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$329 R/T from Orange County, CA to Madrid!

$329 R/T from Orange County, CA to Madrid!

Jun 10th, 2009, 10:08 AM
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JenV, perhaps. I have to fill in the gaps in my itinerary, but I may be in MAD then.
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Jun 10th, 2009, 10:21 AM
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Me too! I'll probably be posting for help soon...this was totally spontaneous. So far I have Madrid 9-10, Positano 11-17 and then....til 24th flight home from Madrid.
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Jun 10th, 2009, 12:31 PM
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On the basis of this post, I was up in a state of extreme excitement until 2 AM, when I pushed the button and bought myself a totally impulsive solo trip to Paris in November. So thanks, I think.
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Jun 10th, 2009, 12:53 PM
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Good for you Nikki go for it!
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Jun 10th, 2009, 12:59 PM
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Good for you Nikki.
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Jun 10th, 2009, 02:33 PM
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Darn it, I missed out on this one! I was browsing last night before I even saw this thread, and there was RT Venice (including taxes) from Cleveland for $373pp! There was also RT Zurich for $279pp!! I almost booked, but thought I would sleep on it (BAD IDEA!) By this morning, they were gone. Oh well, I will keep checking, hoping another great sale will pop up. Congrats to those who booked these deals.
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Jun 10th, 2009, 03:24 PM
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This was absolutely one of those times when pulling the trigger almost instantaneously seemed important. I was scared my screen would refresh and the fare would disappear into oblivion, so I called my friend, got the green light, and did it....and then thought to myself, "what just happened?"

So excited I posted this and others took advantage. Happy travels deal seekers!
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Jun 10th, 2009, 03:46 PM
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One thing to keep in mind is that Delta and Northwest (also Continental and United) allow you to cancel within 24 hours, if you purchase when logged in with your frequent flyer number. So if you see a great deal that you *might* want, like this one, just familiarize yourself with the cancellation rules and buy!
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Jun 10th, 2009, 04:20 PM
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Thanks Will Travel, I did not know that!
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Jun 16th, 2009, 07:11 AM
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Ok I am calling you experts...one of our friends/couple is still able to book for this year.

Oct 7 departure from Lax to Mad, then returing Oct 17 (sat from Malaga/AGP to Lax.

I think we missed the boat on that one for the really low fares ...but just in case running it by you all the best we found was Delta $624.00 PP?

Also how did yoy get alterted about the good fares? Are on you some automatic e mail?
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Jun 16th, 2009, 07:25 AM
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Just read this and yes, keep cking as airfare is all over the place right now. Travel Zoo and sherman put out Wed email every week w/ incredible deals.
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Jun 16th, 2009, 08:20 AM
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I am on the travelzoo vip email list, which gives weekly emails with the top deals of the week and various email alerts throughout the week when special sales come up. That is how I was alerted to the $299 sale last week on Delta.
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Jun 16th, 2009, 08:47 AM
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TravelZoo is how I found out about it as well. My friend got the email, but forwarded it to me, and we didn't delay in jumping online and booking. I'd sign-up for TravelZoo if you're after deals like this.
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Jun 16th, 2009, 09:01 AM
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Is the VIP list different than the weekly email? How did you get on that?
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Jun 17th, 2009, 11:01 AM
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I received this today, which speaks to the difference in VIP list. I think I got an email inviting me to be a vip. I believe anyone can do that once you subscribe to the Top 20 list but not sure.
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"As a Travelzoo VIP, you are receiving this Top 20 newsletter before other subscribers.
Every week we search 1,000+ companies for their very best sales and compile this Top 20(R) list."
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Jun 17th, 2009, 05:46 PM
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Thanks....RT spain is on the $550 ish as long as it's Mad/Mad.
Either way the price is not bad.
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Oct 27th, 2009, 06:46 PM
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The plot thickens!

We arrived back from this trip to Madrid last week and connected in Atlanta. Our flight was oversold, so my friend and I volunteered to give-up our seats in exchange for one night in a hotel and a $600 Delta voucher.

Getting to Spain for $329 from the west coast is pretty amazing, but having Delta pay you $600 on the way back is, well, priceless!
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Oct 27th, 2009, 07:33 PM
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You won the grand prize here, kyliebaby!
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Oct 27th, 2009, 08:12 PM
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This is the thread that gave me the idea to buy the ticket that is sending me to Paris next week.

Good job, Kyliebaby! And thanks again.
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Oct 27th, 2009, 11:10 PM
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Nice! How was your experience with the connection in Atlanta compared to IAD, JFK, BOS, for example?
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