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are flights with an overnight layover used?


rst
By rst,
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I want to bid on a flight from Philadelphia to Provo, Turks and Caicos. In checking various flight schedules, I notice that one airline lists a flight that leaves about 10Pm and goes to Charlotte, where the connecting flight is 10AM (the next day)! Would priceline use such a flight?

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Priceline lists their maximum layover times on their site somewhere (or you could email them). By memory, I think that Priceline would not use such a flight, but Hotwire might. Hotwire wrote in an email that layovers on international flights can be up to 18 hours. But best to find out from Priceline directly.

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Here's their chart (in ASCII format):

Destination region Avg. connection times booked by priceline (hours) Maximum connection times booked by priceline (hours)

Africa 3.9 8

Asia 3.0 8

Australia 2.5 8

Caribbean 1.5 4

Central/South America 2.3 5

Europe 2.3 6

Middle East 3.4 7

South Africa 4.5 12

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