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Old Jan 12, 18, 5:27 am
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BA/AA: First class GOT-HNL for 2000, up to 990TP

With a bit of playing around I managed to get this up to 990 TP on BAEC GOT-LHR-LAX-HNL, return leg HNL-LAX-SFO-LHR-GOT. Mix of F and J, dates in May.

Can book with Google Flights, but using ITA/Book With Matrix also got the price down to KR20,788/~1900.

Some of you who are smarter than me could probably do even better!
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Old Jan 12, 18, 5:31 am
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Originally Posted by penfifteen View Post
With a bit of playing around I managed to get this up to 990 TP on BAEC GOT-LHR-LAX-HNL, return leg HNL-LAX-SFO-LHR-GOT. Mix of F and J, dates in May.

Can book with Google Flights, but using ITA/Book With Matrix also got the price down to KR20,788/~1900.

Some of you who are smarter than me could probably do even better!
Nice find! Very interested in this particularly if you can get the price down even more or the TPs up even more!
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Old Jan 12, 18, 5:43 am
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Can be optimised for 1280TP for just over 1.9k

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Old Jan 12, 18, 5:59 am
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Originally Posted by teledude View Post
Can be optimised for 1280TP for just over 1.9k

Happy hunting
Hint?
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Old Jan 12, 18, 6:06 am
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There have been a few routing options proposed last week and this week on the BA tier points run forum and the BA premium fare deals. Seems like this is a DIF fare, and if you find availability you can route it via JFK or HEL, but it's not easy. Great fare overall, valid on both AA and BA metal for the LHR-LAX leg.
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Old Jan 12, 18, 6:10 am
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Beautiful first post, thanks for sharing.

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Old Jan 12, 18, 7:44 am
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Hint?
Ex EU-LHR-JFK-LAX-Hawaii rtn.

As above requires I and A fare buckets available
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Old Jan 12, 18, 8:43 am
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Originally Posted by teledude View Post
Ex EU-LHR-JFK-LAX-Hawaii rtn.

As above requires I and A fare buckets available
https://www.google.co.uk/flights/#se...=ONEWORLD;eo=e
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Old Jan 12, 18, 8:56 am
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Change GOT for a 80TP location....or two.... But yes
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Old Jan 12, 18, 9:08 am
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Leaving HNL at 7am to then arrive in NYC at 1am to leave again the following evening is not my idea of a good time, even in F! Great fare though.
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Old Jan 12, 18, 9:08 am
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any better/ more TP routing possible ? (not able to find byself)
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Old Jan 12, 18, 9:23 am
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Originally Posted by rads60 View Post
any better/ more TP routing possible ? (not able to find byself)
If you multi-leg out the JFK-LAX and LAX-JFK legs and they allow you to route via SFO, DFW, PHL, CLT, MIA rather than direct it would be more TPs but you will probably lose your A321 3-class fully-flat, direct aisle access seat on the transcon
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Old Jan 12, 18, 9:25 am
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Originally Posted by smit0847 View Post
If you multi-leg out the JFK-LAX and LAX-JFK legs and they allow you to route via SFO, DFW, PHL, CLT, MIA rather than direct it would be more TPs but you will probably lose your A321 3-class fully-flat, direct aisle access seat on the transcon
could you give a link/ screenshot from ita for the max tp run/ lowest cost....i'm sure many others inc me would appreciate...
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Old Jan 12, 18, 9:58 am
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Originally Posted by rads60 View Post
could you give a link/ screenshot from ita for the max tp run/ lowest cost....i'm sure many others inc me would appreciate...
I dont know how to do it either. I've only been playing around briefly with Google Flights
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Old Jan 12, 18, 9:58 am
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When is the last day of this sale and what is the travel dates associated with this fare?
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