View Full Version : Does anyone know any good deals on Airplane tickets to Taiwan?
06-13-2000, 12:01 AM
Hi everyone...i'm new here..i know there are a few sites, but i don't know where to start..does anyone any good deals on airplane tickets to Taiwan flying out of LA area? thanks in advanced...=) Johnny
[This message has been edited by tseng99 (edited 06-13-2000).]
06-13-2000, 12:20 AM
hey thanks...actually i do have a preference
for airline...either China Airlines
or Eva Air...i am a student, and i will also check with the local travel agency to see if student status discounts apply. my trip is planned sometime middle to end of June.
06-13-2000, 02:17 AM
Are you a student? When do you need to fly out? Any airline requirements? I fly to Asia on a very common basis.
Since I'm a student, I can get a student discount. I use ual.com or expedia.com. You should also try priceline.com or a physical discount travel agency.
You can try Council Travel for student tix.
06-13-2000, 01:13 PM
i was looking for tickets a while back too and the cheapest thing i could come across was about $920 for sfo-tpe-sfo middle of july on china and $960 on ua... the ua deal included an extra 4000+ miles for buying online so i opted for that one... if u can find anything cheaper pls post.... www.cheaptickets.com (http://www.cheaptickets.com) is always where i go to get the cheapest quotes and then i head on over to priceline to enter a price a coupla hundred less than cheaptickets' quote...
06-13-2000, 02:11 PM
You can try to contact some other airline. I believe there's tickets available from Singapore airline for $855 or so LAX-TPE-LAX. If you are flying coach, Singapore does provide good services and they've gotten some good reviews for being a good airline.
06-13-2000, 02:50 PM
Hey... I'm leaving this weekend for Taiwan. Got a ticket for $660 or so. So, deals are out there. Wish I could help you, but I'm not the one who got the tickets... and don't know who did or how he got em. (I'm not complaining) Just keep looking.
06-13-2000, 03:53 PM
Try Priceline, man. You can get some low price tickets from there. I got roundtrip tickets from NYC to LA for $160.
06-13-2000, 04:00 PM
If you fly Singapore Air, you still your UA Mileage plus miles..They're all a part of the Star Alliance. Once again, you have to call specifically and state that you want specific student faires to get cheapie fares :-P
06-13-2000, 10:14 PM
just wondering... is this for the 6 week Taiwan loveboat thingy?
06-13-2000, 11:34 PM
thanks everyone...i'll check out those sites and recommendations...=)
actually i'm searching for my sister..
yeah..she's going on the 6 week love boat trip...why..are you going too??
06-13-2000, 11:36 PM
hey zaskar...are you going too??
what school do you go to??
well..my sister is going this year...
and i think i might go next year
Even though EVA Airlines is better, China Airlines have tickets for around 900 bucks.....try to find a small chinese Travel Agency and ask if you can apply for student discount. My gf got a 200 dollar student discount somewhere by just photocopying her school id and submitting it.
this generally should work in the LA county area since there's quite alot of Taiwanese here. In the San Gabriel, Arcadia, Monterey Park, etc....area.
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06-14-2000, 12:34 AM
the love boat thing is pretty tite... random crazy ssx everynite with different people every nite =) if u guys didn't know this already i hope it didn't scare u... and i serioulsy thought u were gonna learn something there... the only thing u learn is how to sneak out over the walls and get to kiss and @live =)) have fun =) i'll see u all there later this summer....
06-14-2000, 12:45 AM
A 6 week Taiwan love boat trip???
Wow, I wish my college had something like this.
Sounds like a lot of fun!!!
http://www.gotapex.com/ubb/wink.gif I know Sobriety99 is just kidding.
...you are kidding, right???
06-14-2000, 03:46 AM
Actually, from what i heard from friends that have gone before...ITS TRUE!! The funny thing is....the program..Taiwan Love Boat isn't actually on a boat...its just called that particular name..The 6 weeks are spent on land.... =) I wanna apply next year!!!! I have a friend from UC Riverside thats goin too!
06-14-2000, 07:38 AM
Check out the details here :
And nope, I was never in it http://www.gotapex.com/ubb/smile.gif
06-14-2000, 03:54 PM
Are you sure TongYang? Your name is just one letter off from a friend of mine that was on it by the name of Tony. Roomies with Victor and Albert and Jimmy? I went 2 summers ago (not including this one that we are currently in). It was a crazy trip! Fun as hell. Try and get on the gameshows! Fun as hell I tells ya! Don't hold back!
06-14-2000, 06:55 PM
I'm gonna go next year...I'll be
23 years old...
06-15-2000, 06:01 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by dgem77:
Are you sure TongYang? Your name is just one letter off from a friend of mine that was on it by the name of Tony. Roomies with Victor and Albert and Jimmy? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
Nope I'm not him http://www.gotapex.com/ubb/smile.gif
Have fun there! http://www.gotapex.com/ubb/smile.gif
06-16-2000, 03:00 AM
I'm from the NYC area. I went last summer (22 years of age at the time).
THE BEST SUMMER OF MY LIFE THUS FAR!
What Sobriety99 said is all true. Clubbing or karaoking all night long. FUN FUN FUN! =o)
06-16-2000, 04:54 PM
alright zaskar! i'm definetly signing up for
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