dennis s. hurddennis s. hurd

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

What is the Price at the Moment?

Nowadays, buying airline tickets is like shooting craps. The prices change frequently and one never knows what will happen to the online price.  Will it increase or decrease?  Is it better to wait until the last minute or lock-in early?  Each route has its own particular peculiarities.

We have planned one month in Dubai starting mid-November.  We will then proceed to Sri Lanka for a three-month stay.  We'd been holding off buying that round trip section, although we already hold Turkish Air tickets for next month's departure and our spring return from Dubai.  The prices on Emirates seemed pricy as a direct flight is only around four hours and fifteen minutes.  However, we will need to prove a departure date when entering the United Arab Emirates.
  Emirates

Suddenly, last night, we saw round-trip fares drop $180 on Expedia for each of us.  We quickly bought them.  Now we are set for the air portion of our entire winter.


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