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Cheapest option?

Post by HereWeCome » 16 Apr 2018, 07:34

Hi
What would be the cheapest option?
Need a flight to Sydney (in July), but with no fixed date yet for the return flight. Will be somewhere end of December.
Take a one way and book the return flight later?
Or book both ways now and pay a rebooking fee? In that case, which company offers the best solution for that?

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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by KriVa » 16 Apr 2018, 08:27

Hi HereWeCome!
Though I can’t help you with your specific request, I just wanted to wish you a warm welcome on aviation24!
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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by sn26567 » 16 Apr 2018, 09:38

In the past it was possible to buy a return ticket with an open return, meaning you had to select a date for the outbound flight, but not for the inbound one. For the return you would call the airline a few days in advance to tell them the exact date.

I am not sure this option still exists.
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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by Flying Scout » 16 Apr 2018, 09:57

Why don't you contact a travelagency with your question? :)

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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by quixoticguide » 16 Apr 2018, 10:44

HereWeCome wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 07:34
Hi
What would be the cheapest option?
Need a flight to Sydney (in July), but with no fixed date yet for the return flight. Will be somewhere end of December.
Take a one way and book the return flight later?
Or book both ways now and pay a rebooking fee? In that case, which company offers the best solution for that?
How many stops do you want to make :p
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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by HereWeCome » 16 Apr 2018, 12:51

I've asked travel agency also, an open return ticket doesn't exist anymore. Rebooking a ticket is around 150€ at most airline companies.

I would say a max of 2 stops the keep the total travel time a bit 'normal'.

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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by quixoticguide » 16 Apr 2018, 13:53

When do you know the exact date for the return flight?
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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by HereWeCome » 16 Apr 2018, 18:51

quixoticguide wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 13:53
When do you know the exact date for the return flight?
I guess around end of August. First settle there and get used to the university. Studies end the end of November, but will probably do some traveling afterwards.

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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by loisebond23 » 17 Apr 2018, 12:20

Hello,

what is the cheapest way to travel between Sydney to gold coast??

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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by airtrainer » 18 Apr 2018, 01:44

loisebond23 wrote:
17 Apr 2018, 12:20
Hello,

what is the cheapest way to travel between Sydney to gold coast??
Tiger Airways or Jetstar...

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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by Charlie Roy » 18 Apr 2018, 23:49

One of many options:
Brussels Airlines or SAS: Brussels - Oslo/Copenhagen/Stockholm
Norwegian: Oslo/Copenhagen/Stockholm - Bangkok
Jetstar: Bangkok - Melbourne
Loads of airlines: Melbourne - Sydney

OR get from Bangkok to Phuket, and then fly Jetstar from there to Sydney.

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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by Charlie Roy » 18 Apr 2018, 23:52

OR Scoot from Berlin/Athens - Singapore - Sydney.
Berlin starts in June so might have great launch deals.

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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by Charlie Roy » 19 Apr 2018, 00:05

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Re: Cheapest option?

Post by airtrainer » 19 Apr 2018, 01:06

HereWeCome wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 18:51
I guess around end of August. First settle there and get used to the university. Studies end the end of November, but will probably do some traveling afterwards.
I assume you'll need to go back to SYD again after december if you're going to the university ? If so then you can book an one-way ticket for july, then book a return ticket SYD-XXX-SYD when you're there and know more about the dates.

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