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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 6th, 2008, 04:28 PM
  #21  
 
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Hard to beat free. Denver-LHR-Oslo, Copenhagen-Chi-Denver June 1-20 for miles +83 bucks in taxes. Booked September 2007 at the 300 day point. SAS's fares Bergen-Stockholm and Stockholm-Copenhagen at $160 each, one way for two people was the bargain of what otherwise looks like a crazy-expensive trip. (I keep repeating, "at least it's not the UK...."
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May 6th, 2008, 04:38 PM
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well...I only paid $134.00 for taxes only since I use my points. NYC to Lisbon, Amsterdam to NYC in July/August of this year.

No reservations in hotels yet, we will wing it..
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May 6th, 2008, 05:06 PM
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Mrs. JD and I are flying DFW - Prague - Amsterdam - DFW in the first half of June, using 75,000 Delta miles each. Booked in about November, after I thought the free stuff would be gone.

Our daughter is joining us for the Prague part of the trip. It was going to cost about $1200 for round trip, so for about the same money, she is flying to and from Dublin, spending a night each way, and taking Ryan Air to Prague. ORD -DUB round trip was about $900, DUB - PRG was about $120, plus the cost of 2 nights in Dublin, which she really wanted to see. Booked in March after waiting a couple of months for fares to drop, without any movement.

This thread is a good idea.
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May 6th, 2008, 05:35 PM
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Houston to Frankfurt
May 22 - June 3rd
$615.00 each through Lufthansa
We purchsed these tickets mid April.
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May 6th, 2008, 05:58 PM
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Paid $740.00

direct flight from Cleveland to London Gatwick

booked it Mid-January from Continental

I was pretty pleased with this since it is a direct flight and there's no lay over in JFK or Newark!!!

Oh, and I'm leaving TOMORROW!!!!!!!!!!
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May 7th, 2008, 02:58 AM
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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 7th, 2008, 04:08 AM
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£76.10 + €104pp.

Edinburgh-London Gatwick-Naples.

Venice-London Gatwick-Edinburgh.

Booked inbound Nov 2007, outbound some time before that, both via BA website.
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May 7th, 2008, 05:32 AM
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Chicago to Istanbul, stay for 2 nights
Istanbul to Zagreb, we stay for 6 nights in croatia
Dubrovnik to London
5 nights
london to Chicago

I booked this last October, and it cost me 60,000 american miles!
plus taxes, which didn't amount to that much.

this is how it breaks down



ORD-IST - Turkish Airlines (gateway city)

IST--ZAG - Turkish Airlines (destination)

Dubrovnik-Gatwick - British Airways (gateway city

LHR-ORD - American Airlines

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