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#141761 - 02/16/02 05:47 PM Moving south - Airfare???
govikes Offline
I lost my job on 2/1 and I'm not staying for any more MN winters. My job search is centering around Dallas right now and I'm having a hard time finding cheap airfare RT to DFW. I've checked orbitz and travelocity--they're giving me fares of $554!! My RT fare at the end of May to BZE from Mpls is $520! Any ideas of where else to look for cheap tix? I'm hoping to fly down to DFW for a week to look around/reacquaint myself (I lived down there 10 yrs ago) and maybe take a side trip to you know where. Just think, I'll be halfway there if I can land in Dallas! (I WILL miss my beloved Vikes though...COL). Thanks!

#141762 - 02/16/02 08:08 PM Re: Moving south - Airfare???
Richard Chambers Offline
Have you tried www.oldgatorstravels.com ?

[This message has been edited by Richard Chambers (edited 02-16-2002).]

#141763 - 02/17/02 09:02 AM Re: Moving south - Airfare???
rickcheri Offline
We live here in DFW, do you need a place to stay.. let us know.. Thanks

#141764 - 02/17/02 07:46 PM Re: Moving south - Airfare???
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#141765 - 02/19/02 06:39 AM Re: Moving south - Airfare???
The best airfare I have found so far from New Orleans is on www.flycheapol.com

Good Luck!!!

#141766 - 02/19/02 06:40 AM Re: Moving south - Airfare???
The best airfare I have found so far from New Orleans is on www.flycheapol.com

Good Luck!!!

#141767 - 02/19/02 05:22 PM Re: Moving south - Airfare???
govikes Offline
Unfortunately, flycheapol.com and oldgators aren't for domestic flights. I need something for Minneapolis to Dallas/Ft Worth. Will try priceline. And thanks rick/cheri! I have 2 friends living in Ft Worth that are helping me try to relocate! Just out of curiousity (and anticipation), what do you usually pay for RT to Belize from DFW?

#141768 - 02/19/02 06:40 PM Re: Moving south - Airfare???
KimBehindDoorNbr3 Offline

Hopefully, Rick & Cheri have some great inside scoop 'cuz of their frequency of trek between the two.

Our typical price-scoping experience goes something like this...

Usual off the rack rate = $650ish
Consolidators or small-scale sale with
AA or Continental* = $450ish
Good sales from AA or Continental = $250ish

*If you are flexible, you can usually nab the $450 rate with Continental--also, it *seems* that Continental is the carrier most of the consolidators are using down here. AA seems a little more proud of thier direct flight pricing.

DK much about TACA. Heard prices can be good though reliability is unpredictable.

Hey all, may spouse & I crash the party next time "Barefoot Skinny Does Dallas"? I'm really envious of the Colorado contingency's party planning abilities! ;-)



#141769 - 02/23/02 11:00 PM Re: Moving south - Airfare???
superfooch Offline
I just pulled this off www.bestfares.com
MINNEAPOLIS to DFW, check their fare finder daily, it is an awsome tool, I got dfw to BZE fo $99.00 two months ago.

$178 RT Booking Code: † Q
Fare Code: † Q236RNRX
Airline: † Trans American
Advanced Purchase: † 3 days
Effective: † 3 days from purchase
Expiration: † 05-22-2002
Minimum Stay: † No minimum stay
Maximum Stay: † No maximum stay
Fare Rules:

Day/Time: Applies at any time tue/wed/sat.

Season: No season restrictions apply.

Blackouts: No blackout restrictions apply.

Stop Overs: No enroute stopovers permitted. a stopover occurs when the passenger does not depart an intermediate point within 4 hours.


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