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Nov 11, 19, 11:04 am
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Posted By X31

I did not try that as the cheap fare bucket...

I did not try that as the cheap fare bucket credited 0% to almost all programs, but I assume you can change at check-in (don't see why not).
Nov 5, 19, 5:26 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 8,882
Posted By X31

They give you free miles for signing up to their...

They give you free miles for signing up to their program, and they even let you have a negative miles balance (as I do).
Oct 26, 19, 1:25 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 74,828
Posted By X31

My experience flying with them recently and...

My experience flying with them recently and trying to follow the advice on this thread was :

- You can definitely reserve seats at check-in and leave the process without paying
- You cannot get a...
Mar 31, 19, 9:15 am
Replies: 6
Views: 4,158
Posted By X31

DL: JFK-UIO / UIO-YYZ (183 USD) or JFK-UIO / UIO-YUL (195 USD) - 5 days min. in Nov

For this to work at this price, you have to stay 5 days in Quito, Ecuador.
So this is more for those who would like to have a cheap holiday rather than only for the miles.

For those living in the...
Sep 4, 18, 4:05 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

You lose your E+ and only will get a refund on...

You lose your E+ and only will get a refund on the day after the flight has been flown. E+ on the whole UA155 flight is much cheaper than E+ on more than two individual segments. I did exactly that...
Jul 19, 18, 6:14 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,155
Posted By X31

Seems so :( I tried to edit the post title to add...

Seems so :( I tried to edit the post title to add "Fare gone" but I'm unable to edit the thread title.
Jul 8, 18, 9:23 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,155
Posted By X31

Looks like the best fares are already gone......

Looks like the best fares are already gone... That was fast!
Still, here's YUL-BEY RT for 570 CAD (Oct. 29 to Nov. 12) which is not too bad.
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Jul 8, 18, 2:58 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,155
Posted By X31

[FARE GONE] RJ: YUL to BEY/TLV/DXB/AUH/JED, RT from 410 CAD - Oct'18 to Mar '19

Seems to book in W, crediting about 25% to various OW FF programs.
Do check travel advisories and needed visas before booking.

YUL <=> BEY : from 410 CAD
YUL <=> TLV : from 441 CAD
YUL <=> DXB...
Jul 7, 18, 12:54 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

You can fly Scoot from SIN to TSN (Tianjin, near...

You can fly Scoot from SIN to TSN (Tianjin, near Beijing and still valid for Beijing 144h TWOV).
It's a direct flight for about 117 USD on a 787.
Jun 14, 18, 2:51 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

Have you tried XIY? Not valid for TWOV but still...

Have you tried XIY? Not valid for TWOV but still you can take the train from XIY to PEK or a cheap flight on Ctrip. +150$ for HGH (about the price of the visa so no real savings there).

Some ideas...
Jun 14, 18, 1:30 pm
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Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

Less than one hour at each stop. You can get off...

Less than one hour at each stop. You can get off at any of the stops to take a walk and buy souvenirs except at KWA, because it's a military base.

If booked as GUM-HNL in one segment with 5 stops,...
Jun 13, 18, 11:10 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

No idea. I always paid in CAD because it was...

No idea. I always paid in CAD because it was cheaper, but I thought it was only because of a good exchange rate for whatever reason.
Would be interesting to know the logic behind it.
Jun 13, 18, 3:10 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

Depends on what you do with it! This itinerary...

Depends on what you do with it! This itinerary has an open-jaw between Hong Kong (which is not in China for TWOV purposes) and Beijing.
If you position using a direct HKG-PEK (or TSN which is in the...
Jun 13, 18, 12:30 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

According to a well-known travel blog that I'm...

According to a well-known travel blog that I'm sure I cannot reference here, this should give you some hints.
But the runways can change direction depending on the winds, so it's still a gamble.
...
Jun 12, 18, 6:05 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

The fare was 257 CAD (base fare) + 200 CAD...

The fare was 257 CAD (base fare) + 200 CAD (taxes) = 457 CAD for LAX-HKG [open-jaw] PEK-YUL.
LAX-HKG is booked into K bucket (NH codeshare flights) and PEK-YUL into G (United-operated flights).

I...
Jun 12, 18, 1:28 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

I had a bit of luck: I booked a separate...

I had a bit of luck: I booked a separate positionning YOW-EWR-DEN-LAX originally, since YOW is quite near YUL, for about 200 CAD. I figured what the hell, let's enjoy a day in LAX before flying....
Jun 12, 18, 12:33 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

For anyone wondering, I was able to find a...

For anyone wondering, I was able to find a wonderful agent who was able to actually split the Island Hopper into six independent segments, allowing me to choose different seats for each leg (and...
Jun 8, 18, 12:21 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

I think they are just rebranding Ctrip as...

I think they are just rebranding Ctrip as Trip.com to be more "global" and reach outside of China. They're the same agency.
Some people say that you can get even better prices when you pay in...
Jun 7, 18, 6:16 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

Far too much in advance if you're looking for...

Far too much in advance if you're looking for 2019 flights.
I recommend checking Trip.com (previously named Ctrip) for good fares that are not on Google Flights, but only within 3 months of the...
Jun 7, 18, 9:38 am
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

Routing through EWR is possible (try finishing at...

Routing through EWR is possible (try finishing at Toronto instead of Montreal for more choices).

But starting on the east coast is directly bumping the price to > 600 USD. You can change the LAX...
Jun 7, 18, 3:10 am
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

I've always wanted to try the Island Hopper, but...

I've always wanted to try the Island Hopper, but it was always so expensive...
Well, the deal is back and I was able not only to land in Hong Kong instead of China, but also to include the Island...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 6, 18, 4:47 pm
Replies: 976
Views: 130,736
Posted By X31

YWG-ICN on a 787 That was after a medical...

YWG-ICN on a 787
That was after a medical diversion on the way from YYZ to ICN on an AC flight though! :D
Apr 16, 18, 3:01 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

Unfortunately I'm SQ Gold. It must be the first...

Unfortunately I'm SQ Gold. It must be the first time I read of an advantage given to UA Gold over other S* Gold about lounge access!
I don't have the Platinum AMEX either.

Thanks for your help...
Apr 16, 18, 2:52 pm
Replies: 1,340
Views: 432,054
Posted By X31

Question for all of you guys with S* Gold status...

Question for all of you guys with S* Gold status flying similar routings:
Has any of you succeeded accessing any S*Gold lounges in HKG (SQ, UA, Thai) between the USA-HKG flight and the HKG-China on...
Mar 13, 18, 12:18 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,730
Posted By X31

So... what had to happen happenned and BTV-EWR...

So... what had to happen happenned and BTV-EWR was indeed canceled.
I spent almost two hours on the phone trying to convince the agent to rebook me on YUL-IAD tonight. They wouldn't allow the change...
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