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Old Mar 4, 18, 6:29 am
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Complaint about TAP Fare Class Visibility

Does anyone know how to figure out the TAP fare class before you buy a ticket? I usually credit my miles back to UA Mileage Plus. I purchased a Classic Economy Fare from Newark to Madrid on TAP's website and later learned that it does not accrue any mileage. I think it booked into "T" which is non-mileage earning. Fortunately, it was not a lot of money and I will know better next time.
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Old Mar 5, 18, 9:11 pm
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I think after extensive searching, I ended up being able to find out through a dummy booking on Expedia
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Old Mar 6, 18, 1:59 pm
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I had the same problem, I bought 3 different tickets with different things included and none of them offered mileage earnings. If the ticket is bought directly on the TAP website, then you can cancel your ticket within 24 hours and have a full refund.
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Old Mar 8, 18, 2:34 am
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Originally Posted by FlyingFloosie View Post
Does anyone know how to figure out the TAP fare class before you buy a ticket?
Buy from a travel agent that either discloses the booking subclass before purchase, or that you can query before purchasing.
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Old Mar 8, 18, 4:05 am
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Keep in mind that TAP is notorious nowadays to credit different classes than whats on your ticket.

If you buy a Light fare their website says that you will earn no miles. Even if you book in full Y. The way they do this is by crediting a non-earning bookings class instead of the actual one that was booked/flown.
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Old Mar 9, 18, 1:09 pm
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Originally Posted by Xandrios View Post
Keep in mind that TAP is notorious nowadays to credit different classes than whats on your ticket.

If you buy a Light fare their website says that you will earn no miles. Even if you book in full Y. The way they do this is by crediting a non-earning bookings class instead of the actual one that was booked/flown.
This didn't seem to effect my point earnings on a recent flight, but when my tickets were purchased they were supposedly in J then my physical boarding pass claimed C. Bit unusual... I would have been livid if this had any impact on my earnings though.
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Old Mar 19, 18, 6:17 am
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Originally Posted by AStarr View Post
This didn't seem to effect my point earnings on a recent flight, but when my tickets were purchased they were supposedly in J then my physical boarding pass claimed C. Bit unusual... I would have been livid if this had any impact on my earnings though.
Are you sure that the ticket displays booking class? I'd assume the C refers to the cabin (C= Bus, Y=Eco) - that Abbreviation is common accross the european carriers...
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Old Mar 19, 18, 9:44 am
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Originally Posted by frogster View Post
Are you sure that the ticket displays booking class? I'd assume the C refers to the cabin (C= Bus, Y=Eco) - that Abbreviation is common accross the european carriers...
ah that could very well be the case then
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