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User currently offlineTimology From Netherlands, joined Jan 2006, 216 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 3015 times:

My planning for this summer is to fly to NYC, drive to Washington, fly to Miami, drive to Orlando and fly back home to AMS.
I found 2 fares:
with UA: AMS - (LHR) - JFK, MCO - (IAD) - AMS and with AA IAD - MIA
with CO: AMS - EWR, IAD - (EWR) - MIA, MCO - (IAH) - AMS

UA and AA is like 100 euro's cheaper than CO, but I was just wondering which would be a better option.


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User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2983 times:

Quoting Timology (Thread starter):
UA and AA is like 100 euro's cheaper than CO, but I was just wondering which would be a better option.

Do you participate to some FF program? Which one?


User currently offlineCory6188 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2692 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2982 times:

Stick with CO the whole way - you'll have less connections and you won't have to deal with the possible problems that come with being on different airlines on the same itinerary.

And connecting in EWR is a piece of cake.


User currently offlineTimology From Netherlands, joined Jan 2006, 216 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2972 times:

Thnx for the replies

Quoting TACAA320 (Reply 1):
Do you participate to some FF program? Which one?

Flying Blue and Asia Miles.

Quoting Cory6188 (Reply 2):
Stick with CO the whole way - you'll have less connections and you won't have to deal with the possible problems that come with being on different airlines on the same itinerary.

I was just thinking the same thing, but I'd like to fly multiple airlines as well, since I've never flown any of those.

Since I've looked on seatguru and read some reviews about CO, I think that's the best option I have.



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User currently offlineCory6188 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2692 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2949 times:

One other thing - why would you fly through IAH from MCO on the way home to AMS? It's totally out of the way, especially when you could just connect through EWR. Another thing - try a flight from DCA instead of IAD to EWR - you can take the Metro right to DCA rather than have to deal with a taxi or bus to get out to Dulles from the DC city center.

User currently offlineGSPITNL From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 374 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2946 times:

Sick with CO on this one...Esp with your Flying Blue FF Program where you will earn miles with CO.


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User currently offlineAAden From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 835 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2941 times:

CO you get better service

User currently offlineTimology From Netherlands, joined Jan 2006, 216 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 2939 times:

Quoting Cory6188 (Reply 4):
One other thing - why would you fly through IAH from MCO on the way home to AMS? It's totally out of the way, especially when you could just connect through EWR

I got a 'Dream Holiday Vacation Cheque' which I'll be using this summer, it starts in Miami and ends in MCO, that's why  Wink

Quoting GSPITNL (Reply 5):
Sick with CO on this one...Esp with your Flying Blue FF Program where you will earn miles with CO.

I figured that out later, forgot about my Flying Dutchman/Flying Blue membership, since I'm usually flying to CGK on my holidays, for my family.



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User currently offlineCory6188 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2692 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2935 times:

Quoting Timology (Reply 7):
I got a 'Dream Holiday Vacation Cheque' which I'll be using this summer, it starts in Miami and ends in MCO, that's why

I think you're missing my point - you can still fly out of MCO and connect in EWR instead of IAH, and it's much less out of the way than an IAH connection.


User currently offlineTimology From Netherlands, joined Jan 2006, 216 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2926 times:

Quoting Cory6188 (Reply 8):
I think you're missing my point - you can still fly out of MCO and connect in EWR instead of IAH, and it's much less out of the way than an IAH connection.

Time of arrival with the IAH flight is much more convenient than the EWR one for our friends to catch us at the airport to bring us home.



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User currently offline747LUVR From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 394 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2920 times:

Go with CO....they're usually my choice for service and quality....

User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2902 times:

CO even if you had to fly to IAH....no question CO


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User currently offlineFXramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7308 posts, RR: 85
Reply 12, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2898 times:
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Would definitely pay the extra money and take the CO flights for your holiday. It'll get you miles on your program as well! Enjoy the trip!  Smile


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