Airplane Ticket Cost from SFO to Europe

Jun 25th, 2009, 05:47 PM
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Airplane Ticket Cost from SFO to Europe

After watching the prices flucuate for the past few weeks, I saw that prices from San Francisco to Rome was $560 round trip. I bought them and then decided I wanted to extend my time by an extra day. So I called Delta, cancelled it, and WHILE was on the website to book the new flight, the price magically changed by an additional $100! I decided to wait it out, but the prices went higher instead of lower. I am thinking of just booking it regardless, but wanted some opinions...

$700 round trip...a decent deal anyway or overpriced? I don't normally look at prices to Europe, so I am not sure. I just want to make sure it's nothing too outrageous. If it doesn't work out, I'll just head over to Hawaii.
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Jun 25th, 2009, 08:37 PM
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In... August? February?

Hopefully it's not on an Alitalia codeshare. Is it?
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Jun 25th, 2009, 09:33 PM
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Ooops, I should have added for when this would be. It would be this September and it's Delta (or just about any of the ones out there).
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Jun 26th, 2009, 06:29 AM
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Obviously, no one can predict future fares, and there's always the risk you could book a fare and the price will go down later. Still, I'd grab this one. $700, west coast to Rome, sounds like a good buy to me. ($560 sounds like it was a real steal.)

My approach to these things is to book a flight at a fare I'm comfortable with (or that I have to accept) and then be done with it. I don't torture myself by continuing to look after I've made my purchase.
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Jun 26th, 2009, 08:13 AM
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I decided to finally book the flight. Turns out that one of the airlines (Canada Air) was priced at $686 and the others were around $740. This is with my changed dates of flying out on a Sunday and returning on Friday (since Fridays through Sunday airline prices are higher). Signed up for their rewards program thing and got $30 nicked off the price, so $655 plus my two extended days like I wanted. I am happy.
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Jun 26th, 2009, 09:08 AM
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That sounds like a great deal. Congratulations.

Now, don't keep looking at fares. You'll only torment yourself.
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Jun 26th, 2009, 02:02 PM
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I know I know. I promised myself I won't look at the fares anymore!
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Jul 29th, 2009, 06:51 PM
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Looking for flights to Hawaii in October...fares are high at the moment but im checking every day
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Jul 30th, 2009, 12:24 AM
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Hello itsmlf, I don't know what airport is the closest to your home but here are some airfares I recevieved from NWA.

http://www.nwa.com/features/hawaii09....Intro1.HISale

I haven't flown to Hawaii for some time so I don't know if these are great fares or not but thought I would post this for you just in case they are and would be of interst to you.
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