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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 #165 on: April 13, 2014, 12:18:53 PM »
I don't remember. It was when I was planning the OWE.
Found something like LHR-MAD-JFK but MAD-JFK didn't exist. Either way, that was a while ago so I'm sure it's not available for viewing now. I dk maybe I'm wrong here. In either case, there's nothing good NYC-MIA for 5/19 so I was hoping that hidden city would be an option. I guess it's not, or at least there's no easy way to search it.
Try ZFV.

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #166 on: April 14, 2014, 09:45:05 AM »
Try ZFV.
Thanks, nothing on AA. Either way, I'm going with a friend (who's paying for his ticket). I don't think I could convince him to drive to Philly just so I can go on an award flight.

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #167 on: April 14, 2014, 09:55:37 AM »
Thanks, nothing on AA. Either way, I'm going with a friend (who's paying for his ticket). I don't think I could convince him to drive to Philly just so I can go on an award flight.
Doesn't have to be like that.
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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #168 on: April 14, 2014, 10:06:53 AM »

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #169 on: April 14, 2014, 10:13:09 AM »
Hmm?
Seems like you can purchase the ZFV ticket and check-in at the airport, without actually starting from ZFV.
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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #170 on: April 14, 2014, 10:21:20 AM »
Seems like you can purchase the ZFV ticket and check-in at the airport, without actually starting from ZFV.
Interesting. You see ZFV-MIA/FLL availability? Nothing came up on aa.com.

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #171 on: April 14, 2014, 10:30:52 AM »
Interesting. You see ZFV-MIA/FLL availability? Nothing came up on aa.com.
Haven't looked. Thought i would just mention it though.
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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #172 on: April 14, 2014, 10:49:55 AM »
Only works with UA as far as I know.
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #173 on: April 14, 2014, 11:12:18 AM »
Thanks, yeah there was nothing for that route. And from some searches, it doesn't seem like there's anything from BOS, PHL, HVN, PVD that stops in NY on the way to MIA.

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #174 on: April 14, 2014, 12:23:39 PM »
If your looking to book with ba avios they charge per segment so it won't help if the flight originates somewhere else

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #175 on: April 14, 2014, 12:27:05 PM »
If your looking to book with ba avios they charge per segment so it won't help if the flight originates somewhere else
Not trying to save miles, simply trying to find avail.

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #176 on: April 14, 2014, 02:02:39 PM »
Only works with UA as far as I know.
+1
It works as a codeshare agreement with Amtrak.

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #177 on: June 24, 2014, 09:58:15 PM »
I'm trying to book my first hidden city ticket, NYC-ATL-______, and found a delta flight (JFK-ATL-JAX) for $129 on ITA... when I try to book it through delta.com, it's coming up $202. What am I doing wrong?

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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #178 on: June 24, 2014, 10:06:40 PM »
I'm trying to book my first hidden city ticket, NYC-ATL-______, and found a delta flight (JFK-ATL-JAX) for $129 on ITA... when I try to book it through delta.com, it's coming up $202. What am I doing wrong?
it either means the fare has not been updated, or you didn't find the right OTA.
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Re: ITA Code Lesson #1: Hidden-City Ticketing.
« Reply #179 on: June 24, 2014, 10:49:08 PM »
it either means the fare has not been updated, or you didn't find the right OTA.

what's OTA?

Do you mean, the fare has not been updated on ITA?