Maritimes + New England best fares to Orlando (Post em)

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  1. RainbowsMist

    RainbowsMist "There's a little kid in all of us..."

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  3. Ted in Halifax

    Ted in Halifax Over a 2,000 mile drive from Disney!

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    I've tried flights for 5 (use 4 adults 1 youth) for March 9th to March 25th and this is what I got:
    Adults: 4 $656.00
    Youth: 1 $164.00
    Airfare taxes and fees $162.00
    Total due at booking $982.00

    Leave
    Sat, Mar 9
    Total time: 4hr 45min
    Depart
    6:35 AM
    Boston, MA , United States
    Boston Logan Airport (BOS) Terminal E
    Stop 1
    9:28 AM
    Atlanta, GA , United States
    Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL) Terminal N
    You will change plane here! (Ted's note)

    Depart
    10:00 AM
    Atlanta, GA , United States
    Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL) Terminal N
    Arrive
    11:20 AM
    Orlando, FL , United States
    Orlando Airport (MCO)
    AirTran Airways 1773


    Return
    Mon, Mar 25
    Total time: 2hr 55min
    Depart
    5:30 PM
    Orlando, FL , United States
    Orlando Airport (MCO)
    Arrive
    8:25 PM
    Boston, MA , United States
    Boston Logan Airport (BOS) Terminal E
    AirTran Airways 371
     
  4. RainbowsMist

    RainbowsMist "There's a little kid in all of us..."

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    Ted,

    I actually tried booking twice yesterday via Orbitz and Priceline. Both were showing these low fares however when it went to processing payment it came up it was unable to confirm pricing and availability. I then went over to Air Tran's website and it's showing OVER $900 PER PERSON return :confused3 Just double checked again, same thing.
     
  5. Ted in Halifax

    Ted in Halifax Over a 2,000 mile drive from Disney!

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    Sorry to hear that. I was excited to see thes, especially when airtrans site was showing so high!
     
  6. RainbowsMist

    RainbowsMist "There's a little kid in all of us..."

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    Oh I was BOUNCING off the walls yesterday morning when I saw Kayak's pricing...lol Not sure what's going on!
     
  7. RookieMouse

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    I don't know what is going on with AirTran's prices but they are sky high right now... over $1000 per person from Portland to Orlando return for March 2-9.

    Jet Blue's prices are also slowly but steadily going up as well.

    Right now it is cheaper to fly US Airways from Bangor (about $650 per person return).

    I'm hoping this trend reverses.

    (Fingers crossed)


    John
     
  8. schoonersky

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    Hi there - haven't been on here in awhile but I am considering planning a surprise March break trip for the family and am trying to find a great deal on airfare. DH is a teacher so we are limited in the days we can travel, but I'm thinking we could go March 6th on a 5pm flght out of Halifax, or March 7th or 8th. Returning on March 16th, 17th or maybe even the 18th. Have considered driving to Bangor but the prices don't seem much less for the 7 hours of driving and travel time we would lose.

    If anyone has any suggestions I would love to hear them - will also read through the chat again in case I've missed anything.
     
  9. schoonersky

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    Rainbow -I think I am trying to book airfare for the same trip, considering Carnival Breeze on the Sunday. But we are more limited in our travel days because of the whole teacher thing. I will let you know what I find, I have also been checking out different airports in Florida on the other end.

    I will try Orbitz as Ted seems to use that and see if I get better rates than I do on Expedia.
     
  10. RainbowsMist

    RainbowsMist "There's a little kid in all of us..."

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    :thumbsup2 Yes! We are on the Breeze Sunday, March 10th from Miami. I've been trying MIA, FLL, PBI, MCO. Hopefully tomorrow when Southwest opens up there will be something! We're limited too as I also work in the school board ;)
     
  11. schoonersky

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    I wondered when Southwest would open up. Does anyone know anything about Air Tran out of Portland?
     
  12. RainbowsMist

    RainbowsMist "There's a little kid in all of us..."

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    Air Tran is open now..and showing over $500 each way out of Portland..and Boston for that matter! Orbitz says otherwise but I tried to book and it wouldn't let me.
     
  13. schoonersky

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    Ok - I was lookng at Orbitz and thought it must be too good to be true. Cross our fingers for Southwest then!
     
  14. RookieMouse

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    I just booked Southwest out of Manchester, NH for 2-9 March 2013. $2400 return for 6 of us, direct non-stop flights, 2 free checked bags. Best web fare if you don't care about flight times is $165 per person each way.
     
  15. DisneyFreak06

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    Anyone finding anything for the week of March 16-23ish? I am a teacher so my dates are stuck at the 16 to the 24th. No other options, but my sister could easily fly out a day or two before or after with her hubby and kids. We found a great deal with Air Transat a while ago for them, but couldn't book at that time. Now I'm feeling like it's WAY too late. We'll drive somewhere if we can get really cheap tickets on a direct flight, but I can't see anything direct as far away as Portland. Even driving to Halifax is not really worth it for her if it's not direct. She's got 2 little girls (5 and 2) and a 17 year old who will be 18 when we go...
     
  16. Ted in Halifax

    Ted in Halifax Over a 2,000 mile drive from Disney!

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    $636 will get you Moncton to MCO and back ... its a little effort on the last day!

    Air Canada
    Flight 7466
    Departs: Sun Mar 17 6:40am
    Moncton, NB - Greater Moncton Int'l (YQM) Arrives: Sun Mar 17 7:23am
    Halifax, NS - Halifax International (YHZ)

    Flight 1218
    Departs: Sun Mar 17 9:00am
    Halifax, NS - Halifax International (YHZ) Arrives: Sun Mar 17 11:55am
    Orlando, FL - Orlando International (MCO)
    Returning Flight Information - Sunday, March 24, 2013

    Flight 1263
    Departs: Sun Mar 24 12:45pm
    Orlando, FL - Orlando International (MCO) Arrives: Sun Mar 24 3:42pm
    Ottawa, ON - Macdonald-Cartier International (YOW)

    Flight 168
    Departs: Sun Mar 24 5:10pm
    Ottawa, ON - Macdonald-Cartier International (YOW) Arrives: Sun Mar 24 7:49pm Halifax, NS - Halifax International (YHZ)

    Flight 7471
    Departs: Sun Mar 24 10:15pm
    Halifax, NS - Halifax International (YHZ) Arrives: Sun Mar 24 10:58pm
    Moncton, NB - Greater Moncton Int'l (YQM)
     
  17. DisneyFreak06

    DisneyFreak06 DIS Veteran

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    Thanks! I haven't thought of checking Moncton lately. It's driving me CRAZY because I wanted to book a while ago, but they couldn't. They still can't right away, and I'd rather fly with them, but I don't want to get stuck with a flight of $1000 if I have to wait for them!
     
  18. Ted in Halifax

    Ted in Halifax Over a 2,000 mile drive from Disney!

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    The one advantage you have is that NS has its March break in the week before yours, so that may help to keep things reasonable. Last year March break flights from Halifax reached a high of $3,000 per person. :crazy2:
     
  19. DisneyFreak06

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    :faint: I hope they don't get that high! I like that they/we stagger our breaks. It does help keep prices a little lower.
     
  20. Ted in Halifax

    Ted in Halifax Over a 2,000 mile drive from Disney!

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    Heads up ...

    BOS to MCO
    Nov 30 to Dec 8 return

    Air Total: $138.41 per person no bag fees Promo code BigDeal40 via southwest.com
     
  21. DisneyFreak06

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    Sometimes I wish I lived in the US... to get cheap flights! :rotfl2:
     

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