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How to buy tickets in USD or EUR flying from Zurich?

Hello! I checked on few international websites the prices of long distances flights from Zurich. If you research on a international website often you get the fist rate in USD or Euro but then when you have to finalise the booking, you get redirected to the swiss website and the prices in CHF are much higher. Is there any way to buy tickets from Zurich, leaving from Zurich but getting rates in EUR or USD? I am interested in particulat to flights to Singapore or Bangkok.
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Re: How to buy tickets in USD or EUR flying from Zurich?

Out of curiosity, which sites are you checking?
In India, the internaitonal sites initially show prices in "INR" only.
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Re: How to buy tickets in USD or EUR flying from Zurich?

Expedia.com will give you the option to pay in USD.
I booked my trip from Frankfurt to Malaysia on Expedia and paid USD.
Make sure you're on the .com and not the .fr website, as it often likes to default to .fr.
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Re: How to buy tickets in USD or EUR flying from Zurich?

Main problem is with the websites of the airlines as Emirates or Singapore. If you fly from Zurich they always show prices in CHF. Most of teh times they define the prices in CHF (e.g. 849 CHF) and they do not adjust the prices based on the currency.
I know expedia but in this case doesn't give many good options.
I found quite good http://www.cheaptickets.com Does anyone know this website? Prices are in USD, wide options and quite easy to read.
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