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AF: BUD to OGG/HNL for €1921 in Business

Old Jun 5, 22, 6:50 am
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Cool AF: BUD to OGG/HNL for €1921 in Business

Very limited availability over the holiday period, a bit more available January through April '23
Not the cheapest, but not bad either for the length of travel. Be careful, as some last segments might be sold as Eco

Managed to get the below ticketed on 057 stock, in J/Z class, no eco segments
KL & DL didn't allow this pricing.

https://www.google.com/travel/flight...GZpAWquUE73kq9


Oneworld seems to offer the same, slightly cheaper I believe, but didn't look in to it.
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Old Jun 5, 22, 9:33 am
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For those crediting to Delta/other Skyteam carriers, the Kahului -> Vancouver is non mileage earning as it's Air France marketed but operated by a non Skyteam airline (Westjet). Great find none the less for those on AF/KL.
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Old Jun 5, 22, 9:39 am
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Originally Posted by r0gerthat View Post
Very limited availability over the holiday period, a bit more available January through April '23
Not the cheapest, but not bad either for the length of travel. Be careful, as some last segments might be sold as Eco

Managed to get the below ticketed on 057 stock, in J/Z class, no eco segments
KL & DL didn't allow this pricing.

https://www.google.com/travel/flight...GZpAWquUE73kq9


Oneworld seems to offer the same, slightly cheaper I believe, but didn't look in to it.
BUD-HNL 1 532 €
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Old Jun 5, 22, 9:41 am
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LH and LX offer similar deals.
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Old Jun 5, 22, 12:10 pm
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Originally Posted by sluneckov View Post
BUD-HNL 1 532 €
You can force lie flats to OGG/HNL via DFW on AA both ways using multi city, but not stopovers for this price.

This would be nice if you could book it all in partner codes, rather than just some of the flights, for more LPs.

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Old Jun 5, 22, 12:53 pm
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Originally Posted by nk15 View Post
You can force lie flats to OGG/HNL via DFW on AA both ways using multi city, but not stopovers for this price.

This would be nice if you could book it all in partner codes, rather than just some of the flights, for more LPs.
this would be nice if they dropped the vaccination requirement and let me enter the country 😂
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Old Jun 5, 22, 1:45 pm
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Very nice fare.

Shame no stopover in the US though :/
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Old Jun 5, 22, 3:15 pm
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US stopovers are 600 EUR

Code:
STOPOVERS
   1 STOPOVER PERMITTED IN EACH DIRECTION AT EUR 75.00 IN
   AMS/PAR/MIL/ROM
   CHILD/INFANT DISCOUNTS APPLY.
   AND - 1 STOPOVER PERMITTED IN EACH DIRECTION AT EUR
         600.00 IN UNITED STATES/CANADA/MEXICO
         CHILD/INFANT DISCOUNTS APPLY.
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Old Jun 5, 22, 6:06 pm
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Originally Posted by Calchas View Post
US stopovers are 600 EUR


Code:
STOPOVERS
1 STOPOVER PERMITTED IN EACH DIRECTION AT EUR 75.00 IN
AMS/PAR/MIL/ROM
CHILD/INFANT DISCOUNTS APPLY.
AND - 1 STOPOVER PERMITTED IN EACH DIRECTION AT EUR
600.00 IN UNITED STATES/CANADA/MEXICO
CHILD/INFANT DISCOUNTS APPLY.
Thanks for the heads up. Was hoping to build a second trip from LAX to Hawaii, but 1200EUR for the two stopovers needed is too steep.
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Old Jun 5, 22, 6:42 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyingFrZ View Post
Thanks for the heads up. Was hoping to build a second trip from LAX to Hawaii, but 1200EUR for the two stopovers needed is too steep.
It can work with one stopover, but it is still too much and messes up the fare. Unless you really want to go to Hawaii.

This would have been a great fare for AA, before they changed their FFP, but now flying doesn't matter, I re-qualify on shopping and fly *A, lol. It is great for BAEC re-qualification though.
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Old Jun 5, 22, 7:03 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyingFrZ View Post
Thanks for the heads up. Was hoping to build a second trip from LAX to Hawaii, but 1200EUR for the two stopovers needed is too steep.
On this fare, sure. But if you wanted to stopover e.g. twice in LAX you could use a *A Z fare instead and it'd be about 600 more, not 1200. Not a steal, but not as bad.

This applies for just one stopover too (~300 instead of 600).
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Old Jun 6, 22, 3:39 pm
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What a shame that ST does not lowball their offer by 300 euros to match 1W's.
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Old Jun 7, 22, 6:28 am
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Scored this - thanks!

As people have mentioned, many of the routings include an OGG-YVR segment on WestJet, which does not have a real business class or really much of premium economy. I shopped to get around that.

I'm excited to experience lots of aircraft/cabin versions that are new to me.

We're flying from Malta, and we plan to prepend a visit to Budapest Christmas markets. I think it will be my first visit to BP.
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Old Jun 7, 22, 8:18 am
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Originally Posted by Paul Davis View Post
Scored this - thanks!

As people have mentioned, many of the routings include an OGG-YVR segment on WestJet, which does not have a real business class or really much of premium economy. I shopped to get around that.

I'm excited to experience lots of aircraft/cabin versions that are new to me.

We're flying from Malta, and we plan to prepend a visit to Budapest Christmas markets. I think it will be my first visit to BP.
You're welcome mate.

On the WestJet segment, while this is not 'real' business as WestJet describes it, it compares to DL's first class experience almost 1 to 1 if you ask me. I've previously flown it, and it's a similar width seat with similar meal/drink service. On AF ticket it's also in J class, which I is business, so you will get business XP if crediting to Flying Blue.

Curious to hear what you found as an alternative? 757 from DL?
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Old Jun 7, 22, 9:03 am
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You can get this down to USD$1,696 on BA/AA metal if you search.

https://www.google.com/travel/flight...HvrPebCHRoiF26

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