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What is reasonable price for air Boston-London

Oct 5th, 2004, 03:55 AM
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What is reasonable price for air Boston-London

Starting to research for April 2005 trip to London. All airlines have airfare at about $500 - this seems a little high to me. But I have nothing with which to compare. Thanks.
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Oct 5th, 2004, 04:05 AM
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It's about right. If you go in March, you may find it for about $350. If you go in June, about $700. So, there's something you can compare to.

Fares are generally a little cheaper from NYC, but you have to add the expense and time of getting down there from Boston.
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Oct 5th, 2004, 04:23 AM
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rkkwan is right. We paid around $700 once for July. We flew American from Boston for $330 back in 2001 and now on British Airways for $89 each way and it was valid from any of their gateway cities but this time we chose Philly instead of Boston.
Sign up for email alerts from the various airlines. I just got one this morning from American that has air from New York-London for $333 and includes hotel but you have to travel by April 2.
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Oct 5th, 2004, 04:23 AM
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There are many fares listed under $500 if you don't travel on Friday and under $400 if you can travel Monday through Thursday. AA had flights for $396 and Icelandair has flights in the $420 range. Look at itasoftware.com and use the month long search function. It will show all the different airlines and prices in a calendar format.
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Oct 5th, 2004, 01:44 PM
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We've flown Boston-London three times with Virgin Atlantic and have been very pleased. Round trip fare for May was $342 - started shopping in December, fares went down in January or February, then up and up.

Booked a fabulous package (Hotel/Air) with Priceline (you can choose hotel and flights) for September, so you may want to check on those for your dates.
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Jan 31st, 2005, 07:36 AM
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Thought I'd revive this as I'm shopping for reasonable (?) Boston-London fare for the end of August '05. I think I'm kicking myself cuz when I checked a few weeks ago, I found Virgin's Premium Economy available for $788 and when I did a search just now...it was $1800 EACH.
I have subscribed to Virgin's e-mail alerts, and am starting to do the Expedia, etc type of search - but I'm a newbie at that kind of searching. More ideas, anyone?
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