The Shorthaul – United: Philadelphia – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (and vice versa) $78. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A sale to Myrtle Beach that doesn’t involve Spirit Airlines is a win!

What is The Shorthaul?

Sunset at 14th Street Pier, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - Photo: alan2onion, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sunset at 14th Street Pier, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – Photo: alan2onion, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • September 10th – 17th

Fare Availability:


  • 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.


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