Advice on Travel Agents and Long Haul Flights

Found 11th Aug 2009
Hello people,

I have been hunting and hunting for some good travel agents to assist me with booking some long haul flights. The problem I am facing is no online sites are able to offer the customisation I need. Prices vary terribly - we are talking £1400+ variation in some quotes for economy! Some flights are terrible too - 22 hours non stop flight on a 747-400 too!

Basically I am hoping to do either:
London -> somewhere in Asia stop over -> New Zealand -> London

or

London -> New Zealand -> Asia stop over -> London

I am asking for advice for some good agents, tips, thoughts and opinions would be welcome too

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Keep playing them off against each other.
Also a little known fact Holidays from 1 company (or agent not shop) are sold in batches.
Every 10th one is cheap.

Try expedia, we just booked to do Manchester to Chicago, then Chicago to South Carolina and then from South Carolina to Manchester and they were able to taylor it to my needs and only cost £420.

Or you could also try dialaflight.co.uk, they were amazing when we did Manchester New York, New York Chicago, Chicago Manchester.

Let me know how you get on.

well new zealand is the other side of the world so expect a long time non stop 22hours +

Try skyscanner.net ([url]www.skyscanner.net[/url]), they're pretty good for looking for flights. They don't just find standard returns, i.e. out and back on the same airline, they'll find the cheapest outbound (say british airways) and the cheapest inbound (say air france).

I used them to book flights to america and have no complaints....

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thanks people much appreciated

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jasonrat;5997401

well new zealand is the other side of the world so expect a long time non … well new zealand is the other side of the world so expect a long time non stop 22hours +



that is true, but typically they dont do a full 22 hour haul, normally they break it in two with a stop in america or asia.
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