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Discussion in 'Transportation & Travel' started by Isafari, Apr 27, 2010.

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    I've heard whispers that airlines are upping their prices to make up for lost fares due to the recent volacano.
    Just been to VA website and put in our dates for hopefully a December trip and for the two of us, in ECONOMY they want......wait for it.......

    £2215.60 :thud: ..........just for flights!
     
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    Sod that for a game of soldiers!
     
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    No way... what an absolute rip off :thumbsdown:

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    looks like we'll all be holidaying in england :donald:
     
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    We can all go to Barry Island a la Gavin and Stacey :rotfl:
     
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    :donald: we sure can josh
     
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    Just what i was dreading before our 2012 planning starts. :(
     
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    :hug2: hopefully prices will have settled for you teresa by then
     
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    Good grief :thumbsdown:
     
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    How much would you normally expect to pay for flights with VA at that time Isafari?
     
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    Around £1600
     
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    Ouch, thats way over the top!

    Makes me laugh though, when you go into VA's home page their solgan across the top is "Cheap Flights" :lol:
     
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    Good grief! That so wrong!

    What about BA any good?
     
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    Wow! Massive difference then!
     
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    Its not fair really is it, couldnt claim on insurance for what happened cus it was classes as an "act of god" but they can put their prices up to cover their losses - they should just accept what happened the same as the rest of us had to! IMO anyway!
     
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    i just got quoted for last two weeks in oct £1354 for 3 eco seats on the VA site thats CHEAP :yes:
     
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    Are you taking them Mick?
    We have no choice but to go school holidays :thumbsdown:
     
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    no thats for this year :( worked out at 451 ea that was cheaper than i got from va direct in 2000 on our 1st trip....thats half term break too as you know we can only go school hols too...i mean i get 19 weeks off as it is i think thats taking the P to want more dont you :lol:
     
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    we only get one week in October :(
     
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    awwww oct is a great time to go as well i luv it then, but i dont know any different as thats the only 2 weeks ive ever been. was thinking about easter as we get 3 weeks off then, would luv 3 weeks out there...have a friend whose had a villa built in cape coral its awesome he designed it himself so looking at going there for a week sometime
     

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