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Fareboom or Best Travel Store--has anybody used them?
« on: March 04, 2019, 11:09:37 PM »
Hello:

I heard about a fantastic deal that was only available via consolidators (not online travel agencies). I have not used a consolidator for ages and learned from a member from another forum that he just used Fareboom (also known as Best Travel Store) for the first time.

https://www.fareboom.com/
https://www.bt-store.com/

Has anybody used them? What was your experience?

Thanks.

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Re: Fareboom or Best Travel Store--has anybody used them?
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2019, 12:29:34 AM »
I have used BTS for both a hotel and a flight in the past. Both bookings were without issue.  Never used Fareboom, but am aware of it.

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Re: Fareboom or Best Travel Store--has anybody used them?
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2019, 12:47:26 AM »
Iíve used fareboom two months ago for flights, no problems at all.

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Re: Fareboom or Best Travel Store--has anybody used them?
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2019, 01:08:55 AM »
I do not see any special prices on both sites.
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Re: Fareboom or Best Travel Store--has anybody used them?
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2019, 08:01:43 PM »
I booked with fareboom NYC-ZRH-NYC on Swiss in August for $618. Everyone wanted much more. Found it through skyscanner.de incognito.
8 tickets. All come up on Swiss website.
I don't foresee any problems.

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Re: Fareboom or Best Travel Store--has anybody used them?
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2019, 09:21:53 PM »
I booked with fareboom NYC-ZRH-NYC on Swiss in August for $618. Everyone wanted much more. Found it through skyscanner.de incognito.
8 tickets. All come up on Swiss website.
I don't foresee any problems.
For 8 tickets, I would have tried a good TA..You booked Basic Economy?

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Re: Fareboom or Best Travel Store--has anybody used them?
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2019, 12:42:34 AM »
I booked with fareboom NYC-ZRH-NYC on Swiss in August for $618. Everyone wanted much more. Found it through skyscanner.de incognito.
8 tickets. All come up on Swiss website.
I don't foresee any problems.
For 8 tickets, I would have tried a good TA..You booked Basic Economy?
That fare sounds like basic economy (K class). No changes or refunds. Fly or lose.
$60 for first checked bag per pax per direction.

Regular TA would likely be higher (just so he can earn a living). Fareboom made between $5-$10 per ticket. They are happy with that since its all done automatically through the website.
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