Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Miles&Points > Mileage Run Deals > Mileage Run Discussion
Reload this Page >

[PREM FARE GONE] Mad-scl biz $280 return

[PREM FARE GONE] Mad-scl biz $280 return

Old Jun 16, 22, 6:27 am
  #301  
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: DUB, CPH
Programs: SK, LH
Posts: 333
Originally Posted by RichieMc View Post
I'm not getting anywhere-. Can find dates in April for $369 RT, but at the last stage when I click to go to payment, I end up on Priceline's front page.
too late its gone now. you may be seeing cached fares
RichieMc likes this.
bittihuduga is online now  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:29 am
  #302  
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: NYC
Programs: QF LTG
Posts: 1,111
Can we please set the record straight. There is absolutely no valid reason for anyone to call the airline (either the ticketing or operating airlines) or their OTA. There will never be a valid reason, certainly not until you have flown the first sector.

If you want to cancel - you shouldnít have booked
If you want to select seats - youíre in business class, all the seats are good!
If you want to change dates - it will reprice anyway, fly the first sector first.
If your credit card wasnít charged - be patient, it will either happen or it wonít, calling just makes you a selfish ....

While Iím at it just a reminder that your ticket isnít 100% safe until you are on the plane. Donít book any non refundable plans you arenít prepared to lose until youíre on the plane. Even though this was clearly just a great deal/flash fare sale some airlines love to play stupid games.
jfkeze, tropikey, CARST and 20 others like this.
PbodyPhoto is offline  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:37 am
  #303  
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: London
Programs: Gold at BA, Hilton and Radisson.
Posts: 408
Originally Posted by AK100k View Post
Booked MAD-EZE-SCL-MAD roundtrip for $340, a great deal for mileage run on Alaska airline. Be careful on choosing seats after you book the cheapest biz flight on IB, I accidently chose the seat near the toilet, but can't change it anymore, called the customer service and being told that they only allow one-time seat picking.
Why did you call? Iím struggling to understand.


Did you think youíll be forced to stand, or the ticket gets cancelled if you canít select a seat the second you book?

Genuinely curious as to your thought process.
view, largeeyes, jfkeze and 12 others like this.
ScienceTeacher is offline  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:42 am
  #304  
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: AMS, JFK/EWR/LGA
Programs: Flying Blue/Platinum, TK/Elite Plus, QR/Platinum, LH/FTL, Marriott/Platinum
Posts: 284
Originally Posted by Hudute View Post
it begins. My Iberia booking confirmation has disappeared from my booking confirmation on the OTA website, is no longer available on the Iberia website, only the leg GRU-SCL (my only flight on LATAM) is still alive. I booked on Mytrip for 333Ä.
appears your reservation was never ticketed. Did you ever get a ticket number starting 045?
newflyer530 is offline  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:44 am
  #305  
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: CDG
Programs: TK Elite Plus
Posts: 107
Originally Posted by bittihuduga View Post
for those who selected seats, i was able to do MAD-LIMa on IB website
on return my GRU-MAD is on IB but operated by LATAM. I am unable to select on both the airlines.
any tips how to resolve this?
I received two PNRs, one for IB, one for LA. Selected IB seats on the IB website and for the LATAM flight, needed to select those on the LATAM website with their record locator. No issues for me.
tomparskate and jrweaver912 like this.
Junior_2J&K is offline  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:45 am
  #306  
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: AMS, JFK/EWR/LGA
Programs: Flying Blue/Platinum, TK/Elite Plus, QR/Platinum, LH/FTL, Marriott/Platinum
Posts: 284
Originally Posted by ScienceTeacher View Post
Why did you call? Iím struggling to understand.


Did you think youíll be forced to stand, or the ticket gets cancelled if you canít select a seat the second you book?

Genuinely curious as to your thought process.
i guess we will never see more posts from this person anymore in this thread. Thereís always one (or few) of those idxxts in every fare sale that poops the party. What can you doÖ
nawlins, becks1, Rikkon and 1 others like this.
newflyer530 is offline  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:46 am
  #307  
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: DUB, CPH
Programs: SK, LH
Posts: 333
Originally Posted by Junior_2J&K View Post
I received two PNRs, one for IB, one for LA. Selected IB seats on the IB website and for the LATAM flight, needed to select those on the LATAM website with their record locator. No issues for me.
GRU-MAD is on Iberia but operated by LATAM and both say we cant book seats..not an issue as i have more than 240 days time ;-)
bittihuduga is online now  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:48 am
  #308  
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Edinburgh
Programs: BA Gold, HHonors Gold, Priority Pass
Posts: 740
If you have been ticketed then I don't think you should worry (too much anyway!)

Likewise, change seats in RJ site or just wait, You're flying in Biz. All seats are nice
tomparskate is offline  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:51 am
  #309  
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: DUB, CPH
Programs: SK, LH
Posts: 333
true..as long as the flight does not disappear from my booking details, i am ok..we are 6 of them, so wanted to check close by seats..also its NOT an 747 or a380..all biz seats will be anyway in the same pod
by the way when do we start adding our flying dates into the thread :-)

Last edited by bittihuduga; Jun 16, 22 at 7:06 am Reason: typo
bittihuduga is online now  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:52 am
  #310  
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 7
Originally Posted by newflyer530 View Post
appears your reservation was never ticketed. Did you ever get a ticket number starting 045?
well it did show as confirmed on Iberias website. But I never checked for the ticket number as I booked this in the middle of the night. So probably not. Good luck to the rest!
Hudute is offline  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:53 am
  #311  
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: NUE
Programs: *G (TK elite), OW emerald (BA), ST elite plus (AF)
Posts: 2,775
Originally Posted by bittihuduga View Post
GRU-MAD is on Iberia but operated by LATAM and both say we cant book seats..not an issue as i have more than 240 days time ;-)
IB has a strange business class fare structure - there are business class fares that don't qualify for free seat assignments. maybe this is such an optima fare.
PbodyPhoto likes this.
f0zzyNUE is online now  
Old Jun 16, 22, 6:56 am
  #312  
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: NYC
Programs: QF LTG
Posts: 1,111
Originally Posted by bittihuduga View Post
true..as long as the flight does not disappear from my booking details, i am ok..we are 6 of them, so wanted to check close by seats..also its an 747 or a380..all biz seats will be anyway in the same pod
by the way when do we start adding our flying dates into the thread :-)
Even if you are in different ends of the cabin you will all arrive in Santiago at the same time. Relax.
becks1 and bimbonello like this.
PbodyPhoto is offline  
Old Jun 16, 22, 7:07 am
  #313  
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: DUB, CPH
Programs: SK, LH
Posts: 333
Originally Posted by PbodyPhoto View Post
Even if you are in different ends of the cabin you will all arrive in Santiago at the same time. Relax.
ya ya..we go in together and we come out together ;-)
hence no panic or alarm
bittihuduga is online now  
Old Jun 16, 22, 7:07 am
  #314  
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: SFO, JFK/LGA/EWR
Programs: Alaska 100K, Hyatt Globalist, Marriott Titanium, *A Gold w/ Asiana Diamond, Krisflyer Gold, AC 50K
Posts: 467
Iíd say historically the airline will cancel within a week tickets like these, after that you cam usually assume you can fly. Donít worry about airport staff doing anything about your ticket either unless you are asking them to modify it
18wheeler_vanrekt is offline  
Old Jun 16, 22, 7:25 am
  #315  
 
Join Date: Nov 2020
Posts: 3
Crediting 045 Tix to AA

Does anyone know if the IB flights (flight number and operated by IB) with 045 ticket number will credit to AA? Of course AS should be fine either way, but unsure on AA. Thanks!
Tommygunzzz is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread