Jakarta isn’t on most tourist list — but Bali, Lombok and Borneo are a short low cost carrier ride away.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample with American
- October 7th – 15th
- American: Valid for travel on the outbound until November 30th for Monday through Thursday departures. Must purchase at least 7 days in advance of departure
- United: Valid for travel on the outbound until December 6th or December 25th – May, 2015. Must purchase at least 7 days in advance of departure
- 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: ORD
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa aa
- Destination: CGK
- Return Advanced Routing Code: aa aa
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- (For United availability, replace aa aa with ua ua on the Advanced Routing Code fields)
- 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
- American: Q
- United: L
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- ORD – NRT (Tokyo) – CGK (Jakarta) – NRT – ORD. Some segments will be operated by Japan Airlines under American airlines flight numbers if you choose American. If you choose United, some segments will be operated by All Nippon Airways under United flight numbers
- American: None
- United: Two permitted at $100 each. None in Guam.
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Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members):
- W Class
- 19,790 miles or 4.7 cents per mile.
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 American or United
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- Visa: US Citizens – Visa on Arrival. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) – $1USD = 11,455 IDR
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- No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards to save on international purchases
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