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March 4th, 2017 at 04:41 pm

Do you have any idea why roundtrip tickets, non-stop to London, are $500 from the west coast?? Right now, for tickets in October. British Airways.

My husband told me that his co-worker mentioned and I thought it was just a credit card rewards thing. Didn't think too much about it. But I just spent one minute on google flights and it's for reals! (Just to say, you don't have to look very hard to find).

For reference, I've absolutely never priced tickets to Europe and have no idea how prices generally fluctuate.

I've often chose vacation destinations solely based on incredible airfare deals. So... The odds that we will go to Englad in October?? Looking very high at the moment. Big Grin Just curious what is up with that. Don't know how quickly we should jump on it.

If you have any hotel recommendations, I guess that might be useful too.

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Edited to add: I guess I am slow to get the memo since international flights aren't on my radar *at all*.

http://www.wendyperrin.com/airfare-deals-to-europe-are-excel...

I've seen articles going back about 9 months, so am not going to rush out and buy airfare today. But I think that we will seriously consider a fall trip.

9 Responses to “UK Peeps!”

  1. scottish girl Says:

    Wow. I have no idea why they're that price, sorry

  2. scottish girl Says:

    According to the news, the cabin crew are in strike this week over "poverty pay". But that shouldn't affect October prices though. Hmm.

  3. MonkeyMama Says:

    I also saw that EU is thinking about requiring visas for US visitors, but this co-worker had already bought tickets so don't think that is related either.

  4. MonkeyMama Says:

  5. PatientSaver Says:

    I heard a while ago that fares to Europe were very low; I'm not sure why.

  6. ceejay74 Says:

    Lucky! They're almost twice that from the Midwest.

  7. My English Castle Says:

    Sometimes I just find they're all over the place. They're higher from Chicago than from the West Coast. October is a traditional shoulder season--lots of folks go in September. I have lots of London recs if when you start making plans.

  8. My English Castle Says:

    Norwegian is really putting the pressure on everyone else.

  9. MonkeyMama Says:

    MEC - Can you give me your recommendations for London? Big Grin

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