RICARIZA
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Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:13 pm

I just checked MIA-MAD-MIA in AA and IB and the cost is over US$6,000.

If I travel to another city in the US or have a stop in another city in Europe, is there another way to travel in Business to Madrid for much less money? Any Ideas?

Thanks in advance...
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:41 pm

What are your dates?
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:47 pm

I am flexible, but around april-may...
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Fri Feb 29, 2008 5:20 pm

Hola Ricardo:

This exact same thing has usually hit me when booking flights. It is always cheaper to fly with an stop over. For example: I will be travelling to YYC in Easter and it was cheaper to fly BCN-FRA-YVR-YYC than FRA-YYC,; when I mean cheaper, I mean 600 € cheaper, quite an amount. So I went for the longer option, plus you get more miles, and I will be arriving YYC only about two hours later than the non-stop flight.

I suggest you have a look at www.orbitz.com or www.expedia.com, as they usually have good prices or at least you can see the cheaper airlines and then go to their web page and see if they have any offer.

¡Buena suerte!

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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Fri Feb 29, 2008 6:42 pm

In April and May, you can get MIA-MAD-MIA non-stop with AA in business for about $2,700. Cheaptickets.com.
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Fri Feb 29, 2008 10:35 pm



Quoting Rogerbcn (Reply 3):
I suggest you have a look at www.orbitz.com or www.expedia.com, as they usually have good prices or at least you can see the cheaper airlines and then go to their web page and see if they have any offer.

Really? I thought those sites only give you "coach" options.. I will check them out, I purchase all my trips through Expedia.

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¡Buena suerte!

Thank you Roger!

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 4):
In April and May, you can get MIA-MAD-MIA non-stop with AA in business for about $2,700. Cheaptickets.com.

I will check that site too. Thanks!! US$2,700 is what I am want to pay....
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:56 am

well: AA.com shows US$2700 but for one way only, so we are talking near US$5,400 round trip:

http://arizainc.tripod.com/aa2.jpg


Expedia, same story:
http://arizainc.tripod.com/EXPE.jpg


So does Cheaptickets:
http://arizainc.tripod.com/cheap.jpg



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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sat Mar 01, 2008 8:27 am

I checked on AF for MAD-MIA via CDG. The cheapest business fare is 2142 Euros which is quite excellent ! You have this fare by example for travel dates may 1st to may 7 or may 1st to may 14.
Hurry up !!!
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sat Mar 01, 2008 8:28 am

I forgot to metion that this 2142 Euros fare is round trip (of course !)
 
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sat Mar 01, 2008 9:05 am

Hola Ricardo:

I tried some random dates, another tip try to avoid weekends: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays are cheaper, and found some interesting prices, even with AA, flights about 1900€ (expedia, 16/04-07/05) and 2700$ (orbitz 29/04-13/05)

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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sat Mar 01, 2008 9:42 am

I keep getting around $2700 RETURN on CheapTickets. Take April 15 out, April 22 back, or May 13 out, May 20 back. MIA-MAD: depart 615pm, arrive 845am. MAD-MIA: depart 1110am, arrive 235pm. Total: $2755 RETURN.
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:55 pm

Yeah try using edreams.com

Using Iberia direct you can fly Business class for €1832 (e.g. 5 May/13 May)

So I wouldnt pay anything more than €2000 for this! which is a lot less than the $6000 you were quoted!

try using lastminute.com

You can get a grid view seeing which dates are cheapest for going vs coming back

in May it seems the cheapest was actually going on 6th coming back on 13th.... have a play on there
 
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sat Mar 01, 2008 8:59 pm

Thank you all. Great tips from your posts.. I appreciate it. I promise to do a good TR!!

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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sun Mar 02, 2008 2:13 am



Quoting RICARIZA (Reply 12):
Thank you all. Great tips from your posts.. I appreciate it. I promise to do a good TR!!

Please tell us all the flight you choose and why? Big grin
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sun Mar 02, 2008 2:08 pm



Quoting BoeingFever777 (Reply 13):
Please tell us all the flight you choose and why? 

Well, I haven't bought it yet, but I am considering L'Avion, all business class from JFK or EWR to Paris-Orly and then IB from Orly to Barajas for US$100. Total cost including the flight from MIA to JFK or EWR (roundtrip) is US$ 1700....

L'Avion JFK-Orly is US$1,300 not bad ah?

What do you guys think?
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Sun Mar 02, 2008 3:16 pm

Almost as cheap as coach!
What is this l'avion company? I havent heard of them!

I see they are kinda doing what Maxjet did - Between business class and premium economy in terms of seating - which failed on the London NY route - as Silverjet and EOS offered a far superior product - albeit at a higher price.

Just looking at their website now - any more info? When they started? profitability?
 
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sat Mar 15, 2008 4:11 pm



Quoting RICARIZA (Reply 14):
Well, I haven't bought it yet, but I am considering L'Avion, all business class from JFK or EWR to Paris-Orly and then IB from Orly to Barajas for US$100. Total cost including the flight from MIA to JFK or EWR (roundtrip) is US$ 1700....

L'Avion JFK-Orly is US$1,300 not bad ah?

What do you guys think?

I thought you were looking for MIA and not NYC ???
L'avion serves EWR, not JFK
 
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sat Mar 15, 2008 5:09 pm



Quoting RICARIZA (Thread starter):
If I travel to another city in the US or have a stop in another city in Europe, is there another way to travel in Business to Madrid for much less money? Any Ideas?

hehe hermano, why not using Avianca via Bogota !!! would be a nice flight !
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RE: Travel In Business To Spain From The US

Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:08 am



Quoting Avianca (Reply 17):
hehe hermano, why not using Avianca via Bogota !!! would be a nice flight !

If the price is right, I will do it, but It isn't... unfortunately....!

Quoting Goldorak (Reply 16):
I thought you were looking for MIA and not NYC ???
L'avion serves EWR, not JFK

Well, not really, I am looking for the best way to reach Europe in Business Class from the US...

Quoting RICARIZA (Thread starter):
If I travel to another city in the US or have a stop in another city in Europe, is there another way to travel in Business to Madrid for much less money? Any Ideas?

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