One of the cheaper deals to Taipei we have found.
Update 4/3/2015 @ 4:25PM Eastern – price drop from $616 – $528. If you bought this morning, cancel and re-buy. You are within your risk free 24 hour cancellation period.
For those who want to do more countries and have British Airways Avios, Cathay Pacific flies to Tokyo, Seoul, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka in addition to Hong Kong from Taipei. These are cheap British Airways Avios redemption.
AA flyers – you can fly from New York during the same travel period for $683.
Sample Travel Date:
- October 5th – 12th
- Valid for travel from September 1st – November 15th with a 3 day minimum stay. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure.
- Also available until May 12th for about $25 more.
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: NYC
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua+ /f bc=k
- Destination: TPE
- Return Advanced Routing Code: ua+ /f bc=k
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “5-12” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions below.
- 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:
- Old: $530.70
- New: $429.40
- JFK – NRT (Tokyo) – TPE (Taipei) – NRT – JFK. Also available from EWR (Newark). Some segments might be operated by All Nippon Airways
- Two permitted for $100 each. None in Guam
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members):
- W Class
- Miles Flown: 16,158 miles or 3.3 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 16,158 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 2,145 miles
How to Book:
- Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you enter “United” on the Airline textbox in the Advanced Flight Options section
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- Visa Requirements: US Citizens – Not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database.
- Currency: Taiwan New Dollar (TWD). $1USD = 31.52 TWD
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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