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South America to Asia via Easter Island/Tahiti

South America to Asia via Easter Island/Tahiti

Old Jul 27, 14, 3:49 pm
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South America to Asia via Easter Island/Tahiti

We are a family of four planning an RTW trip next year. I am trying to piece together a routing from Santiago-->Easter Island-->Tahiti-->Singapore, but I can't seem to do so using Oneworld Explorer, (or on Star Alliance for that matter). Is my only option one world GLOBAL explorer?

Thanks for any advice!
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Old Jul 27, 14, 7:40 pm
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Welcome to FT stevy

As you probably know already, your problem is flying West from Tahiti - no Oneworld airline does it. In fact the only Oneworld airline that flies to PPT is LA from/to IPC.

As I see it, your options are:
  1. Use the Global Explorer, which will allow you to fly PPT-AKL on QF's codeshare on TN metal
  2. drop Tahiti from your itinerary and fly ...IPC-SCL-AKL/SYD
  3. Have a surface segment on the ticket between PPT and AKL and purchase a separate ticket on NZ or TN (costs approx USD400 all-in according to itasoftware)
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