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"Good Deals" in Economy Class - Excellent Fares between certain city pairs - 2014

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Please use this thread to post or to follow Economy Fares which are 'Good Deals' but where the cost per mile is more than 3-4 cents per mile, which is the usual upper limit for what is considered a true 'MR Deal'.

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Old Jan 10, 14, 3:19 pm
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UA: DFW-PVG, $766. K fare, but with a 6-day min.

Sample dates: 30MAR - 05APR.
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Old Jan 10, 14, 7:13 pm
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YYZ/YUL to all hawaiian islands seem to be on sale for just under $600 CAD. Pretty good deal considering it's for winter travel. Seeing dates at end of Jan and throughout Feb on UA and AC.
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Old Jan 12, 14, 8:59 pm
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DFW-DEN low one way fares:

AA or UA, nonstop, $59.
DL, 1 stop via ATL/MSL/ATL $81.
US, 1 stop via PHX $80.

Valid most days into about May.
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Old Jan 13, 14, 2:27 pm
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US: BOS-SFO $239 r/t a/i (4 cpm)

US has posted fare EZAUSJ6Y, $198 base fare, valid 1/28 thru 5/21, BOS-SFO.

Travel is only valid on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Flight requires connections, so cheapest a/i price I see is $239, sample dates outbound 4/15 BOS-CLT-SFO, return 4/16 SFO-CLT-BOS. I see same day turns available as well (e.g. 30 April, on a punishing itinerary that starts in BOS 5 a.m. and gets back by midnight).

With CLT in both directions, works out to 6048 miles for $239, or 3.95 cpm.
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Old Jan 13, 14, 6:16 pm
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Originally Posted by mherdeg View Post
US has posted fare EZAUSJ6Y, $198 base fare, valid 1/28 thru 5/21, BOS-SFO.

Travel is only valid on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Flight requires connections, so cheapest a/i price I see is $239, sample dates outbound 4/15 BOS-CLT-SFO, return 4/16 SFO-CLT-BOS. I see same day turns available as well (e.g. 30 April, on a punishing itinerary that starts in BOS 5 a.m. and gets back by midnight).

With CLT in both directions, works out to 6048 miles for $239, or 3.95 cpm.
Keep in mind that with 500 mile minimums, BOS-PHL-SFO yields only three miles fewer than BOS-CLT-SFO (3021 vs. 3024, according to gcmap.com -- the actual amount awarded by US may vary by a few miles). Might make for a slightly shorter journey...
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Old Jan 13, 14, 6:27 pm
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Originally Posted by taxicabnumber View Post
Keep in mind that with 500 mile minimums, BOS-PHL-SFO yields only three miles fewer than BOS-CLT-SFO (3021 vs. 3024, according to gcmap.com -- the actual amount awarded by US may vary by a few miles). Might make for a slightly shorter journey...
Good point, thanks; and there's plenty of mainline equipment on BOS-PHL.

On an unrelated note, for *A travelers, UA has an N fare BOS-SJC that prices about $247 a/i and allows routing e.g. BOS-LAX-SJC (6222 mi r/t) or BOS-IAH-SJC (6410 mi r/t) for $247, or about 4 cpm; can even do BOS-EWR-IAH-SJC (7016 mi r/t) for the $10 more for extra segments. The UA fare does not have any unusual date-of-week restrictions.
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Old Jan 13, 14, 7:01 pm
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Exclamation Dfw-den $108 aa f9

over $0.08/mile but an excellent fare for this city pair and also available on the weekends many times during the Spring on AA and F9.
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Old Jan 13, 14, 7:55 pm
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AA dfw-sfo $176 all in (Jan 17th-20th)

Not a bad price for a quick weekend trip. leave friday late, come back monday night. weather looks good too.
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Old Jan 13, 14, 8:23 pm
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US/AA: ORD - NRT $870 - $1000 various dates (~7-8 cpm)

Lowest option is $874 from ORD-NRT direct on AA metal and US codeshare. Lots of dates including in April (go for cherry blossom viewing).

Can be found via ITA and Bookable on carrier site

Thx to TFD tweet for this
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Old Jan 13, 14, 9:21 pm
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Originally Posted by theblakefish View Post
Dfw-den $108 aa f9

over $0.08/mile but an excellent fare for this city pair and also available on the weekends many times during the Spring on AA and F9.
Originally Posted by Mrgolfer21 View Post
AA dfw-sfo $176 all in (Jan 17th-20th)
Not a bad price for a quick weekend trip. leave friday late, come back monday night. weather looks good too.
Originally Posted by topcat_dcx View Post
US/AA: ORD - NRT $870 - $1000 various dates (~7-8 cpm)

Lowest option is $874 from ORD-NRT direct on AA metal and US codeshare. Lots of dates including in April (go for cherry blossom viewing).

Can be found via ITA and Bookable on carrier site

Thx to TFD tweet for this
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Old Jan 13, 14, 9:24 pm
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Originally Posted by topcat_dcx View Post
Lowest option is $874 from ORD-NRT direct on AA metal and US codeshare. Lots of dates including in April (go for cherry blossom viewing).

Can be found via ITA and Bookable on carrier site

Thx to TFD tweet for this
Seems like it's not charging YR on this route when booked as US codeshare.
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Old Jan 14, 14, 7:48 pm
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MH/JL - YVR to KUL,SIN,BKK,DPS (and most SE Asian destinations served by MH)

MH launched a codeshare service from YVR a couple of weeks ago and is having some pretty good promo fares.

Example date: YVR-DPS Jun 7, DPS-YVR Jun 21 - $756 in Economy Special, $3314 in Business Special

Pretty good availability throughout the year, first stopover free and extra stopovers at $50. Open-jaws are allowed as well. Not great as a MR but works as a very cheap "circle-Asia" fare except for the fact that you have to transit in KUL alot. MH also flies BKI (Kota Kinabalu) to NRT on Tu,Th,Sa. Very flexible routing, something like this is possible:

YVR-NRT
NRT-KUL
KUL-SIN
SIN-KUL-DPS
DPS-KUL-NRT-YVR

or

YVR-NRT
NRT-KUL-SIN
BKI-NRT
NRT-YVR

Used Hipmunk with YVR::MH+ to book these.
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Old Jan 14, 14, 9:59 pm
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DL: SMF-LAX-ATL-BDA (Hamilton, Bermuda)

$190 one way
Sample date 06/18/2014

5.4cpm

thinking about it...

Last edited by PV_Premier; Jan 14, 14 at 10:12 pm
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Old Jan 14, 14, 10:07 pm
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Originally Posted by PV_Premier View Post
DL: SMF-LAX-ATL-BDA

$190 one way
Sample date 06/18/2014

5.4cpm

thinking about it...
Great find!
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Old Jan 14, 14, 10:10 pm
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Originally Posted by jeremywight View Post
Great find!
i can't get it to round trip. 440 is the best i can do R/T.

there are some attractive F fares too...

eg: UA SMF-IAH-EWR-BDA round trip is $942, or 8.1cpm. P fare.
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