deponti (deponti) wrote,
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How to go broke travelling from Kochi to Bangalore

I'd booked a flight on Cleartrip dot com, and they've been reminding me to book my "free" ticket. The reason for those inverted commas was that they said only the base fare was free, and the taxes (which usually amount to 3 or 4 times the base
fare) was to be paid by me.


The distance between Bangalore and Kochi is, Aunty Google informs me, is 533 km or 331 miles.



But still, I was not prepared for the fares I got when I entered Cochin as the start airport and Bangalore as the destination airport. And the flights were all Bangalore to Cochin, not the other way, as I'd asked for!


Rs. 1,52,909
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → BKK → KIX → KCZ (2)
01:35
09:10 (21 Dec)
28h 5m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → BKK → BLR (2)
19:15
00:45 (20 Dec)
33h
Rs. 2,25,770
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → SIN → HND → KCZ (2)
23:10
08:55 (22 Dec)
30h 15m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 2,96,971
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
16:30
16:15 (21 Dec)
20h 15m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 2,96,971
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
16:30
17:30 (21 Dec)
21h 30m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 2,96,971
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
15:00
16:15 (21 Dec)
21h 45m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 2,96,971
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
16:30
18:40 (21 Dec)
22h 40m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 2,96,971
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
15:00
17:30 (21 Dec)
23h
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 2,96,971
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
16:30
20:00 (21 Dec)
24h
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 2,96,971
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
15:00
18:40 (21 Dec)
24h 10m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 2,96,971
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
15:00
20:00 (21 Dec)
25h 30m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 3,04,944
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
16:30
16:15 (21 Dec)
20h 15m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 3,04,944
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
16:30
17:30 (21 Dec)
21h 30m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 3,04,944
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
15:00
16:15 (21 Dec)
21h 45m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 3,04,944
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
16:30
18:40 (21 Dec)
22h 40m
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 3,04,944
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
15:00
17:30 (21 Dec)
23h
Multiple carriers
KCZ → HND → SIN → BLR (2)
19:15
15:00 (19 Dec)
23h 15m
Rs. 3,04,944
includes all charges
fare breakup

+ details
BLR → DEL → HKG → KIX → KCZ (3)
16:30
20:00 (21 Dec)
24h


Wow, 1.5 lakhs+ to 3 lakhs+ ...I can buy an aircraft at this rate!

I suspect "HKG" is Hong Kong. What a great way to travel from Kochi to Bangalore! I don't know what KIX is, but I certainly got my KIX out of this booking....
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