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BA WT+ LAX-JNB-ORD for $1796 USD

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Old May 14, 18, 10:19 am
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BA WT+ LAX-JNB-ORD for $1796 USD

Dates 11/8-12/2018. Booked on BA.com. 20,649 RDM's / 30,975 EQM's / $4,129 EQD's.
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Old May 14, 18, 10:47 am
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Iíve tried google flights and ba and canít see this fare
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Old May 14, 18, 11:18 am
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I played around with this a little bit on Google Flights. Checked availability for the R/T LAX-JNB and ORD-JNB to see what days the lowest fares were offered. I then went to BA.com and did a multi-city search LAX-JNB and then JNB-ORD on the return. Be careful as the lowest fares that show (like $1500r/t) are using AA flight numbers so you get crappy returns on the EQD's.
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Old May 14, 18, 11:34 am
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Originally Posted by ORDPLATAA View Post
I played around with this a little bit on Google Flights. Checked availability for the R/T LAX-JNB and ORD-JNB to see what days the lowest fares were offered. I then went to BA.com and did a multi-city search LAX-JNB and then JNB-ORD on the return. Be careful as the lowest fares that show (like $1500r/t) are using AA flight numbers so you get crappy returns on the EQD's.
thanks I found it now
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Old May 14, 18, 11:54 am
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Old May 14, 18, 1:00 pm
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https://www.google.com/flights/#flt=...21*.USD.160821
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Old May 14, 18, 4:34 pm
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Carrier imposed charge $790.00
Ouch!

EDIT: There is no reason to end in ORD as the price is the same to do LAX-JNB-LAX
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Old May 14, 18, 8:30 pm
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It appears that this is a recurring deal for Nov-Feb to South Africa. Similar deals were offered by BA in the past couple of years. Also available fro SEA, SFO (but mostly AA flight numbers).
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Old May 15, 18, 8:36 am
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Ouch!

EDIT: There is no reason to end in ORD as the price is the same to do LAX-JNB-LAX
I live in Chicago so while I don't mind starting this run on the West Coast and positioning out there the day of departure, I didn't want to end in LAX and then have to fly cross country to get home.
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Old May 15, 18, 9:51 am
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Originally Posted by ORDPLATAA View Post
I live in Chicago so while I don't mind starting this run on the West Coast and positioning out there the day of departure, I didn't want to end in LAX and then have to fly cross country to get home.
Then why don't you start in Chicago? ORD-JNB-ORD is the same price. This price is available for a lot of cities; there is no reason to do an open jaw to get the price.
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Old May 15, 18, 9:58 am
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Then why don't you start in Chicago? ORD-JNB-ORD is the same price. This price is available for a lot of cities; there is no reason to do an open jaw to get the price.
That is true - but I gain about $300EQD's starting in LA + I get try try out the LAX Flagship Lounge and the OW 1st Lounges at LAX TBIT (much better than the ORD T5 loune offerings). Of course, YMMV.
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+ i get try try out the lax flagship lounge and the ow 1st lounges at lax tbit (much better than the ord t5 loune offerings). Of course, ymmv.
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Old May 17, 18, 4:55 am
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I would skip the FL at LAX and just head to the QF FC, assuming you have access. All of the FL's seems to have taken a step down in terms of quality, especially the F+B offerings.

2.69x EQD's on AA so not as good as the OSL/ARN/CPH WT+ fares. My last OSL-LHR-LAX was 3.39x, and I'm waiting on my EU compensation to be "heard" by CEDR as BA cancelled my LAX-LHR since they reassigned our aircraft (a 787 obviously,) and cancelled. Stick to the A380 flights as the upper deck WT+ is good, very quiet, and comfortable if you have a bulkhead or at least the aisle. Some like the window with the "arm rest" storage area, but it depends on what you like.
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Originally Posted by ORDPLATAA View Post
That is true - but I gain about $300EQD's starting in LA + I get try try out the LAX Flagship Lounge and the OW 1st Lounges at LAX TBIT (much better than the ORD T5 loune offerings). Of course, YMMV.
Yes, the Qantas F lounge at LAX (in TBIT, but it's easy to walk to neighbouring terminal in 10-12mins) is one of the best you'll find anywhere. Good food that's made to order. Absolutely pees all over any AA offering, including any Flagship First (I visited JFK's last week - good, but Qantas LAX and Cathay LHR both beat it).
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Old May 18, 18, 11:04 am
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LAX RT $1,703 11/4-12

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