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Author Topic: Bora Bora Master Thread  (Read 116828 times)

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #810 on: March 21, 2016, 12:15:03 PM »
Latter. Former requires overnight.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #811 on: March 21, 2016, 01:21:40 PM »
OK so I am almost ready to book my flights to PPT. Just wanted to ask advice before doing so.

I am booking flights in February 2017 for a trip that I want to take in March 2017. I want to book now to lock in the current AA prices and then change the dates to March when the flights become available.

For the flights from LAX to PPT there is a 4:25 PM flight arriving at 10:50 PM and a 10:40 PM flight arriving 5:05 AM. Which flight am I better off taking?

No question the night flight. If you take the afternoon flight you will need to overnight in PPT en-route to BOB

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #812 on: March 21, 2016, 06:13:18 PM »
Does it make sense that EF shows 7 J seats on TN and AA does not have the availability?


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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #813 on: March 21, 2016, 06:45:43 PM »
Does it make sense that EF shows 7 J seats on TN and AA does not have the availability?


Yes

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #814 on: March 21, 2016, 06:56:30 PM »
Is there a place to search that will show AA availability on TN?

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #815 on: March 21, 2016, 07:07:38 PM »
Is there a place to search that will show AA availability on TN?
AA doesn't have the same availability that TN has, TN doesn't release all their seats to partners.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #816 on: March 21, 2016, 07:29:25 PM »
AA doesn't have the same availability that TN has, TN doesn't release all their seats to partners.

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J is not an award bucket.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #817 on: March 21, 2016, 08:30:42 PM »
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J is not an award bucket.

That is my mistake! Was wondering why there was so much availability once I added that class  ::)

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #818 on: March 22, 2016, 07:52:21 PM »
That is my mistake! Was wondering why there was so much availability once I added that class  ::)
Expert flyer shows business class built in for TN you don't need to select a class letter

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #819 on: March 29, 2016, 05:22:19 PM »
Okay. I am trying to plan annivesary trip for next Dec/Jan time. I need some help here. How Do I get ticket from LA to PPT? AA doesn't show. Do I need to check Air Tahiti site. Will they show AA availability?

Also- what is best (and cheapest) way to get an overwater bungalow?

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #820 on: March 29, 2016, 05:24:19 PM »
Check EF for TN avail. AA can see whatever EF shows that TN has made available.

Either C+P at LM BOB or, even better, 60K at IHG Thalasso.

FYI, Dec/Jan is quite literally the height of rainy season.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #821 on: April 01, 2016, 02:58:27 PM »
I see. LM or IHG points. Whats the best way of getting points there. Does amex transfer to them?

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #822 on: April 03, 2016, 12:47:17 AM »
No.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #823 on: April 27, 2016, 07:49:18 AM »
Bunch of guides recommend taking 'plastic sandals' or water shoes as the 'sand is ground up coral' and can easily cause cuts. Anyone have experience with this? Is this a necessity?

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #824 on: April 27, 2016, 02:45:47 PM »
Didn't have that issue. But I guess depends on hotel.
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