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Cheaper to buy air tickets via UK website or SG sites?

Postby TandD » Mon, 30 Jun 2014 7:59 am

Is it cheaper to buy return flight to UK from SG via a UK website or via SG website, or is it pretty much six/half dozen?

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Re: Cheaper to buy air tickets via UK website or SG sites?

Postby ecureilx » Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:04 am

TandD wrote:Is it cheaper to buy return flight to UK from SG via a UK website or via SG website, or is it pretty much six/half dozen?


If you are flying to UK, from SG, and buy your ticket from a UK agent, there is some fulfilment issues, and you may be forced to pay some additional taxes

Some agents overcome this by having a contra agreement, most don't

check if you can book the ticket first ..

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Postby gogo18 » Sun, 24 Aug 2014 1:24 pm

I suggest to try web search aggregators like skyscanner for cheap fares. Good luck.

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Postby ktw1990 » Mon, 06 Oct 2014 5:15 pm

Yeah just use websites like expedia to compare prices. But generally I don't think the price difference will be significant enough to make too much of a difference.

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Postby TandD » Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:08 am

Thank you.

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Postby Girl_Next_Door » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:05 am

If you are buying from Singapore Airlines, try clearing your caches. Accordingly to the husband, the site tracks the frequency of you checking the flight prices, and the prices do goes up if you keep checking the same flight.

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Postby nakatago » Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:59 am

Also, https://www.hipmunk.com/

@GND: one can also use a browser's Incognito Mode or Private Browsing Mode, aka as "porn mode" because it doesn't keep your cache, cookies and browsing history beyond your browsing session.


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