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Bidding on air fares (priceline.com)
hey guys just wondering if anyone here bids on travel tickets like airfares from priceline.com or any other auction website....how does this work? like what is the advance time they give you like when you will be leaving and such...If any of you guys have done this before let me know what your expirience was like..im more concerned in like how long before my trip will i be notified when i will be taking off and the final price i will be offered and such???
no one ever bid on airfares here?
The general rule of thumb is buy early. The earlier you buy the better price u will get no matter what you use. Now if you are a gambler, try and book a flight that will become over booked. If a flight becomes over booked it becomes an auction lead by the airline company. They start by offering a free flight on at a later time for people to give up their seats. If nobody on the over booked flight takes the deal they then move on to first class for free on a later flight. If nobody takes it the move on.. and on.. and on.. . My uncle was flying during Christmas and held out until they were offered 1500 flight miles for a family of 5. At that point he was like, fuck relatives, we're going to Florida for spring break baby.
damn yea i mean i dont fly out until jan.8th...but i need to have a hotel bookd by november 15th..soo i got like 2 weeks to kee bidding right?? i mean he lfight is like 483.00 roundtrip online..but i want to drop that price so what should i bid an shit??
Where are you from/going? This has nothing to do with priceline, but try skybus
haha nice. I never seem to have luck with getting bumped from overbooked flights.
If you are going for cheap dont forget about amtrak.
If you make a 3 hour drive down to columbus, the airfire is going to cost you between $100-140 one way from Columbus to Vancouver. Check skybus.com
They don't have the dates that far ahead(only jan 5th right now, so check back in 3 days).
So you are going to be looking at a cost of $300 roundtrip max, with gas driving down.
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