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Flights prices???

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Flights prices???

I'm traveling to London Heathrow next June and have not bought my airline tickets yet. Prices have gone up $100 in the last three weeks. Any suggestions on buying now to ensure flight availability as opposed to waiting a while to see if fares drop?

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1. Re: Flights prices???

No one here knows* what is going to happen to prices, but I certainly wouldnt buy in case there is no availability.

* But I would guess there will be at least one sale in the next 6 months. Whether that reaches out to June, again, no one knows.

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2. Re: Flights prices???

OP - look to the right of this screen under the heading, "Top questions about Air Travel" and read, "What's with these screwy ticket prices? Buy now or later?'

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3. Re: Flights prices???

Thx gracie. I was about to reference the same.

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4. Re: Flights prices???

In addition to what the others have said $100 across three weeks is not a lot. There are dozens or pricing and ticketing combinations for a given a flight. To give you some idea the full fare economy class price on that route is $3700 return.

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5. Re: Flights prices???

From MCI you will get the best fares via ORD [Chicago].

UA, AA and BA fly direct

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