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Travel site - cheap tickets - CH > USA?

Anyone know a good site to look for tickets from Switzerland to USA? I always used Skyscanner but that's only good for european flights - anyone know any?
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Anyone know a good site to look for tickets from Switzerland to USA? I always used Skyscanner but that's only good for european flights - anyone know any?
i use kayak.com
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Re: Travel site - cheap tickets - CH > USA?

These are my favorites:

www.swoodo.de
www.expedia.de
www.ebookers.ch

They have in the past offered me the cheapest rates.
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Re: Travel site - cheap tickets - CH > USA?

If you are a student try studentuniverse.com
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Re: Travel site - cheap tickets - CH > USA?

My exprience is is after looking at these sites go and book your travel from the airline sites, you might see a difference of aroun 20 -30 chf on your ticket fare
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Re: Travel site - cheap tickets - CH > USA?

I use Matrix, by ITA / Google ( a little complicated and time consuming but useful when desperate. Fuel Dumping, Award Flights etc. are some ways to creatively find hidden gems )

FAQ: http://support.google.com/faqs/bin/a...answer=1739452
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Re: Travel site - cheap tickets - CH > USA?

www.orbitz.com
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Re: Travel site - cheap tickets - CH > USA?

Recently came back from across the pond and bought my tickets off of Cheapoair...About 100CHF cheaper for the same exact route directly from the BA site...Penalties for changes etc. are heftier than the airlines so just a tip to be certain of your dates etc
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Re: Travel site - cheap tickets - CH > USA?

Some startling differences in price between some of those sites.

1st rule of air travel: the person next to you paid less.
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Re: Travel site - cheap tickets - CH > USA?

And I'd also add that cheapoair does something interesting in that it will allow you to reserve an exit row seat for around 70-75 CHF for each leg across the Atlantic...Not sure the airlines permit that on their sites
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And I'd also add that cheapoair does something interesting in that it will allow you to reserve an exit row seat for around 70-75 CHF for each leg across the Atlantic...Not sure the airlines permit that on their sites
Some airlines allow that for a fee. As this is mandatory ( to have someone who meets the requirements to man the exit door ), sitting just behind those seats at the aisle allows for a "free upgrade" upon taxing, saving some $$ provided nobody else has booked them

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Re: Travel site - cheap tickets - CH > USA?

Travelocity.com
or
sometimes better/cheaper is going directly to airline sites.
Depending where you are flying in US, for example Continental and United to NY area - we found cheaper going to airline site than big search sites.
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