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[FARE GONE] Lots of UA ATL-AMS (and other cities) Z fares; less than $2k for July

Old Apr 4, 14, 11:50 am
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There are two categories of US cities involved, DL hubs and other, generally secondary, airports.
From some DL Hubs, UA P fares are valid to a much wider range of cities in Europe:
SLC/MSP/DTW/ATL/CVG/MEM-AMS/MXP/FCO/CDG/MLA/VCE/TRN/FLR/NAP/PMO/CTA/BUD/PRG/CPH/IST/WAW/ARN/OSL/KRK/PRG/TLL/RIX/etc
(but not JFK nor LAX?)

Other airports are valid to a smaller set of cities in Europe:
BOS/SJC/SMF/MOD/BWI/BUR/ONT/SNA/PSP/HNL/SEA/PDX/AUS/PIT/TUS/TPA/ALB/etc/etc-AMS/MXP/FCO/CDG/MLA/VCE/TRN/FLR/NAP/PMO/CTA/etc

Most UA hubs don't have the fare filed (not SFO for sure), but apparently EWR has at least EWR-VCE/NCE (but not EWR-MXP/PMO/FCO/CDG)

Some destinations in Europe have a slightly higher base fare:
MRS/LYS

(please add more cities to either origin or destination side that are valid)


Be careful in your airline selection - there are PQM/RDM implications to this. For example, for the UA program, UA P earns 150% PQM/RDM, LH P earns 100% PQM/RDM, and it appears that OS P earns nothing.
Similarly it looks like UA P class credited to Aegean (A3) earns nothing. Visit this United webpage then click on the Star Alliance partner to determine mileage earnings.
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[FARE GONE] Lots of UA ATL-AMS (and other cities) Z fares; less than $2k for July

Old Apr 1, 14, 8:03 pm
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Just booked my brother on UA PDX-EWR-FCO and FCO-IAD-PDX for $1,480 ea in Business CLass (2 tickets)......

Incredible.

July 3-15 travel dates.

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Old Apr 1, 14, 8:05 pm
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Just booked a family trip to FCO in July! Thanks for posting! Amazing P fare!
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Old Apr 1, 14, 8:06 pm
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I see SJC-VIE on DL for 2k, labor day weekend
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Old Apr 1, 14, 8:09 pm
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Good out of MKE...
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Old Apr 1, 14, 8:17 pm
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Argh, can't use United FareLock to hold it - changes my point of sale to Canada and kills the deal.
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Old Apr 1, 14, 8:21 pm
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Originally Posted by frudd38 View Post
Yes, please, from where?
Sorry I cant find it. I wasn't focused on it at the time and I forgot where I saw it.
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Anyway to book this deal ex-yyz?
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Old Apr 1, 14, 8:25 pm
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Originally Posted by injian View Post
Anyway to book this deal ex-yyz?
I saw an Air Canada fare for $1480 through YYZ a bit earlier tonight.
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Old Apr 1, 14, 8:29 pm
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BOS in the mix too

Lots of availability ex-BOS: AMS, FCO, CDG...
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Old Apr 1, 14, 8:33 pm
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MKE-CDG on July 4 weekend (7/3-7/7, 3 nights), for $1560. On the outbound it connects via EWR, on return through ORD so you could, you know, drop the last segment.
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Old Apr 1, 14, 8:43 pm
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AUS-CDG for 6 days. Crazy fare. Seems to match what a lot of other airlines have coach priced at.
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Old Apr 1, 14, 8:44 pm
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$1469 SMF-AMS, UA P fare, not bad. I've paid more than that for a W before.

Wish I could drive the DL fare down below $1800, I'd have done that instead. But $1978 is still too rich for my cheap blood.
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For Southern California:
LAS or SAN to CDG/FCO/AMS is what I found. Late June to mid Aug departures.
As someone else pointed out, SNA also works. FCO is a great deal.
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What routings on LX work for this deal? I couldn't find anything on ITA
i earlier saw SFO-ZRH-GVA for around $2K
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It is working out of MSP.

I tried for LON, EDI, DUB, and other Great Britain destinations but it appears to be only for the continent.

It does work even for an open jaw MSP-BUD and OTP-MSP. It actually is less expensive than Delta's Economy class, so is at the top of the list in an ITA search for "Cheapest available".

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