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2BM for airline tickets
« on: January 15, 2018, 02:45:50 PM »
If site shows only one ticket left at this price can I do a 2bm to get 2 at that price ?
« Last Edit: January 16, 2018, 12:28:59 AM by Dan »

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Re: 2 BM for airline tickets
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2018, 03:38:56 PM »
If site shows only one ticket left at this price can I do a 2bm to get 2 at that price ?
Yes, but does not always work. Make sure you are prepared to have only one go through just in case.
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Re: 2 BM for airline tickets
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2018, 07:58:44 PM »
Yes, but does not always work. Make sure you are prepared to have only one go through just in case.
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Re: 2 BM for airline tickets
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2018, 11:48:50 PM »
I have tried it numerous times and it never worked.
Im curious if only 1 award ticket is available and I book it thru 2 different partner airlines at the same time.

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Re: 2 BM for airline tickets
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2018, 12:18:23 AM »
Tried it with BA a few years back. No success unfortunately.

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Re: 2BM for airline tickets
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2018, 12:34:57 AM »
Go into a grocery which has 1 bottle of milk for sale, will a 2 BM work?

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Re: 2BM for airline tickets
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2018, 12:45:53 AM »
Go into a grocery which has 1 bottle of milk for on sale due to quantity restrictions of the special sale, will a 2 BM work?

FTFY
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Re: 2BM for airline tickets
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2018, 12:47:33 AM »
Go into a grocery which has 1 bottle of milk for sale, will a 2 BM work?

Was about to use the same exemplum, I use it daily in office.

This can help people understand how fare buckets work

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Re: 2BM for airline tickets
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2018, 12:51:05 AM »
FTFY
FTFY, sorry, but do you know how this works?

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Re: 2BM for airline tickets
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2018, 01:06:54 AM »
FTFY, sorry, but do you know how this works?
I didn't say 2BM would work. I just fine tuned the analogy.

You can go one day and there's only one seat at the lowest fare and you book the second seat paying a little more, only to see the next morning that there's again one seat available at the lowest fare. It's not like there were no seats available, but none allocated to the special price (using the milk analogy) that can change by the manager, without having to get any additional inventory delivered.
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Re: 2BM for airline tickets
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2018, 01:10:33 AM »
Go into a grocery which has 1 bottle of milk for sale, will a 2 BM work?
Was about to use the same exemplum, I use it daily in office.

This can help people understand how fare buckets work

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I've been successful selling in a seat when inventory only showed available 1 by hitting enter at the same time with 2 different Amadeus offices. Won't work with airlines who use Amadeus. But it sometimes definitely works with other airlines.
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Re: 2BM for airline tickets
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2018, 01:13:11 AM »
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I've been successful selling in a seat when inventory only showed available 1 by hitting enter at the same time with 2 different Amadeus offices. Won't work with airlines who use Amadeus. But it sometimes definitely works with other airlines.

Works with very very few.
And clearly almost impossible when purchasing online thru OTA

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Re: 2BM for airline tickets
« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2018, 01:13:17 AM »
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I've been successful selling in a seat when inventory only showed available 1 by hitting enter at the same time with 2 different Amadeus offices. Won't work with airlines who use Amadeus. But it sometimes definitely works with other airlines.
Not always, had a few times the booking never comes thru (sometimes even had it HK in 1A but not by the host)

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Re: 2BM for airline tickets
« Reply #13 on: January 16, 2018, 01:19:41 AM »
 I have done it successfully once with JetBlue.

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Re: 2BM for airline tickets
« Reply #14 on: January 16, 2018, 01:23:47 AM »
Works with very very few.
And clearly almost impossible when purchasing online thru OTA
Has to be the same split second. So OTA wouldn't really work.
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