Porto Alegre is the capital of the Rio Grande de Sul in Brazil. What is it known for? Churrasco (AKA: all you can eat grilled Brazilian meats).
The price on the post title is for New York. The price for Boston is $749 and Baltimore is $766.
Update 7/18/2013 @ 3:20PM Eastern – fare gone.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample from New York
- September 3rd – 10th
- Valid for travel from August 12th – December 12th. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advanced routing codes and enter “iah gig” on the outbound field and and enter “gig iah” on the return field to search for this fare. You can also use a combination of “iah gru” and “gru iah” to connect in Houston then Sao Paulo. Must purchase by July 22nd
- 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:
- LGA – IAH (Houston) – GIG (Rio de Janeiro) – POA (Porto Alegre) – GIG – IAH – LGA. The segment between Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre is operated by TAM and does not earn any miles due to the fare class.
- New York: 12,864 miles or 5.9 cents per mile.
- Boston: 13,226 miles or 5.6 cents per mile.
- Baltimore: 12,502 miles or 6.1 cents per mile (included since it is part of the same sale)
- TAM is a member of the Star Alliance and United partner. This fare will earn 100% mileage with United and 0% mileage for the TAM portion. The mileage and cents per mile calculation reflects the earned 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 “NYC::IAH GIG” (For Baltimore, enter “BWI::IAH GIG” without the quotes. For Boston, enter “BOS::IAH GIG” without the quotes.)
- On the To field, enter “POA::GIG IAH”
- 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 = 2.22 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
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