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[FARE GONE] DL: JFK-CPT 19.6k mile RT $710ai 3.98cpm 1/16-1/20 +BNA add-on

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Old Dec 30, 11, 6:44 am
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[FARE GONE] DL: JFK-CPT 19.6k mile RT $710ai 3.98cpm 1/16-1/20 +BNA add-on

New member to the forums but have been lurking off and on for a while. Had to share this one though.

Booked through the DL website:
1/16 JFK-AMS KL644
1/18 AMS-CPT KL597
1/19 CPT-JNB KL3766
1/19 JNB-AMS KL592
1/20 AMS-JFK KL641

19657 miles for $782ai 3.98cpm

I don't live near NYC though so I also booked a separate 10k mile roundabout way to get there that takes my average for the trip up to around 5cpm.

1/15 BNA-ATL DL1066
1/15 ATL-LAX DL1855
1/15 LAX-ATL DL2354
1/16 ATL-JFK DL2250
1/20 JFK-LAX DL2263
1/21 LAX-ATL DL2154
1/21 ATL-BNA DL1676

10073 miles for $710ai 7.05cpm

1 week, almost 30k miles...not too bad I think
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Old Dec 30, 11, 7:22 am
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Very interesting...are you booking/seeing this on delta.com?
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Old Dec 30, 11, 7:40 am
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You won't get any DL miles for the CPT-JNB segment as it is operated by BA(Comair).
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Old Dec 30, 11, 7:58 am
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Good fare. Books into R class. No min stay which is nice!
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Old Dec 30, 11, 8:05 am
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Welcome to FT and CC, RamblingMan. Nice first post and a very good mileage run. Starting off the new year with a bang.
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Old Dec 30, 11, 8:31 am
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Originally Posted by Burj View Post
Very interesting...are you booking/seeing this on delta.com?
Yep, booked it yesterday on Delta.com...that's where I found it also

Originally Posted by dls25 View Post
You won't get any DL miles for the CPT-JNB segment as it is operated by BA(Comair).
Hmm...when I booked the flight it showed up as I would get credit for it. Guess I'll see what happens. In the long run, it's only 760miles...

Originally Posted by upgrader View Post
Welcome to FT and CC, RamblingMan. Nice first post and a very good mileage run. Starting off the new year with a bang.
I was sad I'm not qualifying for DM for next year (too many month long trips...only gonna make PM) so I wanted to stack the odds in my favor early this year.
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Old Dec 30, 11, 9:15 am
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JFK-AMS-CPT

This fare, as posted here has been around for at least some 7 weeks and was reported erroneously as "GONE"
As reported in the same thread, it was also available on DeltaVacations.com as a very attractive BOGO package !
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Old Dec 30, 11, 9:48 am
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Originally Posted by RamblingMan View Post
Yep, booked it yesterday on Delta.com...that's where I found it also



Hmm...when I booked the flight it showed up as I would get credit for it. Guess I'll see what happens. In the long run, it's only 760miles...



I was sad I'm not qualifying for DM for next year (too many month long trips...only gonna make PM) so I wanted to stack the odds in my favor early this year.
I can't find the CPT-JNB leg on DL.com
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Old Dec 30, 11, 11:24 am
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Originally Posted by RamblingMan View Post
New member to the forums but have been lurking off and on for a while. Had to share this one though.

Booked through the DL website:
1/16 JFK-AMS KL644
1/18 AMS-CPT KL597
1/19 CPT-JNB KL3766
1/19 JNB-AMS KL592
1/20 AMS-JFK KL641

19657 miles for $782ai 3.98cpm
fed this into DL.com and comes back with all M fares for $2.5k......
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Old Dec 30, 11, 11:39 am
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Originally Posted by xolinlevh View Post
fed this into DL.com and comes back with all M fares for $2.5k......
Don't use dl.bom to make the reservation/ ticketing.
Use the big O website to make the reservation.

A better deal is for IAD-AMS-CPT-AMS-IAD for dates in Jan, Feb'2012.
Use http://matrix.itasoftware.com/search.htm with a 0 day stay or even 1 day stay. There are folks that have used this to see CPT - a really nice place.
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Old Dec 30, 11, 12:21 pm
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Originally Posted by dd1612 View Post
Don't use dl.bom to make the reservation/ ticketing.
Use the big O website to make the reservation.

A better deal is for IAD-AMS-CPT-AMS-IAD for dates in Jan, Feb'2012.
Use http://matrix.itasoftware.com/search.htm with a 0 day stay or even 1 day stay. There are folks that have used this to see CPT - a really nice place.
Ive never used Ita, what dates is that run good for? im MSP based but can do a position flight to IAD, same day or 1 night turn works for me going there in feb anyway with a friend so dont wanna see too much before we go
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Originally Posted by Travelomania View Post
This fare, as posted here has been around for at least some 7 weeks and was reported erroneously as "GONE"
As reported in the same thread, it was also available on DeltaVacations.com as a very attractive BOGO package !
Looks like that has expired. Anybody found a way to use it?

http://www.deltavacations.com/specia...rCode=14591DVC
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Old Dec 30, 11, 12:53 pm
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with 1 day stay for departures out of IAD to CPT ... Jan 21, 22, 23, 31, Feb 1, 5,6,7,8 ...
all these dates are showing a fare of $753 ai.
I am on the Feb 1 departure.
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Old Dec 30, 11, 1:16 pm
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2/5-2/8, BOS-YYZ-AMS-CPT-AMS-YYZ-BOS, $948.50 ai, 4.7 cpm.
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Old Dec 30, 11, 1:23 pm
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Originally Posted by dd1612 View Post
with 1 day stay for departures out of IAD to CPT ... Jan 21, 22, 23, 31, Feb 1, 5,6,7,8 ...
all these dates are showing a fare of $753 ai.
I am on the Feb 1 departure.
Any chance you can make this work as a 1 day stay in their hotel but get an extra few days in CPT without hotel? CPT is a long way to go for 1 night unless you're MRunning or doing some sort of other funny business
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