Want to explore Petra? Wadi Rum? Amman is the the gateway.
Sample Travel Date:
- November 4th – 11th
- Valid for travel on the outbound from October 24th – December 13th. Must purchase by August 28th
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: SFO
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: iad dxb
- Destination: AMM
- Return Advanced Routing Code: dxb iad
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “0-7” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions below
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
- United: K
- FlyDubai: V
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- SFO – IAD (Washington D.C.) – DXB (Dubai) – AMM (Amman) – DXB – IAD – SFO. The segment between Dubai and Amman will be operated by FlyDubai
- Not permitted
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Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members):
- W Class
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: 21,504 miles or 4.4 cents per mile. The segments between San Francisco and Dubai will earn 18,956 miles or 5.0 cents per mile with United. The segments operated by FlyDubai will be non-mileage earning.
- March 1st, 2015: 4,050 miles or a difference of 14,906 miles.
How to Book:
- Book via Hipmunk link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
- On the From field, enter SFO::IAD DXB
- On the To field, enter AMM::DXB IAD
- It will link you to United.com to book.
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- Visa: US Citizens – Visa on Arrival – 20 JOD. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Jordanian Dinar (JOD). $1USD = 0.71 JOD
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