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Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

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Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

Hi!

I couldn't find an answer to this question on their website. So you who have used Heliair or Monacoair, how does it work? If I buy in advance , I can´t be sure, which helicopter I will catch, because the flight might be delayed. On the other hand I wouldn't like to book a later departure just in case.

Will they follow the schedule of my flight and we can take whatever flight ?

Both companies are as good, right? I can find significantly cheaper price from Heliair.

Thank you for all your comments!

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1. Re: Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

Monacair has the official concession and newer helicopters.

Generally yes if you have booked in advance you give your incoming flight number and you are looked after even if the flight is delayed. But if you arrive so late they have stopped flying, you would obviously have a problem.

Ask at the time of booking, everyone speaks English.

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2. Re: Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

Hi Moth and thank you very much for your reply!

Heliair was quite a lot cheaper, it is reliable as well, right?

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3. Re: Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

Yes the difference is significant.

250 vs 390 for a 10min scenic tour

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4. Re: Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

Hello Wigwam!

The ride from Nice airport to Monaco was 230 euros / Heli air and 320 € / Monacair. (for 2 persons)

After reading a lot of posts here about service and fleet of both companies I still consider booking Monacair...

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5. Re: Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

Heli Air seems to get good reviews on here too?

I will keep an eye on this thread over the next day or so!

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6. Re: Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

Heliair is indeed a good company of long standing. Their fleet is older which is why they lost the concession, but they are reliable and so are their helicopters, you have no need to worry.

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7. Re: Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

Hi,

I just booked Monacair, after all. The price difference was 20 euros per person (Heli air price did not include taxes) and I got such a brilliant service from them via email.

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8. Re: Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

We went on the heli air panoramic flight. Loved it!!

Just got back so I'll do a proper trip report later :-)

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9. Re: Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

Good to hear Wigwam, I am looking forward to your trip report! We will come to Monaco next week for 4 days and have been doing a lot of planning! :) We have visited Monaco a couple of times before, but just shortly and mainly watching Formula one. So nice to have a lot of time to see around this time!

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10. Re: Helicopter advance booking - what if the flight is delayed?

Yes I've been twice before but mainly just around Casino Square. This was the first time we saw the Cathedral, Palace etc - lovely!

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