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Old 25.01.2013, 20:57
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Swiss Air to Manchester

Evening EF'rs

Just looked at flights with swiss for Zürich to Manchester. Mid week Return seems to have Shot up to be over 800 CHF.
Does anybody have any insight on this?

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Old 25.01.2013, 20:58
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

what is the class and details of of the ticket ?
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Old 25.01.2013, 22:12
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

Clear your cookies honey. Delete Internet History. They track you, even when you're not on their sites. Probably.
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Old 28.01.2013, 12:42
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

Thankyou very much for your reply.
I will look into how I do this now .......
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Old 28.01.2013, 12:45
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

Check what you entered just randomnly entered dates and got a return for under 400CHF
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Old 28.01.2013, 12:47
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

I just checked a random date and got this.. where exactly were you looking?

our selection


Flights
Zurich - Manchester 13.02.2013

Manchester - Zurich 20.02.2013
Adult(s) 1 Show details Baggage Information
CHF 257.40

CHF 257.40
Grand total


Edit... Just looked again, the Economy Flex is 833chf one way . You want Economy Saver.
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Old 28.01.2013, 12:59
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

Thanks, I just tried again for Economy and it is not listing Economy saver on my PC. And again its coming up with a ridiculous price.
Defo need to clean my history up... The gremlins have got hold of it.
Have booked this route regularly over the last 4 years...
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Old 28.01.2013, 13:02
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

It also depends when you are flying, if you want to fly this week, the Economy Savers have all gone.
Best of luck!
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Old 28.01.2013, 13:05
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

There are some in Feb.

http://booking.swiss.com/web/Offers/...MAN.html?i=h1I

http://www.kayak.co.uk/flights#/ZRH-...02-16-flexible
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Old 28.01.2013, 13:09
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

I'm waiting for someone to post the usual EF gem and ask why you won't consider flying to New York instead as a return to JFK is cheaper .....?
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Old 28.01.2013, 13:16
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

Thanks I just tried these links and sadly the prices came up crazy again....
Need to find out how to clean my cookies/internet history as such ..
Or perhaps fly via NY !
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

If you book regularly then why not book back to back flights ?? I do this all the time. I had a flight out in Nov - return in January.My return in Nov was the second part of a flight from Sept... I nearly always know in advance when I am going and this saves me quite a lot (esp if you can be flexible) and I mix and match with Manch / London if I want a few days in London I get a cheap advance train ticket and fly home from City airport. I have a LDN - Zurich in April I am just looking for the other bit to now.....
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Old 28.01.2013, 13:53
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

what are the specific dates that are so expensive?
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Old 28.01.2013, 14:00
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

Tell us what browser you are using and we'll tell you how to clear cookies. And yes, most of the sites do keep track. Not just to "enhance your experience" but also to track trends. If the computer notices an unusual spike in searches for a particular destination, the software can bump prices to "match demand."
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Old 28.01.2013, 14:31
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

Could it be related to half-term and the middle of the skiing season?
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

Try: chrome://settings/content on your browser or click the Settings button on the top right.

Add swiss.com and block it under Manage Exceptions ( cookies ).
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Old 28.01.2013, 14:40
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

You must be one of Swiss' most loyal customers.

When I don't get a price I like, I don't fiddle with cookies, I just buy from an airline that's cheaper.
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

thankyou very much indeed, doing this now.
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Old 28.01.2013, 14:58
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Re: Swiss Air to Manchester

I am not aware of any other airlines flying directly from Zurich to Manchester.
We used to use Easyjet, but sadly that stopped last year......
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