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“Hidden city” on ORD-MLE/CMB CX J sale
I’ve been thinking about taking advantage of the cheap ORD-MLE/CMB J fare on Cathay. Noticed on the way home, I can route through SFO (my home airport). The CMB-HKG-SFO and SFO-ORD are treated as different segments. Was going to credit to Alaska to re-qualify for MVP and hopefully get my way to MVP Gold. So… if I get off at SFO (but still check in for SFO-ORD), will there be any issue getting all of miles credited? I’ve heard stories of people not getting miles credited when using hidden city ticketing and not flying all segments. Any input appreciated!
I dont think you’d be credited for the last segment. Even if you check in, you have to scan your boarding pass at the gate to be considered on the flight.
Instead, I’d not check into that last segment and also remove your AS number from that flight.