cheap orlando flights?

Mar 2nd, 2006, 02:34 PM
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cheap orlando flights?

Any tips on where to find cheaper flights to Orlando from Philadelphia or Newark, NJ -besides priceline- during the peak spring break week of Apr 8th - Apr 14? Expedia and Orbitz are both showing pretty much $300+ flights.
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Mar 2nd, 2006, 03:46 PM
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Are you using Travelocity's Fare Watch service? That will give you an idea of the lowest fare available to a particular location. When you see a good fare, always check the airline's website - you may save the $5 - $10 service fee you find using expedia, orbitz, etc.

Use the +/- 1 - 3 daysw function to see if you'll save money by changing your schedule a bit.

If you see a cheap fare, jump on it right away - they go fast. & sometimes turn up some deals that the others don't show.

Is United one of your airline options? If so, there are coupons in the shiny pages of the Entertainment / Gold C book - at least there are in my entertainment book.

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Mar 2nd, 2006, 09:45 PM
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With as close to Spring break as it is, I am surprised there are even flights available. During a period when the demand is so high, why would airlines be discounting? If the fares you quoted are not much less than full refundable fare I'd purchase full fare now - if you really wish to go - and rebook later SHOULD discounts come up.
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Mar 3rd, 2006, 05:23 AM
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Were you planning on renting a car in Orlando? If so, look into flights into Daytona or Melbourne Florida. Either airport is an easy drive to Orlando and may have lower fares.
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Mar 3rd, 2006, 06:53 AM
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Do you happen to know what the coupon in the Entertainment book for United is for? Buy one get one or an amount off? Thanks for the info! Pam
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