So I've booked the Victory on Sept 4th leaving from San Juan on a Southern Caribbean itinery. I anticipated a higher than normal airfare but am looking forward to so many new ports of call. Do any of you have any tips for reduced airfare. We're currently looking at about $1,075 after taxes for two people round trip. I can get it a bit cheaper ($980) but we don't like the flight times.
I would just keep checking and find the ones that you can live with, then book it. You will see they change almost hourly. I just booked 2 round trips to Ft. Lauderdale for 962, for a cruise in Oct....I know the air fare to SJU is high, but the cruise is so worth it.
Believe it or not 1,075 for two is pretty good for SJU - now if it is 1,075/pp keep looking. But with oil so high don't be too surprised.
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Ok I checked the one site listed and its about the same. I've also checked Orbitz, Travelocity and Priceline. I guess there's no great deals on airfare. I found a couple of old posts on this site from about 2005-2006 where someone got tickets to SJU for under $300 PP. I guess the oil prices have shot that all to hell lol.
I guess I'll book it in a couple days when I get time.
Thanks for the input. We're hoping this cruise will be great. It will be our first cruise since our honeymoon, and will be right after our 5th anniversary. I guess $1,000 in airfare isn't such a bad deal considering we will get to see 5 new places instead of the same old W. Caribbean spots we've seen a couple times before.