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    w/o airfare

    This is an ad:

    ENKOSINI ECO EXPERIENCES
    What is it: Projects in South Africa. Volunteers work in conservation, rehabilitation and research projects with animals ranging from penguins to lions.
    Length of Stay/Cost: 2-4 weeks/$795-$2195, w/o airfare
    ...

    I don't know what 'w/o airfare' means. Could you help me? Thank you very much.

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    Smile Re: w/o airfare

    Hi there Possibly "with own airfare" i.e. you must pay for flight it is not included in the price of the stay.


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    #3

    Re: w/o airfare

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    This is an ad:

    ENKOSINI ECO EXPERIENCES
    What is it: Projects in South Africa. Volunteers work in conservation, rehabilitation and research projects with animals ranging from penguins to lions.
    Length of Stay/Cost: 2-4 weeks/$795-$2195, w/o airfare
    ...

    I don't know what 'w/o airfare' means. Could you help me? Thank you very much.
    hey~~where you got this message...??would you tell me??thanks lots

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    #4

    Re: w/o airfare

    hi, Wu: This ad comes from:
    北京海淀区2008年高三年级第一学期期末练习(模拟卷)阅读理解题B

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    #5

    Re: w/o airfare

    To Phoenix Wo

    Sorry I do not understand what you are asking me "where you got this message"


    Correcting your English it should read "where did you get this message" but I still do not understand.
    Thinking about it w/o could mean.... without

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    #6

    Re: w/o airfare

    w/o is usually without. It is a common business abbreviation.
    The other meaning with own is still helpful.

    The business intends to state a very low price, by excluding the cost of air fare. Their price is without , which means you're paying your own airfare.


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    #7

    Re: w/o airfare

    Quote Originally Posted by Stilo View Post
    To Phoenix Wo

    Sorry I do not understand what you are asking me "where you got this message"


    Correcting your English it should read "where did you get this message" but I still do not understand.
    Thinking about it w/o could mean.... without
    It's doesn't matter..
    Anyways,thanks for your help.Actually my english is not good.


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    #8

    Re: w/o airfare

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    hi, Wu: This ad comes from:
    北京海淀区2008年高三年级第一学期期末练习(模拟卷)阅读理解题B
    谢谢哈!其实我还是没有弄懂w/o airfare是什么意思。

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