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

Old Apr 3, 2013, 1:16 am
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With the LH/UA/AC TATL ATI+ syndicate, all fare pretty much translate to 1:1 on the other carriers, except AC that doesn't have P class (yet?), and the lowest is Z - so you may want to ticket with them and get some extra miles.
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Old Apr 3, 2013, 3:27 am
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Booked...waited a little too long and found it hard to pull 4 tickets off SFO-FRA/FRA-SFO and had to instead go out of SJC through DEN and back through LAX (at least new 747-8i UD) and back to SJC. Thanks OP...made our summer again with a good deal biz fare!!...last years SFO-LHR was also very good
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Old Apr 3, 2013, 6:52 am
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Originally Posted by sfsouthbay
Ah great. I may just do the same and buy it. I think given that there is 150% PQM and probably 125% base miles + 100% 1K bonus (if I am calculating this correctly), it's worth it (as opposed to trying to do another mileage run), and traveling in style
To my understanding, you booked P class from UA and it will be 150% for both PQM and RDM, regardless of the metal, not 125% of P class from LH:

http://www.united.com/CMS/en-US/Mark...es/united.aspx
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Old Apr 3, 2013, 6:52 am
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Originally Posted by carpetbagger
ms bud - bkk rt c 1,060 €

ms bud - bkk ow c 564 €
just want to add it's not booked in C , it's booked in J

D class is 120 Euro more, C class is 240 Euro more ( rt )

and the big problem, in the month of AUG/SEP/OCT there are just 3 dates which have 1 single seat available CAI-BUD in J each, that makes the whole trip nearly impossible to book. @ this price.

also the J price is not anymore 1060 EUR its

BUD
XCAI MS 752 J J 20JUL 1540 JREHU 20JUL20JUL 2P
BKK MS 960 J J 20JUL 2340 JREHU 20JUL20JUL 2P
CAI MS 961 J J 09AUG 0110 JREHU 09AUG09AUG 2P
BUD MS 751 J J 10AUG 1135 JREHU 10AUG10AUG 2P

HUF 272000 20JUL13BUD MS X/CAI MS BKK M594.23MS CAI
EUR 900.00 MS BUD M594.23NUC1188.46END ROE228.864000
EUR 7.80YQ XT EUR 22.47HU EUR 3.00FE EUR 5.72JK EUR
EUR 202.00YR 15.59QH EUR 1.56EQ EUR 18.57TS
EUR 66.91XT
EUR 1176.71
RATE USED 1HUF=0.003309EUR

but if it's until 31MAY it's cheaper
HUF 217600 10MAY13BUD MS X/CAI MS BKK M475.38MS X/CAI
EUR 720.00 MS BUD M475.38NUC950.76END ROE228.864000
EUR 7.80YQ XT EUR 22.47HU EUR 3.00FE EUR 1.56EQ EUR
EUR 202.00YR 18.57TS
EUR 45.60XT
EUR 975.40
TOUR/CAR-VC:SPHO13
RATE USED 1HUF=0.003309EUR

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Old Apr 3, 2013, 7:27 am
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Originally Posted by patchan8984
Booked...waited a little too long and found it hard to pull 4 tickets off SFO-FRA/FRA-SFO and had to instead go out of SJC through DEN and back through LAX (at least new 747-8i UD) and back to SJC. Thanks OP...made our summer again with a good deal biz fare!!...last years SFO-LHR was also very good
what kind of pricing were you able to get and on what dates?

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Old Apr 3, 2013, 8:44 am
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Originally Posted by sfsouthbay
what kind of pricing were you able to get and on what dates?
I paid about $1850. there was an addition to my fare that I could use that I won't bring up here. But doing just a typical search of my SFO-HEL-SFO itin HAS SFO-FRA and FRA-SFO flights on UA 747 or LH A380 for $1,960 like they found.
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Old Apr 3, 2013, 10:26 am
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LH F sale for summer again - http://www.lufthansa.com/online/port...%20Europe_CW14
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Old Apr 3, 2013, 10:44 am
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Originally Posted by rubiety
There are some great business class fares around $2000 from SFO to HEL on Star Alliance carriers. There are a few Air Canada options, but I opted for this:

$1973 JUN20 - JUL09: SFO-ORD (UA F), ORD-MUC (UA 767 Center Aisle J), MUC-HEL (LH J), HEL-FRA (LH J), FRA-LAX (LH 747-8i Upper Deck J), LAX-SFO (UA F)

I deliberately flew back JUL09 to catch the Lufthansa's 747-8i on the FRA-LAX route, but lots of dates are available if you are less concerned about sampling products.

With 150% UA PQ on UA/LH metal, there is a decent PQM bonus by going Business Class as well (~7400 extra PQM compared to Economy).
BOS-AMS-HEL-AMS-BOS, $1784 ai with DL. Dates: 7/5-7/13.
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Old Apr 3, 2013, 10:48 am
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US/DL: Boston to London, from $2440 ai.

Example: BOS-PHL-LHR-PHL-BOS, 7/3-7/10.
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Old Apr 3, 2013, 1:34 pm
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Booked 2 on UA/LH (P class) PSP-LAX-MUC-HEL-FRA-LAX-PSP 22 June-2 July $1973.80 each.
Tks FTer's.

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Old Apr 3, 2013, 4:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Lack
With the LH/UA/AC TATL ATI+ syndicate, all fare pretty much translate to 1:1 on the other carriers, except AC that doesn't have P class (yet?), and the lowest is Z - so you may want to ticket with them and get some extra miles.
Yes, AC has a P fare, it's a 50% earning Y fare.
Ticketing is useless-I can have a 014 ticket but it won't generate any extra miles.
The key is flt numbers as they should be aligned.
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Old Apr 3, 2013, 4:27 pm
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Originally Posted by AA_EXP09
Yes, AC has a P fare, it's a 50% earning Y fare.
Ticketing is useless-I can have a 014 ticket but it won't generate any extra miles.
The key is flt numbers as they should be aligned.
On this fare its ZHXNC62S on AC vs PHXNC62S on UA/LH - if anyone cares to align their travel around that.
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Old Apr 3, 2013, 5:00 pm
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Originally Posted by patchan8984
I paid about $1850. there was an addition to my fare that I could use that I won't bring up here. But doing just a typical search of my SFO-HEL-SFO itin HAS SFO-FRA and FRA-SFO flights on UA 747 or LH A380 for $1,960 like they found.
thanks very much!
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Old Apr 4, 2013, 8:45 am
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Business class fare on Pakistan Airlines from YYZ-BKK or HKG is $2200 ai.
If anyone is collecting miles with them, and i suppose does not want to drink on the plane. It seems to let me do stopovers in ISB.
The pricing works all year it seems, and both ways.
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Old Apr 4, 2013, 9:30 am
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play around with the new flights from ORD also
Chicago (ORD) to Barcelona (BCN) - Wed, Sep 4
Pakistan International Airlines Pakistan International Airlines 794 Dep: 7:45PM Arr: 11:15AM 8h 30m Boeing 777 Business (I)
Thu, Sep 5

Barcelona (BCN) to Bangkok (BKK) - Thu, Sep 5
Pakistan International Airlines Barcelona (BCN) to Islamabad (ISB) - Thu, Sep 5
Pakistan International Airlines 794 Dep: 1:15PM Arr: 11:55PM 7h 40m Boeing 777 Business (I)
Layover in ISB 9h 40m

Pakistan International Airlines Islamabad (ISB) to Bangkok (BKK) - Fri, Sep 6
Pakistan International Airlines 892 Dep: 9:35AM Arr: 4:15PM 4h 40m Airbus A310 Business (I)

Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees) $986.60
Total cost for 1 passenger $986.60
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