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Yesterday, 3:55 am
Replies: 24
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Posted By ft543

Another option is to fly a bunch of cheap Qantas...

Another option is to fly a bunch of cheap Qantas fares since all economy classes earn 100% EQM/RDM. LAX-MEL-LAX is around 16k r/t and can be had for ~600$ occasionally.

Obviously less comfortable...
Mar 20, 19, 4:34 am
Replies: 153
Views: 18,370
Posted By ft543

On my SFO-HKG a few days ago (CX 873) they were...

On my SFO-HKG a few days ago (CX 873) they were also serving Rare Millesimme 2002.
Mar 7, 19, 8:06 pm
Replies: 1,923
Views: 208,484
Posted By ft543

On the CX website you must indicate you're...

On the CX website you must indicate you're changing both the inbound and outbond flights.
Feb 20, 19, 8:38 pm
Replies: 1,923
Views: 208,484
Posted By ft543

If you look up thread a bit, people have...

If you look up thread a bit, people have definitely been able to cancel without a fee but YMMV.
Feb 16, 19, 1:30 pm
Replies: 388
Views: 94,924
Posted By ft543

Looking in September there are RT fares from...

Looking in September there are RT fares from 2,600 USD if you depart Mon/Wed from AMD. The cheap fare is only applicable ex-AMD as far as I know, but you are not limited to just EWR as your US...
Feb 11, 19, 10:22 am
Replies: 443
Views: 50,532
Posted By ft543

American APEC cards do not come with visa...

American APEC cards do not come with visa privileges, so all it really gives you is crew/diplomatic line access
Feb 6, 19, 8:46 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,838
Posted By ft543

I don't have an another example, but from what...

I don't have an another example, but from what I've been reading the European model is generally more accurate than NOAA GFS.

There's an interesting article about it on Ars Technica...
Feb 1, 19, 6:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,611
Posted By ft543

Yeah, from a previous thread on a SQ fare, it...

Yeah, from a previous thread on a SQ fare, it appears that R is being used for cheap PE fares on very long routes.
Jan 30, 19, 6:13 pm
Replies: 388
Views: 94,924
Posted By ft543

Did you just ask someone at the counter if you...

Did you just ask someone at the counter if you could be met at AMD and escorted for the direct turn? Did they give you any trouble at all while asking?
Jan 29, 19, 10:06 pm
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Views: 208,484
Posted By ft543

Yep, you only earn 150% EQM (~24k for round trip)...

Yep, you only earn 150% EQM (~24k for round trip) no matter your status, and 350% RDM as a general member. With Elite bonuses you earn 400%, 450%, or 475% RDM (MVP, Gold, 75k respectively).
Jan 29, 19, 6:27 pm
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Views: 208,484
Posted By ft543

HKG-JFK-HKG Should earn 24,202 EQM and 72,604 RDM...

HKG-JFK-HKG Should earn 24,202 EQM and 72,604 RDM with MVP Gold status. That gets you almost to MVP (25,000 miles), and nearly half way to MVP Gold (50,000 miles).
Jan 28, 19, 8:38 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,904
Posted By ft543

Filed 16JAN19 with a base fare of... $248! ...

Filed 16JAN19 with a base fare of... $248!

/VIA THE ATLANTIC/
MAP CONSTRUCTED LEFT TO RIGHT AND RIGHT TO LEFT
1. MOW-CGN/DUS/FRA/GVA/MUC/VIE/ZRH-CGN/DUS/FRA/GVA/MUC/VIE/
ZRH-SAO
Jan 26, 19, 5:09 pm
Replies: 1,923
Views: 208,484
Posted By ft543

I agree with this, but IMO we still ended up in...

I agree with this, but IMO we still ended up in one of the better scenarios. People have been able to change J, and F (there were at least two windows), and waiver of cancellation fee has been...
Jan 24, 19, 11:03 pm
Replies: 1,923
Views: 208,484
Posted By ft543

Up thread the two main conclusions are that it's...

Up thread the two main conclusions are that it's a POS issue (EF doesn't have Vietnam POS), or CX is just not allowing first class changes.
Jan 21, 19, 7:07 pm
Replies: 374
Views: 59,376
Posted By ft543

Has Alaska stated a timeline for the...

Has Alaska stated a timeline for the reconfiguration process?
Jan 19, 19, 11:26 pm
Replies: 388
Views: 94,924
Posted By ft543

I've booked a one-way, and all of the dates I...

I've booked a one-way, and all of the dates I mentioned have availability in SQ/EF and Cleartrip, but I'll give them a few more calls before giving up.
The most recent agent quoted me the correct...
Jan 19, 19, 5:33 pm
Replies: 388
Views: 94,924
Posted By ft543

Anyone have experience working with Cleartrip to...

Anyone have experience working with Cleartrip to change dates? Looking to change due to the CX flash sale.
Called a few times and they can't find any availability in any fare class for the dates I...
Jan 16, 19, 11:15 pm
Replies: 443
Views: 50,532
Posted By ft543

A bit off topic, and not meant to be a value...

A bit off topic, and not meant to be a value judgement, but can someone explain the use of "grASper/grAAber" in this subforum?
I've been lurking for a while and I've seen it pop-up occasionally. Do...
Jan 16, 19, 3:21 pm
Replies: 443
Views: 50,532
Posted By ft543

It's likely that CX did something on the back end...

It's likely that CX did something on the back end to prevent changes at historical fare for these flash sale fares. The website will offer business class (+hefty fare difference) you want to change...
Jan 15, 19, 10:59 pm
Replies: 1,923
Views: 208,484
Posted By ft543

If you have two overlapping reservations under...

If you have two overlapping reservations under the same name, passport, FF #, etc., you risk having one or both canceled. Some airlines periodically sweep bookings, canceling things like that. So...
Jan 14, 19, 12:43 am
Replies: 388
Views: 25,344
Posted By ft543

Correct, SFO-HKG-TLV will price as 70k Are...

Correct, SFO-HKG-TLV will price as 70k

Are you asking if you can fly USA-HKG-XXX-HKG as one award if your stopover in HKG is under 24 hours? Or USA-HKG-XXX-YYY as one award? Either way HKG is the...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 14, 19, 12:12 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,003
Posted By ft543

Maybe 1-2 more posts before I get to Srinagar,...

Maybe 1-2 more posts before I get to Srinagar, but the tensions were definitely visible. However, the interactions I had with individual Kashmiris were nothing but welcoming.




Thanks :)

...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 14, 19, 12:06 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,003
Posted By ft543

2 weeks late for the update, but it's here! I had...

2 weeks late for the update, but it's here! I had a busy two weeks, including trying to get the CX flash sale to fit with an upcoming trip.

Days 4-6
I spent a few days in Delhi but didn't take...
Jan 13, 19, 10:49 am
Replies: 1,923
Views: 208,484
Posted By ft543

Just speculating on why we aren't able to get...

Just speculating on why we aren't able to get changes at historical price anymore. We know we should be able to, and we were able to during at least two points in time. Now we can't anymore, even if...
Jan 13, 19, 1:08 am
Replies: 37
Views: 7,943
Posted By ft543

Did Alaska finally start giving credit for R...

Did Alaska finally start giving credit for R class, or does this book into S/T?
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