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Questions tagged [price]

Questions regarding prices of various objects and services (not related to budgeting a trip).

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Are the prices of short-haul British Airways flights known to fluctuate (within the Economy class), or they only ever increase? [duplicate]

I've had a flight price tracked in Google Flight for a couple of days because I couldn't yet decide if I could take it. Unfortunately it has gone up by 25% last night (~170 to ~220 EUR). The flight ...
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Day pass for public transportation in Berlin, Munich and Cologne [closed]

What is the cost of a 1 or 2 day public transportation pass in cities of Cologne, Berlin and Munich, Germany?
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Price of train tickets in Geneva

Is there a price difference when buying a train ticket in Geneva Airport automatic machine or pre ordering online?
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Flight costs when child turns two during holiday [duplicate]

We will fly with SAS to Norway from 14.10. until 26.10. and our child turns two on 19.10. You do not have to book a separate seat for a child below two, but he will be two on the flight back. During ...
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Are there local boat operators that go to Cies Islands?

I am looking for ways to get to visit Cies Islands in Galicia, Spain. I Googled and found one boat operator. I am wondering if there are other options like smaller operators, or is it a monopoly or ...
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General price level comparison? [duplicate]

I am Swede and I want to travel in Europe on budget. I am having a hard time finding information about the general price level in different countries. So, is there a good economic index that compares ...
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The difference between STOPS and EXTRA STOPS when using the ITA MATRIX

Using the ITA Matrix for finding flights, I don't understand the difference between the sections stops and extra stops.
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“5 = 1€” for souvenirs in Paris, why do they write the price this way?

In Paris, many street souvenir vendors have thier stuff laid on the ground and a piece of paper says "5 = 1€". Well, 1€ for 5 souvenirs would be a pretty good price but no, the price is 5€ for 1 piece....
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Does a flexible date car rental price matrix tool exist, a la Google Flights?

I know there are comparison rental tools like Kayak and Expedia, but I'm specifically thinking of a tool similar to Google Flight's flexible date matrix, where they'll show you the lowest prices for a ...
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Track flight prices based on route, not specific dates, on Google Flights

Using the new Google Flights, is it possible to track prices for certain routes (e.g. New York to Madrid), but without specific dates in mind? For example, my schedule is flexible enough that I can ...
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Tegelbergbahn Tickets

I'll be visiting the Neuschwanstein Castle later this year, and I'd like to take a ride on this tegelbergbahn toboggan close to the castle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-e_F0wodyk On their ...
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Is it possible to haggle over tours in Indonesia, and to what extent?

I'm planning a customized, private 10-day tour of Flores for which I'm contacting small local tour operators. They will arrange a car and driver, an English-speaking guide and sleeping accommodations. ...
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Why do prices of return flights from Europe to Ghana vary according to length of stay?

I notice that flights to Ghana from Europe seem to be much more expensive for stays in Ghana of less than seven days. I'm familiar with European flights that are cheaper when they span a weekend but ...
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Does any website offer price alerts for open jaw (multi-city) flights?

When I'm looking for round-trip tickets in Google Flights, the website allows me to create a price alert for the specified route: However, when I change my route to have a return ticket leaving from ...
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Why are airfares getting cheaper or at least we have stable airfares for the last 10 years? [closed]

In the last ten years I have seen at least stabilty in airfares. How is it possible that before 10 years one had paid (in average) more for travelling than today (my own experience)? I have seen this ...
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Why is air travel between South American countries so expensive?

I checked the price to travel around South American countries (Uruguay, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, etc) but it is insanely expensive, often taking over $500 to fly to other countries. ...
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Why is the airline fuel fee a tax?

The price of my flight is shown in the picture below. I want to understand the airline fuel fee better. Is it still legal to call it an "airline fuel fee"? Why is the airline fuel fee considered a ...
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Why do Belgian supermarkets not provide price per kg in price labels? [closed]

In most supermarkets and shops in Europe I'm used to see price labels like this: The only part I usually look at is the price per kg. I thought it was an EU standard, I'm pretty sure it's mandatory ...
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What’s this symbol in Europe that looks a bit like an upside-down V, or ⩘?

I noticed on a bistrot's price board, this symbol was used to denote prices. It looks a little bit like an upside-down V, and the closest match shapecatcher.com could find was ⩘. It could also be ...
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Is the price at a table inside and on the terrace the same in cafés in Italy?

In Italy the price of the coffee is different if you drink at a table or stand at the counter in cafes (or takeout). Usually, there are two items on the price list - banco and tavola, which ...
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How to search for a multi-destination flight when flexible on dates?

In the spring I have a plan to visit Japan. As part of this I want to take a stopover or two; Beijing has my key attention with the 72 hour stopover visa. If I search for flights between home and ...
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Olive oil pricing in Croatia [closed]

Last year we spent two weeks in a camping resort in Croatia and bought 1 liter of olive oil (bottled) in the resort's supermarket for ~220 kn (~ €29.50 at today's rate). We realized that the price we ...
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Where can I compare airfares *including baggage fees*? [duplicate]

There are lots of places where I can compare flight fare costs, where the listed prices include all taxes and fees. This capability is eroding due to practices like route-dependent carry-on bag ...
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What is the purpose of a round-trip ticket?

I had assumed that buying round-trip plane tickets saves a lot of money, but lately I've been comparing prices and the round-trips I've seen are almost identical in price to just buying two one-way ...
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Can I resell my hotel booking?

Suppose that person A booked today a hotel room for 3 nights in Dubai to travel in the upcoming February with Hotel Z (room price = 50€). In January, person A changed his mind about the visit and ...
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Buying hotel breakfast without having a room?

I'm wondering how common it is for hotels to allow people to pay for breakfast even if they don't have a room. In other words: Come in the morning Pay a fixed price in reception Eat breakfast Leave ...
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Typical meal costs on Norwegian Air Shuttle long-haul flights

What are typical costs for meal service on Norwegian Air Shuttle on US-Europe flights? Meals are described here, but no pricing.
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When is the best day and time to buy fuel at the lowest price in Germany? [closed]

The price of fuel in Germany can change several times a day. According to benzinpreis-aktuell, up to 20 price changes a day are absolutely normal here - at each individual gas station. And ...
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How can I receive notifications about ticket sales by various airlines?

I will be travelling in December so have plenty of time to book tickets and want to wait for discount schemes. I missed out on discount scheme of wowair just few weeks back. So wanted to check if it ...
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Do airlines raise the ticket price as flights fill up [duplicate]

Do airlines raise the ticket price as flights fill up? I know YMMV, but as a general rule, is it how they operate? and as a bonus question, once a flight is full, would they schedule a new one on ...
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Is there a way to get airline prices from the past?

I traveled from Frankfurt to Japan in July for an office work. However, as my employer is based in Vienna, I always need to provide some price comparison (in form of a screenshot) for comparable ...
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Price difference on Matrix ITA and Google Flights

While checking for a flight at Matrix, I got the following price, http://matrix.itasoftware.com/#view-details:research=LHELON-LONLHE;solution=03gZAa16LIJDMteAykMJSHV/fMeQKy66yx6TmRFQ9x40TT001 For ...
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How much is the NJ Transit Rail Weekly Pass?

I tried looking it up on the NJ Transit website (note: not PATH), but there is no information about the Weekly Pass' price. I downloaded the NJ Transit app and Weekly Passes for Rail are not sold ...
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INDIA - Are last minute tickets cheaper at airline ticket counter vs online? [duplicate]

I'll be coming by road and I'm unsure of my arrival time at the airport, at least till a couple of days before the date. The departure and arrival airports are well connected through multiple ...
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What are fair prices for most common goods in Cambodian markets? [closed]

I have been here for almost two months now and realised that ripping off barangs (foreigners) is a norm here... especially so in the local markets where there are no prices listed on goods... What ...
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Why is Eurail more expensive than Interrail?

I was looking into planning a train trip with a friend from abroad and I realized that getting a Rail pass for him would be a lot more expensive - 371 EUR vs. 253 EUR. Is there a reason why non-...
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Why did Oyster card charge me £43 but only gave me a credit for £5?

This is my first time travelling to London and I'm very confused by the travel infrastructure here. When I landed at Heathrow, I bought a 7 day Oyster card for Zone 1-2 and I was charged £43 for it. ...
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Is there a way to determine which UK rail trips have variable prices, based on advance purchase, vs. those that do not?

That is, is there a way to determine this without doing an actual search for each route on multiple days to see if the price changes? I am traveling to London and considering several day/overnight ...
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Where to get cheap drinking water in Cambodia?

It is considered not the best idea to drink tap water in Cambodia unless one fancies dysentery... When in Thailand I have been buying water from 7-11, 6 litres for 38 bath, which would last my ...
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Which are the cheapest supermarket chains in Cambodia?

I have landed in Cambodia yesterday so far I managed to go to Lucky's and for some goods their prices seem to be pretty ok, but for some prices are exorbitant (half loaf of bread for 2.45$ and 3.10$) ...
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Is it true that you can receive emergency care in the UK completely free of charge?

In a related question @GayotFow mentions that: I am aware that visitors can received emergency treatment from the National Health Service (NHS) for free. This seems a bit suspicious but other ...
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MCO and EMD-S- How to use [closed]

Hi Travel Professionals! (this question is addressed to travel profedsionals) I am looking to better understand the process of filing MCO (Miscellaneous Charge Orders) vs. filing an EMD (electronic ...
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How much does it cost to take a taxi from London Heathrow to Southampton?

I am coming from abroad so have no idea how much.
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Are airline prices to Paris impacted by Valentine's Day, i.e. would the prices drop after Valentine's Day (June trip planning now)? [closed]

I guess this question could be asked in regards to all airfares purchased in the weeks prior to Valentine's Day, but I specifically wonder about flights purchased to Paris because of it's romantic ...
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Are Taiwan car rental prices really that high?

It has been about a week since I've been looking at rental car prices online for Taiwan. All the prices I found so far are exorbitant and more expensive than any other country where I rented a car ...
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Which are cheapest Thailand Supermarket Chains?

I have landed in Thailand yesterday all eager to try out legendary cheapness so I ran for closest 7-11 got some crisps and local beers some ice cream bug spray... and paid 880 baht, which would be ...
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Should I buy a train ticket in advance to travel from Brussels to Bruges during Christmas?

I am travelling from Brussels airport (Zaventem) to Bruges on 24th of December and back from Bruges to Brussels on 25th of December. Should I buy tickets in advance? I am not really concerned about ...
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What are the pricing and limits on number and duration of entries for a foreigner applying for a Chinese visa in Mexico?

I'm about to book a side trip from China to Mexico and back. From experience both the prices and the number of entries and duration per entry China will grant you actually vary quite a bit depending ...
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Hotel Price Check Guarantee - Heyitscheaper.com? [closed]

I often use booking.com to book hotels with free cancellation, sometimes I cancel and rebook at a cheaper price because the price gets lower closer to the date. I found the site http://heyitscheaper....
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Chinese SIM cards [closed]

I'm planning to go to China next January. I'm wondering about what kind of SIM card I should buy for having a data internet connection in Shanghai and Nanjing. I also want know about the price of new ...