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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #780 on: March 13, 2016, 05:13:17 PM »

J is better

Was J totally full for you?

Wondering if the J cabin usually fills with upgrades or if there are a few empty seats (not for coming up from Y, but for a lap infant car seat)

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #781 on: March 13, 2016, 05:19:38 PM »
Was J totally full for you?

Wondering if the J cabin usually fills with upgrades or if there are a few empty seats (not for coming up from Y, but for a lap infant car seat)
Not sure couldn't really tell (I flew in Y since no J was avil)

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #782 on: March 13, 2016, 05:20:19 PM »
Full for me both flights.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #783 on: March 13, 2016, 05:59:08 PM »
Full for me both flights.

Was TN J worth it for the flight from PPT-AKL? I'm tempted to take the 2 J seats, but also tempted to stay 2 more days in NZ and just fly Y...

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #784 on: March 13, 2016, 06:19:25 PM »
J opened on Thurs eve for a Sun eve flight for me. Not sure if it was a cancellation or them opening space

Make sure to have EF alerts set
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #785 on: March 13, 2016, 06:26:51 PM »
J opened on Thurs eve for a Sun eve flight for me. Not sure if it was a cancellation or them opening space

Make sure to have EF alerts set
Now that you mentioned EF I remember on the return I say an email from EF that came at 4AM day of flight with J avil but when I checked at 5AM there was nothing

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #786 on: March 13, 2016, 06:42:08 PM »
Was TN J worth it for the flight from PPT-AKL? I'm tempted to take the 2 J seats, but also tempted to stay 2 more days in NZ and just fly Y...
If it means 2 more days in NZ, I'd fly Y.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #787 on: March 13, 2016, 07:06:31 PM »
If it means 2 more days in NZ, I'd fly Y.

How many days total in BOB? Need at least 3 full days

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #788 on: March 15, 2016, 11:14:31 AM »

How many days total in BOB? Need at least 3 full days

Not sure yet but 5-7ish.

All options I won't get in til 9 something pm so I'll have to overnight in Papeete. Leaving the flights leave at 11:45pm so that'll be a pretty good day too

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #789 on: March 15, 2016, 11:25:20 AM »
If you're getting 5-7 in BOB, I'd absolutely cut off a day or two to spend that in AKL.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #790 on: March 15, 2016, 01:20:16 PM »
If you're getting 5-7 in BOB, I'd absolutely cut off a day or two to spend that in AKL.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #791 on: March 19, 2016, 04:17:36 PM »
Flight BOB-PPT Motzei Shabbos is full - does their availability ever change or static?

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #792 on: March 19, 2016, 08:16:25 PM »
Flight BOB-PPT Motzei Shabbos is full - does their availability ever change or static?

Ask your hotel to see if they can get the seats locally. When I tried that they somehow had more availability. Also no-brainer to earn points :)

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #793 on: March 19, 2016, 08:27:37 PM »
Flight BOB-PPT Motzei Shabbos is full - does their availability ever change or static?
You can check EF to see how many seats are for sale. If it's zero, it's not gonna open unless someone cancels.
Ask your hotel to see if they can get the seats locally. When I tried that they somehow had more availability. Also no-brainer to earn points :)
IHG refused us when we asked.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #794 on: March 20, 2016, 08:21:11 AM »
Ask your hotel to see if they can get the seats locally. When I tried that they somehow had more availability. Also no-brainer to earn points :)
You can check EF to see how many seats are for sale. If it's zero, it's not gonna open unless someone cancels.

Thanks guys. EF unfortunately says 0 space. Don't know I could make the VT flight anyway now considering how close to shabbat it leaves. I just don't understand the AF flights leaving at 7:35 in the AM-who can make that? It essentially necessitates an overnight in PPT.

Now I'm thinking maybe leaving Sunday afternoon instead to catch the 5:50PM flight back to AKL, then returning from there stopping over in HNL. Otherwise no way I can see to still stay for shabbat in BOB and make it back without returning late in the week.