Thread: Cairo Airfare.
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Old May 26, 04, 3:42 pm
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Originally Posted by deejboram

I'm thinking about going to Cairo for Thanksgiving this year and haven't any idea what a "good" fare is. I'm leaving from NYC/PHL and have seen "special" fares at like $500+taxes. Are these frequent? Or are the $775+taxes fares I'm seeing now the norm?

We flew to CAI from ATL in January for a fare of $708 including taxes and junk fees. DL to JFK, then OK (Czech Air's symbol, I think) to Prague and on to Cairo. This was the lowest fare I've seen. Lufthansa via Frankfurt was $840. It coulbe less from NYC.

A note of caution: When flying OK you get into Prague early AM, and leave late PM, so you can have a whole day of sight-seeing in beautiful city. Or, you can have a hotel room and 2 meals on them. But you do lose a day and get into Cairo at 2 am. Also, OK does not fly PRG-CAI daily, only on some days, at least in winter. Check their web site.
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