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Airline exchange rate too high

Posted by Yung man - Created: 9 years ago
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Posted by Yung man - 9 years ago

A typical example Manchester to Malaga on 8/11/09 at 20.25 landing at 22.20. GB sterling it's £39.99 +£14.55 tax, if it's booked from Spain you have to pay in Euros and it's 53 euros +19.97 euros tax.

The exchange rate is £1 to 1.32e on the flight and £1 to 1.37e on the tax. To check it divide the smaller number into the bigger number(on your calculator).

At £1 to 1.10e the prices should be £39.99 equals e43.98 and the tax is £14.99 equals 16.48e.

They are over charging Spaniards 12.51e

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Posted by journo-666338 - 9 years ago

Have you factored in the different airport taxes in each direction?

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Posted by Yung man - 9 years ago

Forgot to mention Cyprus airways have a flight that is £120.70p or 132 euros, this works out at £1 to 1.09 euros. (this was just to check the exchange rate, it was not for a flight from Gatwick to Larnaca on the 25th)