A good sale to Lebanon. The W fare is cheap for United 1K and GS members.
Sample Travel Date:
- November 3rd – 10th
- Valid for travel on the outbound from October 26th – December 11th. Must purchase by August 28th
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: NYC
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: iad dxb me
- Destination: BEY
- Return Advanced Routing Code: me 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
- Middle East Airlines: Q
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- SEA – IAD (Washington D.C.) – DXB (Dubai) – BEY (Beirut) – DXB – IAD – SEA. The segment between Dubai and Beirut will be operated by Middle East Airlines.
- 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: 21,412 miles or 4.3 cents per mile. The United portion will earn 18,750 or 4.9 cents per mile. The segments operated by Middle East Airlines will earn 100% base mileage and 50% medallion qualifying miles with Delta or 2,662 base miles and 1,331 medallion qualifying miles.
- March 1st, 2015: 4,030 miles or a difference of 14,720 miles.
How to Book:
- Book via Hipmunk link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
- On the From field, enter SEA::IAD DXB ME
- On the To field, enter BEY::ME DXB IAD
- It will link you to United.com to book.
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- Currency: Lebanese Pound (LBP) $1USD = 1,513LBP
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