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Help, I am going to Timisoara Romania, I need help with flights, open jaw ticket leaving chicago to Timisoara then to London then back to Chicago 2700.00, for dates of June 10th coming back July 4th,

Help, I am going to Timisoara Romania, I need help with flights, open jaw ticket leaving chicago to Timisoara then to London then back to Chicago 2700.00, for dates of June 10th coming back July 4th,

Mar 17th, 2007, 05:28 AM
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Help, I am going to Timisoara Romania, I need help with flights, open jaw ticket leaving chicago to Timisoara then to London then back to Chicago 2700.00, for dates of June 10th coming back July 4th,

Help, I do not know the best way to book this without spending tons of cash.

I looked at non stop out of chicago on Virgin for 1000.00 then spend the night and take a flight to Timisoara for 500.00 roundtrip on austrian airlines.

I also looked at easy jet from london to Budapest, then train or bus it to Timisoara. This is the cheapest but is bus or train travel a hassle? What sites to check on schedules? Thank you PJ


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Mar 17th, 2007, 05:51 AM
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Check www.kayak.com, or for strictly intra-Europe flights www.whichbudget.com

This is not necessarily an open jaw ticket, but a classical multi-city itinerary.

You have 2 choices.

1. book 3 legs. Chicago-Timisoara, TImisoara to London, London-Chicago,

or 2 separate round trips

2. Chicago-London, London Timisoara.

The latter may be cheaper, but the former will give you more flexibility with flight options as you can get from Chicago to many central european points.
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Mar 17th, 2007, 05:53 AM
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and use www.bahn.de for train schedules. At the top of the page click on Internat Guests for English.

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Mar 17th, 2007, 06:01 AM
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best fare I found was $1621 on Lufthansa

ORD - LHR 6/10
LHR - MUC 6/11
MUC - TSR 6/11

TSR - MUC (6/20) ( you didn't specify date)
MUC - LHR (6/20)

LHR - FRA 7/4
FRA - ORD 7/4

You may be able to find more convenient flights (i.e. non-stop ORD to MUC and LHR to ORD), but that may cost you more.
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Mar 17th, 2007, 06:36 AM
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Tue 12 Jun 17:52Chicago, O'Hare International 09:50 +1 Munich LH9269 11h33 Economy (M)
Wed 13 Jun 10:55Munich 13:25 Timisoara LH3504 Economy (M)
Sat 16 Jun 13:55Timisoara 14:25 Munich LH3505 4h25 Economy (M)
Sat 16 Jun 15:20Munich 16:20 London , Heathrow LH4758 Economy (W)
Wed 4 Jul 07:25London, Heathrow 10:10 Munich LH4765 13h45 Economy (W)
Wed 4 Jul 12:20Munich 15:10 Chicago , O'Hare International LH9268 Economy (M)
Total PricePrice
(per person) Taxes, fees and charges
(per person) Passengers

Total


2220.00 + 439.50 x 1 Adult = USD 2659.50
Total Price for all passengers = USD 2659.50

I need these dated and I think 2659.00 is high, kayak was high too help!




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Mar 17th, 2007, 08:17 AM
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I get $1571 for this itinerary on Kayak, through Lufthansa.com. I believe the problem is that you are specifying non-stop from Chicago to Munich.

ORD > LHR LH 9357 Tue 12 Jun 4:11 PM Wed 13 Jun 5:55 AM
LHR > MUC LH 4765 Wed 13 Jun 7:25 AM Wed 13 Jun 10:10 AM
MUC > TSR LH 3506 Wed 13 Jun 2:50 PM Wed 13 Jun 5:20 PM
TSR > MUC LH 3505 Sat 16 Jun 1:55 PM Sat 16 Jun 2:25 PM
MUC > LHR LH 4758 Sat 16 Jun 3:20 PM Sat 16 Jun 4:20 PM
LHR > FRA LH 4743 Wed 4 Jul 6:25 AM Wed 4 Jul 8:55 AM
FRA > ORD LH 430 Wed 4 Jul 9:55 AM Wed 4 Jul 11:50 AM
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Mar 17th, 2007, 08:31 AM
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thank you I will keep trying kayak

is there a way to do multiple not just one way fares?
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Mar 17th, 2007, 08:33 AM
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sorry about last post, I just saw multi city choice on kayak, duh! thanks so much
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Mar 17th, 2007, 08:38 AM
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I got the 1571.00, thanks so much
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Mar 19th, 2007, 03:31 PM
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Kayak seems to be confusing people

Nonrev.net has most schedules. I can't find any direct Timisoara-London flights, though Tarom used to do them two or three days a week.

Easyjet doesn't do London-Romania. Wizzair DOES do Bucharest-Luton. A decent consolidator should get you a Tarom flight at more or less the same price.

So it's cheapest (try the Air India site: three times a week) London-Chicago: bus to Luton, unless Tarom from LHR is cheaper: Tarom or Wizzair to Bucharest: train (bahn.de or CFR - www.cfr.ro - for details) or domestic flight (note: prob fom Baneasa, rather than Otopeni) to Timisoara.

Alternatively go to te Timisoara airport site, see which intercontinental hubs get direct flights (usually only Frankfurt and Milan), then find the cheapest flights to those hubs from Chicago,
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