Bangkok is a great springboard to visit the rest of Thailand and Southeast Asia, and especially good if you want to visit Cambodia, Laos, or Myanmar.
Sample Travel Date:
- February 11th – 20th
- Limited availability in February. 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 by January 31st.
- IAD – IST (Istanbul) – BKK (Bangkok) – IST – IAD.
- 19,738 miles or 5.1 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 – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Thai Baht (THB). $1USD = 31.25THB
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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