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DL/AA: Europe/USA-GRU $479 ai, 14k-18k mi

Old Jun 18, 15, 6:56 pm
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DL/AA: Europe/USA-GRU $479 ai, 14k-18k mi

I see these European cities in the $400s and $500s, most on kayak, goog flights or skyscanner:
FCO, TRN, MXP, ZRH, AMS, CPH, ARN, CDG

And these American ones in the $400s and $500s:
DTW, SLC, MSP

Examples:
Nov. 15-23 TRN-GRU, $479
Aug. 19-26, SLC-GRU $444 (skyscanner)

Looks good til Feb '16.
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Old Jun 18, 15, 8:13 pm
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Don't forget to add the cost and hassle of the visa....
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Old Jun 18, 15, 9:08 pm
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Originally Posted by PDXPremier View Post
Don't forget to add the cost and hassle of the visa....
Why would people not know about the cost of the visa or the possible hassle? I mean, if you are mileage running, you should know, eh? Maybe i'm being too naive.
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Old Jun 18, 15, 9:30 pm
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Some people have 10-yr visas already, or don't need them at all. Plus it's worth getting one even if you don't have it!
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Old Jun 18, 15, 10:00 pm
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Unless you're European
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Old Jun 18, 15, 10:57 pm
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Originally Posted by crunchy View Post
Some people have 10-yr visas already, or don't need them at all. Plus it's worth getting one even if you don't have it!
Still got 7 years left on mine.
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Old Jun 19, 15, 3:16 am
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Originally Posted by PDXPremier View Post
Don't forget to add the cost and hassle of the visa....
As some aaron1262 pointed out, many European countries do not need a paid visa. As crunchy pointed out, many travelers already have a visa for Brazil as they are 10 years now from the states! ^
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Old Jun 19, 15, 8:59 am
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And as none have pointed out: these deals have been posted weeks ago already
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Old Jun 19, 15, 1:37 pm
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And as none have pointed out: these deals have been posted weeks ago already


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Old Jun 19, 15, 1:55 pm
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Originally Posted by BobKop View Post
And as none have pointed out: these deals have been posted weeks ago already
We get a new thread every 2-3 days to GRU/GIG from somewhere in the US. Yes they are great deals, and its good that someone points out the Visa requirements, as many folks in the US arent likely used to dealing with Visa's if they fly to Europe, etc.

On the bright side, I got my Visa on Tuesday in Houston... so im good for these MR's
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Old Jun 21, 15, 1:08 pm
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No Visa For Brazil Transit

Originally Posted by imapilotaz View Post
We get a new thread every 2-3 days to GRU/GIG from somewhere in the US. Yes they are great deals, and its good that someone points out the Visa requirements, as many folks in the US arent likely used to dealing with Visa's if they fly to Europe, etc.
Having done it, you don't need a visa if you stay in the international gate/transit area, presumably on a MR.
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Old Jul 4, 15, 4:34 pm
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DL/AA: Europe/USA-GRU $479 ai, 14k-18k mi

You may not need the visa if you remain airside in Brazil, but, will DL or AA let US passport holders on the plane in the first place, without a valid visa?
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Old Jul 4, 15, 6:54 pm
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Nope

They aren't supposed to. When checking in at the counter, they will ask for your visa. If you do online checkin, then they will page you at the gate before boarding begins usually to verify that you have it. At least that's what protocol they are supposed to follow.
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Old Jul 4, 15, 10:26 pm
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Originally Posted by LoansumTraveler View Post
They aren't supposed to. When checking in at the counter, they will ask for your visa. If you do online checkin, then they will page you at the gate before boarding begins usually to verify that you have it. At least that's what protocol they are supposed to follow.
i was thinking about doing a run at GRU on 07'/04 when I saw J was only $1999. but unsure of the visa situations. did not know that it might be caught like that by the airlines.
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Old Jul 5, 15, 1:13 am
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Originally Posted by PDXPremier View Post
Don't forget to add the cost and hassle of the visa....
Why do people always jump on the visa thing with Brazil? Most of the world doesn't need one. You don't get people reminding everyone about visas on every single fare to China.
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