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Belize in May - Time to buy plane tickets?

Old Jan 30th, 2012, 06:48 PM
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Belize in May - Time to buy plane tickets?

We plan to visit Belize in early May departing from Atlanta. If you were a betting man (or woman) would you buy now or wait a little longer. The flight prices haven't budged much in the last couple of months!
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Old Jan 31st, 2012, 02:50 AM
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BZE entry can be tricky and expensive. is saying they will not fall much check every Tuesday for sales but
always book by mid-feb.

Another trick I do to save. cheap flights to CUN(Cancun) take a mexican directo to Chetumal save hundreds usuually.

Or fly into GUA work your way up pick up Tikal. on your way if adventurous will also save a lot.
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Old Jan 31st, 2012, 08:12 AM
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I just picked up flights from ATL to BZE yesterday on Continental (one stop in Houston) for $550/pp. This is in late June. I think Delta doesn't ever get below $600 these days.
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Old Mar 2nd, 2012, 08:01 PM
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Well I'm happy to report that I ended up getting tickets for $622 each! They're back up to $785 again now...woohoo!
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Old Mar 3rd, 2012, 06:39 PM
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Good job, Deb - now you don't have to respond on the other post, I know when you're going
Have a great trip and report back, please.
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Old Mar 5th, 2012, 05:31 AM
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Yes, that is a good fare. I paid $732 in January for a trip April 21 non-stop from Newark to BZ but on the return we have 75 minutes in Houston. When you only have 6-7 days of vacation we found to save $100/person and add 2-3 hours to the trip often means getting to your destination at 4-5 PM and you are tired so you just snack and go to bed. I rather depart at 7-8 AM and be in the water at 4.
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Old Mar 5th, 2012, 05:57 PM
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Luckily we have a little longer than 6-7 days, but still not long it's non-stop for us!!!
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