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Air booking--how far in advance?

  • AdamS

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    I am arriving in Hanoi Jan 7.
    I need to go to SGN sometime between Jan 10-11, but would like to keep my travel plans flexible.
    Will I have to pay substantially more if I wait to book my flight until I get there?
    I am being quoted $95 US right now for the flight, which seems like a fair price...the agent is asking me to confirm ASAP--I am not sure if this is because they want the sale, or if flights are filling up fast in the days leading up to Tet.

    #1 Posted: 24/12/2008 - 23:39

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    If you're planning on flying during Tet I'd buy the ticket now. $95 for Hanoi to Saigon seems very cheap to me. If you don't want to work through an agency, check flights on Jetstar.

    #2 Posted: 26/12/2008 - 07:22

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