Airfare to Newfoundland from US

Oct 20th, 2005, 03:30 PM
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Airfare to Newfoundland from US

Just curious to see if anyone has an opinion on airfare from US (specifically Atlanta) to Newfoundland. The airfare for next July is around $724 pp. Is this a good airfare or should we hold out? My guess is that it's not a popular destination from Atlanta and therefore I shouldn't hold my breath for any sales.

Would appreciate feedback. Thanks!
Kendra is offline  
Oct 21st, 2005, 12:18 PM
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I see most ATL-YHZ fares about $590 on Continental and Air Canada for Tues, Wed & Thurs. Slightly higher for other dates.

Still not cheap, but $724 seem high.

There aren't much competition on US-YHZ route in recent years, therefore the high fare. But you have lots of time, no need to hurry to buy right now. Wait a while and check often.
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Oct 21st, 2005, 01:10 PM
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You should certainly wait. There will undoubtedly be seat sales before next July, and you should be able to get a fare below C$724. BTW, the code for St. John's NL is YYT, not YHZ (Halifax NS).
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Oct 21st, 2005, 01:40 PM
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Oops... Sorry, somehow I kept thinking about Nova Scotia.
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Oct 22nd, 2005, 05:57 PM
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Check your routing options too, just going from Atlanta to Halifax (YHZ). Air Canada had sales on this year for most of the summer to St. John's (from Halifax) for $69-$79 (one-way pre-tax) so it may be cheaper for you to book 2 separate legs.

The Halifax airport is very small so you should have no problems catching your second flight if you leave enough "connection" time.

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