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Yes, NSB offers 'minipris' tickets starting as low as 249 NOK (about 27€) for any distance on the Norwegian railway network. They can be bought up to 90 days in advance, are only valid for the booked train and cannot be changed or refunded. There are usually only a few tickets available in the cheapest allotment on each train and then the price increases ...


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The price may have risen artificially to you because you have not cleared your browser cache. Flight operators (and others such as rail operators for example) will use cookies on your browser to attempt to identify how many times a person has searched for a particular flight. If you repeatedly search for the price on a particular flight, this would suggest ...


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This answer is moved from a question which is being closed as duplicate. There is no excuse for it, bad for environment as people land and take of more often and quite often also travel more land miles to make use of a cheaper airport. But Airlines do it as they can get away from it. I have heard it explain as there is a big difference in costs the ...


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If the plane is half-empty, then it stands to reason that the airline wants to make as much money as possible from anyone who does now decide they need to take that flight. That way, they can attempt to recoup some of the "lost" revenue from those un-used seats. You might be thinking that the airline should reduce the price of the seats, to encourage more ...


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There is no excuse for it, bad for environment as people land and take of more often and quite often also travel more land miles to make use of a cheaper airport. But Airlines do it as they can get away from it. I have heard it explain as there is a big difference in costs the airlines pay for a transfer passenger compared to a long distance passenger ...


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Besides the other explanations given, the cheapest fares typically have advanced purchase restrictions such as being bought 7 days in advance of flight. As you approach the day of flight these fares start to become ineligible for purchase, and less restrictive, more expensive fares must be bought.


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First, the seat map may not at all reflect the number of people booked on the flight. People may be booked but not have seats assigned yet for any number of reasons. That said, airlines seek to maximize their profit, not to fill the plane. If someone is booking a flight at the last minute, there's a decent chance that particular flight is important to them,...


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The graphic you have displayed is not a good indicator that the flight is full; that is an indicator of how many people have pre-selected seats. It is also normal for prices to increase as the date of departure nears - as you have to pay a premium for last minute tickets. You are also arriving and departing the same day; which is normally an expensive ...


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How competitive is the sector? You are booking a code-share flight with Delta, so you'll actually be flying on Delta (it says "operated by Delta"), and since Delta is a US based airline flying out of Amsterdam, they may have different costs for that segment. A quick search finds that there are only two daily non-stop flights from AMS to BOS, and they are ...


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If KLM wants passengers to fly with them from Dusseldorf to Boston, they have to compete with other carriers flying the same route. In this particular situation, they are obviosuly trying to underbid the German no-frills airline 'airberlin' operating on the same route, even with some direct flights, starting their round-trip tickets at around 550€. If you ...


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To give a precise answer you will have to compare the fine print of both insurance policies and those will likely be different from car rental company to company and website to website. However indicatively I found the following to be the case: Protection: It is possible that the insurance of the rental company covers car parts that are not covered by ...


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I found a a link with useful experiences of doing this: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/online-travel-booking-bidding-agencies/1170662-bidding-air-tickets-priceline.html I won't summarise since the links is 5 years old. However, it did encourage me to try a few experiments myself. I have a US gift card with a few dollars on it so could use that to make some ...



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