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MISTAKE FARE: Toronto to Istanbul, Beirut, Dubai & many more – $349 to $429 CAD roundtrip w/ Egypt Air

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MISTAKE FARE: Toronto to Istanbul, Beirut, Dubai & many more – $349 to $429 CAD roundtrip w/ Egypt Air

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April/May looks like a good time to go weather wise to Turkey - I did 4/15 to 4/24 (had the shortest stopovers) through FlightHub for $373.61 total (includes GCR $9.50 and 2% CB through MC).

Egypt Air is showing some incredible prices to the Middle East from Toronto for only $349 to $494 CAD roundtrip including taxes.

Istanbul, Turkey – $349
Beirut, Lebanon – $374
Dubai, UAE – $400
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – $422
Tel Aviv, Israel – $429
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – $494
*prices are listed in CAD, roundtrip and include taxes

Flights have 1 connection each way in Cairo.

This deal will NOT last long. Please try to book immediately,

NOTE: As this looks like a possible mistake deal, there is a chance the booking site may cancel and refund your order. Do NOT make any further flight, hotel or other arrangements until you received your confirmation and e-ticket number. Even then, wait an additional 72-96hrs!

AVAILABILITY:
Select departure dates available from end-January to May

NOTE: Fares and Availability are subject to change.

HOW TO SEARCH FOR DATES AND BOOK:
1. Go to Kayak or Skyscanner or Cheapoair to search for dates
2. Start off with the following clickable example dates for Toronto to Dubai. You can replace Dubai with Istanbul (IST), Tel Aviv (TLV), Beirut (BEY), Jeddah (JED) or Riyadh (RUH) roundtrip:

Jan 21 to Feb 1
Feb 7 to 17
Feb 9 to 20
Feb 14 to 20
Feb 14 to 24
Feb 28 to Mar 6
Feb 28 to Mar 13
Mar 2 to 10
Mar 4 to 13
Mar 23 to 31
Apr 4 to 14
Apr 11 to 21
Apr 11 to 24
Apr 13 to 21
Apr 13 to 24
Apr 15 to 24
Apr 18 to 26
Apr 18 to May 1
Apr 22 to 28
Apr 22 to May 1
May 2 to 15
May 6 to 15
May 6 to 22
May 13 to 26
May 13 to 29
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Anyone want to take a trip to Riyadh?
We can pretend we are journalists...

On another note Turkey is one of my favourite countries...beautiful and the people are amazing.
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Thanks OP. The shortest layover time I found was 10 hours in total for departure and return. I did this once and it wasn't fun. Good chance to see the pyramids though, it's a 45 minute drive from the airport
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Feb 11, 2013
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Egyptair prices are much higher through their actual website, what are the chances the booking site will honor these fares?
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Pursuit2013 wrote:
Nov 5th, 2018 8:53 pm
Egyptair prices are much higher through their actual website, what are the chances the booking site will honor these fares?
In the past they've been honoured and in other cases they haven't.
Nobody has a crystal ball - book and see!
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Dec 23, 2006
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Pursuit2013 wrote:
Nov 5th, 2018 8:53 pm
Egyptair prices are much higher through their actual website, what are the chances the booking site will honor these fares?
I'm actually seeing the exact same fare directly on Egyptair website for some of the flights (e.g. April 22nd to May 1st).

I'm not going to book, for anyone that wants, the flights on those dates were just a 4.5 hour layover on the way there, and 6 hour layover on the way back , which isn't so bad -- Not enough time to go check out pyramids if that's what you were hoping for though.
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Sep 5, 2005
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Booked to Dubai whole family 1600 all in.

During March break too.

18 hr layover on wya back so will do the pyramid tour for sure.

Hope they don't cancel
-Ashraf
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NOPE. Would not fly them even if it was free.

I flew Egypt Air in business class to Cairo from Toronto earlier this year and it was the worst flight. Aircraft smelled of cigarette smoke, seats were stained, food was gross and the crew were not friendly or attentive. This was business class, I can only imagine how economy class was.
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What fare class do these book into, primarily?

Edit: According to Fare Boom, a sample of YYZ-CAI-ATH on May 2nd-12th has:

Fare basis: SLXRICA
Booking Code: S

Unfortunately that nets 25% PQM on United.... crap.
- Absolute
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if you search via kayak, you should be able to get option to book directly with Egypt air instead of third party sites.
You need to click the ARROW DOWN next to VIEW DEAL and select Egypt Air. It may show a high price, but once you click into it the price will be lower.


I just got a YYZ-CAI-BEY ticket issued for USD$329 or C$432 (Fare basis S/T). If it gets cancelled, so be it. It is just for next April easter weekend anyway.
The layover is fairly short each way.
Since MS is star alliance, you do get lounge access if you have star gold.
However, as Absolute mentioned, both S and T fares are 25% PQM for UA/AC, 0% for TK.
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ericw wrote:
Nov 6th, 2018 12:06 am
if you search via kayak, you should be able to get option to book directly with Egypt air instead of third party sites.
You need to click the ARROW DOWN next to VIEW DEAL and select Egypt Air. It may show a high price, but once you click into it the price will be lower.


I just got a YYZ-CAI-BEY ticket issued for USD$329 or C$432 (Fare basis S/T). If it gets cancelled, so be it. It is just for next April easter weekend anyway.
The layover is fairly short each way.
Since MS is star alliance, you do get lounge access if you have star gold.
However, as Absolute mentioned, both S and T fares are 25% PQM for UA/AC, 0% for TK.
Haha, I might be on the same flight... Let's hope they don't cancel.

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