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Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Thu Dec 22, 2005 8:45 pm

Just researched airfares on AI and Jet Airways and fares are Rhaaaaaaa.

Does anyone know alternatives to these carriers ? Is the train a sensible option ?

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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Thu Dec 22, 2005 9:12 pm

Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Thread starter):
Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Walk, it's guranteed to cost you nothing .......  Smile
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Thu Dec 22, 2005 9:14 pm

I would say use a canoe
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Thu Dec 22, 2005 9:17 pm

As always, first to reply are the two drunks with nothing better to do  Wink

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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Thu Dec 22, 2005 9:19 pm

Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Reply 3):
As always, first to reply are the two drunks with nothing better to do Wink

Pick a train: Edinburgh, Oban or Balloch?
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Thu Dec 22, 2005 9:33 pm

AC Bus.
Link

Enjoy the Ride.Cheaper too.
Good View.
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Thu Dec 22, 2005 9:36 pm

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 5):
AC Bus.

How long would that take, two days  Silly ?

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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Thu Dec 22, 2005 9:51 pm

Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Reply 3):
As always, first to reply are the two drunks with nothing better to do

I've got plenty to do today actually!

I'm busy putting the finishing touches to my finance request to buy tasty new HP servers which shall ( ... ) keep you in a job! Especially as I will be on the phone each and every day to complain about them ....  Smile
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Thu Dec 22, 2005 11:27 pm

Quoting Gordonsmall (Reply 7):
Especially as I will be on the phone each and every day to complain about them ....

Be my guest as I only do engineer support for Frhaance and Switzerland  Wink

On a related note, are these the DL360 G4p's (GTI's  Smile ) ?

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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Thu Dec 22, 2005 11:31 pm

Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Thread starter):
Does anyone know alternatives to these carriers ? Is the train a sensible option ?

You may be better off asking that question here
 
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Fri Dec 23, 2005 1:48 am

Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Reply 6):
Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 5):
AC Bus.

How long would that take, two days ?

It normally takes around 15-16 hours.
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Fri Dec 23, 2005 4:57 pm

Use this: http://www.rajnationalexpress.in/ (there are numerous other bus services like this as well - but these guys are new, and are using a much better reservation system).

Or this:

http://www.irctc.co.in/

The train (non-aircon) can be much cheaper (Search for trains from CSTM and DR to MAO in Second Sitting or Sleeper class - fare from Rs. 174 or £2).
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Fri Dec 23, 2005 6:17 pm

Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Reply 8):
On a related note, are these the DL360 G4p's

We chose a mix of ML570's, ML350 G4p's and DL320's ......
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Fri Dec 23, 2005 8:12 pm

There's also a hydrofoil service, it's not as cheap as the bus but it's quicker. Can't remember the cost, but it would be cheaper than flying. It takes about eight hours. There's even live entertainment on board: we had a juggler, who's discs used to crash to the floor when the boat hit a wave. It was hilarious.

It leaves from the Ferry Wharf in Mumbai at 9am on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and returns on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 9am.
 
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Fri Dec 23, 2005 8:25 pm

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 13):
There's also a hydrofoil service

When I first saw that I thought "why not"

Then I saw this :

Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 13):
It takes about eight hours

Definitely out of the question now !

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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Fri Dec 23, 2005 8:27 pm

UPS or DHL, depending on how much you weigh. Just remember to pack a sammich.
 
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Fri Dec 23, 2005 10:52 pm

Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Reply 14):
Quoting Braybuddy (Reply 13):
It takes about eight hours

Definitely out of the question now

There's an overnight train service which takes ten hours, and the bus no doubt takes longer. The only quicker way is by air. . . not the cheapest!
 
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Sat Dec 24, 2005 1:28 am

Depends on the Spare time you have & What you need to see enroute.
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RE: Cheapest Way To Go From Mumbai To Goa?

Sat Dec 24, 2005 1:30 am

UTA-check out a travel agency, it may prevent all these pointless Anet posts...
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