Have you seen airfare today? Holy Buckets:)

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  1. nefritz

    nefritz Mouseketeer

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    I have been going back and forth on airfare for two weeks, well after a big spike Monday they are the lowest I've seen them in 7 years!! I'm looking at RT from Omaha, Ne to MCO for 138$ a person!! Total $1000 with taxes and fees for six people!!! Woohoo, not too mention this finally was the point that Hubby agreed on trip:)
     
  2. disneymotherof3

    disneymotherof3 DIS Veteran

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    What airline is that with?
     
  3. nefritz

    nefritz Mouseketeer

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    United, but all have dropped back down!
     
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  5. JenVi

    JenVi Earning My Ears

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    Wow. That is really cheap. I booked airfare last week and was thankful to get 3 tickets for $1175. We are flying into Ft. Meyers and staying with my in laws and then going to Disney and then back.

    Jen
     
  6. nefritz

    nefritz Mouseketeer

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    Yes we did Naples last year and flew into Fort Meyers which was a little over 400 a piece:(
     
  7. extremesoccermom

    extremesoccermom DIS Veteran

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    I know it is crazy. I was watching and waiting for ours to go down. While talking to DH on the phone about maybe switching days a little the price on SWA went from 89 to 150. After seeing on the news yesterday about the expected price jumps I dicided to book the 150 for the trip there and 174 for the return. When I got home DH tells me he was looking at SWA for his friend also traveling around our days and asked if 114 was good? I argued that he was wrong it was 174. Turns out he was right. We now have a 250.00 credit for a future trip (which I was not planning until this).
     
  8. hopemax

    hopemax Note to Self:

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    Glad I looked at this thread. Just saved $20 on my May flight to MCO on SWA. Not a lot, but every little bit counts. We are going to visit DH's parents in June, and we haven't booked yet, so that's a bit of credit toward that at least.
     
  9. SnowWhite33

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    I just checked SWA out of Louisville, our flights have gone up for the 2nd time since I bought our tickets. No bargains here, glad I bought them a couple of weeks ago.
     
  10. eeyorethegreat

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    I just checked a flight from PHL to MCO (in late June) It was $138 last week went up to $150 so I decided to buy before it went up more. I saw t his thread thought maybe I could rebook and get a credit. Still $150 for that flight date.
     
  11. Momma2PrinceNPrinces

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    What airline is $138 from Omaha??? The cheapest I've found from St. Louis is on SWA, and it did go down today. It was $150 each way yesterday, and now $89 there, $114 return. We're still planning on driving unless something changes.
     
  12. 1hero2princesses

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    wow our flights are way up on SWA. about 25 dollars each way and I just bought them last week.
     
  13. rvchat

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    REally? not here. what month is that for?
     
  14. thebeesknees

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    Just checked our SWA flights after reading this and they went up a total of $120 pp since we bought them last month. Glad the OP got a bargain, though!
     
  15. loganpaulsmom

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    I booked our flights months ago from BOS to ORL. and got $168 round trip.. I was just thrilled.. The same flights for May.. $567..:scared1:
     
  16. mwatson011

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    Well, we debated driving vs. flying out of Philly in August, and a few days ago it was $918 for 4 RT nonstop tickets on US Airways. Today those same flights are $1,806. I guess the debate is over.:scared1:
     
  17. Piecey

    Piecey <font color=darkorchid>I find myself fighting with

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    I bought flights to FLL last week and they're the exact same price. PIT-FLL, nonstop, $189/pp. over Labor Day.

    I bought a flight for DH last week, too, and we paid $315. It's $447 now... Pittsburgh-San Diego, over Memorial Day weekend. Eeek! Glad we booked last week.
     
  18. Sarah_Rose

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    Darn! I bit the bullet and booked Alaska Air at $110 each way for our Disneyland half marathon trip, last weekend... today it's down to $77 each way.

    Oh well, I win more often than I lose in the airfare lottery... if I hadn't booked when I did, it would have gone up to $200 each way. :lmao:
     
  19. FLCyndi

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    I also have been checking airfare for the last couple weeks from Florida to Texas-AA took a big drop last night. $104 on way & $127 back. Cheapest I have seen lately-booked this morning.
     
  20. mafibisha

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    Okay, I just tried to find out how to change a SW fare . . . how do you do it? I seriously can't find the place or where to do it.
    Help Please! :confused3
     
  21. poochie

    poochie Teehee...try some Beverly at Epco

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    SW end of June has dropped down to $ 174 since Sunday. I thought it would go down Tues & Weds but no. I did book on Sunday though, But if they drop I so am contacting SW for a credit which I can use for our flight back home. :goodvibes
     

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