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  1. Anonymous

    I’m looking to go London New York in mid January. For a 24 hour trip economy class it costs about £2000 but when you make it a 3 day trip the price drops to£250 with full flexibility on all airlines. Why is it more expensive to fly for a short time and is there any way of avoiding this?

    Thanks in advance!

  2. OCTinPHL

    [QUOTE=”Rafi, post: 67884″]I’m looking to go London New York in mid January. For a 24 hour trip economy class it costs about £2000 but when you make it a 3 day trip the price drops to£250 with full flexibility on all airlines. Why is it more expensive to fly for a short time and is there any way of avoiding this?

    Thanks in advance![/QUOTE]

    Hi Rafi, welcome.

    Is a weekend day(s) included? That may be one reason. A second related reason is that airlines usually view 1 day trips as exclusively business, so charge more. Generally, but not always, 3 day trips are also viewed as business. Especially international trips. But add in a weekend, and the price may drop significantly.

  3. MidSouthSkier

    You could also try pricing it out as 2 one-way trips to see if that makes a difference.

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