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Added after the edit: Since in your case booking each leg separately seems cheaper than the New Delhi-Moscow-Havana journey, my guess below was not the right one. Looking up flights between New Delhi and Moscow, I find a “Budget” economy fare (fewer bonus miles, no cancellation) for INR 20000 and a “Value” economy fare for INR 43000. Similarly, I see a ...


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Some airlines have group desks or departments which will deal with individuals. You can sometimes find the group desk contact info on the airline's website, otherwise just call their reservation center and ask for the group department. Other airlines only sell through travel agencies. In general group rates are not really that much of a bargain, you can ...


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This is essentially down to Revenue Management - "how can we make the most money from this flight?" TL;DR: It saves you money in the long run, and is about filling the plane, not charging everyone the same price per mile Airlines regularly provide different prices for routes, parts of routes, different countries of purchase etc. They'll charge you ...


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I can confirm one scenario where it makes difference - when you travel with kids. We used it this summer when travelling to Europe and it knocked off around $200 for the kids tickets. But not all airlines do it. But if you search e.g. on Kayak, there is under dropdown next to Search button this list of options: Adults 18-64 Seniors 65+ Youth 12-17 ...


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To 1:) This is actually quite simple. For example, the search engine Kayak.com offers this: click on "Multi-city" and just add all the parts of your journey. Only list cities in which you want to leave the airport - there may still be layovers on the individual parts of the journey. Note that this will find airfares that are for return flights (with ...


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A possible way to do 1 is to first use search engines to find out which airlines offer both flights with and without stopovers, and then book directly from the airline's website. Usually, you are able to select both legs separately among all their offered flights.



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