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Any ideas on a cheap flight to ACC in mid June? I'm flexible with dates, departure city (anywhere in USA), and I'd prefer a 1 way but would settle for a RT.

Thanks in advance for your ideas!

matt

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    Dolphin Trade and Travel
    4305 Arthur Street
    Hollywood, Florida
    33021
    Tel. 954.893.8496
    or. 877.532.5296
    Also try www.asaptickets.com
    Also try Henderson Travel and Tours in Silver Spring, MD They have traveled to Ghana since 1957 so they are kind of a Ghana specialist company. I read about them on ghanaweb.com

    I haven't used any of the above, but read about them and had put them into my electronic organizer. When I went to Ghana in 2003/2004 and 2004/2005, I used frequent flyer miles the whole way. Good luck. Happy Travels!

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    Alexmarti121: I notice your discount flight place has Alitalia flights.

    As for Alitalia, for me the experience was a nightmare. I flew all the way from L.A. to Milan on Delta and had an ongoing ticket, on Alitalia for the same day that I had arrived into Milan. I arrived in Milan very early in the morning and was to leave out in the afternoon.

    Well, something told me to check the ticket with the agent at the counter before going through the next security gate. It was good that I did because it was then that I was told by an Alitalia rep that there was no such flight on that day, but that it had left the day before and there wasn't another one until the following day. Huh?

    I then stated that I needed to be put up in a hotel then and that the mess needed to be straightened out. Ailitalia's response was that I was welcome to sleep in the terminal until the next day and then try to get on the plane then. And that it was not their responsibility to put me up in a hotel and that I could go to the hotel booking booth and get myself a hotel. Are they out of their minds? And it was in the dead of winter, December, and snow. So, do they really think I was going to sleep in an airport and in a freezing one at that?

    I immediately went over to Delta, and it's good that I did, because Delta at the Milan airport closes at some ridiculous time like around noon. It's good my flight arrived at around 7AM. I was at the Delta counter until past closing time and the agent was trying to straighten out the mess. Then she called across the aisle to the Alitalia desks and we stood and listened to the phone ring and also watched them all chit chatting and not picking up the phone. She was furious and commented on how they were standing around chit chatting when she was calling them to try to get my situation straightened out. I asked if she wanted me to go over and get their attention and tell them to ANSWER the phone. She said it wasn't necessary and slammed down the phone hanging up.

    It was then back to trying to straighten out my mess. It was then that I was informed that Alitalia was overbooked by around 100 seats for the day that the Alitalia rep had told me to try to get on another flight. The Alitalia rep hadn't even bothered to look in a computer to see if the plane was overbooked or try to put me on a flight the following day. It was just, "You can sleep in the airport and then try to fly out tomorrow".

    The Delta rep called a hotel and said that she was sending me over. She then told me to come with her as a bus would take me to the hotel. The bus happened to be a huge airport bus and with only me in it.

    The Delta rep told me that she was going to re-ticket me for the next day and send me on KLM to Amsterdam and then on to Accra from there, but that I needed to come by the Delta counter early the next day to pick up my new ticket and boarding pass.

    I was then driven off to a hotel where everything was paid for; room, meals, etc. And the next morning a private car was sent for me before sun up, to get me back to the airport to catch my KLM flight to Amsterdam.

    When I got to the Delta counter, back at the Milan Airport, there was someone else there. The agent who had originally told me to come back and pick up my new ticket/boarding pass from her wasn't even at work yet. Scream. So, I had to start explaining it to a new agent who looked clueless. I was then at the last straw and said to the clueless agent to call the other agent. So, she called her, at home, and I said that I wanted to talk to her directly, I was then handed the phone.

    In the background, I could hear a screaming kid. So, we did the business with the sound effects in the background. And finally I got my ticket/boarding pass and was on my way to Accra by way of Amsterdam. I had called my hotel to inform them that I was stranded in Milan. I was to be there 2 weeks, on a solo vacation. I had been there the year before, but had taken United and Lufthansa. So, never again. Don't even say the word Alitalia. And a friend's son had an Alitalia nightmare situation in Italy less than a year ago. My nightmare was 6 years ago. I'd row a boat to Accra before getting on an Alitalia flight! Happy Travels!

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