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London to Newark return
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Any specials going on? Will only travel if it is reasonable otherwise can wait till September.
Leaving: Aug 28th, 2010 (Flexible)
Return: Sept 28th 2010 (open is better)

I am leaving from US and traveling for 11 days
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Only thing I see currently that might help you is Iceland Express. LGW-EWR $263.50 on Sept. 1, one-way. Lastminute.com shows it £167.

Then of course you could do NYC-LON one-way when you’re ready to return. Momondo.com is finding pretty good fares for this, such as Iceland Express (again) for $247 on Sept. 28 for example, or Virgin from JFK or EWR to LHR for $301 same date.

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Tnx Don,
I guess there is nothing at this time. I can wait till Sept 1st but let me brood over this. I would still prefer to go anytime from next Friday onwards,
Ok let me check

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sammohanty wrote:
I guess there is nothing at this time. Ok let me check
You’re welcome.

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Don,
Have you seen anything reasonable for the next couple of weeks? One way of 300 USD is also good for me.

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Nope. Try the links in our new user thread @ top of this forum.

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Nope, you are correct!!!!!
Its looking like 800GBP+.
Let me try some of the travel agents and see what they have?

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Any significant fall in the fares? from London to Newark,
anyone looking?

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I see Virgin now at $705 USD return LHR-EWR around your dates.
JFK 30th-30th nonstops: I see Delta now at $657; American $675; BA $705.
Found these using Orbitz flex date search.

Shop around because I found the Virgin flights around $650 using Netflights.com

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Thank u Don,
I am deliberately trying to leave late as I was hoping to get a really reasonable deal. I am still hoping to get around 500 USD as I am only trying to take a much needed break and see my family.
I am searching even past Sept 4th or 5th and I still do not see anything spectacular.

If you see or spot anything catchy, please blog it.
thanks a lot

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Its the end of the summer and the prices from London to Newark has not seen any significant reduction.
The best is still at about £500.00+/- .
Anyone sees any price war, please start posting them here.

This time I am hoping to get away from 31st August with a one year Open tkt.

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Just booked Virgin for 370 Rtn and I am surprised even after the summer holidays, the prices are still expensive.
Travel Agent tells me this year is kind of unusual as the prices are not going down as they are supposed to,
Has anyone noticed?

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370 quid on Virgin, Newark-Heathrow open return — exactly what you wanted— seems really good to me. See — you always end up with a good deal in the end! Where did you find this one this time?

Prices do seem stubborn currently. Fuel is not cheap, seasonal capacity has dropped, and flights are flying fuller.

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Called Virgin direct. However, I have decided to use a little bit of miles so the price though dropping to 320.00 which is not too much, the penalty for changing drops significantly. I am booked but also noticed I can get cheaper tickets through KLM.
So calling KLM now.

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If I didn’t use my miles, then the penalty for changes would have been 250 GBP. I know for sure 100%, I will be changing my dates as I have always changed my dates specially in my UK trip.

Now that I am using my miles the penalty is only 50 GBP.

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I just made a call to check the amount of luggage I can take, I was just informed that the policies have changed for Virgin.
I am only allowed 1 luggage of 23 KG.
Anything else would cost me 40 GBP upto 10 bags.

Only 1 handbag is allowed.
Has anyone of this? This sucks and they say all airlines are doing the same.

I am leaving from US and traveling for 11 days
London, Brussels, Basel, Paris, London
Requesting help with Transport, Itinerary, Sights