Emirates – $882: New York – Milan, Dubai and Kuwait (one trip). Roundtrip, including all Taxes

Emirates has a $590 fare to Kuwait from New York. Kuwait isn’t on most people’s tour maps. However, taking advantage of the 2 stopovers in the fare rules, it is possible to visit Milan and Dubai for about $300 more!

You don’t have to do both stopovers but you must go to Kuwait first. So it is possible to do Milan and Kuwait or Dubai and Kuwait.

Piazza del Duomo - Milan, Italy - Photo: Foto di Spalle, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Piazza del Duomo – Milan, Italy – Photo: Foto di Spalle, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • September 18th: JFK – Milan (MXP)
  • September 26th: MXP – Kuwait (KWI)
  • September 27th: KWI – Dubai (DXB)
  • October 3rd: DXB – JFK

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from September – October 31st or April 1st, 2015 – June 4th, 2015 for Thursday through Saturday departures from the United States and Friday through Sunday departures to the United States. Must purchase by July 15th

How to Search for Availability:

To find availability, first search for availability between JFK and Kuwait. Once you find availability, then do stopovers inside that availability — it is all trial and error so play with the dates. ITA is not sync’ing perfectly with Emirates with stopover pricing. ITA is pricing this at $780 while the best we could do on Emirates was $920. With the 5% off promotion from Alaska Airlines, this is $882.

Fare Class:

  • U and L


  • JFK – MXP (Milan – Stopover 1) – DXB (Dubai – Connection) – KWI (Kuwait – Destination) – DXB (Stopover 2) – JFK



  • 14,833 or 5.9 cents per mile. Emirates is an Alaska Air partner. This fare normally would earn 50% mileage with Alaska. However, with the double miles promotion for flights until November 30th, you will earn 100% mileage for the entire itinerary. Remember to register by July 15th. Promo link – Emirates double miles promotion with Alaska Air. Bonus miles are not elite status miles — you will only earn 7,416 status miles with but 14,833 redeemable miles when crediting to Alaska.

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Emirates link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
    • Enter promo code USALK14  on the promo code box to receive 5% off. The discount is valid for travel until November 30th and bookings by July 15th.




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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Various. Check XE.COM

Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:

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