The Philippines has gone through a lot — go support them with your tourist dollars. We recommend that you fly All Nippon Airways (ANA) despite it being $30 more as the Cathay Pacific fare is non-mileage earning with American or Alaska Airlines. The roundtrip will earn you over 17,000 miles with ANA’s partner United. That’s more than enough for an one way domestic award ticket — at minimum, it’s $170 in value.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample with All Nippon Airways
- February 3rd – 10th, 2014
- Valid for travel from February 3rd, 2014 – April 13th, 2014. Must purchase by December 6th.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advanced routing codes and use the following in the outbound and return fields for your respective airline:
- All Nippon Airways: enter “nh+”
- Cathay Pacific: enter “cx+”
- 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:
- All Nippon Airways: K
- Cathay Pacific: Q
- JFK – NRT (Tokyo) – MNL (Manila) – NRT – JFK
- United: Two permitted at $100 each. None in Guam
- Cathay: Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- 17,240 miles or 5.7 cents per mile. All Nippon Airways is a member of the Star Alliance and United partner. This fare will earn 100% mileage with United. Cathay Pacific is a member of the Oneworld alliance and American partner — the Cathay Pacific fare will earn zero mileage with American.
How to Book:
- Support us by using our OneTravel link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
For hotel bookings, we recommend that you only book using online travel agencies (Hotels.com or Hotwire.com) if it is a non-chain hotel. We don’t want you to miss out on earning rewards with chain hotels.
- Accor Hotels
- Sofitel, Pullman, M Gallery, Grand Mercure, Novotel, Mercure, Ibis
- Country Inns and Suites
- Design Hotels
- Hilton Hotels
- Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Hilton, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, Homewood Suites, Home2
- Intercontinental Group
- Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites
- Marriott International
- Marriott, JW Marriott, Courtyard y Marriott, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Springhill Suites, Delta Hotels, Moxy, AC Hotels, TownePlace, Autograph Collection, Protea Hotels.
- Preferred Hotels & Resorts
- Preferred, Sterling, Summit
- Radisson Hotels
- Radisson Blu, Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn, Hotel Missioni
- Wyndham Hotels
- Wyndham, Tryp, Wingate, Hawthorn, Microtel, Dream, Planet Hollywood, Ramada, Night, Baymont, Days Inn, Super 8, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, Knights Inn
- Avis – US and Canadian Rentals
- Fox Rent A Car
- Payless Car Rental
- Sixt Car Rental – Good Agency for Rentals in Europe
- Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Philippine Peso (PHP) $1USD = 43.78 PHP
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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