I saved $200
, or 33%
of the lowest possible price of my airline tickets
for my last vacation by buying through Priceline.
First, I exhaustively search
ed for the going airfares and routes. Then, prepared
with that info, I went to Priceline and started bidding. I had middle seats, but exactly the flights
I then lucked out with American Airlines. Supposedly, the tickets are non-change
able. I extended my vacation by a week, and called AA to let them know. The really, really wonderful
AA agent let me make the change for $75.00 (it should have been impossible, and standard tickets are $150 change fee for international, too!).
So, if you know
what you are buying and are prepared
to buy it, I'd have to say that Priceline is a good
PS - Prop airplanes are more aerodynamic then jets. If they loose engines, they'll gently glide to the ground. A jet, on the other hand, will fall like a rock.