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Online Travel agencies legit??
Hi Lucky! My 15yr old daughter and I are flying to South Africa in July out of RDU, NC. It’s a very long haul from Atlanta to Johannesburg and visa versa. I’ve been working with several travel agencies for last few days to get a quote on 1st class on Delta One. Only on-line and via phone. So far I got my 1st quote that was $11600 down to $9600. The company looks pretty legit to me with a CST #, Facebook page etc?? But I do not have enough knowledge to know if this is true?! God forbid if our tickets got declined or get down graded on the day of our flights!!?
The company I’m working with now is cheapfirstclass.com that’s located in CA. Your advise and suggestions will be greatly appreciated!!
Doesn’t sound worth the risk to me!
Do you have any Delta points or credit card points to maybe work with to offset your costs?
Is that price quote for both tickets or just one?
They are [I]probably[/I] consolidator fares, or companies that are passing along a portion of the commission they receive from Delta to consumers to lower the cost. But there’s also a chance they are brokering miles or engaging in other shenanigans, and there’s unfortunately no way to really know.
That is a ton to spend on tickets though. If you have [I]any[/I] miles or points you can likely do better (assuming you’re willing to connect).