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1. Posted by rach1 (Budding Member 13 posts) 10y

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I am currently travelling through Asia with my partner and the idea is to end up in India before flying home to Scotland. We are now in Malaysia and the plan is to go to Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia (possibly China too) before heading to India. We are having problems finding cheap flights into the country as we have no idea what sites/companies are best for this route. Basically we are not fussy as to where we fly from Asia into India, but would like to end up in Delhi or Mumbai. We will then be flying onto Edinburgh, Scotland after about a month. Does anyone have any suggestions as to where would be the best place to look for these flights as we do not want to take the overland route through Burma as we have heard it's not advised at the moment?


2. Posted by yacyac (Budding Member 22 posts) 10y



i am yasar here from mumbai. welll you can use a site to check out the cheapest availiblity of the tickets ..
if you come down to mumbai.. there are many places to visit.
flying from malaysia to mumbai is very cheap. something around 200-300$ ticket per person. if you have money and time.. i would recommand you many places to visit in india like GOA, himilayas, kerala, rajisthan. many other.. gimme a buzz when you come down to mumbai.. i hope you have a great journey.

till then take care my friend

3. Posted by daveh (Travel Guru 1027 posts) 10y

If you fly from Bangkok to India then Air India is a little cheaper than Thai. Kolkata is cheaper than flying to Delhi as well. I paid about 13,000 baht for a return from Bangkok to Delhi with Thai, Air India was about 12,400. I think a 1 way ticket is about 60 - 80 percent of that price normally, however, don't quote me on that last bit of info.

4. Posted by pranavc (Respected Member 316 posts) 10y

Yasar's idea of using is a good one. You may also want to try

Hope this helps,


5. Posted by Sophiehdm (Budding Member 32 posts) 10y

Hi, I think you can start from Malaysia to Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China, Napal, and India. I think it's the nearest way to travel all these country.

6. Posted by rach1 (Budding Member 13 posts) 10y

Cheers guys for all your replies. I've started looking at these websites and seen some good deals.


7. Posted by Sophiehdm (Budding Member 32 posts) 10y

When will you start your journey to all these countries?

8. Posted by Olof (Budding Member 9 posts) 10y

How long before you fly do you need to book?
I'm doing the same thing, flying to delhi from bangkok, return flight.
Is there any date when the prices will go up? How for ahead should you book your flight?
We're planning on flying to india around the 28th of February. Do you think it would work to just go to bangkok a few days before that date and book the ticket? Or maybe I should book it before I even go to thailand? (o the 6th of feb)