First Class – United – $1,735: Boston – Seoul, South Korea. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

This is a great price for United’s Global First (United’s first class) product to Seoul. Here’s what you can expect from United’s Global First product. While United’s Global First product isn’t the world’s greatest, it is lie-flat and it beats flying coach.

H/T: dieuwer2

Update 6/7/2014 @ 1:30PM Eastern – fare gone

Seoul, South Korea Photo: mariosp, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Seoul, South Korea Photo: mariosp, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • September 1st – 8th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel until May, 2015 for Monday through Thursday departures. Must purchase at least 14 days in advance of departure

How to Search for Availability:

Fare Class:

  • A

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $1,634


  • BOS – SFO (San Francisco) – ICN (Seoul) – SFO – BOS



  • 16,668 miles. You will earn 250% redeemable mileage for the segments between San Francisco and Seoul and 175% redeemable mileage for the segments between Boston and San Francisco. You will earn 37,623 miles or enough for 3 domestic one way tickets. In addition, you will earn 150% premier qualifying miles or 25,002 premier qualifying miles.
  • Cost per mile calculations:
    • Flown miles: 10.4 cents per mile
    • Premier Qualifying Miles: 6.9 cents per mile
    • Redeemable miles: 4.6 cents per mile

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Orbitz link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you select “Additional Search Options” and then “Narrow the search to my preferred airlines” and select United. On the “Select cabin/class” dropdown, make sure to select “First”
  • Save $400 off your next travel purchase after signing up for the Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®.* Earn 40,000 bonus miles when you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 90 days – that’s enough to redeem for a $400 travel statement credit



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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: South Korean Won (KRW). $1USD = 1,073 KRW

Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:

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