United – $678: Newark – Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

This does not meet our 6 cents per mile criterion. But, we are going to show you how to take a fare that is for Oslo, Norway and turn it into a trip to Amsterdam by using the allowed stopover as specified in the fare rules. Please follow the instructions on how to search and buy.

(Deal flow is slow today, this is more interesting than anything else out there from New York.)

Amsterdam at Night - Photo: Moyan_Brenn, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Amsterdam at Night – Photo: Moyan_Brenn, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • November 13th – 20th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound from October 26th – December 11th or December 24th – March 26th for Thursday departures from the United States. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance

How to Search for Availability:

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $568


  • EWR – OSL (Oslo) – AMS (Amsterdam) – EWR. The segment between Oslo and Amsterdam will be operated by SAS under United flight numbers. A connection in Oslo qualifies as a stopover — no need to hangout in Oslo during the Winter!


Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members):

  • W Class
  • $1,180


United will be revenue based mileage earning starting March 1st, 2015. Miles will be earn base on elite qualifying dollars multiple by 5 as base level earning and up to 11 for 1K level members. We will be showing the 2015 base mileage earning for all United fares going forward to show how negative the changes are for a majority of United flyers.

  • 2014: 7,951 miles
  • March 1st, 2015: 2,840 miles or a difference of 5,111 miles.

How to Book:

  • Book via Hipmunk with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
    • On the From field, enter EWR::OSL
    • On the To field, enter AMS::UA
    • It will link you to United.com to book.



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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – Not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Euro (EUR). $1USD = 0.73 EUR

Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:

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