Something is Rotten in the State of Denmark

Woke up this morning to find there are plenty of travelers buying tickets in business and first class from Europe to the USA and around the world by pricing tickets on United website in Danish kroner.

UA: NCL-EWR 600 DKK (mistaken fare) – FlyerTalk

Business and First Class incredible fares (less than $80) from Europe to US and other destinations! – Frequent Miler

$85 Business and First Class Sale Fare, Europe – US on Several Airlines – View from the Wing.

United Airlines LHR-SFO First Class $12,638

UA LHR-SFO First USA price

On United Airlines website homepage upper right corner:  Please select your location or where you receive credit card billing statements to see pricing in your local currency.


Change the address and credit card billing to Denmark and the price falls to under 500 Danish Kroner for First Class ticket LHR-SFO.

United LHR-SFO DKK price

The $12,638 First Class ticket price drops to 503 DKK when priced as a resident of Denmark with a credit card billing statement address in Denmark.

xe.com 503DKK

$12,638 First Class ticket price LHR-SFO drops to $76.35.

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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  1. How do those sayings go? “Do unto others…” or, maybe “An eye for an eye”? Of course all of us have sold something worth $12,000 for $50. So, it’s only fair to do the reverse. We wouldn’t complain, would we?

    Didn’t think so. Welcome back to reality. It’s never a one-way street.

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