I think I am really happy..............

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by Mermaid4me, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. Mermaid4me

    Mermaid4me Mouseketeer

    Jan 19, 2006
    We just planned a trip for Oct. 16th 08. I thought I would start looking for airfare. I found Airtran for $120 RT from Dulles to MCO. My DH said I should go ahead and book it because he thought it wouldn't go much lower than that. I went ahead and did it. The cost was $640 for 5 RT tickets. I think I really got a good deal. The only down side is that we like to fly out of BWI in Baltimore, but for that big a savings it is not that much further. I hope I made the right choice by booking this early.

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  2. msr709

    msr709 DISfan forever

    Sep 15, 2000
    I think that's a great rate. I booked my trip for Aug. 08 in December 07, so don't feel bad, sometimes you have to book early to get those good prices. But do keep checking your flights because they tend to change times on you, some airlines notify you, some don't. The only good thing if they change your flight for more than a certain time (I think its 3 hours or something, not sure the exact, someone that knows for sure should chime in) you can adjust your flight to another time if you want without penalty. Just keep checking it every once in a while. They already changed mine but it was only minutes of difference, I'm kind of hoping they change it drastically so I can get a flight later in the day on my return portion. Planning is half the fun!! Good luck :thumbsup2
  3. DebRMN

    DebRMN Mouseketeer

    Apr 29, 2006
    WOW! I think that is a great rate! The cheapest I have ever gotten out of Chicago Ohare is $189 RT
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  5. cbrfan

    cbrfan DIS Veteran

    Feb 10, 2001
    You got a great deal! You were wise to book now. Wish they'd put some rates out like that for FNT!
  6. tkoran

    tkoran Mouseketeer

    Mar 6, 2008
    That's a great rate! I'm looking at $1,010 for 4 RT fares from Milwaukee right now in December. More than I want to pay. DH is still waiting to hear if his vacation is approved or not. Hopefully fares will go down by the time he finds out.
  7. wdwlvr629

    wdwlvr629 QueenMouse

    Mar 11, 2006
    I'd say that that is a GREAT deal! We can never get less than $350 r/t from here (BDL or PVD) as we always travel when the rest of New England does! Nice find!
  8. mplsmom1

    mplsmom1 Mouseketeer

    Dec 25, 1999
    That's awesome. I've already booked my flights for my Oct 15th trip. $300 per -- but I'm in Mpls and NW knows it's our teacher conference weekend. Congrats on the great fare -- with gas scheduled to go up, I'm sure you won't find a better deal.
  9. 4nana

    4nana God Bless America, Land of the Free and Brave

    Sep 10, 2000
    :thumbsup2 Great deal! Thus far we're looking at $300++ for 12p Thanksgiving week BWI.

    Playing the waiting game with hopes a descent price comes up. :scared:

    We may have to split going dwon on one line, returning on another.
  10. mikehn

    mikehn DIS Veteran

    Mar 5, 2008
    We're also flying out of Dulles. I got ours for 129 RT with tax. You did great.
  11. hercamore

    hercamore <font color=blue>beagle boy mom<br><font color=tea

    Dec 15, 2000
    Nice to see a family of 5 get a great deal.

    Really cuts down on your major expenses for the trip.

    Coming from MN, I best I can usually get is $250 PP.


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