Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Off-Topic > Off-Topic > General off-topic
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 30.03.2015, 10:20
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Zurich
Posts: 9,170
Groaned at 520 Times in 398 Posts
Thanked 11,923 Times in 4,666 Posts
Richdog has a reputation beyond reputeRichdog has a reputation beyond reputeRichdog has a reputation beyond reputeRichdog has a reputation beyond reputeRichdog has a reputation beyond reputeRichdog has a reputation beyond repute
The cheap flights/trips thread... post your cheap weekend breaks here!

Inspired by my utter lack of planning for this Easter weekend, I thought it would be cool to have a thread where people can post good deals on flights or weekend breaks that they have found... could be short notice or a month away, just share anything cheap and good!

PS: I will add one as soon as I find it, still looking for this weekend!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 30.03.2015, 10:36
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Zurich
Posts: 4,644
Groaned at 152 Times in 118 Posts
Thanked 9,551 Times in 3,212 Posts
k_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The cheap flights/trips thread... post your cheap weekend breaks here!

this thread is useless without jrspet
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 30.03.2015, 11:05
RTN RTN is online now
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Uetikon am See
Posts: 1,086
Groaned at 11 Times in 7 Posts
Thanked 1,121 Times in 511 Posts
RTN has a reputation beyond reputeRTN has a reputation beyond reputeRTN has a reputation beyond reputeRTN has a reputation beyond reputeRTN has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The cheap flights/trips thread... post your cheap weekend breaks here!

More of a search engine for cheap flights than last minute deals but works for me.

http://matrix.itasoftware.com/
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 30.03.2015, 11:12
Loz1983's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Zürich
Posts: 1,061
Groaned at 294 Times in 171 Posts
Thanked 5,147 Times in 1,841 Posts
Loz1983 has a reputation beyond reputeLoz1983 has a reputation beyond reputeLoz1983 has a reputation beyond reputeLoz1983 has a reputation beyond reputeLoz1983 has a reputation beyond reputeLoz1983 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The cheap flights/trips thread... post your cheap weekend breaks here!

I got a last minute trip to the Maldives. Half board for 10 days for about 1000 bucks once.

www.lastminute.ch
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 30.03.2015, 11:30
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Zurich
Posts: 9,170
Groaned at 520 Times in 398 Posts
Thanked 11,923 Times in 4,666 Posts
Richdog has a reputation beyond reputeRichdog has a reputation beyond reputeRichdog has a reputation beyond reputeRichdog has a reputation beyond reputeRichdog has a reputation beyond reputeRichdog has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The cheap flights/trips thread... post your cheap weekend breaks here!

Quote:
View Post
More of a search engine for cheap flights than last minute deals but works for me.

http://matrix.itasoftware.com/
Quote:
View Post
I got a last minute trip to the Maldives. Half board for 10 days for about 1000 bucks once.

www.lastminute.ch
Cheers guys I didn't know about either of those!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 30.03.2015, 11:49
adrianlondon's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Basel
Posts: 8,792
Groaned at 189 Times in 172 Posts
Thanked 24,224 Times in 6,523 Posts
adrianlondon has a reputation beyond reputeadrianlondon has a reputation beyond reputeadrianlondon has a reputation beyond reputeadrianlondon has a reputation beyond reputeadrianlondon has a reputation beyond reputeadrianlondon has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The cheap flights/trips thread... post your cheap weekend breaks here!

If you have frequent flyer status (for example BA silver currently doubles the airmiles flown; this will drop to 1.5x pretty soon) or even if not then factor in any airmiles you may get.

I flew to Japan a few weeks ago for a sale price of 530 CHF on BA. I got enough airmiles for 3 return trips to London (you have to pay 50 CHF per ticket to cover taxes/admin). I usually pay 200-250 for a return weekend flight to London so the flight to Japan was, in effect, free.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 30.03.2015, 11:49
RTN RTN is online now
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Uetikon am See
Posts: 1,086
Groaned at 11 Times in 7 Posts
Thanked 1,121 Times in 511 Posts
RTN has a reputation beyond reputeRTN has a reputation beyond reputeRTN has a reputation beyond reputeRTN has a reputation beyond reputeRTN has a reputation beyond repute
Re: The cheap flights/trips thread... post your cheap weekend breaks here!

Amazing how much flights have come down in price, I can fly to Adelaide (Aust) in December for just over 1000Chuffs!! Now if I can just negotiate some holidays.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
breaks, flights, holiday, holidays




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cheap Flights Merrylegs General off-topic 2 04.07.2014 11:15
CHEAP CHEAP CHEAP SKI's for SALE- All must go! pwiese Items for sale 12 04.11.2013 09:22
Cheap day trips from Geneva with the best views szs Travel/day trips/free time 6 08.03.2012 09:02
Cheap flights. Blonaybear Jokes/funnies 4 05.02.2011 11:58
Flights Zurich to Frankfurt on the cheap Zug bound Travel/day trips/free time 5 21.06.2007 16:08


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 10:35.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0