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

Old Apr 4, 2014, 10:50 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, 2014, 9:23 pm
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Originally Posted by PV_Premier
$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.
Hi Everyone. I'm an EVA Airlines Member. Does anyone know what this P fare would net me mileage accumulation wise? Is it 100% accumulation for UA?
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 9:26 pm
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Originally Posted by hlee628
Hi Everyone. I'm an EVA Airlines Member. Does anyone know what this P fare would net me mileage accumulation wise? Is it 100% accumulation for UA?
P earns 150%.

http://www.united.com/CMS/en-US/Mark...es/united.aspx
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 9:27 pm
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Originally Posted by hlee628
Hi Everyone. I'm an EVA Airlines Member. Does anyone know what this P fare would net me mileage accumulation wise? Is it 100% accumulation for UA?
Yes it is.

http://www.evaair.com/zh-tw/infinity...mileage-table/

http://www.evaair.com/en-global/infi...mileage-table/
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 9:29 pm
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Originally Posted by PointsNmiles
SAN-YYZ-CDG-YYZ-SAN All biz on AC - $1550 nice


Thank you OP!
Just be award that the SAN-YYZ flights are on Rouge, and not AC mainline. 'Premium Rouge' says that it is a blocked middle seat with extra legroom.. Definitely not a true F/C class on those birds (unless you find a 763 operating to SAN from YYZ)
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 9:34 pm
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Originally Posted by kluau88
Thanks for the very helpful links. Wow. Have to go to LAX for business in July. Might be worth it for me just to spend 3-4 days in AMS for that kind of rate.
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 9:38 pm
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Booked LAS-YYZ-MXP-YYZ-SEA & XXX-XXX (yeah, yeah, fuel dump, I know wrong thread blah blah) for $1,020. The return YYZ-LAS would have been on AC Rouge on an A319, yikes no thanks I'll go to SEA . Outbound LAS-YYZ is on a 767 so alright there.
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 9:39 pm
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Just booked BOS-AMS in July for $1,470...choice was UA or LH but on LH's old 744 r/t angled seat so went with UA but at this price can't complain!!!!!
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 9:41 pm
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I found exHPN routing through ORD onward to FRA, could be nice if I could get the LH 747-800 w new biz, but having trouble getting that to come up.

Edited to add: I was able to pull up the 747-8 flights. Wow, killer deal.

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Old Apr 1, 2014, 9:45 pm
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This is great and thanks op!
For the first time I finally was able to jump on such a great deal!
SJC-IAH-ORD-FRA-FCO(LH)-EWR-DEN-SJC last week of Aug all up front, P fare, and all mainline without any RJ's for $1,523 ai.
I'm happy about price and wife happy to return to Italy
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 10:01 pm
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Looking at taking the wife for a quick Birthday trip - Friday August 15th to Tuesday August 19th. Found

UA
BWI - AMS, 1470
BWI - CDG, 1560

Is the fare class just the first letter of the fare code? Thanks - curious to see points earning.
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 10:03 pm
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Originally Posted by ninjasurfer99

Is the fare class just the first letter of the fare code?
On international fares, I believe that's true. For domestic itineraries that are booked as Y-UP fares it's often not (you'll see a K-fare basis, for example, which books into P/F/A depending on the carrier). These appear to be booking as P on UA.
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 10:11 pm
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Originally Posted by seanp7
Definitely looks like *A are getting ST back for their ~$1800 fares to key *A hubs (FRA/MUC/ZRH/GVA) a couple of days ago. These fares generally seem to be ST destinations (CDG/AMS/FCO/MXP/etc).

Note that BUF and FLL also work as origins. ^
What is "ST"?
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 10:13 pm
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Originally Posted by SFflyer123
What is "ST"?
Skyteam.
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 10:15 pm
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Originally Posted by Sterndogg
Just booked BOS-AMS in July for $1,470...choice was UA or LH but on LH's old 744 r/t angled seat so went with UA but at this price can't complain!!!!!
Try Venice, LH 748 offered on ORD-FRA segment
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Old Apr 1, 2014, 10:18 pm
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Originally Posted by mtndave47
Try Venice, LH 748 offered on ORD-FRA segment
What dates to venice? Can't seem to find LH 748's out of ORD
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