102IAHexpress
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Help With Booking A Specific Itinerary

Tue Jul 05, 2005 3:09 am

In December I want to travel from IAH to NCE. My preference is to connect in the U.S. rather than in Europe, DL is the only US airline that travels directly to NCE. So my preferred itineraries are IAH to JFK on CO, and then connect on DL JFK to NCE.

I’ve tried both CO and DL websites, but they offer itineraries that are not what I’m looking for.
Is there an easy way to book the itinerary I want, over the web? Or do I have to call customer service? Perhaps a CO or DL guru can point me in the right direction. Thanks.
 
1MillionFlyer
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RE: Help With Booking A Specific Itinerary

Tue Jul 05, 2005 3:18 am

Try Orbitz, it it the best! It came up with your exact wish for 673 dollars.

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Sat, Dec 10 Continental Airlines 40
Depart: 10:55am
Arrive: 3:26pm

1 stop Houston, TX (IAH)
Newark, NJ (EWR)

Economy | 3hr 31min | Boeing 767 | View seats

Change Airline. Time between flights: 3hr 29min

Air France 8703
operated by Delta Air Lines -- DL 0082
Depart: 6:55pm
Arrive: 8:50am
New York, NY (JFK)
Nice, France (NCE)

Economy | 7hr 55min | Boeing 767 | View seats
Total duration: 14hr 55min

This is an overnight flight.
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Thu, Dec 22 Air France 8702
operated by Delta Air Lines -- DL 0083
Depart: 10:40am
Arrive: 1:40pm

1 stop Nice, France (NCE)
New York, NY (JFK)

Economy | 9hr 0min | Boeing 767 | View seats

Change Airline. Time between flights: 2hr 50min

Continental Airlines 709
Depart: 4:30pm
Arrive: 7:37pm
New York, NY (JFK)
Houston, TX (IAH)

Economy | 4hr 7min | Boeing 737 | View seats
Total duration: 15hr 57min
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102IAHexpress
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RE: Help With Booking A Specific Itinerary

Tue Jul 05, 2005 3:35 am

1MillionFlyer:
Thanks, for the quick response. You helped me find exactly what I was looking for. You’ll be the first user to join my RU list.
 
1MillionFlyer
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RE: Help With Booking A Specific Itinerary

Tue Jul 05, 2005 3:40 am

Very welcome.

There were about 5 itneraries from IAH-EWR, JFK-NCE

Make sure to try to leave 4 hours betwwen flights just to be safe between JFK-EWR for traffic customs, etc. That return was a little tight at 2 hrs 50.
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burnsie28
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RE: Help With Booking A Specific Itinerary

Tue Jul 05, 2005 4:52 am

Im not sure that was his wish, I think he wanted to go into JFK and not EWR.

Best way is to simply call reservations (you might even try calling NW 1-800-225-2525, and tell them what you want) Though, it will probably cost you more to do the routing you want, your more likely to get a cheaper fare connecting through AMS, going IAH-AMS-VCE all on KLM.
 
1MillionFlyer
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RE: Help With Booking A Specific Itinerary

Tue Jul 05, 2005 5:04 am

CO has a flight from IAH at 10:47 AM arriving at JFK at 3:29PM that would work.

If he just plays with Orbitz a bit he will get his connections I am sure.
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atrude777
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RE: Help With Booking A Specific Itinerary

Tue Jul 05, 2005 1:33 pm

Chris- I don't think he wants to connect in AMS, he said JFK. Only you would point out Northwest Airlines  Wink

As 1millionflyer pointed out Orbitz does it quite well. Good luck with ur searchs.

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