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Saudia business: FCO-CGK under 500 Euros one way

Saudia business: FCO-CGK under 500 Euros one way

Old Jun 15, 18, 2:54 am
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Saudia business: MXP/FCO-CGK under 1000 Euros R/T

Is this a mistake fare or will Saudia honor it?

One way: Rome to Jakarta is showing as under 500 Euros one way almost EVERY day of the year.

Roundtrip is showing under 1000 Euros.
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Old Jun 15, 18, 3:01 am
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now showing 977EU - must fixed it
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Old Jun 15, 18, 3:05 am
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Good deal but Saudia....
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Old Jun 15, 18, 3:06 am
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Originally Posted by gottaluvNW View Post
Is this a mistake fare or will Saudia honor it?

One way: Rome to Jakarta is showing as under 500 Euros one way almost EVERY day of the year.

Roundtrip is showing under 1200 Euros.
Its a regular deal they have which comes and goes usually a few times a year on this forum a lot over the past few years.
I have not read any reports of cancellations so your good to go ^
SV: FCO/MXP-CGK/MNL $1150 rt / $520 ow USD in Business
SV FCO-CGK ow over xmas $550
SV MXP-CGK ow start from 477 in J
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Old Jun 15, 18, 3:23 am
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Booked one of these 1-2 months ago - great deal for a very decent product. Already worth it for me just for the miles and the XP to put me over the top to platinum with FB.

It's indeed an offer that comes and goes. You will also find often availability from MXP (with some interesting routings through MED instead of RUH or JED which is more customary). Just not sure how great that would be in the middle of Hajj season to the end of August...

And for the users which are surely to follow with posts complaining it's a dry airline: just booze up on Prosecco in the Alitalia lounge and sleep the rest of the way!
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Old Jun 15, 18, 3:58 am
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I now see prices with MXP departures also.
As low as 935 Euros roundtrip!

Romanianflyer: what kind of FB miles did you earn?
was it 2x miles flown?
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Old Jun 15, 18, 4:12 am
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I have yet to fly it in a month from now. Unfortunately no mileage calculator for FB anymore on the website so I only know the XP it will earn (54 one way trip; FCO/MXP-Saudi Arabia = long 1 category so 24 XP, Saudi Arabia-CGK = long 2 so 30 XP). Would be curious for the miles as well!

If someone has experience transiting through all 3 Saudi airports (JED, RUH, and especially the under-reported MED) I'm curious to hear as well about it. What I gathered so far from trip reports and reviews is that RUH is more pleasant as far as Saudi airports (+ lounge) go, but that catering from JED on the other hand has a slight edge.

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Old Jun 15, 18, 4:41 am
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Double check the visa requirement for the domestic transit.
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Old Jun 15, 18, 5:16 am
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Booked. Do I need a visa for 3hr transit stop in Jeddah? UK citizen/passport
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Old Jun 15, 18, 5:23 am
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Originally Posted by mattspod View Post
Booked. Do I need a visa for 3hr transit stop in Jeddah? UK citizen/passport
No visa required :-)
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Old Jun 15, 18, 5:35 am
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This must be the most common deal posted on this forum...
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Old Jun 15, 18, 5:36 am
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I flew Saudia last year when they had a deal IST-KUL-IST via JED for around 650 round trip.

Providing you can go without booze for a day I would highly recommend flying them. I definitely would again.

Modern fleet of aircraft with great Business Class seats (both the 787 and 330 I flew had the same seat types as the corresponding QR a/c), free wifi, generally nice crew.

The weak link in the product is JED airport........awful. Absolutely awful. However I believe they are moving to a new terminal there soon.
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Old Jun 15, 18, 5:39 am
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Here is a good thread with some recent reports of flying this deal for those interested.
Saudia is a hidden gem!

Unfortunately new terminal in JED is not expected to officially open until 1st January 2019 however "Experimental operation of the airport will start from May 1" Which means: "eight Saudi Arabian Airlines flights daily"
http://saudigazette.com.sa/article/5...Jeddah-airport

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Old Jun 15, 18, 5:58 am
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Very Good deal thank you ...but it's Saudia
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Old Jun 15, 18, 6:21 am
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Thinking of doing 2 of these one way flights crediting to Delta after signing up to their Status challenge, should give me Delta SkyMiles Medallion Gold = SkyTeam Elite Plus, for pretty cheap until 01/2020
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