This is a really good deal for nonstop service to Istanbul. In addition to being a great destination to visit, Istanbul is a very cheap city to fly out of — use skyscanner.net to search for cheap fares to the rest of Europe and beyond.
Sample Travel Date:
- February 10th – 17th
- Valid for departures from February 8th – 17th from the United States. You can return up to 3 months after departure. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advanced routing codes and enter “tk+” to search only Turkish Airlines availability. Must purchase at least 8 days in advance of departure.
- JFK – IST (Istanbul) – JFK
- 10,002 miles or 4.5 cents per mile. Turkish is a member of Star Alliance and partners with United Airlines. Provide the Turkish check-in staff with your United MileagePlus number to receive 100% credit. This is booked in G class; there have been reports that G class fares are not crediting with United properly and require multiple manual requests with United to get credit. If so, your mileage may vary with crediting.
How to Book:
- Visa: US Citizens – Visa on Arrival for $20. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Turkish Lira (TRY) – $1USD = 1.87 TRY
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
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