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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #90 on: April 05, 2012, 04:00:08 PM »
I doubt thats really the case.

I'm using Air France to check for availability and don't see any for May-Sept.

I know DL also partners with Air Tahiti Nui -- do you know the best way to search them?
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #91 on: April 05, 2012, 04:03:11 PM »
It's possible you're right and I'm doing something wrong, but I just rechecked LAX-PPT in J on AF for May, June, July, and August.

This is what I get:

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Re: Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #92 on: April 05, 2012, 04:09:38 PM »
It's possible you're right and I'm doing something wrong, but I just rechecked LAX-PPT in J on AF for May, June, July, and August.

This is what I get:
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« Reply #93 on: April 05, 2012, 04:11:01 PM »
Not kdai to get an expert flyer account for a trip like this?

GMTA -- after I couldn't find anything on AF website, I used EF to confirm: no availability in J.

Maybe Dan can prove me wrong.
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Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #94 on: April 05, 2012, 04:12:53 PM »
I think LIH and OGG would be a great option

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #95 on: April 05, 2012, 04:19:44 PM »
Aha, I found 2 seats PPT-LAX in J on TN.

Too bad there isn't any availability LAX-PPT :)

I think LIH and OGG would be a great option

No OWB there :( but always a backup option...
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #96 on: April 08, 2012, 10:47:40 AM »
The TN flight LAX-PPT actually originates in CDG and TN7 CDG-LAX-PPT has better availability.

So if youre up for a trip to Paris, 2 seats are available on May 13,14,15

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #97 on: April 09, 2012, 10:49:18 AM »
The TN flight LAX-PPT actually originates in CDG and TN7 CDG-LAX-PPT has better availability.

So if youre up for a trip to Paris, 2 seats are available on May 13,14,15

Even if we were up for a trip to CDG (so out of the wayyy), I just checked EF, and did not see any availability for those days...

Though since last week, I saw a couple more options for PPT-LAX, but not options for LAX-PPT.

Still zero J availability on AF thru June.
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #98 on: April 09, 2012, 12:06:07 PM »
Im still seeing it...

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #99 on: April 09, 2012, 12:36:41 PM »
Im still seeing it...

You're right. I'm not sure what I did wrong.

Is this insane:

NYC-CDG -- ?
Tu 5/15 TN7, CDG-LAX,11:30am-2:30pm, Business
2:00 connection in LAX
Tu 5/15 TN7, LAX-PPT,4:30pm-10:00pm, Business
Su 5/20 T78, PPT-NRT, 6:30am-1:25pm +1, Business
8:20 connection in NRT
Mo 5/21 AF277, NRT-CDG, 9:55pm-4:15am +1, Business
CDG-NYC -- ?
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Re: Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #100 on: April 09, 2012, 03:10:01 PM »
You're right. I'm not sure what I did wrong.

Is this insane:

NYC-CDG -- ?
Tu 5/15 TN7, CDG-LAX,11:30am-2:30pm, Business
2:00 connection in LAX
Tu 5/15 TN7, LAX-PPT,4:30pm-10:00pm, Business
Su 5/20 T78, PPT-NRT, 6:30am-1:25pm +1, Business
8:20 connection in NRT
Mo 5/21 AF277, NRT-CDG, 9:55pm-4:15am +1, Business
CDG-NYC -- ?
Travel half way around the world for 4 days? Can't go for longer?
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Re: Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #101 on: April 09, 2012, 03:19:34 PM »
Travel half way around the world for 4 days? Can't go for longer?

It's actually entirely around the world and then some :P

Almost 30,000 miles.

I'm governed by availability. I'd be able to add a day onto the front end, but beyond that I'd have to stay like 11 or 12 nights, something I don't have enough points to wing.
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #102 on: April 09, 2012, 03:35:14 PM »
12 nights where? Can You could go somewhere pay (!!) For a few nights not so expensively? Maybe that makes sense
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #103 on: April 09, 2012, 06:17:18 PM »
Well, with your help guys, I have the following on hold:

4/30, LH401, JFK-FRA, 15:55-5:35 +1 in Business
Connect time in FRA is 9 hours 10 minutes (likely enough time to grab a bite)
5/1, TG921, FRA-BKK, 14:45-6:25 +1 in First
Connect time in BKK is 16 hours (plenty of time to do some touring)
5/2, TG306, BKK-CMB, 22:25-00:15 +1 in Business

--Buy relatively inexpensive ticket from CMB-MLE to fly on either 5/3, 5/4, or 5/6--

5/9, EY279, MLE-AUH, 20:40-23:55, in Business
5/10, EY101, AUH-JFK, 10:00-16:30, in First

Thoughts?
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #104 on: April 09, 2012, 07:45:49 PM »
You're right. I'm not sure what I did wrong.

Is this insane:

NYC-CDG -- ?
Tu 5/15 TN7, CDG-LAX,11:30am-2:30pm, Business
2:00 connection in LAX
Tu 5/15 TN7, LAX-PPT,4:30pm-10:00pm, Business
Su 5/20 T78, PPT-NRT, 6:30am-1:25pm +1, Business
8:20 connection in NRT
Mo 5/21 AF277, NRT-CDG, 9:55pm-4:15am +1, Business
CDG-NYC -- ?
It really depends on your budget and time allowance but I would go to Paris before Shabbos, spend a couple nights there and head to PPT on Sunday or Monday allowing more time in French Polynesia.

Why return via CDG? Check NH HND-LAX and AA NRT/HND-JFK which both generally have very good availability.
Well, with your help guys, I have the following on hold:

4/30, LH401, JFK-FRA, 15:55-5:35 +1 in Business
Connect time in FRA is 9 hours 10 minutes (likely enough time to grab a bite)
5/1, TG921, FRA-BKK, 14:45-6:25 +1 in First
Connect time in BKK is 16 hours (plenty of time to do some touring)
5/2, TG306, BKK-CMB, 22:25-00:15 +1 in Business

--Buy relatively inexpensive ticket from CMB-MLE to fly on either 5/3, 5/4, or 5/6--

5/9, EY279, MLE-AUH, 20:40-23:55, in Business
5/10, EY101, AUH-JFK, 10:00-16:30, in First

Thoughts?
That's a very long time in transit...