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Multiple destination flights!? Korea-Toronto with add ons?

  • Mariane12

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    Hi. I'm leaving in 3 weeks and haven't booked any flights yet! I'm just finishing my teaching contract in Korea so I'll be flying out from here. My plan is to fly from Korea to Hanoi first, then fly to Chiang Mai and work my way down to Phuket. Then fly out of Bangkok home to Toronto. What would be my best bet for this? Is it possible to book a one-way flight from Korea to Toronto and just add destinations? Or should I book individuals flights? The flights I've found to Hanoi so far are about 500$ which seems pretty pricy. I'm driving myself crazy looking at a million different sites trying to find the best deal. What's the best way to go about booking this. I've tried going to travel agents but the language barrier makes it a little challenging.

    Please help!!!

    #1 Posted: 25/4/2009 - 17:06

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    My suggestion would be to fly Hanoi to Bangkok with AirAsia and then fly/train north to Chiang Mai (with AirAsia or Nok Air). The Hanoi Bangkok flights are very cheap - often well under $100 - I paid $40.

    Once you're in thailand, I'd look into a one way from Bangkok to Toronto. Get all your other domestic tickets in Thailand and fly hub to hub -- cheaper that way.

    Korea to Vietnam -- ahhh can't help on that one! Been a lonnnng time since I've been to Korea - perhaps someone else on the forum can help.

    Cheers!

    #2 Posted: 25/4/2009 - 19:58

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    I recently flew home to Toronto from Hanoi via Seoul. First, if you're in SEA and intend to go home to Toronto without needing to stop in Korea, then don't! The flight connections/layovers are nasty and it's more expensive than getting a flight from BKK-YVR via Hong Kong or another stop.

    As for tickets to Hanoi from Seoul, we flew Asiana. Either Asiana or Korean Air is going to cost about $500 USD o/w. That's just what they charge. It's a 4 hour international flight, so that's not entirely outrageous. You can get a cheaper flight with China Southern, (about $290 USD) but it stops in China somewhere ...

    #3 Posted: 26/4/2009 - 11:24

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    Mariane12

    Elsewhere, I answered your call with...

    I just looked at AirNinja, to discover that AirNinja does not list a LCCT's (low cost carrier terminals) servicing Korea.

    I looked at Orbitz.com, and it shows a 1 stopover with China Southern Airlines [Soeul, Guangzou, Hanoi) for $299.

    Kayak.com shows same at $288.

    I note that Am... has also suggested same.

    As for internal SE Asia, Travelfish suggests an option...

    http://www.travelfish.org/feature/118

    cheers

    cheers

    #4 Posted: 27/4/2009 - 17:38

  • Mariane12

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    Thanks! I can't believe how cheap some of the flights are. Any ideas where to find the cheapest flights from Bangkok to Toronto?

    #5 Posted: 28/4/2009 - 08:47

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    Mariane12

    I went to AirNinja.com, put in from BKK to YYZ, and clicked on the three search engine options - Expedia, Orbitz, and Kayak.

    Orbitz shows a joint fare - ANA to Tokyo, then Air Canada to Toronto for $605.


    http://www.orbitz.com/App/ViewFlightSearchResults?OSC=J2rs9D1pz2!-2056331054!183214658!7001!-1&retrieveParams=true&z=9607&r=2&z=9608&r=3&lastPage=interstitial

    Kayak has same...

    http://www.kayak.com/s/flights.jsp?searchid=CEyCO1&completed=true

    hope this helps

    cheers

    #6 Posted: 28/4/2009 - 09:45

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