One Way flights???
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Got a great deal on a TA crossing to London. But the one way flight home costs more than the 11 day cruise!!!Is there a question hiding in there somewhere?
Flying from London to where on what date?
Indecently, the truffles I used preparing dinner cost more than the meat!!!
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Have you checked airfare if booked through the cruiseline? Just a suggestion, as I've heard people remark that many times it is more affordable on Europe sailings when booking cruiseline airfare.I got a great deal with Choice Air though RCI, on my TA last October...1 way, San Diego to Rome was $635
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Besides the other suggestions, try a site like Booking Buddy which checks multiple other sites for you. Also, American Airlines usually has one-way flights for half of round trip.
Using FF miles out of Heathrow has gotten difficult as the taxes from that airport are ridiculous. Example: taxes for a one-way we were looking at from London to Omaha on a FF ticket were over $440. Taxes on our round-trip from Rome using FF miles was $102. It makes us reluctant to fly from Heathrow.
I second trying to come back on one of the Cunard lines and forget air at all--I've always wanted to do that. Sometimes their prices aren't too much different than the airfare--of course it takes longer!
If you're still hooked on that eastbound transatlantic, other have suggested that one purchase a round-trip ticket and simply not use the westbound portion ... or book two transatlantics within a given time frame, and coordinate the roundtrip flight to accommodate your schedule. Unfortunately, it's going to cost you some serious money if all you're looking to book is a one-way flight home ... take a look at westbound transatlantics (but pack your woolies) and airline consolidators as an alternative. Good luck ...
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Got a great deal on a TA crossing to London. But the one way flight home costs more than the 11 day cruise!!!I don't know where home is, but if you google "Expedia.ca (or) com" you'll find multi flights, from London to New York for under $700.00 Canadian (sorry but I do not have the conversion).
One airline is "Icelandair".
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Got a great deal on a TA crossing to London. But the one way flight home costs more than the 11 day cruise!!!Glad to know that you obtained a good (nonstop!) airfare via the cruiseline.
When we flew to Barcelona for our transatlantic cruise last Oct., we used our advantage miles. However, our friends bought round trip tickets, which were considerably cheaper than one way tickets, and just didn't use the return portion of the ticket. We heard that others did the same thing.The OP's TA is a crossing to London, and he mentions "the one way flight home". Your friend's use of 1/2 of the round trip tickets wouldn't work for the OP. If an airline ticket isn't used on the first segment, then the return ticket can, and likely will be, canceled.
The OP's TA is a crossing to London, and he mentions "the one way flight home". Your friend's use of 1/2 of the round trip tickets wouldn't work for the OP. If an airline ticket isn't used on the first segment, then the return ticket can, and likely will be, canceled.It's as easy for an American to book a roundtrip starting from London as from New York...