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Xmas Flights to Canada - book now or wait?

Discussion in 'Flights' started by Scot_e17, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. Scot_e17

    Scot_e17 Hard Yards

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    Heading to Canada ( Vancouver)on 26th or 27th Dec this year and can currently get the following flights:

    Melbourne - Vancouver
    Vancouver - Calgary
    Calgary - Vancouver
    Vancouver - Melbourne

    If we depart on 26th Dec - AUD $2473 with the flight over having a transit through Brisbane
    or
    Departing 27th Dec - AUD $2047 Direct flights all the way.

    Is it likely there will be any better times to book around mid-year, or should i snap these flights up now?
     
  2. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    There’s a travel expo coming up over the next 4-6 weeks

    Well worth visiting and seeing what deal you can get

    www.travelexpo.net.au
     
  3. Scot_e17

    Scot_e17 Hard Yards

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    Great idea....will hold off until after the expo and see what they have on offer...Thanks Gareth.
     
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  4. Libelle

    Libelle Hard Yards

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    Hmm, AC currently have a sale, just booked Canberra - Kelowna return for just over $1600 flying mid Jan. Whoops, checked around XMAS, lots more $$$ :(
     
  5. sly_karma

    sly_karma Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Prime travel dates. Take it and go, the deal on the 27th is a pretty decent price. Book it, Dano.
     
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  6. Crystal

    Crystal Sand skier extraordinaire Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I think anything around the 2K mark at Christmas is pretty good. I've just booked 5 x tickets for Christmas :) I think when you see a deal and your happy with it pull the trigger. You do have to stop looking after that though so you don't beat yourself up when you see a sale fare during the year which may or may not eventuate.
     
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  7. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    can someone book me two as well .

    Then I can explain to Nikki that it was completely out of my control
     
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  8. Crystal

    Crystal Sand skier extraordinaire Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Give me your credit card details and I'll lock it in :)
     
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  9. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    look I tell you what, use yours and let me know
     
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  10. Crystal

    Crystal Sand skier extraordinaire Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    send me your banking details first and passwords...then I'll do it.
     
  11. chunky

    chunky Old n' Crusty

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    I'll mediate. Pass them to me to pass on.
     
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  12. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Chunky, we'll probably ne back in SP in January '21 if you want to start your plans
     
  13. Spyder_Man

    Spyder_Man Hard Yards

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    I think your Dec 27th is a good price and its direct...
    You gotta remember, your travel dates are full peak holidays, airlines don't need to discount during this period to put bums on seats.
     
  14. sly_karma

    sly_karma Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Usually the deals are best at the 6 month mark for the planners, and the two week mark for the opportunists.
     
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