A sale to Myrtle Beach that doesn’t involve Spirit Airlines is a win!
What is The Shorthaul?
Sample Travel Date:
- September 10th – 17th
- Valid for travel from September – March, 2014 for Tuesday and Wednesday departure. Availability in October is limited. Travels during other days of the week for approximately $30 – $50 more. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advanced routing codes and enter “ua+” on both the outbound and return fields to search only United Availability. Must purchase at least 7 days in advance of departure
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
- ZFV – EWR (Newark) – MYR (Myrtle Beach) – EWR – ZFV
- ZFV is the the airport code for Philadelphia 30th Street Amtrak Station. The ZFV – EWR // EWR – ZFV segment is operated by Amtrak.
- A few things to remember about fares from ZFV from our reader Sean
- You do NOT earn Premier Qualifying mileage on the ZFV-EWR and EWR-ZFV segments
- You do earn 250 Redeemable miles, but do NOT earn status bonuses.
- You do have to take the train to start the reservation
- In the case of a schedule change, you may be able to drop the ZFV-EWR segment. (Your Mileage May Vary)
- You can only print out your Amtrak boarding pass the day the train departs from the departing terminal kiosk or ticket desk.
- United travel vouchers cannot be combined or used with fares from ZFV.
- Baggage will not be automatically be transferred from Amtrak to United and vice versa should you check your luggage. You must re-check your luggage with either United or Amtrak.
- 1,248 miles (that’s what United say you will earn). In actuality, you will receive 1,102 status/redeemable miles for the Newark – Myrtle Beach flights + 500 redeemable miles for the Amtrak segments or a total of 1,102 status miles and 1,602 redeemable miles or 4.8 cents per mile.
How to Book:
- Use dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and book on United.com
- United’s risk free cancellation policy here
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