Holiday Price Fluctuation?

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Found 4th Feb 2011
Hi there!
My partner and I are looking at booking a holiday, I checked the price yesterday and it was £1407pp and the price today is £1497pp, I would be booking through Thomson and wondered if people think this is likely to be a permanent price increase or just a fluctuation?
Will the price drop back to £1407 like it has been for the last week?
Thank-you!
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As i understand the best time to look for flights or holidays is around midnight on a Wednesday. Mon and Tue nights are not so good as people get back from work and think they need a hols.

When i booked my long flights late last year i booked them at about 11:30 pm on a Wednesday and by Thursday afternoon they had gone up by quite a lot.
chapchap

As i understand the best time to look for flights or holidays is around … As i understand the best time to look for flights or holidays is around midnight on a Wednesday. Mon and Tue nights are not so good as people get back from work and think they need a hols.When i booked my long flights late last year i booked them at about 11:30 pm on a Wednesday and by Thursday afternoon they had gone up by quite a lot.



Why dont people get back from work on a wednesday and think they need a holiday?:|
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The price will just go up the closer you get to the date
Original Poster

The price will just go up the closer you get to the date



This is what I think but i'll be gutted if I book it and then it goes back down!
pompeycurry

This is what I think but i'll be gutted if I book it and then it goes … This is what I think but i'll be gutted if I book it and then it goes back down!

Booked flights to NY in October. They've just kept rising. Seats on the same flights now are £130 more than i paid.
Flights have gone up by quite a bit over Jan. I booked 2 flights to Calgary at the start of the month, they've gone up by £400 each since then.
Ive just booked a holiday with Thompson. Did you book online? If so the difference maybe the extra they charge for the seating, food on the plane, extra weight on the bags. I managed to get over £400 off a holiday which bought it down to £1,300 for 6 off us. I took the printout into the shop and they matched it. The small difference in the price sounds like one off these.
one thing i will say is once booked, never return to see if it has gone up/fallen!!

Before we booked out honeymoon online with thomson it changed dramatically during that week, up and down by £700 at one point and I've no idea why. Then a 'special room offer' appeared... The lowest of the month was on a Sunday morning. We booked when it when it was at a price we were happy to pay I haven't returned to see if it's gone up or down lol

Edited by: "sharon_uk" 5th Feb 2011
they seem to fluctuate quite a lot, went up and down 4 times over a week when I was looking
transit

It must be a tricky idea for you but well they do but not in the same … It must be a tricky idea for you but well they do but not in the same numbers as those of us who start the week at work and come home on a Monday night. Have dinner, drink a glass of wine,look out at the cold,dark,damp night and reckon they needa holiday somewhere nice. Why dont people get back from work on a wednesday and think they need a holiday?:|

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