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Does this airfare sound good/low?

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Does this airfare sound good/low?

I hate checking airfares every day, very eager to purchase tickets for my trip to Europe in August. I have to take my bicycle (racing) so the airline matters. Need to fly into London or Istanbul and then take a continental flight between them. Right now I am looking at ATL>LON, IST>ATL multi-stop flights and found $1464 on Lufthansa. No bike fees. Just trying to decide if it's worth waiting until the spring to get something under $1000 to a gateway city. Thoughts?

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1. Re: Does this airfare sound good/low?

That sounds good to me..... I have been checking flights from CVG - VIE for months and they are around 12000-1300 depending. If you like the price, then buy it and never look back. Have a great trip!

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I doubt if you will find a fare under $1,000 in August no matter how long you wait!

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No, wait until 3:31 AM on July 8th when that $100.00 R/T fare will be available for 5 seconds. Only you can decide if the airfare is good. If you're OK with the price, purchase it and don't look back. If not, wait and see if something better comes along. However, if it doesn't be prepared to pay more.

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Do you really want connecting flights when you're taking an expensive bike? That fare is reasonable for August, but Delta has a nonstop on the first leg into London for a few bucks more. I would think the more handling a bike gets, the greater chances of damage or being lost! I believe you're forced to use a connection on the return leg.

Edited: 10:35 am, January 11, 2014
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Hi, if you don't want to check out the airfares every day then I would book it, the price is good and it may even go higher if you wait any longer, you never know if and when prices come down and airlines have sales.

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Thanks everyone! Really good insights on all fronts, truly appreciate it. I'll probably book it despite the connection in Frankfurt heading out.

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