Airfare Deal – United: Philadelphia – Portland / Seattle / Sacramento / Austin / San Antonio (and vice versa) $145. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
[Update – 5/9/2013, 2:00PM EST – fare is no longer available]
US Airways decided to attack United’s Houston hub and this is United’s response! Portland, Seattle, Austin and San Antonio is at $145 while Sacramento is at $164.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample to Portland
- August 10th – 16th
- Valid for travel from mid-August – March, 2014. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advanced routing codes and enter “ua+” on both the outbound and return fields to search only United Availability. Must purchase at least 21 days in advance of departure
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
- ZFV – EWR (Newark) – PDX (Portland) – EWR – ZFV. (Also from PHL – Philadelphia Airport for a slightly higher price)
- ZFV is the the airport code for Philadelphia 30th Street Amtrak Station. The ZFV – EWR // EWR – ZFV segment is operated by Amtrak.
- A few things to remember about fares from ZFV from our reader Sean
- You do NOT earn Premier Qualifying mileage on the ZFV-EWR and EWR-ZFV segments
- You do earn 250 Redeemable miles, but do NOT earn status bonuses.
- You do have to take the train to start the reservation (not necessarily from ZFV — Metropark will work as long as your ticket is scanned). (YMMV)
- In the case of a schedule change, you may be able to drop the ZFV-EWR segment. (YMMV)
- You can only print out your Amtrak boarding pass the day the train departs from the departing terminal kiosk or ticket desk.
- United travel vouchers cannot be combined or used with fares from ZFV.
- Baggage will not be automatically be transferred from Amtrak to United and vice versa should you check your luggage. You must re-check your luggage with either United or Amtrak.
- 5,012 miles or 2.9 cents per mile
How to Book:
- Use dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and book on United.com
- United’s risk free cancellation policy here
For more of the latest cheap Philadelphia Flight Deals:
- Go to the The Philadelphia Flight Deals page
For more of the latest cheap Portland Flight Deals:
- Go to the The Portland Flight Deals page
For more of the latest cheap Seattle Flight Deals:
- Go to the The Seattle Flight Deals page
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