United / American – $289: Washington D.C. – San Jose, California (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes
A good sale between DC and Silicon Valley. United is $289, American is $3 more at $292.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample with United
- September 6th – 9th
- Valid for travel from September 3rd – October 1st for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday departures. Must purchase by June 26th
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: WAS
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua+
- Destination: SJC
- Return Advanced Routing Code: ua+
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- (For American availability, replace ua+ with aa+ on the Advanced Routing Code field)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “0-7” (the max date range is 7 days. So 0-7, 5-12, 7-14 etc)
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
- United: G
- American: O
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- DCA – IAH (Houston) – SJC (San Jose) – IAH – DCA. Also available from/to IAD.
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: 5,630 miles or 5.1 cents per mile.
- March 1st, 2015: 1,154 miles or a difference of 4,471 miles.
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 or American
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