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Most Expensive Current OW Fare Available?  
User currently offlineJMackey From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 294 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 7 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3019 times:

Just bored at work tonight, and wanted to come up with the most expensive one-way fare possible. My parameter is that the origin and destination can't be the same ( no round the world fares ).

I came up with EK's LAX-DXB-SYD, in First at $ 26,851.10 USD.

Anyone know of another ?


I love the smell of jet fuel in the morning
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User currently offlineKingFriday013 From United States of America, joined May 2007, 1296 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (4 years 7 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2969 times:

Wow! That's a lot. What cabin/class is it in? I know F/J fares can be ridiculous. E.g., for NYC-ROC on US, if you go via PHL, CLT, DCA, or BOS, you can possibly get mainline for (at least) one of the legs, and thus a F cabin; while with the stop somewhere it would cost around $100-150 (one-way, depending on the route; the direct on Express from LGA is anywhere from $44-89 on average), I've seen over $1,000 for when you're booked in F. Prices are also much more for refundable and flexible fares.

-J.



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User currently offlineEGPH From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2006, 241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 7 months 3 days ago) and read 2932 times:

I take my hat off to your searching after about 30 mins of scouring EK, QF and BA websites for long distance, multiple stop First class fares the most expensive flight I could come up with was:

EK is JFK-DXB-BKK-SYD in First class $12,367 (flying sometime in mid Feb)

[Edited 2010-01-20 16:44:14]

User currently offlineEGPH From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2006, 241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 7 months 3 days ago) and read 2926 times:

I spoke too soon!

BA website: EDI-LHR (coach)
LHR-HKG (First)
HKG-AKL (Business) CX opd flight
All for the bargain price of: $15,513


User currently offlineJMackey From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 294 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 7 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2873 times:

Thanks guys for replying, would these be dream trips or what !


I love the smell of jet fuel in the morning
User currently offlineEGPH From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2006, 241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (4 years 7 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2860 times:

Anything involving flying first class onboard EK's A380s would be a dream trip for me!!

User currently offlineTexan From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 4275 posts, RR: 52
Reply 6, posted (4 years 7 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2849 times:

$29,950. DFW-LAX-SYD-HBA-SYD-AUH-CAI-LXR-CAI-IST-FRA-ALA in First Class. On United, Qantas, Etihad, Egyptair, Turkish, and Lufthansa.

Texan



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User currently offlineJMackey From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 294 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (4 years 7 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2837 times:

Looks like Texan has taken the cake here. Let's see, would I buy air travel or a moderately-priced car..LOL


I love the smell of jet fuel in the morning
User currently offlineRolypolyman From United States of America, joined Mar 2009, 159 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (4 years 7 months 12 hours ago) and read 2764 times:

How about the most expensive coach fare, not counting unrealistic itineraries? I'd be expecting to pay at least a couple of thousand for something like LAX-JNB.

User currently offlineJMackey From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 294 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (4 years 7 months ago) and read 2725 times:

LH 457 LAX to FRA 24 Jan and LH 572 FRA to JNB 25 Jan:

4139.76 USD One-Way



I love the smell of jet fuel in the morning
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