Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by Zooropa » Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:31 pm

carrie wrote:When I went to Cairo last time I called in a travel agents and they were offering 2 day trips to Petra at a very good price.
How old is your son Zooropa? If he's a young teenager and into beach holidays I am sure he would love Hurghada.
Carrie, hes 20.

Im not too sure what hes into to be honest and whatever it is he is into its likely to be further narrowed when applied to "being with your old man".

I only know that asking him to look at tombs and temples would likely make his eyes bleed.
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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by carrie » Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:33 pm

20, well he should enjoy Hurghada just so long as his old man doesn't tag along :lol:

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by crewmeal » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:24 am

Tommy Cook fares are horrendous. My agent was quoting me around £650 return from Brum during August. Oh yes baggage, 20kg at £25 each way and £15 a kilo excess charges. If you want something to eat and drink that's extra as well. Work it out for yourself. Qatar to Oz is about the same price. :evil:

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by Bombay » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:53 am

crewmeal wrote:Tommy Cook fares are horrendous. My agent was quoting me around £650 return from Brum during August. Oh yes baggage, 20kg at £25 each way and £15 a kilo excess charges. If you want something to eat and drink that's extra as well. Work it out for yourself. Qatar to Oz is about the same price. :evil:
Doesn't make a difference unless you want to go to Australia instead of Hurghada.

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by newcastle » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:13 am

crewmeal wrote:Tommy Cook fares are horrendous. My agent was quoting me around £650 return from Brum during August. Oh yes baggage, 20kg at £25 each way and £15 a kilo excess charges. If you want something to eat and drink that's extra as well. Work it out for yourself. Qatar to Oz is about the same price. :evil:
I think you'll find August fares from other airlines for direct flights from UK are expensive.

Supply & demand.

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by carrie » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:20 am

School holidays prices always shoot up everywhere.

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by Zooropa » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:53 am

Im finding prices very fluid at the moment.

If i had booked my LHR - CAI, CAI - LXR, LXR - LHR flights a few days ago i could have got £815.00 for two people.

Because i have to wait until later today/tomorrow before my son can confirm holiday approval from his work i cant book.

Checked again now and its risen to £876.00.

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by Bombay » Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:25 pm

You need to remove cookies on your pc these sometimes show you have looked before and may alter the prices.

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by John Landon » Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:31 pm

quite right Bombay. I did do an topic on here a few years ago all about this and tested it myself.
even better if you can get to another computer in another location, as IP addresses are also tracked, because thy got wise to people deleting cookies.

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by Zooropa » Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:39 pm

Bombay wrote:You need to remove cookies on your pc these sometimes show you have looked before and may alter the prices.
Top tip - thanks for that, sneeky bas***ds!

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by BENNU » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:15 pm

John Landon wrote:quite right Bombay. I did do an topic on here a few years ago all about this and tested it myself. :br
I remember that post and have kept it in mind when searching for flights and hotels, but I have not noticed prices changing.

My Egyptair flight became more expensive because it took me so long to decide when to leave, that the cheapest tickets were gone on most departures.

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by carrie » Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:30 pm

What about "in private browsing" I always use that. :?

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by John Landon » Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:52 pm

carrie wrote:What about "in private browsing" I always use that. :?

"in private browsing" is just there so that no one can see what you have been looking at on the Internet on that particular computer. :up

Handy for teenagers to use in the evening, and purchasing gifts for significant others..... :br

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by carrie » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:33 pm

Right then how do you clear your "cookies" :?: Easy instructions please. :lol:

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by DJKeefy » Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:12 am

The problem with clearing all your cookies is that you might remove important cookies that you rely on, for example: forums use cookies to keep track of what you have read, so when you connect again it will show you posts that you have not read.

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by Dusak » Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:50 am

DJKeefy wrote:The problem with clearing all your cookies is that you might remove important cookies that you rely on, for example: forums use cookies to keep track of what you have read, so when you connect again it will show you posts that you have not read.

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by newcastle » Fri Apr 07, 2017 12:01 pm

I've cleared my cookies.

Now for the smoked salmon......before it's past its sell by date.

Weather's gorgeous, and I can feel the weight piling on :eat

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Re: Thomas Cook bookings to Hurghada up 100% !

Post by Zooropa » Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:12 pm

carrie wrote:Right then how do you clear your "cookies" :?: Easy instructions please. :lol:
Carrie, the option is found via the options menu in your browser so, for example in Internet Explorer:

Click on the "cog" icon and then select "internet options".

Under the "general" tab select "delete browsing history"

Then finally select the "delete cookies" check box and click ok/apply.

Regardless of your browser the process will be much the same.

If you get stuck a quick search on how to do this on Google will give you access to instructions.

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