$219+ tax each way for FULL FARE tickets Minneapolis to London-Gatwick

This is available on Continental.com, Expedia, etc. The fare basis is Y3E and is a mileage-based fare rather than routing-based. You’re permitted 4813 miles each way without surcharges.

Full fare tickets are refundable, upgradable, and earn 150% of flown miles.

This has been out for at least 10 hours but still appears to be going strong.

Update 11:15am Eastern: Still available. Here’s the Flyertalk discussion. Really great fare.

Update 7:05pm Eastern: This fare is still available. Turns out it was filed on October 17th. Didn’t get posted on Flyertalk till the weekend and no one seems to be minding the store. Sure, it prices out around $600 with taxes — but it’s a full fare refundable ticket that’s upgradable and earns bonus miles and bonus qualifying miles. This could give someone Platinum status on a Skyteam airline for under $3000 — and do it in the comfort of upgraded business class. Sure, $600 isn’t nothin’ but it’s also less than the lowest coach fare might be in July or August, and this fare does permit booking next summer!

Update Sunday 10:35am Eastern: Still there!

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