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Chazmen

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Hi All,

I have a problem. I was hoping to surprise my Mum for her 50th B'day with a trip to join up with us in Spain around the 9th Feb and leaving the 14/15th Feb.

I thought I was all set with Thai Airways offering flights for $1400 pre taxes, but the unhelpful staff at Flightcentre have informed me that these are all sold out and the next cheapest fare is ~$2500 in taxes.

Have any of you any tips/advice to get around this and obtain a flight around these times and for a price ~ $1500 without too many stopovers.

Or am I asking to much?

Thanks

Chaz
 

ravith

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Hi Chaz,

If you are happy with 8th Feb --> 13 Feb The return fare INCLUDING tax with Singapore air Aus $ 1985. You have to book online with Australia Flights - Singapore Airlines

And remember, singapore air is ++++++++++++ better than Thai who don't even have individual entertainment option even for long routes.

Cheers

Edit: Sorry -- I didn't see Madrid. It was Barcelona -- if it's still OK. But she can fly from Barcelona to Madrid very cheap anyway.
 

Chazmen

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Thanks for your response Ravith....actually Barcelona is better. Because thats where we'll be.

Also agree, Singapore Airways is much better than Thai!
 

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Hi Chazmen,

Can I ask why the FC staff were unhelpful, was it because they couldn't find a seat on the W class TG fare, or something else?

I have a stake in an agency (not FC) and Thailand is going mental sales wise at the moment, hence the problems getting seating on TG, especially on the AUS-BKK routes.

I'd definately go SQ, fantastic airline, and a very good price inc taxes.

TG
 
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Thanks for the insight Travel guru.

In answer to your question the FC staff member was reluctant to help find alternate routes and provide a number of quotes.
 

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Chazmen said:
Thanks for the insight Travel guru.

In answer to your question the FC staff member was reluctant to help find alternate routes and provide a number of quotes.

Thanks for satisfying my curiousity Chazmen, that tends to be a common complaint of FC staff
 
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