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Crazy fare on sale today

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Ozgirl, Nov 16, 2019.

  1. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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  2. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Fares go on sale today at 12 noon and after for immediate travel until March!

    Andorra anyone? Or road trip to France resorts. Or just spring for another flight from Madrid to your favourite spot!
     
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    There has to be a catch!
     
  4. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Did you read the link?

    There is the opposite of a catch.

    AirAsia is now an aggregate too, so might score those prices on a full service airline too.
     
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    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    The catch is it’s between now and March.

    My foster son lives in Madrid and I haven’t seen him in about 3 years! I so want to book, but it’d mean going before Xmas...

    For $199 rtn wow!
    Would cost me more to get to Sydney for the flight.
     
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  6. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    We yes, but I didn't think this forum would view it as a catch! LOL
     
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    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Don't get so upset. I would love to take advantage of it! (But I can't).
    That thing just keeps going through my head - "If it seems too good to be true, it probably is". So please don't take it personally, and I'm not doubting you for a moment. And thanks for letting us know about it :)
     
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    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Anyone bought one yet?
     
  9. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    That it's AirAsia is a fairly bloody big catch
     
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    Scoot had a similar sale early last year (I think) when it began operating to Berlin. Now Scoot is (apparently) even more basic than Air Asia, and the price was slightly higher, but the ulta cheap tickets in the off season were totally legit.
     
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    They're fine to fly on , until they crash.
     
  12. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Basic, how so?

    I'd fly on scoot a million times before ever getting on air asia. But I'd prefer others
     
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    But you don’t have to fly them apparently.

    Their new website is a travel aggregate. So high chance of full service.
     
  14. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Who said I was upset?

    I was actually laughing
     
  15. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Io forgot to look.

    But here is an example of what kiwi.com threw up.

    Cheapest dates I could find

     
  16. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hmmmm
     
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    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Did you read the story? LOL
     
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    Yeah I'm calling BS on this one - nothing even close to that price on any of the dates I searched.
     
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    To be fair, Ozgirl's fare search only came up with two premium airlines, so perhaps the site she was using didn't cover the absolute bottom end airlines? That wouldn't be surprising as many of them don't pay commissions to the airfare aggregation websites.

    I'd be interested to see the fares to anywhere in northern or western Europe with a selection of those rock bottom south east Asian airlines. I reckon they could get you to Madrid, Frankfurt, etc. for a lot less than $2350. However whether any Australian would put up with the conditions on them for 22 hours is debatable. (No leg room, narrow seats, bad food, the chance of a broken entertainment system, the possibility of sitting next to someone with questionable hygiene, toilets that will leave you traumatised for weeks after visiting them, etc.)
     
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    The site I used was the correct site for the sale.

    That was the whole point of the promotion.

    Kiwi is Air Asia New booking tool.

    The fares sold out in an hour
    https://7news.com.au/travel/tourism...return-flights-from-sydney-to-spain--c-559940
     
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    ShavedBadger One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yeah sorry @Ozgirl I meant BS in terms of being able to actually get a ticket, not BS as in you were sharing BS. Apologies for the ambiguity!
     
  22. piolet

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    Yes I would guess so.

    Is that so unheard of?
     
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    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    NFI
     
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