Finnair RTW

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  1. spd

    spd Junior Member

    Aug 10, 2006
    Hi all,

    was thinking of taking advantage of the finnair rtw bus class deal for an upcoming trip to HKG and NYC. $6800 + taxes is a pretty sweet deal.

    My original idea was to spend a weekend with friends in HKG then on to NYC for a weeks work.

    Having just made the switch to AA after QF platnium for 7 years, i want to maximise the points potential. Would very much appreciate feedback and ideas on the best way to make the most of the 5 stops this fare allows. The main contion is you must travel with finnair out of asia and into USA, so these flights would be to/from helsinki.

    many thanks

  2. NM


    Aug 27, 2004
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    I cannot find the defined fare rules for that fare. There is a basic overview on the bestflights web site.

    From what I can see you must enter/leave USA via AY to/from JFK and take QF to/from JFK via LAX. I expect the only possible USA stopovers are JFK and LAX as I would be surprised if they permitted the use of QF codeshares within USA.

    The only Asia options are QF/BA destinations that are collocated with AY ports unless you can add a surface sector. More options in Europe obviously.
  3. garyjohn951

    garyjohn951 Active Member

    Jul 21, 2006
    I have just ticketed one of these fares and you only need to use AY once if need be. Also it is not necessary to go RTW. My routing is
    The fare was $A 7,500 inc taxes etc

    Australia/HKG/HEL/JFK would be 3 stops, so 2 more allowed for RTW.
  4. garyjohn951

    garyjohn951 Active Member

    Jul 21, 2006
    conditions are

    If going via USA, you are allowed an additional stop, making it 6 all told.


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