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Old Jul 26th, 2010, 03:42 PM
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Cuzco to Lima...

Hi guys. Planning a trip to Peru in September and trying to get the budget together and trying to figure out the best way to get back to Lima. It looks like most people fly from Cuzco to Peru. That sounds nice but Kayak (where I always find the cheapest prices on airefare) is telling me $256/person. We're a family of 6, that hurts the budget.

Options???

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Old Jul 26th, 2010, 04:16 PM
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You probably mean Cusco to Lima

Try an alternate airline such as Taca, Star Peru or Peruvian Airlines.

You should be able to purchase roundtrip tickets for about half that price.
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Old Jul 27th, 2010, 06:22 AM
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Thanks, I hope you're right. I'll have a look!
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Old Jul 27th, 2010, 06:26 AM
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www.pmexplorers.com

www.traficoperu.com

www.taca.com

www.peruvianairlines.pe

www.starperu.com

lots cheaper flights

though with 6 might just hire a cab/guide

from $100/da and do the Gringo Trail to see more and save...
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Old Jul 27th, 2010, 06:28 AM
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adventures.worldnomads.com/destination/168/itinerary/23.aspx

www.casa-andina.com good family room prices

on your way usually...have fun,
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Old Jul 28th, 2010, 05:34 PM
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I am not sure how you are getting to Peru from the US but if you fly LAN airlines on the international leg and have a few domestic flights in South America (Lima - Cusco for example), you qualify for a South American Pass. We are going to have a total of 5 flights around Peru and to book straight out, would cost $1221 but with the pass, our fares drop to $648 (for flights from Lima - Cuzco, Cuzco - Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado (through Cusco) - Arequipa, and Arequipa - Lima.
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Old Jul 29th, 2010, 08:48 AM
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You are correct cavergirl. The SA airpass is a good deal if you qualify for it by flying into SA on LAN, however you also need at least 3 trip legs so it doesn't work for someone just doing Lima-Cusco return.

Other than their two tier pricing, LAN is an excellent airline. They do share a pattern with the other Peruvian airlines of cancelling and rearranging flights without giving notice, so be sure to check online and verify your flight times a few days ahead.
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Old Jul 29th, 2010, 04:27 PM
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Lima to Cusco
Try with Peruvian airlines,star peru or taca Peru.

A good Hostal in Cusco is Amaru hostal in San Blas
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Old Jul 31st, 2010, 07:41 AM
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Thanks everybody!
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