Remember the consolation prize from The Lil Caliph's contest? The prize only covered the accomodation only, so I have to search (and pay of course!) for flight on my own. So yesterday was spent comparing fares between Fireflyz, Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia. I plan to travel around my birthday which is in early August so I was hoping to get reasonable (if not dirt cheap of course!) priced tickets since August is so far away.
Please bear in mind I did this around midnight yesterday. So thinking that my house is not that far from the Subang airport, I tried the Fireflyz first. But take a look at the price below:
RM809.70 for 3 person? That was totally outrageous since Fireflyz is supposed to be low budget and all that. And the travel period is so far away, they did not even have any discounts for that. Affordable? I don't think so..
Then came Air Asia. They have this RM1 promo starting on 1 August so I was hoping to score some good bargain there. And this is what came out:
I did get the RM1 price for the outbound flight to Langkawi, but then the flight is at 6.50pm so I guess it's quite late. The total price is RM288 for 3 person so I guess it is quite okay though not as cheap as I hope. I did check the price if the return flight is priced at RM1 each, the total cost including tax would be RM186. But then the timing is so not appealing. I mean why would I want to go back from Langkawi at 10pm? What on earth are we going to do after we check out?
And then came the surprise of 'em all that nearly knocked me out of my seat.
The above is of course from Malaysia Airlines. And they are charging RM246 for 3 person, and that is really the total price. I thought the system was wrong or something, but then it was really true! And the worst thing about that was I was so tired last night that I thought of booking the tickets this morning, but then look what happen:
Price has gone up to RM519! Tensennya saya! Itulah pengalaman yang amat menyedihkan. Urgh!
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