$387 airfare from BOS to YUL

Old Feb 12th, 2009, 09:50 AM
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$387 airfare from BOS to YUL

Hello everyone,
My friends and I are planning a long weekend trip from Boston to Montreal in late October 2009 and I came across a flight for $387. I think this is a good price, but thought I'd ask for opinions as I do not normally fly there and am not sure what price range I should expect.
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Old Feb 12th, 2009, 11:40 AM
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Well, I may be waaaay out of line here (and certainly don't mind being corrected if I am) because I don't fly that route either, but $387 for a flight that's a little over 300+ mi sounds pretty high. More like a walk-up fare. It's too early to get a "good deal" since most airlines don't offer fall sales until late summer. I'd be tempted to wait. Or consider driving since there are several of you.

Having said that, I think if someone believes a fare is good, they ought to take it. And I follow that advice as well.
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Old Feb 12th, 2009, 04:13 PM
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Is that CAD or US Dollars?
The "base fare" for Air Canada BOS/YUL
is $185 each way plus taxes CAD. But AC always has seat sales so I wld definitely wait to book your flights. Maybe until the beginning of Sept.
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I have to say that my first thought was also that it's too high. But I also don't fly that route. I'd check around. Have you looked on www.kayak.com ?
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Old Feb 13th, 2009, 04:33 AM
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FWIW, I did check kayak, put in some weekend dates for Oct and they show US$387 on UA.
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Old Feb 14th, 2009, 03:08 PM
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Thank you for all of your help. I think I may hold off and wait to see if there is a better deal out there.
Thanks again!
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