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dimoe
07-21-2006, 12:31 PM
I thought I would start this thread because so many ppl are going in Dec on southwest. Lets work together to get a great price. I am waiting for a bit to book. I have ding too so hopefully something will come through.
Should I book at the higher price and then change it when it goes down or wait ???
thanks Diane

cabmom
07-21-2006, 12:36 PM
Yes, book it as soon as you see it, if you know your dates. If you wait, it will be gone before you know it. When you get the Ding, then change it to a Ding fare.
If you need help, just post it.

Marilynn

Claud26
07-21-2006, 12:43 PM
I'm not going this december ... actually only planing on going next oct or nov ... BUT this is a great idea!! :thumbsup2

we should do this for every month

dsneygirl
07-21-2006, 02:31 PM
I'm waiting. We went last Dec and didn't book until late summer or Sept. I think we paid about $59 each way. Unless you are going right near the holidays then I would book, for early Dec it's not that popular a time.

Rubbertops
07-21-2006, 02:58 PM
We are going Dec 3 to 10. Flying out of Buffalo on SWA.

I booked the tickets out. I thought $94 was fine. Coming back is too much. I will wait to see if it gets cheaper. If it goes under $100 I will book.

Though I did see that flying from Tampa to Buffalo is something like $87 right now. Might be worth it. Not sure. Anyone have experience flying out of Tampa?

I am not going to worry too much about a ding. I haven't seen much for Sunday flights. Besides, I don't think I would use the credit anyway.

CdnDisneyNut
07-21-2006, 04:38 PM
2nd to the 9th here from BUF for $94 each way

:cool1:

cabmom
07-21-2006, 08:11 PM
Though I did see that flying from Tampa to Buffalo is something like $87 right now. Might be worth it. Not sure. Anyone have experience flying out of Tampa?

If you fly in to Tampa, sometimes the car rental rates are much higher. So you might want to pay a little more on your flights to save on your car rental. Tampa is a nice airport!

Marilynn

Rubbertops
07-22-2006, 05:25 PM
We will fly into Orlando and pick up a car there. So I guess I would just have to worry about an additional charge to drop it off at Tampa airport.

Rubbertops
07-28-2006, 09:09 AM
I have been watching the SWA prices for my return flight, hoping that they would go down, but yesterday they went up.

Now to-day I see that there are missing a whole column that they used to have "internet prices" that were the cheapest prices...

Is it just me?

dimoe
07-28-2006, 05:52 PM
whoa what is going on ??/ Oh my!
Diane

dimoe
07-31-2006, 11:18 AM
Has anyone found out what is going on with southwest. The air flights went up in price a lot. I am using the ding and hoping to get a good deal dec 3-10.
Diane

Donald - my hero
07-31-2006, 12:02 PM
Has anyone found out what is going on with southwest. The air flights went up in price a lot. I am using the ding and hoping to get a good deal dec 3-10.
Diane

yes ::yes:: I noticed the same thing on Saturday and was glad that I have at least booked my flight for southbound. Leaving on 8th coming back on 11th.
we shouldn't loose hope though cause I saw a ding toady for Sept that was 39 -49 GREAT news eh? Lets just hope one pops up for Dec.

mousy_in_canada
07-31-2006, 12:03 PM
I think that the internet row will be back with their sale that starts on Tuesdays. I honestly think it will go back down again. I got it for $73.49 and I am sure it will go lower than that!
I am however waiting for them to release their dates until the 15th.
The people on flyer talk think it will be on the 17th of August. So I will keep checking!

dimoe
07-31-2006, 04:14 PM
flyer talk what is that. I sure hope so I havent booked yet. I have ding and those rates were awesome to get so lucky.
Diane

mousy_in_canada
07-31-2006, 05:19 PM
flyer talk what is that. I sure hope so I havent booked yet. I have ding and those rates were awesome to get so lucky.
Diane


Flyertalk is like the Disboards but it just for different airlines, here is a link to the SWA forum Flyertalk link (http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=501)

Last year when we went to Disney we got our tickets for $75 per person roundtrip taxes in! it was 26.98 p/p + taxes!
there is hope of a better price then 144 each way, I am sure you will get it lower!

mousy_in_canada
08-01-2006, 06:38 AM
There is a sale that puts the tickets from BUF to MCO for $54.88 starts today!

dimoe
08-01-2006, 07:41 AM
I got in on that Mousy thanks. I wonder if I should book return at the higher price or watch for it to come down or for an internet special or a ding rate?? What does everyone say???
I am so excited to get it at that price.
Diane

Rubbertops
08-01-2006, 08:45 AM
Very happy that I got my flights at $59. It is an earlier flight than I wanted but could not pass up the savings (for a few hours).

Rubbertops
08-01-2006, 09:07 AM
Oops - I'm an idiot! I should have rebooked my flight down to orlando and used the credit to book my return flight. I guess I will just try to rebook and try to get the credit back...

Rubbertops
08-01-2006, 09:31 AM
I called SWA and they walked me through and let me rebook the first leg and apply the credit. So I got both flights at the $59 internet rate.

Whew. Glad that is over with!

dimoe
08-01-2006, 07:25 PM
How did you get it back at 59.00... what time ??

Rubbertops
08-02-2006, 08:55 AM
I booked the 9:30 am return flight. I would have prefered to go later in the day. But I am happy to save so much dough!

dimoe
08-02-2006, 03:41 PM
I am debating on booking the return at 59 but hopefully I will be able to get an afternoon flight so we can go to mk to end our trip in the morning.

ksafavi
08-02-2006, 06:20 PM
Booked mine yesterday...Oct 27 to Nov 5. We are leaving a day early because the flights out were at 6pm. Our flight back is at 9:30 am..way too early but worth it for the price. ****$54.99***** Bufallo to MCO
:cheer2:

dsneygirl
08-03-2006, 11:21 AM
I'm waiting. We went last Dec and didn't book until late summer or Sept. I think we paid about $59 each way. Unless you are going right near the holidays then I would book, for early Dec it's not that popular a time.

Booked for $59 this morning on the &am direct. :)

dimoe
08-03-2006, 10:54 PM
Okay I got the 59.00 but now I am looking for a deal on return. Should I be worried the price right now is 167 yikes. I am trying for a return flight for Dec 10th
Diane

ont/ohana
08-04-2006, 01:22 PM
Wow that's great. We booked last week Nov30-8Dec for $842 and it went on sale on Tues. We rebooked (direct flights) at $59 ea way and recieved a 200+ credit( yahhhh we can go again next year!!). I just LOVE these DIS boards so much info.....so little time!! Thanks everyone

dsneygirl
08-04-2006, 03:58 PM
Okay I got the 59.00 but now I am looking for a deal on return. Should I be worried the price right now is 167 yikes. I am trying for a return flight for Dec 10th
Diane

No I wouldn't worry, they have so many specials. I would just check back every day.