Yesterday’s sale to the Brazilian Amazon from Chicago and Washington D.C. is also available from Seattle and Portland.
Update 7/16/2013 @ 1:55PM Eastern – fare gone.
Sample Travel Date:
- September 10th – 18th
- Valid for travel from August 15th – December 5th. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advanced routing codes and enter “o:ua ord gru” on the outbound field and “gru ord o:ua” on the return field to search for this fare. Must purchase by August 5th
- The ITA advance routing code specifies the domestic United States segment to be on United. If you don’t care that everything is on Star Alliance, use “ord gru” on the outbound field and “gru ord” on the return field to see better availability.
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
Partner Fare Class:
- L and U
- SEA – ORD (Chicago) – GRU (Sao Paulo) – MAO (Manaus) – GRU – ORD – SEA. The segment between Seattle / Portland – Chicago and Sao Paulo is operated by United.
- Available for $100. Check for availability.
- Seattle: 17,286 miles or 3.9 cents per mile.
- Portland: 17,264 miles or 3.9 cents per mile
- TAM is a member of the Star Alliance and United partner. This fare will earn 100% mileage with United.
How to Book:
- Use dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and go to Hipmunk.com
- On the From field, enter “SEA::O:UA ORD GRU” (For Portland, change this to PDX:: O:UA ORD GRU)
- On the To field, enter “MAO::GRU ORD O:UA”
- If you don’t care for the entire itinerary to be on Star Alliance, get rid of the O:UA parameter.
- This will show the itinerary and will link you directly to United.com to book
- Visa: US Citizens – Required prior to arrival – $160 – $180. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Brazilian Real (BRL) $1USD = 2.27 BRL
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
- How to Avoid International Data Roaming Charges
For more of the latest cheap Seattle Flight Deals:
- Go to the The Seattle Flight Deals page
For more of the latest cheap Portland Flight Deals:
- Go to the The Portland Flight Deals page
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