Airfare to Italy

Old Mar 4th, 2004, 03:38 PM
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Airfare to Italy

Hi! I am in the process of looking for honeymoon airfare to Rome from SFO (preferably open-jaw leaving from florence) 5/23-6/1. Some of you may remember my first post regarding FF miles, and alas the Wise Ones were correct and there are no FF flights available. Thus I must buy full flight my question is with my dates should I be jumping at the prices I see now ($800) before they continue to rise or if I am patient and check daily am I likely to find a better (like $600) rate? I don't want to end up with $1000 tickets if I wait too long! Thanks for your advice!
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Old Mar 4th, 2004, 03:41 PM
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I find that SFO-Italy airfare is really much higher than SFO-Paris airfare for example. Maybe you can go from SFO to London and take a low-cost air carrier from London to Italy?
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I think that it is wishful thinking that you will get a $480 fare (plus $120 taxes) for California-Italy at the beginning of summer. My upside-downside analysis is 20% chance of lower, 80% higher in the next 30 days.

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I would buy soon. You are going over the Memorial day weekend and things could get tight.
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I agree with the above.
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pritchaa, I like you have been holding out for a better fare (except my trip is the last week of April and first week of May).

I finally broke down and booked our flights this morning for fear that they will probably go up. At least you can rack up FF points for future flights if not this time.
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