hawaiian717
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UA Bulk Tickets California-Hawaii

Tue Jan 27, 2004 12:21 am

Does anybody know of any travel agencies that offer bulk fares on United between California and Hawaii?

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RE: UA Bulk Tickets California-Hawaii

Tue Jan 27, 2004 12:55 am

i dont think any travel agency would turn you away. try any agency, most likely you will have luck.
or you could contact the group reservation at ua.
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hawaiian717
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RE: UA Bulk Tickets California-Hawaii

Tue Jan 27, 2004 3:06 am

Any agency will let me booked at published fares. The problem is, the published fare is more than I want to pay. Panda Travel has an acceptable bulk fare on AA, but UA has better flight times, so I am trying to find an agency that might have a bulk fare on UA.

For those who don't know, a bulk fare is an unpublished fare that an agency makes a contract with the airline to offer, typically at a fare lower than what is public available through the airline's own web site or any travel agency/website.

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RE: UA Bulk Tickets California-Hawaii

Tue Jan 27, 2004 3:16 am

Usually, wholesalers will not sell their negotiated bulk fares unless they're packaged by a retail agency with hotel accomodations and/or other land options like rental cars.

If you want a whole vacation package, you won't have a problem. If you're looking for air segments only, you may only be able to get published rates or perhaps some other negotiated fares via online distributors like Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, etc.
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RE: UA Bulk Tickets California-Hawaii

Tue Jan 27, 2004 3:21 am

We got a bulk fare for our soccer team group. 50 people for like $350 each. I can't remember the travel agency off the top of my head though. It's something like Travel Sports International, and I think its in Manhattan Beach if this helps.
 
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RE: UA Bulk Tickets California-Hawaii

Tue Jan 27, 2004 5:03 am

EA CO AS,

What I'm looking for is a retail, air-only bulk fare. Panda Travel offers them for AA and HA, I'm trying to find out if anyone knows of a travel agency that offers them for UA.

I have looked online; Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia, Cheap Tickets, and Panda only have published fares for UA.

David / MRY

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