Boston92
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Help On A Mileage Run; Please!

Sat Feb 03, 2007 1:02 pm

If someone could do there thing to give me a good mileage run. Here are my requirements:

Cost- $600.00 or under.
Airline- United, Star Alliance (Must be EQ for UA Mileage Plus)
Dates- Weekends only in March, April and/or week of April 1st (any day(s)
Min Miles- 10,000
Min/Max segments- 5/8
Max miles/dollar- $0.05
Area- United States inc Alaska/Hawaii and anywhere else where passport/customs is not required.

Thanks in advance.
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RE: Help On A Mileage Run; Please!

Sat Feb 03, 2007 4:25 pm

You didn't indicate from where you'd be starting, but using farecompare.com is always a good start to see cheap fares from wherever it would be. Forcing out of the way connections within the fare routing rules using the multicity feature of the UA website is one way of increasing the mileage on your ticket, once you've decided where to go.
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Boston92
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RE: Help On A Mileage Run; Please!

Sun Feb 04, 2007 2:25 am

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 1):
You didn't indicate from where you'd be starting, but using farecompare.com is always a good start to see cheap fares from wherever it would be. Forcing out of the way connections within the fare routing rules using the multicity feature of the UA website is one way of increasing the mileage on your ticket, once you've decided where to go.

Thanks...

It would be LAX/SBA/SMX/OXR/SBP area BTW.
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RE: Help On A Mileage Run; Please!

Sun Feb 04, 2007 7:18 am

www.orbitz.com and enable the "area airports" control maybe?
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RE: Help On A Mileage Run; Please!

Sun Feb 04, 2007 8:30 pm

Why fly non stop when you can connect
 
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RE: Help On A Mileage Run; Please!

Sun Feb 04, 2007 8:47 pm

Using your criteria, you could easily do two domestic round-trips to the east coast well within your budget and time requirements.

I'd look at farecompare.com to find the cheapest places to fly to from LAX, etc., and go from there. You might look at routings via SFO and IAD for the extra mileage.
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Boston92
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RE: Help On A Mileage Run; Please!

Tue Feb 06, 2007 2:00 pm

Just so nobody wastes any time, I will need no further assistance:

For those who care, I will be traveling LAX-BDL-ATL-DFW-LAX.

Thanks for all help.
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