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Routing advice - 'flight segments' and 'stopovers'; DONE4/DGLOB34

Routing advice - 'flight segments' and 'stopovers'; DONE4/DGLOB34

Old Feb 10, 19, 11:43 am
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Routing advice - 'flight segments' and 'stopovers'; DONE4/DGLOB34

Hi All,

I am looking at either a DONE4 or DGLOB34. I am unable to interpret the rules hence I need some clarity. There are a number of cities I'd like to visit but based on my understanding I seem to trip up with regard to either exceeding the maximum number of stop overs or flight segments.

I want to fly from Europe and follow the following itinerary:

LHR-YYZ-OMA-NYC-MCO/MIA-JAC-MEL-ETC

My understanding of a DGLOB34 is that I can do a maximum of 4 stop overs. With my intention to stop in Toronto, Omaha, New York, Orlando and Jackson Hole I will 5 stopovers or have I misunderstood the rules?

Under the DONE4 rules it mentions a maximum of 6 'flight segments' in the US; is a single flight segment a single flight or can it constitute multiple flights but with the stop over merely as transit? I.e. there is no direct flight from Toronto to Omaha so one would need to fly Toronto - Chicago - Omaha, I'd be in transit in Chicago but I'd take 2 separate AA flights with 2 seperate flight numbers. Under the DONE4 rules is that one or two 'flight segments'?

Do you have any suggestions, such as alternative products? My preference is very much to visit those cities and in that order. I thought maybe I buy a seperate ticket for Toronto - Omaha and see if that then enables me to comply with the rules?
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Old Feb 10, 19, 11:54 am
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I don't think dglob34 is limited to 4 stopovers. U should explore in that direction.

It seems that etc is in North America. U probably need to end in UK for any round the world product
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Old Feb 10, 19, 11:54 am
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Originally Posted by 747-444 View Post
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I want to fly from Europe and follow the following itinerary:
LHR-YYZ-OMA-NYC-MCO/MIA-JAC-MEL-ETC
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I.e. there is no direct flight from Toronto to Omaha so one would need to fly Toronto - Chicago - Omaha, I'd be in transit in Chicago but I'd take 2 separate AA flights with 2 seperate flight numbers. Under the DONE4 rules is that one or two 'flight segments'?
2 segments as YYZ-ORD & ORD-OMA are 2 flight numbers

JAC-MEL will take another USA segment as no single flight number. So will be JAC-DFW-SYD-MEL.
JAC flights from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Hole_Airport (may not be up to date)

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Old Feb 10, 19, 1:11 pm
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I don't think dglob34 is limited to 4 stopovers. U should explore in that direction.

It seems that etc is in North America. U probably need to end in UK for any round the world product

The -ETC is me getting back to London.

34000 Minimum 2 free stopovers permitted with no more than 4 in any one region

From Rule 8. Stopovers. Page 6

https://www.qantas.com/content/dam/q...l-explorer.pdf

Am I reading this correctly?
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4 stopovers in North America. I don't remember how the open jaw is counted.

If you cut out Jac it should work?

The stop would be YYZ oma NYC Mia. But probably also work for done, I guess

maybe you can use airpass on top of the RTW tickets?

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