a silly mileage annoyance

Old Mar 17, 17, 6:08 pm
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a silly mileage annoyance

just looking at my miles. on an international paid business class fare. one segment is domestic, and the way the dollars are allocated, i earn less miles than i woudl if it was based on distance. significantly. so miles/dollar in this one case didn't get me more when buying business. actually the international leg as well, same issue. it was $900 one way so less than 10k RDM. and it would have been about 14k RDM if based on distance. oh no, it owuld be more. that's just the GS 100% bonus. with fare class bonus, it would be like 17k RDM. i think.
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Old Mar 17, 17, 6:41 pm
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Originally Posted by iflyuaaa View Post
on an international paid business class fare. one segment is domestic, and the way the dollars are allocated, i earn less miles than i woudl if it was based on distance. significantly.
Sometimes it works for you, sometimes it works against you. But the grass is no greener anywhere else, so what can you do?
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Old Mar 17, 17, 7:43 pm
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That should teach you to pay more for the ticket.
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Old Mar 17, 17, 8:20 pm
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I got more PQM on an international trip recently than RDM. Happens these days a fair bit, even in paid premium cabin (especially paid premium when in discount F).
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Old Mar 17, 17, 8:25 pm
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Originally Posted by keisari View Post
That should teach you to pay more for the ticket.
lol, the round trip was $6000. how much more should i pay? outbound was D and return was P with a connection (so that explains) but still...
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Old Mar 17, 17, 8:35 pm
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Originally Posted by iflyuaaa View Post
lol, the round trip was $6000. how much more should i pay? outbound was D and return was P with a connection (so that explains) but still...
I think keisari meant the opposite.
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Old Mar 22, 17, 8:18 pm
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I was trying to be sarcastic.
You are paying more and getting less.
Should have included one of the faces to add a sarcastic tone.
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Old Mar 22, 17, 8:26 pm
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Originally Posted by mahasamatman View Post
... But the grass is no greener anywhere else, so what can you do?
You can earn 400% to 600% Alaska miles flying partner F fares on EK, BA, QF, JL, KE or CX.
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How does a GS pay <$1000 for a >7000mi flight in paid biz?
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