Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards platnium
Member since 30 Nov 2013
Total posts 22
Today I would like to have some opinions on who to fly from syd-lax-Des Moines one way? I am thinking delta because of seat and price. Hope you all have good answers!
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 17 Aug 2012
Total posts 1,285
To help you better, I have a few questions.
Hopefully, you can help answer these questions, which should give the membership something to work with to give you a reasonable and mature conclusion.
Yes, I do have frequent flyer status qantas lifetime gold and velocity platinum I would like to travel on the 14th one way to Des Moines I don't need to stop over in lax though it is preferable but Dallas will do. I would like to do business class domestic and premium economy internationally and reasonable like about at the most 9000$-9600ish dos that answer your questions?
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 769
Delta (and I assume Virgin) will be a two-stop through LAX & ATL. QF / AA you could do a one stop via DFW.
Member since 12 Jun 2013
Total posts 216
I'm confused -- $9000 is vastly more than the cost of a premium economy, or even business-class, trip to the US. Is there a mistake somewhere here?
Delta doesn't have a "proper" premium economy -- no more width, just a little more legroom. So if you want (and are willing to pay for) premium economy on your longhaul leg you're probably looking at QF or VA.
In your situation I'd personally just go for QF to avoid (a) the extra stop and (b) LAX in general. You'll also save at least two hours versus any other routing.
Member since 19 Jan 2012
Total posts 138
Assuming you really do want to go just one way look to airlines who offer one way fares at sensible prices, thus Air nz to the USA eithe HNL or lax or SFO and separate ticket on an American airline thereafter .
Air NZ business class to HNL for about $2000 and Delta first to DSM for about $1000
YOU REALLY HELP ME!
but dosent air nz transfer in nz?
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