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Old 10-04-2012, 02:35 PM   #16
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They are all on Delta flights just booked via different agents.
As said though, there through BudgetFly, so would you actually books your flights, through this company?
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As said though, there through BudgetFly, so would you actually books your flights, through this company?
I would yes, they are part of the same group as Easytobook.com, used them many times for hotels when we used to goto Holland a lot. http://www.travix-international.com/...international/

As I said pay by credit card, covers you for any problems.
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Can't book anything yet until we sort Matt out for Uni. He is supposed to be at North Carolina Uni from 17th August 2013 but need confirmation.

Disney cruising is still way beyond my budget. Looked at a short 4 nighter next month while we are there, 4th Nov, outside cabin Disney £457pp, Royal Caribbean £157pp on the 5th
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With rc do you look in pounds or somehow get on the American rc?

A huge price difference
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Hi Wayne

With rc do you look in pounds or somehow get on the American rc?

A huge price difference
I usually check Cruisedirect.com (US agent I have used for cruises before)
RCCL UK site
Thomas Cook Cruises

Last few searches I have done Tomas Cook have been the cheapest.
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Has anyone booked through holidaygenie? They are giving us the best price for our dates at the minute at £493 per adult from Teesside which I never would have expected.
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Never mind it was a big fat lie - so I guess that answers if they are ok or not lol
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Anyone not sure about using Budgetair then another option is Orbitz.com, used them for years, one of the biggest travel companies in the world, same dates as my OP showing at $725.19 which is £450, other dates are cheaper. You pay in $'s so better to use a fee free credit card or you will pay conversion fee.
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Anyone not sure about using Budgetair then another option is Orbitz.com, used them for years, one of the biggest travel companies in the world, same dates as my OP showing at $725.19 which is £450, other dates are cheaper. You pay in $'s so better to use a fee free credit card or you will pay conversion fee.
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Big thank you for spotting this. I have booked through Orbitz because Budgetair didn't have exactly the same connections and the one coming back was less than an hour which I thought was pushing it. We paid £430 which I think is amazing and less than half what we paid this year. Haven't flown indirect since 1989! So we go on 22nd July till 13th August.
Anyone know if its worth upgrading to Economy plus for $79. Wouldn't bother on way out but way back might be worth thinking about.

Also, a minute after booking, my booking showed on Delta website so was happy about that.
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Big thank you for spotting this. I have booked through Orbitz because Budgetair didn't have exactly the same connections and the one coming back was less than an hour which I thought was pushing it. We paid £430 which I think is amazing and less than half what we paid this year. Haven't flown indirect since 1989! So we go on 22nd July till 13th August.
Anyone know if its worth upgrading to Economy plus for $79. Wouldn't bother on way out but way back might be worth thinking about.

Also, a minute after booking, my booking showed on Delta website so was happy about that.

I often find better connections on Orbitz, UK agents tend to sell poor connection times cheaper, better ones at more money but Orbitz not so much.
It does make life easier going direct but if you are saving £400pp it has to be a consideration for most of us.

We flew back Economy Comfort this year, I thought it was worth it for the leg room, we paid £38pp, your offer is about £10pp more.
Matt blogged about EC here http://mathewgillings.wordpress.com/...eturning-home/

Hope to see you out there, I really wish I could book.
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these are some amazing prices !! and way cheaper than our originally planned september 2013 dates i had planned
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Just booked flights from EDI with 2 stops 23 July - 7 Aug. 5adults and 1child £2500. Bargin. Now just to book DVC accommondation and car.
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Amex just called to check that the payment I made to Orbitz was valid and turns out due to exchange rate I was only charged £1245 which is even less than budgetair so I am very happy.
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Thank for this, I'm going to keep my eye out for 2014
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Missed this thread earlier

However we booked via lastminute indirect from Aberdeen at £465/person with Delta/Air France. This is cheaper than our flights last year booked under the Delta glitch, so we are happy with the deal.

Going a bit later than normal and off 4th - 24th July. Just need to work out whether we are going off-site or whether the lure of DDP will be too great to ignore
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However we booked via lastminute indirect from Aberdeen at £465/person with Delta/Air France. This is cheaper than our flights last year booked under the Delta glitch, so we are happy with the deal.

Going a bit later than normal and off 4th - 24th July. Just need to work out whether we are going off-site or whether the lure of DDP will be too great to ignore
Likely to miss you again Reid, I am expecting our dates to be from the 25th. Getting closer though
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