ICN €1869 / €2869
SIN €1875 / €2875
DXB €1575 / €2575
*rules mention routing from other European cities

Booking codes OE4MPDE1/AE4MPDE1 for biz/first.

Book by 5 March for travel 1 April - 31 December. Min/max stay 3d/4mo. No adv purch reqmt.
Yeah I have been stalking BOS-ICN business class for November travel for a long time, and have been very close to pulling the trigger on BOS-EU coach, EU-ICN via EK, for what is roughly the same price as BOS-ICN on AA/UA business.

Still kicking myself for not jumping on the AA sale to Japan earlier this year.
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Old Mar 1, 2013, 8:34 pm
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AA: USA to Caribbean (discounted instant-upgrade options for the Fall)....

Samples:
Sept 20-21 ORF-DFW-SJU-DFW-ORF $586ai (A,I) (6742mi ~8.7cpm)
Sept 21 BOS-MIA-STX-MIA-BOS $595ai (A,I) (4794mi ~12.4cpm)

-Dates found Sept, Oct, Nov.
-For one-way fares (Round-trip not required).
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Old Mar 1, 2013, 9:02 pm
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DL/AZ DFW/MIA/LAX/BOS - MAD from $1622 ai

MADness has returned. On DL and AZ for sure. Not sure what other airlines are matching.

DL fare basis is SB58US, so not an UP fare. Could someone figure out when this sale ends?

50 day advance purchase, 8 night min stay

No effective and expiration date loaded so these are in place through Jan 14.

Sample fares:

DFW-MAD $1622 ai
BOS-MAD $1715 ai
MIA-MAD $1807 ai
LAX-MAD $1822 ai

I'm sure other PODs are included, but these are the ones that I searched.
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Old Mar 1, 2013, 9:23 pm
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Yeah, cool! I just bought flights yesterday when the DFW-MAD fare was $1911, booking into "A" and "S" with a fare basis code of "U." So I cancelled them and rebooked essentially the same reservation in mid-June for $1661.75 a.i. The domestic segments now book into "P" instead of "A." And I also noticed that the base fare has dropped from $1378 to $658, with taxes now at a total of $1003, with the bulk belonging to a YR of $856. Wow!

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Old Mar 1, 2013, 10:03 pm
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Originally Posted by 18sas
MADness has returned. On DL and AZ for sure. Not sure what other airlines are matching.

DL fare basis is SB58US, so not an UP fare. Could someone figure out when this sale ends?

50 day advance purchase, 8 night min stay

No effective and expiration date loaded so these are in place through Jan 14.

Sample fares:

DFW-MAD $1622 ai
BOS-MAD $1715 ai
MIA-MAD $1807 ai
LAX-MAD $1822 ai

I'm sure other PODs are included, but these are the ones that I searched.
UA/LH have matched. Also, AF/KL now included in the Madrid War.
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Old Mar 1, 2013, 10:08 pm
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BOS-YYZ-BCN-YYZ-BOS, $1791 ai. LH(!) in P. Dates: 5/16-5/26.
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 6:14 am
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Originally Posted by dieuwer2
BOS-YYZ-BCN-YYZ-BOS, $1791 ai. LH(!) in P. Dates: 5/16-5/26.
Be careful YYZ-BCN-YYZ is most likely the AC codeshare with domestic first style business seats.
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 6:21 am
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Originally Posted by dieuwer2
UA/LH have matched. Also, AF/KL now included in the Madrid War.
sample dates and intin for UA? Thanks
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 8:01 am
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Originally Posted by dieuwer2
UA/LH have matched. Also, AF/KL now included in the Madrid War.
Add PHX to the list of places to fly out of in May-June (certain dates) for $2k
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 8:27 am
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DL is giving me $1887 for MOT (Minot) - MAD, August 24 - Sept 2. This is a great deal that I might have to pull the trigger on. I don't see UA matching this right now. MSP is about $400 more. MOT is only 4 hours by car from YQR, so it would save me having to buy a positing flight to DFW or another portal.
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 8:45 am
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can't find it.

Originally Posted by dieuwer2
UA/LH have matched. Also, AF/KL now included in the Madrid War.
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 9:04 am
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PSP-MAD UA, UA+
Seems like fare not available past August. A few bucks more than DL/KL.
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 9:08 am
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Originally Posted by privacylawyer
can't find it
LH/UA example: BOS-FRA-BCN-FRA-BOS, $1846.60 ai, P class, 5/2-5/12.
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 9:36 am
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UA is 10 day stay must depart by 24 Aug. Can find on UA web site using flex dates.
Just booked PSP-BCN $2300, other less exp option (AC) available . "United UA PHXNC62S PSP to BCN"
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 9:54 am
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Originally Posted by Far Siren
Be careful YYZ-BCN-YYZ is most likely the AC codeshare with domestic first style business seats.
Exactly. IIRC, AC uses some older 763's on leisure routes like BCN and DUB that do not have the 'pods'. Check the seat map to be sure.

You might get this:




instead of this

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