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Old 11-19-2009, 08:16 AM   #1
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Maritimes + New England best fares to Orlando (Post em)

Okay ... thought I'd start a thread to track air fares from the East Coast to Orlando. So if you see something out there, please post it. The more details the better.

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Portland Maine PWM to MCO Feb 6 to Feb 16th.
2 Adults 2 kids
No bag fees
Stop over in JFK
Total cost of flight $961.60 USD
So $240 US each person taxes in.

fare from jetblue.com

Special cost notes I will add: Need a stay park and fly, since flight leaves 6am., estimated cost of $200 USD for this.

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Old 11-19-2009, 08:23 AM   #2
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Portland Maine PWM to MCO Jan 9 to Jan 19th.
2 Adults 2 kids
No bag fees
Stop over in JFK
Total cost of flight 751.20 USD
So $188 US each person taxes in.

- - -- details - - - - -

Adult Fare $104.00 USD
Child Fare $104.00 USD

Sat, 09 Jan 10
Flight 609
Flight 153

2:30 PM Depart Portland, ME (PWM)
3:49 PM
5:00 PM Connect New York City (JFK)
8:08 PM Arrive Orlando, FL (MCO)

Adult Fare $104.00 USD
Child Fare $104.00 USD

Tue, 19 Jan 10
Flight 150
Flight 602

8:56 AM Depart Orlando, FL (MCO)
11:22 AM
12:40 PM Connect New York City (JFK)
1:54 PM Arrive Portland, ME (PWM)
fare from jetblue.com

Special cost notes I will add: Need a stay park and fly, this may involve 2 nights of hotel stay if you couldn't get to the airport on day 1 for flight and didnt want to drive full way home on the return, estimated cost of $250 USD for this.
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Old 11-19-2009, 08:33 AM   #3
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from transatholidays.com

Total: $1,918.96 (works out to $480 CDN per person)
Price taxes not incl. : $996.00 *
Other taxes : $839.76
Sales tax : $83.20
Departure

* Thursday, March 4, 2010
* from Halifax (Halifax International) at 7:30 AM
* To Orlando (Orlando International) at 10:10 AM, Thursday, March 4, 2010
* Flight TS 374 operated by air transat
* Economy Class

Return

* Thursday, March 11, 2010
* from Orlando (Orlando International) at 11:30 AM
* To Halifax (Halifax International) at 4:00 PM, Thursday, March 11, 2010
* Flight TS 375 operated by air transat
* Economy Class

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* 4 Passengers

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Not aware of Bag Fees ...
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Old 11-19-2009, 08:37 AM   #4
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Westjet.com not working this morning ....
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Old 11-19-2009, 09:56 AM   #5
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westjet

1 Adult: 377.98 + Taxes and fees: 133.25 = 511.23 CAD

Depart: 06:30 AM
Arrive: 07:58 AM
Thursday, 21 January
Halifax , NS , CA (YHZ)
Thursday, 21 January
Toronto , ON , CA (YYZ)
WestJet
Non-Stop / WS 663
Cabin: Economy / Boeing 737-700
flight info
Connecting Flight
Depart:10:30 AM
Arrive:01:15 PM
Thursday, 21 January
Toronto , ON , CA (YYZ)
Thursday, 21 January
Orlando International , FL , US (MCO)
WestJet
Non-Stop / WS 1228
Cabin: Economy / Boeing 737-800
flight info

Depart:
02:00 PM
Arrive:
04:44 PM
Thursday, 28 January
Orlando International , FL , US (MCO)
Thursday, 28 January
Toronto , ON , CA (YYZ)
WestJet
Non-Stop / WS 1229
Cabin: Economy / Boeing 737-700
flight info
Connecting Flight
Depart:
07:45 PM
Arrive:
10:45 PM
Thursday, 28 January
Toronto , ON , CA (YYZ)
Thursday, 28 January
Halifax , NS , CA (YHZ)
WestJet
Non-Stop / WS 650
Cabin: Economy / Boeing 737-700
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Old 11-19-2009, 10:35 AM   #6
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http://www.airtran.com/

Costed this for 1 person...

flight details
Departing: Wednesday, January 06, 2010 Earn 1 A+ credit $84.00 - Coach
Portland, ME (PWM) to Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI) Flight 321
5:42 PM 7:20 PM

Baltimore/Washington, MD (BWI) to Orlando, FL (MCO) Flight 499
8:05 PM 10:18 PM



Returning: Saturday, January 16, 2010 Earn 1 A+ credit $84.00 - Coach
Orlando, FL (MCO) to Portland, ME (PWM) Flight 799
9:56 AM 12:47 PM

Total Cost of Flight $199.80

Baggage Fees $15 .... x both ways

So cost would be approx $230 USD plus car parking and hotel as necessary ...
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Old 11-19-2009, 10:38 AM   #7
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Air Canada
March 4-11
Halifax -> Orlando Direct

$533.75 all in. ($115 of that is taxes).

or via Montral, March 4-11
$491.75 ($114 of that is taxes).
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:56 PM   #8
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I got Halifax to Orlando Feb 3 departure and Feb 11 DIRECT return for $1960 all in for 4 adults.

Feb 3 depart 6:25am through Montreal, arrive Orlando 12:05pm
Feb 11 depart 6:35pm direct to Halifax, arrive around 11pm

Thought this was a not bad deal especially with arrival and departure times we will have almost 9 full park days!

Add the buy 4/get 3 at AKL and we're doing this trip for only about $500 more than a 7 night Pop Century for 3 people in 2006.

Can't wait till we go, only 75 MORE DAYS!!!!
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Old 11-19-2009, 06:04 PM   #9
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For an advance ticket purchase out of YHZ that is a good find. Plus the opportunity cost of driving to the US in February is more (i.e get caught in a snow storm and you would wish that you had selected YHZ)

Good find! mcgraws ... who are you flying through? AC?
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Old 11-19-2009, 06:46 PM   #10
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We bought from Air Canada yhz to mco direct at the end of April. it was $229, (303 with Tax) down and $224, (256 with tax). A total of $1670 for 3. Not great but not bad. I am happy to pay a little extra for the direct flight.

We leave on a Thursday at 2:55pm arrive 5:41 coming back we leave Orlando at 6:40pm and arrive at 11:10pm. So we have a nearly whole day the last day.
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Old 11-19-2009, 07:27 PM   #11
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I think that is a fine fare .. especially when you are buying for 3 .... I have always bought for 5 people, so any savings is multiplied by 5 ... when it is just me and my wife ... I think I'll be paying the extra to leave from Halifax

A fare of around 500 from Halifax is fine in my books ... especially when bought that far in advance. $550 is fine!

If I saw one below 300 I could be returning to Disney very quickly ...especially with the 4 for 3 moderate deal at Disney
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Old 11-19-2009, 07:47 PM   #12
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Nothing to add yet, just happy someone has started this thread.
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I got AC for $533 taxes in to Tampa from Halifax this past May. Tampa was slightly cheaper then Orlando so if you're renting a car it might be an option. I really tracked the prices before I bought and that was a seat sale.....just after we bought it went up $200 each!
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Sorry Ted forgot to put that in the post, we're flying Air Canada both ways, could have done direct on Thursday Feb 4th for same rate but it was an afternoon flight only arriving Orlando after supper so we chose the Feb 3rd departure that arrives at noon. Here's hoping there's no bad weather in Montreal to hold us up.
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havent checked today but continental was 507 pp from hali to newark to orl. depends on who checks you in in regards to bag fees. supposed to be 15 for first and 25 for each additional.
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