This is a great fare! (For those who want to celebrate Christmas and New Years in Europe, this is the ticket!)
Update 2/14/2014 @ 10:25PM Eastern – fare gone.
Sample Travel Date:
- March 24th – April 1st
- Valid for travel until March 31st or November 1st – January, 2014 for the outbound segment with Sunday through Thursday departures from the United States and Monday through Thursday departures to the United States. Must purchase at least 14 days in advance of departure
- Availability is extremely limited and scattered. There is few availability for travel in March. November is at $629. What’s most interesting is for travel December 24th – January 2nd, 2015 for around this price. Go celebrate Christmas and New Years in Europe — Dublin is a low cost carrier hub, cheap flights to the rest of Europe.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: SFO
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa+
- Destination: DUB
- Return Advanced Routing Code: aa+
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “6-13” (the max date range is 7 days. So 0-7, 5-12, 7-14 etc)
- Some itineraries might be US Airways coded but American operated
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
- 7 Days
- SFO – JFK (New York) – DUB (Dublin) – JFK – SFO.
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- 11,496 miles or 4.7 cents per mile.
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- Support us by using our Vayama link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
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- Payless Car Rental
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- Currency: Euro (EUR) $1USD = 0.74 EUR
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