A good sale for nonstop service to Tahiti

If you have an American Express Platinum or Centurion card, you can buy this for cheaper via American Express Travel. Pricing is as follows:

  • Los Angeles [LAX] – $2,825 ($2,475 after American Express Travel discount)

(You can save a few bucks if you buy this under Delta flight numbers on American Express Travel. If you are crediting the miles to Delta, you would earn a lot more miles spending the extra few bucks and buying it on Air France flight numbers)

(This was sent to our Premium subscribers on November 20th, 2022 at 4:20PM Eastern)

Bora Bora, French Polynesia – Photo: tensaibuta via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • June 3rd – 9th, 2023
  • This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from late May 2023 – early July 2023 or mid August 2023. A Sunday stay is required. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure
    • Also available from mid January 2023 – early March 2023 for $2,998 ($2,622 after American Express Travel discount)
  • Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

  • Try Matrix by ITA Software to search for availability if you are having issues with Google Flights.  Matrix by ITA Software month long view of availability is better than Google Flights. Your search screen should look like this:


  • Matrix by ITA Software will price this at $2,859. Using those dates on Air France will reprice to $2,825

Fare Class:

  • Z

Seat Type:

  • Lie-flat

Direct Aisle Access:

  • Yes. 1 x 2 x 1 seating configuration.


  • LAX – PPT (Papeete) – LAX



Air France is a member of the SkyTeam Alliance and Delta partner. Mileage earning with Delta is as follows:

  • Miles Flown: 8,218 miles
  • Medallion Qualifying Miles: 12,327 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 16,436 miles
  • Medallion Qualifying Dollars: $3,287
  • Medallion Qualifying Dollars / Spend Ratio: 1.32x

How to Buy:

  • Book on American Express Travel with dates found on Google Flights or Matrix by ITA Software
    • If you have an American Express Platinum or Centurion card, you can save about $350 booking via American Express Travel versus booking directly on Air France


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