Viking Custom Air Costs

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#1
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What are the different choices of extra fees for Viking Air? I only want to talk to the air department to pick the best flight. they just charged me $150 and I thought it was $50.

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#2
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I'm sure someone with more personal knowledge of Viking Air will elaborate, but as I understand it there are two separate fees ($50 and $100). One is the custom fee, to get to choose the exact flights you want [on the same day that Viking normally does it]. The other is the deviation fee, to travel on a different day or to a different airport. Since you are flying in a day early, you would have to pay both fees. I also wouldn't expect airport transfers, as Viking has no reason to be at the airport the day you arrive.
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Just one additional thing to note- The $50 fee (which I assume is the Viking Air Plus) should be waived by Viking when booking your fourth water cruise.
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Greensboro, NC
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That's what I thought, but they insisted I had to pay it all. I only wanted the $50 choice.

As far as the freebie, they stopped that at least a year ago. That's what they told me before my last cruise.

I guess I'll be calling them again.


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#5
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Originally posted by cmbath
What are the different choices of extra fees for Viking Air? I only want to talk to the air department to pick the best flight. they just charged me $150 and I thought it was $50.

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Cmbath


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Host Jazzbeau is correct. Viking is charging $100 for flying in a day early (or to a different airport), and $50 for choosing your flights instead of letting Viking choose.

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