Turkish Airlines: Washington D.C. – Sarajevo, Bosnia – Herzegovina. $492. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
In 2010, Lonely Planet named Sarajevo one of the top 10 cities to visit. Sarajevo offers a good intersection of Eastern and Western culture, architecture, and everything in between.
Sample Travel Date:
- February 11th – 19th
- Valid for travel from February 8th – 24th, 2013. 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.
- IAD – IST (Istanbul) – SJJ (Sarajevo) – IST – IAD. This includes an overnight layover on both the outbound and return. According to their website, Turkish Airlines provides a free transit hotel stay in Istanbul for layovers greater than 10 hours. (The link might not show up properly with Firefox, although it is confirmed to work with Chrome.)
- 11,588 miles or 4.3 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: Bosnian Convertible Marka (BAM). $1USD = 1.46 BAM
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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