Thanks I will try these websites out for flights I'm having difficulty finding like through the Central Asiam "Stans" where going overland may not be wise in Chitral and Swat valleys in northern Pakistan and from Kathmandu to Central Asia. Most of the embassies are located in New Delhi but I really don't like hanging out long in Delhi. I have NEVER had ANY luck using travel/flight websites for booking tickets at competitive prices, only by booking direct with the airlines like Hawaiian Airlines, AirAsia, Cebu Pacific Airlines, Philippines Airlines and AirPhilExpress, Spicejet and kingfisher based in India looked promising but maybe need some time to add destinations and improve the websites.
I try to buy from agents, however I need sites like the ones above to plan and to know the price goals to ask for with agents.
Depends where you are flying from, time of year, day and time of flight and other variables, in 2010 caught an advert in local newspaper that American Airlines had a special, one day only to USA, including all taxes, I saved $200, had to change planes in Miami but was well worth it, Spirit is soon coming here to El Salvador 13 June, perhaps will fly up with no luggage, try it out anyway. Antigua Guatemala travel agencies had some good specials out of Guatemala advertised when I was there last week, I used to live and work in travel in Antigua, everyone was buying me meals and food, by teh way Andy, Doris, the manager of Hotel Casa Shalom, says hello, for 100 Quetzales approx 13 USD got a single, sharede bath, breakfast, kitchen, and use of PC, prices have gone up everywhere in our region since last year, especially, gas and diesel, more expensive than in USA now, food prices, gas for stoves, lodging places, et al.
Andy, Panajachel has now over 300 tuk tuks plus they allow shuttles and tourist buses to drive around, plus local traffic, Pana is not a pleasant place to stay more than a day or two now, there is a road and tourist shuttles direct to San Pedro from Antigua, San Pedro cleaned up by frequent police patrols, the far out international junkie community there were sharing drugs with local kids and natives got pissed off, so PNC and DAN came in, San Lucas Toliman is really nice. saludos, Don Lee.
If you need any advice and contacts in the Dominican Republic, I can help out I was in house Counsel to the Dominican Consulate and have numerous contacts and connections there.