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Hidden-City Ticketing.

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Searching a one-way from LGA-CLE on 07/06 comes up $500 for a nonstop.
To find a hidden-city ticket:
Search for a one-way from LGA::CLE and then going to CLE and cities within 300 miles and it will come up with the same non-stop flight (along with a throw-away leg to PIT) for $140.
Just don't do it too often and don't check luggage!

There's lots of other useful codes if people want similar demonstrations.
« Last edited by elikay on September 13, 2014, 09:48:55 PM »

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #180 on: June 24, 2014, 10:50:33 PM »
what's OTA?

Do you mean, the fare has not been updated on ITA?
I meant Online Travel Agencies
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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #181 on: June 24, 2014, 11:10:32 PM »
Prices on ita are not always accurate.
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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #182 on: June 25, 2014, 11:24:33 AM »
Check orbitz.
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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #183 on: September 16, 2014, 09:26:54 AM »
If I book a hidden city that lands in JFK and then departs from LGA I will be able to retrieve my bags at JFK? I just want to confirm that I will be able to check bags on this flight. TIA

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #184 on: September 16, 2014, 10:11:13 AM »
If I book a hidden city that lands in JFK and then departs from LGA I will be able to retrieve my bags at JFK? I just want to confirm that I will be able to check bags on this flight. TIA

If you switch airports you will always need to get your bag. There are no conveyer belts that stretch from JFK-LGA. But if there were that would be mighty awesome and cool
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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #185 on: September 16, 2014, 10:12:04 AM »
If you switch airports you will always need to get your bag. There are no conveyer belts that stretch from JFK-LGA. But if there were that would be mighty awesome and cool

I figured as much but just wanted to triple check. Thanks!

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #186 on: September 16, 2014, 11:10:14 AM »
If you switch airports you will always need to get your bag. There are no conveyer belts that stretch from JFK-LGA. But if there were that would be mighty awesome and cool
I'd opt to travel on the conveyer belt over the VWE/GCP as it would get me there sooner

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #187 on: September 16, 2014, 11:14:36 AM »
If I book a hidden city that lands in JFK and then departs from LGA I will be able to retrieve my bags at JFK? I just want to confirm that I will be able to check bags on this flight. TIA
hidden city or open jaw?
Makes a difference.
If ur landing in jfk and dropping the next leg (and hopping over to lga to use a new ticket), then it makes a difference where you arrived in jfk from (domestic vs international)
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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #188 on: September 16, 2014, 11:27:03 AM »
hidden city or open jaw?
Makes a difference.
If ur landing in jfk and dropping the next leg (and hopping over to lga to use a new ticket), then it makes a difference where you arrived in jfk from (domestic vs international)

no the itinerary was jfk - xxx and xxx - jfk then lga - bos. planned on skipping the last leg.

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #189 on: October 20, 2014, 08:01:11 PM »
Is there any way to do a hidden city ticket o/w with checked luggage?

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #190 on: October 20, 2014, 08:05:41 PM »
Is there any way to do a hidden city ticket o/w with checked luggage?
Yes. If you have a long layover you can ask for your luggage to be shortchecked. If you are traveling with multiple people, one person can take the luggage on a regular ticket.