UA/Star Business Deals to Europe

Old Apr 1, 14, 11:29 pm
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And it's off to Venice for July 4th weekend. LH 748 both ways for the big chunk. Win! Thanks OP for firing up this thread.
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Old Apr 1, 14, 11:29 pm
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
Into, not out of. As in, "into AMS and CDG." Although I'll be pleased to here that others are still able to get these fares "into" other European cities.
I'm flying (ticketed) out of Maui and into Rome, neither of which are DL hubs. 11 years of FT have paid off, finally
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Old Apr 1, 14, 11:34 pm
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Originally Posted by IAH-OIL-TRASH View Post
11 years of FT have paid off, finally
+1 ^

Completely agree! Thank you FT!

I wanna book another one, where else can I go in Europe?

(p.s. still going on your BKK MR?)
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Old Apr 1, 14, 11:34 pm
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THANK YOU OP!!! ^

I got HNL-EWR-MUC-FCO-EWR-HNL for $1514.90 in P! $0.055/PQM! Lie flat on everything except MUC-FCO. I've never been to FCO! Woohoo!!!

Imma faint now.
I'm arriving Rome from Maui 6/30, departing 7/7. Maybe well run into each other. Aloha and arrivaderci...

Still doing BKK for a week. May try to cut back other planned travel, because I just took a 27k bite out of my mileage requirements.
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Old Apr 1, 14, 11:38 pm
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Originally Posted by IAH-OIL-TRASH View Post
I'm flying (ticketed) out of Maui and into Rome, neither of which are DL hubs. 11 years of FT have paid off, finally
When did you book? I haven't been able to get the cheap fare into FRA, MUC, TXL, ZHR, or GVA. Just a $3700 P. Tried booking out of SJC/SEA/BUR/SNA/SAN.
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Old Apr 1, 14, 11:39 pm
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When did you book? I haven't been able to get the cheap fare into FRA, MUC, TXL, ZHR, or GVA. Just a $3700 P. Tried booking out of SJC/SEA/BUR/SNA/SAN.
Ticketed and confirmed 11:53pm central time, April 1

My same itiniery is still bookable when I replicate the search (7:42pm HST, 12:42am central)

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Old Apr 1, 14, 11:39 pm
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I booked on Wed., Apr. 2, 2014 at 00:20 Central Time.
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Old Apr 1, 14, 11:53 pm
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Originally Posted by IAH-OIL-TRASH View Post
Ticketed and confirmed 11:53 central time, April 1

My same itiniery is still bookable when I replicate the search (7:42pm HST, 12:42am central)
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I booked on Wed., Apr. 2, 2014 at 00:20 Central Time.
Okay, thanks guys. Must be the destination - FCO yes, Germany/Switzerland, no. Perhaps because FCO is a SkyTeam (Alitalia) hub.

Guess I will live with SEA-AMS for $1480 and a $288 L fare SFO-SEA. 8.6 cents per PQM
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Old Apr 2, 14, 12:00 am
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Dear OP,

I love you.

Sincerely,
love_to_travel

p.s. I bought another one! HNL-EWR-CDG-SFO-HNL all lie-flat for ~$1.5K. I can only buy one more, I'm $2k shy of $10k spend
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Old Apr 2, 14, 12:05 am
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Originally Posted by love_to_travel View Post
Dear OP,

I love you.

Sincerely,
love_to_travel

p.s. I bought another one! HNL-EWR-CDG-SFO-HNL all lie-flat for ~$1.5K. I can only buy one more, I'm $2k shy of $10k spend
You're gonna have to buy a coach ticket to get to $10k
The mid- to higher-priced coach tickets are probably more expensive than the P fares you got, but then there won't be any R to use your GPUs. You gotta love the dynamics...
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Old Apr 2, 14, 12:20 am
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You're gonna have to buy a coach ticket to get to $10k
The mid- to higher-priced coach tickets are probably more expensive than the P fares you got, but then there won't be any R to use your GPUs. You gotta love the dynamics...
$2k for the W fare HNL-SIN
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Old Apr 2, 14, 12:27 am
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Man, at these fares it's almost tempting to book a HNL to Europe fare and worry about getting from Australia to Hawaii later.

Any chance they're going to declare it a mistake and cancel it later?
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Old Apr 2, 14, 12:28 am
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Wow - some pretty good deals out there - just snagged flights in to London and back from Milan for $2.5k in P class all the way - In late July returning August 9.

Have never seen it this low...
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Old Apr 2, 14, 12:31 am
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Man, at these fares it's almost tempting to book a HNL to Europe fare and worry about getting from Australia to Hawaii later.

Any chance they're going to declare it a mistake and cancel it later?
No, but I bet the fares (mistake or not) will be gone tomorrow (or today if you are in Australia).
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Old Apr 2, 14, 12:33 am
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Thx OP! Note that:
- AC and LH are also publishing similar fares
- there are transatlantic codeshares opby OS should that interest you
- you can open jaw on both the US and European sides
- you can route on p.s. transcons if desired
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