Not as good as the $300 introductory fare in April when Copa announced service to Guyana, but with limited service, it will not get cheaper.
Copa’s service to Georgetown is only twice weekly from Panama City. From Panama City, it departs on Tuesday and Friday. However, to catch the connection, you would need to leave DC on Monday or Thursday. Return from Georgetown is also on Tuesday and Friday.
Sample Travel Date:
- September 8th – 16th
- Valid for travel from late August – April, 2015 with a 7 minimum stay. Must purchase at least 28 days in advance of departure
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: IAD
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: pty
- Destination: GEO
- Return Advanced Routing Code: pty
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “3-10” (the max date range is 7 days. So 0-7, 5-12, 7-14 etc)
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- IAD – PTY (Panama City) – GEO (Georgetown) – PTY – IAD. Requires an overnight in Panama City on the outbound.
- 7,072 miles or 5.7 cents per mile. Copa is a member of the Star Alliance and United partner. This fare will earn 100% mileage and premier qualifying dollars with United.
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- Currency: Guyanese Dollar (GYD). $1USD = 205 GYD. USD widely accepted.
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