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Friday, November 16th 2018

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Tagged Pages Archive | Antananarivo

2018
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Vancouver to Mauritius or Madagascar - $818 CAD roundtrip including taxes | add Paris for $33

Mauritius

Air France has dropped the price of some of their flights from Vancouver to Mauritius and Madagascar down to $818 CAD roundtrip including taxes.

Vancouver - Mauritius: The flights have 1 stop each way, in Paris, France (9 hours on the way there, 4 hours on the way home).

Vancouver - Madagascar: The flights have 1 stop each way, in Paris, France (3 hours on the way there, 22 hours on the way home).

This is a *very* unusual price, as it's always quite expensive to fly to Mauritius.

If you're wondering where Mauritius might be, well, it's a *long* ways from Vancouver.

It's a 17,000km journey, to an island off the Eastern side of Africa, that's even 1,000km past Madagascar!

Just for comparison, that's 5,000 km further than it is from Vancouver to Sydney, Australia.



I've never been to Mauritius, but from the pictures I've seen, it looks pretty incredible. It reminds me a bit of Bora Bora.

Unlike Bora Bora however, rooms don't cost $600/night in Mauritius. A glance at Airbnb shows that the average rental in Mauritius is a much more reasonable $128 CAD /night.

You can also turn these into a 2-in-1 trip, and visit both Paris, France *and* Mauritius (or Madagascar) for $851 CAD roundtrip (see instructions below).

Update @ 12 PM PST - I haven't seen any working dates for about 40 minutes. Unfortunately I think this one's over!

Availability for travel

Mauritius: September, October 2018

Madagascar: September, October 2018

Mauritius has a classic tropical climate with warm weather year-round.

October is one of the driest months of the year.

How to find and book this deal

1. Go to Flighthub or Expedia

2. Search for a flight from Vancouver (YVR) to...

MAURITIUS

Plaisance, Mauritius - Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International (MRU)
^^ if you're using Flighthub

Mahebourg, Mauritius (MRU)
^^ if you're using Expedia

Try one of the following example date combinations:

You can also try mixing and matching dates from different lines in the list below.

Sep 12 to Sep 23
Sep 17 to Sep 23, 30
Sep 19 to Sep 30
Sep 24 to Sep 30, Oct 7
Sep 26 to Oct 7

Oct 1 to Oct 7, 14
Oct 3, 7 to Oct 14
Oct 8 to Oct 14

[2019]

Jun 7 to Jun 16 -- $866

ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR (TNR) -- $828

Try the following dates on Flighthub

Sep 17 to Sep 24, Oct 1
Sep 19 to Sep 26, Oct 1, 3
Sep 24, 26 to Oct 3, 8

screenshots from Flighthub





screenshot from Expedia



You can also turn these into a 2-in-1 trip, and visit both Paris, France *and* Mauritius for $851 CAD roundtrip

- with non-stop flights between Vancouver and Paris, and from Paris to Mauritius!

1. Go to Flighthub

2. Change the trip type to 'Multi City'

Search for a flight like this one:

Vancouver (YVR) to Paris, France (CDG)
Paris, France (CDG) to Plaisance, Mauritius (MRU)
Plaisance, Mauritius (MRU) to Vancouver (YVR)

3. Try one of the following date combinations:

Sep 17 to Sep 21 to Sep 30
Sep 24 to Sep 28 to Oct 7

Oct 1 to Oct 4 to Oct 14

screenshot from Flighthub

You can also try playing around with the middle date to give yourself more or less time in Paris vs Mauritius.



And here are some examples of 2-in-1 trips that allow you to visit both Madagascar *and* Paris, France for $851 CAD roundtrip

- with non-stop flights between Madagascar and Paris, and from Paris to Vancouver!

1. Go to Flighthub

2. Change the trip type to 'Multi City'

Search for a flight like this one:

Vancouver (YVR) to Antananarivo, Madagascar (TNR)
Antananarivo, Madagascar (TNR) to Paris, France (CDG)
Paris, France (CDG) to Vancouver (YVR)

3. Try one of the following date combinations:

Sep 17 to Sep 26 to Oct 1
Sep 19 to Sep 26 to Oct 1
Sep 26 to Oct 3 to Oct 8

screenshot from Flighthub

You can also try playing around with the middle date to give yourself more or less time in Madagascar vs Paris.



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