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Pricey island to get to.
If you want to go to Bora Bora, you need to buy another ticket with Air Tahiti. And that ticket is not cheap — about $500 round trip and there’s no mileage program that has Air Tahiti as a redemption partner.
The $789 fare includes advance seat assignment, normal size carry-on and one checked bag.
Delta / Air France / KLM Royal Dutch also have a $659 fare, but it is a Basic Economy fare with restrictions. Delta / Air France / KLM Royal Dutch International Basic Economy fares:
- DON’T allow for advance seat assignment
- DON’T include checked bags – they are $60 each way for the 1st bag and $100 for the 2nd
- DON’T allow for changes
- DON’T Allow for cancellations – so if you cancel after the 24 hour risk free period, the Basic Economy version will have no value for future travel
- DON’T Allow for mileage earning
- Most online travel agencies are not displaying Air France / KLM Royal Dutch Basic Economy / Economy Light fares as such.
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Sample Travel Date:
- This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below
- Valid for travel from mid September – mid October. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 1 day in advance of departure.
- Please note that while this fare is valid at the time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- This is just to search for availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to “How to Buy” section of this post
- The ITA search page should be like below when all values are inputted
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Buy” section below.
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- LAX – PPT (Papeete, Tahiti) – LAX
- Miles Flown: 8,212 miles
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 8,212 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 3,450 miles
How to Buy:
- Book on delta with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
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