The price of a flight depends on several factors. Here are some tips to find the best fares:
Book in advance: by booking in advance you will find seats available at the best prices. The closer the booking date is to departure, the lower the chance of finding the best ticket price
Book a Saturday night: try to spend a Saturday night at your chosen destination. Some of the lowest ticket fares have this restriction;
Avoid travelling during the high season: seats sell out quickly at this time year and the best rates are the first to be sold. You should travel in high season only when necessary;
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Good Planning: the best ticket fares are the most restrictive, many of them do not allow any changes or refunds after the ticket has been issued and even when changes are allowed they will be subject to penalties.
The Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is authorisation to travel to the United States, mandatory for passengers exempt from visas. Authorisation must be requested and obtained up to 3 days before the flight.
"Code-share" refers to a partnership between TAP and other airline companies. Some flights, though marketed by TAP and with Airline Designator Code TP, may be operated by other companies.When booking and at check-in, TAP will advise which carrier is operating your flight.
A multi-city trip gives you greater flexibility when booking your flight. It also allows you to depart and return from and to different airports. For example: Departure - Lisbon-Paris/Return - Toulouse-Porto. You may add up to 6 segments, using the option "Add Route", in the booking process.
Baggage is carried in the hold for free on all flights except for tap|discount. If so, please be advised that you may purchase this service in the next step.
If you are traveling with checked luggage and have a connecting flight in Brazil, the United States or Canada, be sure to collect your luggage for customs control in these countries. Then follow the directions and go to the luggage transfer point.