Where’s Azerbaijan? It is in the Caucasus. Where’s the Caucasus? It’s where Western Asia meets Eastern Europe. Baku is trying to become the Dubai of Central Asia. Here’s a great NY Times article on Baku trying to be a tourist destination from earlier this year.
This is our first deal post ever to Baku. We like firsts!
Sample Travel Date:
- November 11th – 17th
- Valid for travel from November 1st – 30th or January 10th, 2014 – March 10th, 2014. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advanced routing codes and enter “lh+” on the outbound field and “lh+” on the return field to search only Lufthansa availability. Must purchase by March 31st, 2014.
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
Partner Fare Class:
- EWR – FRA (Frankfurt) – GYD (Baku) – FRA – EWR
- 11,896 miles or 6.0 cents per mile. Lufthansa is a member of the Star Alliance and United partner. This fare will earn 100% mileage will United. Provide the checkin agent with your United MileagePlus number to receive credit.
How to Book:
- Visa: US Citizens – required prior to arrival, $160. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Azerbaijani New Manat (AZN) $1USD = 0.78 AZN
Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:
- No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards to save on international purchases
- Don’t get hit with Dynamic Currency Conversion
- Get your taxes refunded when shopping
- How to Avoid International Data Roaming Charges
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- Go to the The New York Flight Deals page
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