[07/10/2015 @ 11:38 AM] Open this itinerary here: Priceline, Travelocity, Expedia, Orbitz, CheapTickets, BookingBuddy.
[07/10/2015 @ 4:04 PM] Fare has been removed by Delta. Removing from deal list. 🙁
This fare has no blackout dates and allows a New Years Eve vacation in London at a discount rather than an exorbitant premium. I expect flights around New Years and Holidays will sell out first.
Delta and Virgin have round-trip flights from Austin (AUS) to London (LHR) for $806 with a connection. Flights are wide open; every day from late August to March-2016. Flights with two-stops and a lot of airport time are available for $770, not worth it in my opinion, but it’s there if you’re wanting to save a few bucks and like hanging out in airports. See the Flight Details section of this post for example dates.
Here’s an example of a round-trip over New Years, in London (from Priceline).
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- Availability: See Calendar. No turn-around before first Sunday.
- Documentation: Passport Required.
- Departure and Destination Airports: AUS – LHR
- Example Dates: (Priceline) Dec 29 – Jan 05 / Dec 22 – Dec 29 / Sep 03 – Sep 13
- Carrier: Delta / Virgin Atlantic
- Fare Basis Code: VLP47US
- Fare Class: V
- Mile Accrual: Delta is revenue based. 50% Mileage accrual if you use an Alaska Air account on flights operated / marketed by Delta.
- Stopover component: none.
- CPM: 8.14 (9830 miles)
- Full Route: AUS-DTW-LHR-DTW-AUS
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