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thanks so much for the quick response!! I'm now motivated to get
online and find a good deal now that I know what is reasonable.
Your site is proving invaluable:) ....Carolyn..2/20/11
- Thanks for all the info. I just wanted to tell you I just booked
my tickets through lastminutetravel.com and I got $710 roundtrip
per person!!! All confirmed - outbound on Continental and return
through Milan w/ Air One & Continental...pretty happy with
very useful information that you've provided. Thank you very much
for your feedback.
Thank you so much for your quick response and all of your info.
Wow! You've given me much to think about.
so much David. I really appreciate your suggestions. I will certainly
take you up on them.
Have a great day!!
We are ready to book! We booked our flights this morning. You
were right....the price from New Orleans to Athens roundtrip came
down to $901 pp. Quite a savings. Thanks for the advice to wait.
Continental had the best price and the best flight so we got lucky.
Wow. It Worked!
I called Continental and because they made a slight flight change,
leaving at 6:15 a.m. instead of 7:15 a.m. (ugh), I was able to
do an involuntary cancellation of our tickets, with no penalty,
and then buy seats on the exact same flights (still leaving at
6:15 ugh) through Orbitz for about $300 per ticket less, saving
close to $900 for the three of us. Cool. That pays for a big part
of our yacht trip. Pretty slick.
bought our 2 tickets for $1400 from continental! We decided to
act fast in case it was only a quick sale.
Thanks again for all your help. I'll be sure to spread the word
about your site and I'm going to use the sites you recommended
to book our hotels.
You're providing a great service to travelers. Thanks again!
(Saved $800 by waiting 3 days!!!)
for the info David. I just secured flights on Air Transat for
1332 CAD per person including everything. This flight actually
ended up being less expensive than the Swiss Air flight with taxes
and other fees. I did use the Booking Wiz......love it!
We are booking a package with Fantasy
Travel (except for the flight), they have been wonderful to
have been traveling with a tour group for my last 4 trips, so
the Internet was not a big part of my planning for independent
travel in the past. I am super impressed with your site, information
and prompt replies. I'll keep in touch. Thank you so much.
Thanks for the great information. I can see we have our work cut
out. But, it's good to know that we still have some time to work
on this. Thank-you also for all the great links. I'll keep you
thanks very much. I think I will try to stick with the US airlines,
and wait a bit longer to see if sale fares appear. Olympic does
sound risky and risky is not a word I like associated with my
vacation! Thanks also for the links, I'll check out all of them
- and when I find something possible, I'll run it by you to see
what you think.Again, thanks for being so helpful.
you! I'm amazed you responded so fast! I'll be patient and follow
Katy .. 1/18/09
what a star you are! thank you so much
July 25 returning Aug. 3...is this the best deal per person? I've
got no idea...it seems the lowest on all the sites and I realize
its peak season. just wanted to know if I was missing something.
your site has been great though, recenlty moved to garmisch-partenkirchen
and your listing of european airlines has been incredibly useful
- going to italy for 15euros at the end of the month with flyonair.it
- never would have heard of them without your site! thanks,
this is the only email i say on www.greeceflights.com ....so,
this is the one i'm emailing. i've enjoyed your website, as well
. they are a MUST for anyone visiting greece.
really like your plan ideas, and the greece travel website is
I think we are on our way to planning a wonderful trip. Thanks
Christopher and Rebecca
you David! I truly appreciate your response! I will check out
the websites mentioned and your blog page. You are a great resource
and I have bookmarked your website for my next travel.Take care,
Your information has been amazingly helpful.
-- Cheryl Swain
Thank you so much for your very quick reply to my question. I
impressed that I will most definitely use your services on our
my husband unfortunately already booked everything, but I will
recommend you to others. Thank you again.
What a great advice. I will continue to check out he links that
you've provided and consider Greece as our priority for this suimmer.
Thanks again for your help.
all of your help with the ticket purchase and getting back to
me on the return information. After this trip, I believe Ryan
will be interested in doing more travel through Europe. I will
keep your Email and number handy.
you much David,
You are right on. I tried ASAP flights and they're charging about
Tried Fare Fox and I found a flight for $930. That's definitely
better than $1200 offered elsewhere. I better book now rather
than take a gamble and wait.
Thanks for your helpful information!!!
to thank you for arranging our flights to Greece for our vacation
in May. It was a wonderful vacation!
We are interested in getting information for a trip to Paris,
France for October. We were thinking of departing on Thursday,
October 13 and returning Sunday, October 23. We can leave from
either Charleston or Columbia, SC or Charlotte, NC, whichever
is least expensive. We would appreciate a price quote for this.
Thank you very much!
thank you for your info. it's very useful to me. i really appreciate
thank you again,
David. It was a joy working with you -- easy as pie! If you need
an endorsement for your website, you've got it from me. And tell
your brother -- WOW! What an amazing website. I have had to do
little searching elsewhere. What a service he has been to other
travelers to Greece. Even John, who has been to Greece MANY times,
been amazed by what I've been able to arrange -- but it's been
to MATT'S website!
So many thanks to you both.
for being honest, David! You and your brother run some great sites!
Thank you for your suggestions regarding airfare and travel to
alonissos. I'm sorry I did not get back to you right away. We
found a pretty good rate on British Airways and went with that,
but we are booking at your recommended Attalos hotel in Athens.
Thanks again for such comprehensive and prompt help with our greece
trip. We'll know who to ask in the future.
--Katie C. and Paul T.
Thank you so much for your prompt reply and your website suggestions!
I worked pretty hard on scouting for the best deal for my tickets
out of the US, but I will keep your website bookmarked and use
it myself or pass it on to anyone I know who needs help getting
to Greece. I am going to check out the websites now. Again, thanks
for for time and what help you were able to provide. If we ever
do business together I will remember this.
I received the tickets yesterday. Everything is in place, thanks
so much for your help.
wanted to try one more time about a round trip ticket
chicago-Athens-Chicago for my daughter Anna around June 12 departure
(flexible) and returning around August 1st (flexible). I understand
that fares are running around $900 or so. Any airline is fine.
Thanks for the tip on one-way for me. The Greek travel agency
found me a pretty good deal on Alitalia coming back to Chicago.
Thanks again. It was
a pleasure working with you. We are very excited for the trip.
Thank you for the
tickets, David! That was quick.
PERFECT!! I'll get the credit card info faxed to you within the
hour!! (Just have to plug in my fax machine) You're great, David!!
This is so much better and I'd prefer to travel on Olympia Airlines
I have just sent a credit card authorization fax to you for these
flights. Please send me an e-mail when you receive the fax! Thanks
for your help;
you are providing a great service.
I just wanted to say thank you for you have given me the most remarkable
online service that i never even knew was possible. i will definitely
be using your services, thank you so much.
--your satisfied customer
David, hello, thank
you for this.... I have just spoken to Alex and was told changes
would be $60 for my two tickets and she will book Halina's ticket,
"hopefully" with the same fare.... so this would great!
I mentioned I am having to also final my accommodations with Nadia,
so she said that she will be calling me back within an hour to confirm
everything.... THANK YOU.... I very much appreciate your extra efforts
regarding my requests. I will speak to you soon!!!
Yes, we did get the check and it has been cashed, so no need to
worry about it anymore. We appreciated the way you took care of
it so professionally.
We'll definitely recommend you to our friends who are travelling
to Europe and Greece. We had a wonderful time over there and just
got the pictures back yesterday. Lots of great memories!
Hope all is going well for you and thanks again for your timely
--Chad and Kristena
Thanks so much David,
this is exactly what I had in mind.
I'll fax my cc info shortly.
How are you??? Looking to see if you have any good rates on
tickets leaving the 2nd of Aug and returning around the 18thof Aug.
You got me a great last minute deal over the Christmas holidays
and as always I thank you!!!!!
Thank you so much! This is such a big help. We will fax our info
tomorrow. Are you in New York? We are still researching places to
stay in Naxos. I think we want to stay in town so we can walk around
at night. I've emailed lots of places. Any recommendations? It doesn't
have to be deluxe but nice.
David... just wanted
to thank you very much for taking care of my flight tickets from
Tel Aviv to Athens. I received the tickets via Fed Ex within a day
or two after faxing payment!!! I very much appreciate the professional
and fast service from you and your company.
I am writing to let you know that I am a fan of yours! The arrangements
you made for us were excellent, your service and advice invaluable,
and the trip to Greece phenomenal! I am recommending you to all
here in DC! Thanks again!
Thank you so much for booking our flights to Greece. I received
the FedEx package yesterday, after I left you the voice mail. I'm
glad you understood our concerns as first time internet shoppers
and Greece travelers. Your info on the accommodations during that
time of month was priceless. You will be highly recommended to our
friends and family. I'm sure after our trip they will all want to
go. Many thanks again from Danna and myself.
I just got my tickets in the mail. Thank you for your patients and
all of your help!
Just wanted you to know the three tickets arrived today. I want
to thank you for all of your help. We have emailed so many times
I feel I know you and wanted to thank you for your efficiency.
We are going over to Greece to spend a week with our son (Christopher)
and daughter-in-law. Starting this fall he accepted a Assistant
Professor position at Allaghney College in Meadville PA teaching
literature. For the spring semester he plans to start a course at
the College in Greek Literature and at the end of the semester he
plans to take the students to Greece for 3 weeks. The school was
very supportive of his starting this type of course. He taught at
Anatolia College in Thessaloniki for two years before he came back
to the USA to finish his PHD. He is now over there for a month and
invited us to spend a week. I will certainly tell him of the service
I received from you and maybe he can work with you next year on
a group rate for the class.
Again, Thanks much for your service,
Hi David, thanks for the quick responce. I can leave here at
any time as I have my own business. Natalya is working for a business.
I think we would be pushing to have her leave earlier as she's already
leaving a day early. Yes it would be great if we can do the Athens-Rhodes
flight's together if possible. Actually, it's more than I could
expect! David, I sincerily thank you for your efforts! If we can
fly from Athens to Rhodes together and vise-versa is just wonderfull!!
I would be so happy! I would like to spend as much time with Natalya
as possible. If we need a room in Athens, then so be it! David,
personally I think your doing too much, but I am very greatfull!
We just want to be together as long as possible, plain and simple.
Cost is not a major concern for me. Natalya is. I ask you do your
best so we can spend the most time together and send me the bill!
Thank you so much,
Thank you so much David! You have secured a very happy relationship
from two people from two different cultures. You should feel proud
to do this service! Many thanks!! You lived up to your reputation!
Please!!!...send me the schedual of the flight's for me and Natalya.
(itenerary?) You know what I mean. :) Again, many thanks. I have
notification from Aegean Thesaurus of reservations. May I ask your
friend at Olympic to reserve and recommend a hotel? Send her phone
# if you can. I will call asap! (or e-mail)
Again, Thank you David!!
Hello, David. Thanks for this message. Jerry will paperprint
it and feel assured. I also have noted the record locator number.
All success to you, as you help people on their way to their heart's
I just wanted to let you know that I received my tickets at the
correct fare. Alexandra was very helpful, and even called to make
sure I received the Fed Ex package. Thank you so much for your help
and extra effort to make my travel plans work out. Thanks again
of rall of your help,
Thanks for you inquisition. Things went VERY well! Much better than
expected, on both parts. The trip went well without any flaw's that
were a problem. We had a wonderfull time! We stay'd at the Rodes
Park Hotel. They are a wonderfull groupe of people by far! At our
"beck and call" 24 hr's without hesitatation. Natalya
and I had the most wonderfull week together. We took the ferry to
Lindos and visited the Acropolis, let alone the "old town"
of Rodes. We covered every square inch of "old town"!
An experiance we both will never forget! We spent some time in Faliraki
too! Loads of fun there! We have been back since the 1st of August
and we still talk about it! I often thing about walking own a street
hearing the local"language" and feeling disorenitated(?),
but, I asked one or more men, "English?". They came back
as "Sir!, what can I help you with?" What a surprise!
Perfect english! OK, enough of that. The Island was a great experiance
for us both! It brought us together more than I expected. I have
to thank you sooo much for what you did for us! She is in another
world that can't comprehend what has happened to her since the trip!
Here's a pix of the Acropolis in Lindos, and more. David..... Thanks
soo much for what you have done for us both! I am glad
you have written me back.
David, you're great. This is exactly the type of information
This pending proposal is in early negotiation stages -- it's rather
difficult to negotiate from Nashville Tennessee with someone in
Viotia. Or Inofita. As you can see, I'm geographically challenged
- I assume Inofita is the city and Viotia a county, but - I haven't
I'm going to keep your address on file for future reference; should
I successfully negotiate the contract, I'm going to put my company
coordinator in touch with you. Although my company has some international
experience, it's primarily in North America with the occasional
trip to Mexico and Singapore.
And George really MUST be great, I'll DEFINITELY keep that information
on file, as well.
You've been a gigantic help, thanks again.
so much for your call last night, I really appreciated such a quick
response. And even better news....the tickets arrived today from
Olympic!! That was really fast! Now all we have to do is wait for
July 1st, and that will be the hard part. Thanks again for everything,
the service you provided was excellent!
I will fax you the proper credit card information on Monday so you
can reserve our tickets. It has been a pleasure working with you
and I would like to commend you on your promptness and attention
to customer service. I will definitely recommend your website to
anyone who is traveling to Greece. Sincerely,
--David and Erica
I wanted to let you know that my tickets arrived today. I recommended
you to my friend Jessica, and she says that she is working a few
things out, but that she should be purchasing her tickets soon.
I also gave your name to the rest of my class (University of New
Orleans Honors Program Greek Intersession Course) in case anyone
else wants to join us
on the Advance Party for this summer. Efharisto!
You are moving up my list of the most wonderful people in the world.
Words will never express my appreciation for all your help. If you
ever come to Maryland and need anything, please feel free to contact
me. By the way we
go Greece every other year - so this will not be the last you have
to deal with me. Thanks,
YOU ARE CURRENTLY MY FAVORITE PERSON! Thank you for clearing everything
up for me. I will mail out the check tonight! Thank you for everything!
I will refer everyone I know to you!!!! Sincerely,
I wondered about the June 12th departure date but didn't mention
it. Yes, departing on June 10th is fine; in fact, we prefer it that
way. I will have Harry fax a letter approving that date today or
tomorrow at the latest.
Did I mention we think you are awesome?!?!
I apologize for not getting back to you sooner, but unfortunately
I have been swamped at work!! We received our tickets and I wanted
to thank you for your assistance. You made the reservation process
very painless. I do have
another question for you though. We would like to stay at the grecotel
Mykonos blu Hotel june 2,3 4 leaving on the 5th. Do you book such
reservations and if so could we do it through you? If not we will
avenues. Thanks again for the flight help,
David, I got my ticket this morning. Thank you so much for your
wonderful help. Regards,
Thank you so much for helping me get to Greece! I had a wonderful
time and certainly hope to go back again
real soon! I am hoping that I convince my husband to go next time
and that we can explore some to the Greek
This time was good time spent with my brother who lives in Athens.
He took me the long route home from
the brand new airport by the Temple of Poseidin! What a spectacular
introduction to the wonders of Greek
antiquity! We had a wonderful Easter celebration with friends and
then took off Monday morning for a road
trip to Meteora - WOW!! What an incredible place!!
Then it was over the snowy mountains to Ioanna and Arta and late
Tueday arriving in Delphi. We beat the
tour buses to the ruins Wednesday morning and had a great time!
Then it was back to Athens where I explored the Acropolis and The
Plaka by myself and even the Archeological Museum on Friday morning
before I left! I spent over 4 hours wandering the ruins of the Acropolis
- sketching several of the interesting columns! It was terrific!
Thanks again for helping to make it possible with the affordable
airline ticket! Sincerely,
Thank you so much! I really appreciate your help! I have passed
your website along to others who are considering traveling to Greece...
you have been wonderful!
David was extremely responsive, meeting our various itinerary
I just returned from my wonderful vacation to Greece and wanted
to let you know that I had an incredible time! Thanks for all your
help~ I will definitely pass your email site along to friends looking
to explore Greece. Sincerely,
David your the best.
That is good news indeed, you know I must sincerely thank you
for all your help during the planning of my trip to Greece and after
my return form Greece, as it stands now I am definitely returning
next year and without a doubt will be using Globe Merchants !!
I just returned from my honeymoon in Greece, and I wanted to thank
you for your help in getting the airline tickets for Olympic. All
flights were smooth and relatively delay-free (and reasonable).
If I ever plan another trip to Greece (and how can a Greek not do
so?) I will call on you again. Thank you!
I received the tickets today and I want to thank you for your prompt
and professional servcice. I really appreciate your help and will
recomend your services every chance I get.
Ahhh - feeling like I'm back in touch with the outside world again....email
is working! :-) I can't sing your praises enough for all your help
- both in the construction & "deconstruction" our
of trip. We WILL go to Greece sometime and we WILL be in contact
with you. :-) Thank you so much David. You've been wonderful!
David, we had a wonderful Trip!!!! thankyou so much for your
flight help and tickets. I will pass this site on for anyone looking
to go to Greece.
Yes, David, You have been a God send. I will confirm with you
the second I have the positive dates. I have a time frame that I
am working on and the exact time table will depend on my work place.
The G-E facility I work at has a shut-down coming up in May, but
I don't know the exact days yet .When they tell us--I will be yelling
at you to get me those seats. We should know in the next week when
the exact days will be.....Thank you again...You will be hearing
from me soon...
Again,thanks for all your patience, you're better than a therapist!……
very cool, again, thank you for all your excellent customer service!!
I just got my tickets. Thank You very much, it was a pleasure working
You have been most thorough and helpful. Karen and I appreciate
it! May your knowledge, established relationships in the travel
industry, experience, helpful attitude, and attention to detail
be richly repaid to you and your family, not only in gainful employment
but in rich blessings spiritually, emotionally, and physically.
The BLESSING of the Lord be upon you and yours!
Man, when your brother says you give good service, he is grossly
understating your abilities. Taxes sure do eat up a lot of one's
money, don't they. Thanks again, David, for the thoroughly professional
way you have handled our tickets. I realize with my (jittery) parameters,
it was a bit of trouble for you - so believe me my gratitude is
Fax is on it's way. Thank you for having been so wonderful through
all of this. I will write to Matt's newsletter about your help and
patience. THANK YOU AGAIN
My husband Shannon will be sending you information regarding payment.
He will be faxing it soon. We will get the tickets!!! Thank you
for all your help. You have been great.
David, thanks for
all the help, you've been stellar! Cordially,
thanks alot david
- got the check - appreciate all your help - you really were a great
help in planning our honeymoon to Greece - God Bless you!
It's that easy?? Thank you so much. You really run an efficient
service. I will fly through you again. Thank you,
Aloha David - We received
the tickets. Thanks very much for your efficiency.
--Lora and Dave
Just wanted to let you know that I received my tickets today! Thanks
so much for your help. :)
I faxed you the information needed to book the proposed flights,
which will work out perfectly. I want you to know that both of us
have really appreciated your patience and perserverance in helping
us with our arrangements!! You have provided excellent service!
Please let us know if you have any questions or need any additional
Thank you David, I will be seeing all of the travelers on Sunday
(superbowl) and will show them all your emails. Please bare with
us, they will have many more questions before they will nail this
down, but I do believe that you should be utilized for this, as
well as Fantasy Travel Tours. Thank you so much for your attention.
I will get back with you next week.
I will send out that information either tomorrow or Friday. Thanks
again for your help. You made the process of trying to find reasonably
priced tickets very easy.
David: The Greece tickets came in today, so we are good to go.
Thanks so much for all your help and
we'll be scouring your website for more tips. ...
Please note that it will be your responsibility to make your
own air travel arrangements to arrive at Heraklion airport on Crete
via Athens on the afternoon of May 12th, and to depart from Athens
midday on June 12th. I have found David Econopouly of Greeceflights.com
to be particularly helpful in making such arrangements. He can be
reached by email at info@GlobeMerchant.com or by going to www.Greeceflights.com.
Keep in mind that from this point on the ticket prices will very
likely rise as the date of departure approaches, so it will be wise
to get your tickets as soon as
possible after you decide to participate.
--Duke University Travel to Greece Program
I hope you received the fax. attached is a copy of it as well. Please
let me know of any issues right away.
Thanks again for all your help. We hope to travel to Greece every
year and therefore we will become repeat customers of yours.
This is perfect-you are the best! I will FAX them in the morning,
9:30am my time-thank you for making this easy. Regards,
Just received them
about an hour ago. Thanks. Thanks also for the help and prompt service
to fixup the mess.
I will keep you in mind when I make my next travel plans. You can
also use me for reference if you ever need one.
Thanks again and take care.
I just wanted to thank
David for helping me sched. my daughter and her boyfriend for their
european backpacking adventure. The price was fantastic! I look
forward to doing business again with you. Your personal service
David.. I got my airline
tickets today.. just wanted to say a big thank you. Today was my
birthday and it was so special to get them today. Thank you so much
for your help. I would have been lost in a very angry sea without
your help. Thanks for your expertise and thanks for the way you
answered all my questions. Again, thank you I just would not be
this happy today without the help you gave me.
Yes - received it.
will fax visa & address info tomorrow. am sending your link
to a friend who will be joining me in London end Sept. Thanks again.
You are terrific.
Just a belated thank you for helping my wife and I have one of the
most fun trips ever.
Every aspect of the operation you were a part of went smoothly.
Lesvos was a wonderful place to visit, we rented a car and drove
all around the Island, especially enjoying Plamari.
Nikki and George of the AEOLIS HOTEL were terrific hosts, and their
hotel was spotless, comfortable, and conviently located to Molyvos.
The view from our back balcony was of Turkey, and we could see the
castle of Molyvos out our front.
Again we thank you..
--Howard and Christine
you did a great job booking my flights to greece this past summer
and so i have highly recommended your services to my parents. they
will be taking a trip to greece in may 2004 to celebrate their 25th
anniversary. At your convenience, would you please price out fares
Overall, I had a great
Experience with Greece Flights, and I will be recommending you to
many here at work who are considering vacations in Greece.
I found this site
through another bride that got married in Santoriniin September
and she highly recommended it to get a good flight.