Airfare Deal – Turkish Airlines: Chicago / Houston – Male, Maldives. $917. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

We have pretty much stopped publishing Turkish Airline deals because most their fares do not earn any miles with either United or US Airways. However, we do make exceptions if the fare is great — we think this fare is great.

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru. Image from Four Seasons website

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru. Image from Four Seasons website

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Chicago
  • November 18th – 26th

Fare Availability:

Partner Fare Class:

  • W


  • ORD – IST (Istanbul) – MLE (Male, Maldives) – IST – ORD


  • 18,452 miles or 50 cents per mile. Turkish Airlines is a member of Star Alliance and is an United Airlines partner. However, this fare does not earn any miles with United. We do recommend that you open a Turkish Airlines frequent flyer account (it’s free) to collect these 18.4K miles which you can use for a future flight.


How to Book:

  • Use dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and go to
  • On the From field, enter “ORD::IST” (For Houston, enter IAH::IST)
  • On the To field, enter “MLE::IST”
  • This will show the itinerary and will link you to to book.

Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR). $1USD = 15.36 MVR

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