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  1. EvertonCJ

    EvertonCJ Mouseketeer

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    We have finally bitten the bullet and booked our flights for next August. We have booked Virgin Atlantic flights through Continental and paid £2431 for 3 adults and 1 child. The exact same flights booking direct with VA would have cost some £500 more. Does anybody know why this is the case?:confused3 I would have thought that VA flights would be cheaper if you booked direct with VA. Incidentally, we priced up a fly/drive with VH on the same dates and that came to over £4100.
     
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  3. orangetiggs

    orangetiggs Married my sweetheart in DISNEY!!!!!

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    my dates are over 100 more pp with continental codeshare with virgin

    our dates on a flydrive is £500 more for 2 adults and 2 infants
     
  4. grannyed

    grannyed Mouseketeer

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    I don't know why either - but there are 7 of us travelling and we have saved about £800.00 all together by using the codeshare...........
     
  5. EvertonCJ

    EvertonCJ Mouseketeer

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    I have used my Continental eTicket number to access the VA My Booking section. I can order meals, but can't book a seat. Does anybody know why?
    I have tried booking seats through the Continental site, but it won't save the info.
     
  6. Obi Wan Kenobi

    Obi Wan Kenobi DIS Veteran

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    Within every class of ticket, there are different prices depending on how many seats are available. Sometimes the Virgin cheaper seats go quicker than Continentals, plus the $ rate can also effect the price.

    You should be able to choose your seat on the continental web site?
     
  7. Clare D

    Clare D Minnie Mania

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    I have just priced up our tickets for next Aug (2 adults and 2 kids) and they were £350 cheaper from Manchester :confused3
     
  8. Nero39

    Nero39 Earning My Ears

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    EvertonCJ we have just booked our flights with Continental too and can't prebook our seats. Did you manage to do it and if so how???
     
  9. babystar

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    I booked continental flights yesterday also (saved a good £70pp rather than using Virgin - works out when there is 6 people going)

    I also cant book any seats - spent at least 20min yesterday thinking I was loosing the plot!!
     
  10. Nero39

    Nero39 Earning My Ears

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    I called Continental to ask about it but they couldn't book them for me either :headache: i suppose we should keep trying and maybe one of us will be lucky :goodvibes

    Let me know if you manage to book the seats
     

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