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how much did you pay for this summer's european trip?

how much did you pay for this summer's european trip?

May 4th, 2008, 06:12 PM
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how much did you pay for this summer's european trip?

how much did you pay?

what is your flight itinerary?

when did you book your flight?

where did you book your flight?

I want to fly to central Europe in August, but fear that I'll need to pay over $1,000 (which i'm prepared and expect to do).
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May 4th, 2008, 06:40 PM
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Mid-May Boston-Madrid, nonstop $550 back in Feb 08; Iberia.com.
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May 4th, 2008, 07:04 PM
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Paid $650 RT

Late May for 12 days.
LAX-CDG. layover in St Paul, MN both ways.

Booked Feb 08

Found it on kayak and purchased from Orbitz.

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May 4th, 2008, 07:59 PM
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May 23- June 1, JFK-LHR, $607 on Delta.com. Bought 3 days ago on a whim. I was actually searching for fares for late November, my preferred time of year to travel, but everything for Nov/Dec is ridiculously expensive this year.
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May 4th, 2008, 08:41 PM
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Mid-June to early July

Seattle to London on Northwest ($650) RT
London to Paris on BA (100) RT

Got the info. on this price/ticket from here.

I think we bought our tix in mid-January.
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May 6th, 2008, 02:44 AM
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anyone else flying this summer? Read the first blog entry and fill in your info...
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May 6th, 2008, 03:47 AM
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Paid $800 (including taxes) for US Airways flight JAX-PHL-MAN-GLA for June 13- July 6. Booked in mid-February, on a one-day sale through Orbitz. There were 6 of us, so I was glad to get the dip below $1200 normal prices!
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May 6th, 2008, 03:55 AM
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$738

May 8-18
IAD-CDG
CGN-IAD

Booked in February through United
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May 6th, 2008, 04:21 AM
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SJC (San Jose, CA) to MAD (Madrid, Spain) flying in mid-August ... I paid just over $1200 RT.

Seemed high then, but it's gone up slightly since I booked in February.

Two stops (Minniapolis and Amsterdam) on NWA and KLM.
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May 6th, 2008, 06:43 AM
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PHL-CDG RT non-stops on US Airways.

5/25-6/2 $898 purchased Jan 2008
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May 6th, 2008, 07:05 AM
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SFO-ATH mid May to mid June - $1200.
Could have gotten a fare a bit cheaper, but this one was a one stop that gets us in to ATH at a decent hour, in time to catch a domestic flight out to our island. No overnight in ATH, either way.
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May 6th, 2008, 07:09 AM
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May 9-21 to Italy, into Milan and out of Venice from middle of Michigan for $1167 per person on Northwest.

Purchased in Jan 08 thru Northwest. Have checked repeatedly and no changes downward, increases a couple times in $50 increments.

Our travel dates just missed the spring fare sales but couldn't adjust dates so just swallowed and clicked on purchase. Leave Friday and am still glad I did!
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May 6th, 2008, 07:16 AM
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$1900 X 6 for US Air Envoy

BNA-PHL-MXP Mid June to first week of July

Booked Dec 25, 2007

First saw it on AMEX web site, but then booked direct with US Air.

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May 6th, 2008, 09:58 AM
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Vancouver - London (LGW) $1100 RT - middle of July departure.. has since gone down about $50
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May 6th, 2008, 10:41 AM
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Edmonton to Paris on Northwest - $1275/person.

Today this flight is over $3500. I think we did well!

Naxos
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May 6th, 2008, 10:44 AM
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$734

SFO to CDG non-stop June 11 - June 26

I booked it on April 14.

I was idly browing the Air France website, hoping against hope that they would have a good airfare. To my surprise, they did.
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May 6th, 2008, 11:29 AM
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ORD-LHR, May 20-28. $609, booked thru United.com last week. Will hop on bmi at Heathrow one-way ($110) to Amsterdam, then travel by train to Bruges, and train again back to LHR to fly home.
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May 6th, 2008, 02:35 PM
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My husband and I paid $903 pp to fly round-trip, nonstop from Philly - Athens, May 16 - June 1. I bought the flights in early February through Airfare.com, using Kayak.com to scour Web sites.

These were the cheapest nonstops I've seen, so glad I booked when I did. There were a couple one-stop flights in the $850s at one point, but I'd gladly pay $50 more per ticket for a nonstop.
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May 6th, 2008, 03:23 PM
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544.00 Canadian per person departing from Halifax to Paris on Icelandair. Our dates are from Jun 2 to Jun 14th and we purchased our tickets back in September of 2007.
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May 6th, 2008, 04:13 PM
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wow. I was beginning to feel better after reading everyone else's responses, but, crazyfortravel, you make me want to cry.
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