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Re: Time to book flights?

Postby Toby » Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:45 pm

Maybe...but let’s keep hope

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Re: Time to book flights?

Postby ralu81 » Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:59 pm

I've been flying on and off since June for work and the prices have been all over the place like the OP mentioned. Detroit to Denver as high as $950 and as low as $350... Typically they are $400 give or take $50.

Delta has a cancellation policy, but I don't believe you get your money back you just get to re-book. Either way I wasn't to worried about it as long as I could re-schedule my flight. So I decided to book for a trip with my family to the Bahamas for next February. Typically the flights from Detroit to Georgetown are $1,200 + and I booked at about $900. I figured worse case I re-schedule for Feb 2022 and I get to hold the cheap rate.

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Re: Time to book flights?

Postby Forde » Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:42 am

I haven’t gone anywhere yet and haven’t flown anymore. I decided that I would rather tolerate it and not endanger my relatives.

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Re: Time to book flights?

Postby Dave_5280 » Wed Aug 26, 2020 2:11 pm

I’m booked a year out on a good deal that I will cancel at no cost if things haven’t improved.

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Re: Time to book flights?

Postby Eduardo » Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:39 pm

still can't get to Mauritius. The locals must be having a great time with all the waves to themselves. And Air Mauritius is in big financial trouble. And ...

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Re: Time to book flights?

Postby fluidity » Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:09 am

There was a case of covid-19 reinfection with a new covid-19 strain recently. Probably takes particular combination of attention to detail on both first and second infections for the medical people to pick it up. No idea whether the second time was better or worse. World uptake of the virus is still pretty low, total cases is currently showing at 3,124/1,000,000 of world population so we have months and months of spreading of each strain to go yet. As people go harder on lockdowns it delays tourism longer and longer. Don't bet on your airline still being in business in a year.

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Re: Time to book flights?

Postby Windigo1 » Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:17 pm

Here in Canada there is a mandatory 14 days isolation if you leave the country and return. That's no fun I'm waiting for that to be lifted. I have been doing 3 kite trips a year for over 10 years but this year is not looking good!

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Re: Time to book flights?

Postby skideeppow » Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:57 pm

Eduardo wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:39 pm
still can't get to Mauritius. The locals must be having a great time with all the waves to themselves. And Air Mauritius is in big financial trouble. And ...
Sure they are overjoyed especially with all that oil washing up

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Re: Time to book flights?

Postby Matt_TYRCZ » Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:06 pm

TheJoe wrote:
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:41 am
I'm wanting to book some flights to go to Cape Town. Wish they had dates for King of the Air so I could go for it.
probably first two weeks of February as always

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