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Last minute air travel

Old Jan 6, 09, 12:47 pm
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Last minute air travel

Hi all.

New situation for me here and I figured I'd ask the experts. I hope I hit the right forum.

Had plans for a long trip to Vegas starting yesterday. The flu hits, I cancelled my flight.

United's $150 "change fees" will effectively eat all the money away from that ticket, so I am starting from scratch.

I hope to head out on the 8th (the next hotel block I have out there).

What are the best ways for getting low cost air tickets last minute? (My $200 nonstops are of course long gone ) as is the awesome Dec.30-31 Southwest sale.

Thanks in advance!

Spektre
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Old Jan 6, 09, 3:39 pm
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If you're not looking for miles, you could check Hotwire.com and see if there is a better deal there.
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Old Jan 6, 09, 7:29 pm
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Sometimes, if there is availablity, it is time to use those miles up.

Or

You could look at bidding via Priceline. Bidding is free.

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Old Feb 18, 09, 3:01 pm
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When bidding on Priceline, do you have to bid a round trip, or can you just do a one-way?

I was trying to bid a one-way on priceline and it did not seem to want to let me do it.

Thanks.
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