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[PREM FARE GONE] EY NRT-AUH(s/o)-CMB r/t F for ~$1550 [Z NOT F]

[PREM FARE GONE] EY NRT-AUH(s/o)-CMB r/t F for ~$1550 [Z NOT F]

Old Nov 4, 14, 10:36 pm
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[PREM FARE GONE] EY NRT-AUH(s/o)-CMB r/t F for ~$1550 [Z NOT F]

Just booked this for next April with a 3 day stopover at AUH for $1550 via Chase UR travel booking. Search multi-city for Y, filtered results to J, at which point results said "Business unavailable - First." Confirmation email also says First for each flight (even though AUH-CMB is A320). Let the games begin to see if it is honored.

Available all dates I searched for next January to April. No other OTA was able to replicate.

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Old Nov 4, 14, 11:03 pm
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Well, this "error" has popped up with the EY business class fares in Z class plenty of times during the past couple of months as evidenced here on the board.

It usually has been a display error with the respective OTA, and not a true First Class booking.

You most likely only got a Business Class ticket...
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Old Nov 4, 14, 11:12 pm
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I hate to burst your bubble and I hope Chase actually gives you a first class ticket but this is a Z fare (business). The true first fare is an additional $2200 each way.
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Old Nov 4, 14, 11:30 pm
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not bursting my bubble, it is up to Chase to decide how they are willing to rectify the situation
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Old Nov 4, 14, 11:37 pm
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isnt this a pretty good fare regardless for EY J?
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Old Nov 5, 14, 12:08 am
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Originally Posted by patchan8984 View Post
isnt this a pretty good fare regardless for EY J?
I believe so, especially as NRT-AUH r/t alone in J is >$6000.
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Old Nov 5, 14, 4:35 am
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Anyone had any luck replicating this outside of Chase UR Travel?
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Old Nov 5, 14, 4:43 am
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Originally Posted by SQ421 View Post
Anyone had any luck replicating this outside of Chase UR Travel?
In Etihad's own site can replicate such fare with a bit more expensive.

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Old Nov 5, 14, 4:58 am
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Originally Posted by sydneyguy1234 View Post
In Etihad's own site can replicate such fare with a bit more expensive.
Just tried doing a multi-city booking on EY.com in Business, and prices it out at about 2x what the OP Posted. Can you PM me (or post in this thread) the sample dates you used for the search?
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Old Nov 5, 14, 5:57 am
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Originally Posted by SQ421 View Post
Just tried doing a multi-city booking on EY.com in Business, and prices it out at about 2x what the OP Posted. Can you PM me (or post in this thread) the sample dates you used for the search?
ex-NRT 1/Apr
ex-AUH 3/Apr

return leg is 5/Apr
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Old Nov 5, 14, 7:44 am
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I was able to price on the big O last night but did not go further
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Old Nov 5, 14, 7:50 am
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And remember Z fares do NOT get chauffeur service.
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Old Nov 5, 14, 10:07 am
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The new "one post per fare" structure has really improved the velocity in this deal making it out to web logs, although unfortunately the blog post does not include the helpful FlyerTalk discussion about the OTA misunderstanding what "Z" means.
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Old Nov 5, 14, 10:09 am
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Originally Posted by mherdeg View Post
The new "one post per fare" structure has really improved the velocity in this deal making it out to web logs, although unfortunately the blog post does not include the helpful FlyerTalk discussion about the OTA misunderstanding what "Z" means.
They don't care; its all about web traffic!

By the way, I believe the OP is the blogger. He won't be flying first.

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Old Nov 5, 14, 10:28 am
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Originally Posted by skunker View Post
By the way, I believe the OP is the blogger.
No way!
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