Oman has some of the most majestic vistas in the world. If you are one for geotourism, it should definitely be on your list.
Turkish is a member of the Star Alliance (the world’s largest airline alliance) and partners with United Airlines. You will earn 100% mileage credit with United for this flight.
- February 1st – 10th, 2012. Valid for travel until to March 31th, 2012. Use http://matrix.itasoftware.com and flexible month search to see availability.
- IAD – IST (Istanbul) – MCT (Muscat) – IST – IAD
- 14,612 miles or 5.9 cents per mile. This is booked in P coach fare class and will earn 100% with United MileagePlus program. Provide your United MileagePlus number at checkin to receive credit.
- Use dates found at http://matrix.itasoftware.com and book on TurkishAirlines.com
- Visa Requirements: US Citizens – Visa on arrival for 6 Omani Rials or $15.50 USD
- Currency: Omani Rials (OMR) – $1 USD = 0.385 OMR
Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:
- No Fee Foreign Transaction Credit Cards to save on international purchases
- Don’t get hit with Dynamic Currency Conversion
- Get your taxes refunded when shopping