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Flying with Monarch

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Flying with Monarch

Hi there....

My boyfriend and I are looking to book Florida for our third year. Previously we have flown with virgin and thomson but wondered if anyone had flown with Monarch before and if you would recommend them? They come out about £100 cheaper than the other two but wasn't sure if that meant they didn't have in flight entertainment etc

Thanks

Holly

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1. Re: Flying with Monarch

They do have IFE but not sure if it's seat back

Also they fly into Sanford not MCO would this be a problem for you?

If neither of these things bother you and you just want a cheaper flight I would book monarch

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2. Re: Flying with Monarch

Check out which aircraft fly the Orlando route..

Then check out that aircraft on SeatGuru.

Personally I wouldn't fly charter, the dates are restrictive for us :-(

If it was like for like, & Virgin was only £100 more it would be Virgin for me.

Remember charter have a few extras, which are included with scheduled.

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3. Re: Flying with Monarch

Have just looked on the Monarch website and you have to pay for your hold baggage and to be seated together, so factor those costs into the price of the ticket if you haven't already done, so as it soon adds up.

Edited: 01 January 2014, 17:35
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4. Re: Flying with Monarch

In economy cabin IFE is shown via overhead screens, located centrally in the cabin. In the Premium cabin, it is via seatback screens.

Angie.

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5. Re: Flying with Monarch

One benefit you might be lucky enough to get my cousin in the cabin 'assistant'!

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6. Re: Flying with Monarch

You get what you pay for...... We flew monach a few years ago,,, What can i say, we got there. Used virgin 5 or 6 times since.

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7. Re: Flying with Monarch

Consider Aerlingus.com / from Manchester to MCO Orlando

via Dublin

Youtube " U S Customs at dublin airport "

When you land at MCO you'll go straight to the baggage area

land-side and on your way

Also from April 2014 there is no travel tax between Ireland and the U.S.

enjoy.

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8. Re: Flying with Monarch

Unfortunately for us, whenever I've checked for prices with Aerlingus they don't fly on the dates I'm looking for:-(:-(

Then when I move the dates around, they've never been the cheapest. So it's been back to the US carriers.

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9. Re: Flying with Monarch

Hi guys! Thank you so much for all of your help, after three visits you would think I wouldn't need these forums but they always come in handy...

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10. Re: Flying with Monarch

I juist checked the Man-Dub-Mco route on Aerlingus. I may well have to take a considered look at that for next time.