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When to buy plane tickets out of Mali / Burkina?

My wife and I are planning to fly home out of Burkina Faso or possibly Mali (one way) in Jan 08. I'm just wondering if there would be any advantage/disadvantage to buying plane tickets at the point of departure rather than before we leave the UK? Would it be more difficult or expensive to buy them in Ouaga for example?
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Smile fly home from Ouaga

you can book in Ouaga a flight to Paris with Point-Afrique. have done this last year and will do it again in Jan08. see you there maybe...
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Hey, many thanks for your message, I've been told today that flying from Ouaga is much more expensive than Bamako, can you remember roughly how much your ticket was last year?
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i'm not sure about the cost, you could check on point-afrique. but definitly not more expansive than Bamako and lot easier,friendlier.will check and give you the details.
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it is cheaper from Burkina Faso because the taxes are higher in Bamako!
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We flew back from Bamako on the 1st November, we were travelling with others that didn't have tickets (we arranged ours before we left the UK - about £250 from Africa Travel Centre). We flew Royal Air Maroc via Cassablanca. They were resurfacing the runway, and cancelled flights with no communication - or very confusing info - should all be sorted by the time you go though.
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Flaying back in Europe (Rome, Paris,...), better form Mali, Senegal, Burkina?
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