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2014 Trick it / negotiate it / special savings lounge thread

Old Jan 1, 14, 9:27 am
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2014 Trick it / negotiate it / special savings lounge thread

Any 3x recs for C1-C2e FD on AB in May? BF $250 with YR $590 and best 3x I can find is YR ~$250 with C2-C2. Please PM!
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Old Jan 1, 14, 2:03 pm
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Originally Posted by oneworldmonger View Post
Any 3x recs for C1-C2e FD on AB in May? BF $250 with YR $590 and best 3x I can find is YR ~$250 with C2-C2. Please PM!
I'm not sure anything better than this is achievable with 3x on AB.
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Old Jan 1, 14, 5:32 pm
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TK: Recent 3X successes?

Anyone reporting any success in dumping TK fares C1-C3?
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Old Jan 2, 14, 11:45 am
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Good C2-C1 FB AB for booking today only.

Last edited by anngi; Jan 2, 14 at 12:05 pm Reason: No better fare implied just for info.
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Old Jan 2, 14, 5:27 pm
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Help with C1-C3 (India) on ST

i apologize in advance if i am overly cryptic in describing the candidate fare from which i'm looking to trim fat (this is my first post and i still haven't gotten the sense of how openly candidate fares can be discussed, so i'm erring on the side of less openness).

i have an upcoming trip to india, ex-C1. i can depart from/return to any of the 3 largest cities (by population) in the US or, if it's the only way to make things happen, from one of the two largest maple-y towns.

i have found fares on a couple of ST carriers that are over 60% fat, of which i am looking to shed all or part. i have managed to find and book a few dumps in the past just to get a sense of how the process works, but never on an ST airline (always *A), and i am having trouble locating a working 3x for my current needs.

i'd appreciate any hints anyone has (or a reference to earlier posts in this thread to read myself, or an indication that what i'm looking for doesn't exist so i can stop wasting my time).

to summarize, looking to trim C1-india-C1 on one of a few ST carriers using either a 3x or a 1x (i can probably position to and fly almost any domestic/northern neighbor-ly 1x, depending on whether the net savings justify it).

thanks in advance.

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Old Jan 2, 14, 5:37 pm
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Trying to dump $600 in fat off a RT on a carrier from the GULF to it's home city from C-1, trying 3x but keeps killing fare. Anyone been successful with and FD on this carrier/route?
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Old Jan 3, 14, 2:50 am
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what I don't get is why people code their original routing for FD, not the 3x but the actual flight routing without the 3x.

Its not like you are spoiling any secrets...
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Old Jan 3, 14, 3:39 am
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C2-C1,5 193 GBP many OTA
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Old Jan 3, 14, 4:41 am
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Any luck with dumping IB to C1.5 ex-txl ?
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Old Jan 3, 14, 4:46 am
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It is already a self dump for all but the last 100ish euro. Don't get too greedy. Given the huge amount of publicity it is getting, just get it while it's there, don't waste time.
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Old Jan 3, 14, 6:00 am
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Originally Posted by cagcag View Post
Anyone reporting any success in dumping TK fares C1-C3?
seems dead
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Old Jan 3, 14, 6:19 am
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It is already a self dump for all but the last 100ish euro. Don't get too greedy. Given the huge amount of publicity it is getting, just get it while it's there, don't waste time.
exactly, 250€ for a RT to Central America is already extremely low!
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Old Jan 3, 14, 6:53 am
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Originally Posted by fuyao View Post
exactly, 250€ for a RT to Central America is already extremely low!
Worked for 150€ish previously.
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Old Jan 3, 14, 7:42 am
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Originally Posted by fqtv_kraven View Post
Worked for 150€ish previously.
All I'm saying is, if you get it for 250€ don't push it with another 3x

btw, does anyone have the price information on those tickets? Not in ITA, kvs doesn't work until Jan 10 and I'm curious what actually is lower, the bf, yq or if they just skipped some taxes?
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Old Jan 3, 14, 7:44 am
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Originally Posted by fuyao View Post
All I'm saying is, if you get it for 250€ don't push it with another 3x

btw, does anyone have the price information on those tickets? Not in ITA, kvs doesn't work until Jan 10 and I'm curious what actually is lower, the bf, yq or if they just skipped some taxes?
It is (was) an advertised sale on the IB site.
There were no tricks involved.
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