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Jerry

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Wales Euro 2020 draw
v Switzerland in Baku 13/6/20
v Turkey in Baku 17/6/20
v Italy in Rome 21/6/20
Cardiff airport should hopefully see a decent amount of charters for those games especially Rome and hopefully we'll see some 737 flights from KLM fingers crossed!
 

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Wales Euro 2020 draw
v Switzerland in Baku 13/6/20
v Turkey in Baku 17/6/20
v Italy in Rome 21/6/20
Cardiff airport should hopefully see a decent amount of charters for those games especially Rome and hopefully we'll see some 737 flights from KLM fingers crossed!
I've just looked at easyJet's BRS-FCO booking engine. Flights both ways on the days leading up to and after the Italy v Wales match are up to seven times more expensive than many other dates in that part of June - up to £332 per sector.

Football-wise it's not a bad draw for Wales with every chance of further progression which would lead to more flights.
 

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I've just looked at easyJet's BRS-FCO booking engine. Flights both ways on the days leading up to and after the Italy v Wales match are up to seven times more expensive than many other dates in that part of June - up to £332 per sector.
Oh yes I remember them doing that for the Bilbao final for Cardiff blues a few years ago £400 one way if I remember correctly. For many of the fans it was much cheaper to drive.
 

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Yes fingers crossed!
The way this rather convoluted and controversial competition has been set up - the draw this evening needed a masters degree in esoterica in order to have a remote chance of understanding the illogicallity of it all - gives a wonderful opportunity for most of the major footballing nations to proceed from the group stage.

There are six groups and the winner and runner-up in each group will move on to the the last 16 knock-out stage. As that only accounts for 12 teams, four others - the best third-placed sides in the groups - will also find their way into the knock-out stage. Wales would have a more than even chance of finishing amongst the best third-placed sides in the groups, although if they play as they can they could easily qualify as group runner-up (Italy play all three of their games in Rome so will be strong favourites to win the group but with these competitions all sorts of surprises can spring up).
 

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The way this rather convoluted and controversial competition has been set up - the draw this evening needed a masters degree in esoterica in order to have a remote chance of understanding the illogicallity of it all - gives a wonderful opportunity for most of the major footballing nations to proceed from the group stage.
I didn't see the draw but i can imagine that it was complicated and of course i believe many of the teams are unknown as they have yet to qualify.
Wales do have a good chance of qualifying and from what i've seen of them under Giggs seem to getting better! So fingers crossed we'll have a few airlifts leaving Cardiff in the summer!
 

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I have booked my flights to Rome via Gatwick on Vueling.

When I booked my flights at midnight KLM was already over £300 and connections via Vienna with Austrian (CityJet) or Lufthansa also looking at £300 each way.

I was looking for 19th June outbound and 23rd return as my Birthday is on the 22nd so my wife and I will make the most of it.

Obviously as people keep looking at the prices the more the prices go up as the system detects a surge.

I hope I can get tickets for Baku and that there is an organised trip to Baku for a short stay.
 
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