A nice sale to Amsterdam! This fare includes two nice layovers in Istanbul.
- May 1st – 10th. Valid for travel until May 15th or July 20th – March, 2013. Availability is limited in May (only May 1st departures are available), despite the fare rule saying it is good beginning July 20th again, there is no availability until September 25th. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability. Enable advance routing codes and enter “tk+” on both outbound and inbound to only search Turkish Airlines, otherwise, you will not see the fare. Must purchase by March 31st, 2013.
- ORD – IST (Istanbul) – AMS (Amsterdam) – IST – ORD. Includes a nice overnight layover in Istanbul. Use it to explore the city (visa on arrival for Turkey is $20 for US Citizens)
- 13,692 miles or 5.6 cents per mile. Turkish Airlines is a partner with United Airlines and is a member of the Star Alliance, you will receive 100% mileage credit with United Airlines. Provide the Turkish Airlines checkin staff with your MileagePlus number to receive your miles.
- Visa: US Citizens – not required
- Currency: Euro (EUR) $1USD = 0.76 EUR
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