QR..What a dirty trick..

Old Feb 21, 20, 12:40 pm
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QR..What a dirty trick..

Was looking for a flight and noticed some good offers (14000, NOK approx 1400 euro OSL-SYD RT). However, one must read very carefully the small prints ...Those of us who are frequent travelers will immediately notice this . However, I'm afraid many people will fall into this trap...
Be aware my friends ..







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Old Feb 21, 20, 12:46 pm
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Originally Posted by toastedcafe View Post
Was looking for a flight and notice some good offers (14000, NOK approx 1400 euro OSL-SYD RT). However, one must ready very carefully the small prints ...Those of us who are frequent traveler will immediately notice this . However, I'm afraid many people will fall into this trap...
Be aware my friends ..






That's novel, and exceptionally irritating!

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Old Feb 21, 20, 1:43 pm
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Those extra 4500 NOK each way for DOH-SYD would be well worth it for busniess class.
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Old Feb 21, 20, 1:52 pm
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I've seen that one, and I came across another one the other day whilst reading the full fare rules that I've not seen with other airlines before: basically there is a timeline during the 24 hours leading up to actual departure where they start having some fancy claims of what you owe them if you don't board or decide to self-offload and basically owe them a pile of money to be determined by them.

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Old Feb 21, 20, 7:48 pm
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I have seen some creative routings listed as the cheapest J options recently too, including Oslo to Adelaide via Auckland, with the AKL-ADL sector in economy on Air New Zealand.
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Old Feb 22, 20, 9:53 am
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This is very misguided on the part of QR, and I think whichever managers deemed it a satisfactory way to display fares need to take a long hard look at themselves. Sharp practice at best, bordering on outright deceit at worst .... regardless of what the ’small print’ caveat emptor says.

QR should stop this immediately
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Old Feb 22, 20, 10:05 am
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Originally Posted by subject2load View Post
This is very misguided on the part of QR, and I think whichever managers deemed it a satisfactory way to display fares need to take a long hard look at themselves. Sharp practice at best, bordering on outright deceit at worst .... regardless of what the ísmall printí caveat emptor says.

QR should stop this immediately
I agree with other comments about QR's practice here. As a reaonably seaoned traveller it did take me a moment or two to work it out (from a non related bad experience many years ago I've learned to read the small print) and this is a little unscrupulous in my opinion. Still, the J fares from Europe to OZ and NZ and SE Asia are still good so make's me wonder why the heck QR are doing this?

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Old Feb 22, 20, 12:39 pm
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That's incredibly misleading. Especially with the picture/description of A380 business class under "Your on-board experience" with SYD-DOH selected!
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Old Feb 22, 20, 12:47 pm
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Extremely poor and probably a fraud case! Reminds me of the 'Afternoon tea' without tea BA used to offer. By the way the SYD-DOH is about 15 hours and the DOH-OSL is 7 hours...
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Old Feb 22, 20, 1:25 pm
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Extremely poor and probably a fraud case! Reminds me of the 'Afternoon tea' without tea BA used to offer. By the way the SYD-DOH is about 15 hours and the DOH-OSL is 7 hours...
That is exactly my point. You are getting cattle class on the longest segment of your trip , which is sold as "business". It would be the same as AF offering "business class" to Asia , but writing in in the small prints : Your flight from CDG to HND will be in economy...

shame on you QR...
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Old Feb 22, 20, 2:38 pm
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Originally Posted by ermis177 View Post
Extremely poor and probably a fraud case!
Fraud might be a stretch (it says "Multi cabin" several times and the final overview would show economy on two legs). It's misleading to a customer and poorly made (since a customer, overlooking the various warnings, will inevitably be disappointed when he flies).
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Old Feb 22, 20, 4:03 pm
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Perhaps it's a OW thing? QF always do this sort of thing she. Redeeming award flights. You think you're getting a good bargain for Businessss, but read the note to find out that SYD to SIN is in economy and that SIN to BKK will be the business sector.
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Old Feb 22, 20, 5:01 pm
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How can this be legal?
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Old Feb 22, 20, 5:05 pm
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Well, they do mention it is multiple cabin....
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Old Feb 22, 20, 5:17 pm
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Originally Posted by gordon0808 View Post
How can this be legal?
I've always wondered how economy class can be legal in any circumstance
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