A sub-$600 full mileage earning fare to Amsterdam. This does not meet our 6 cents per mile criterion. You must follow our search instruction explicitly to find availability. Like the Newark – Paris $594 deal from last week, this too requires an overnight in Oslo on the return. (Without the overnight layover, United’s nonstop service from Newark to Amsterdam is $1,089 while Delta / KLM’s nonstop service from New York is at $1,039. So this is a significant saving even factoring in the cost of a hotel room in Oslo)
Sample Travel Date:
- November 13th – 19th
- Valid for travel from October 26th – December 11th or December 24th – March 26th, 2015. Dates are limited — so definitely use the “See calendar of lowest fares” function on ITA Matrix to find availability. Must purchase at least 3 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: EWR
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua
- Destination: AMS
- Return Advanced Routing Code: osl
- (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
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- EWR – AMS (Amsterdam) – OSL (Oslo) – EWR. The segment between Amsterdam and Oslo will be operated by SAS under United flight numbers
- Two permitted at $100 each
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
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: 7,951 miles
- March 1st, 2015: 2,350 miles or a difference of 5,601 miles.
How to Book:
- Book via Hipmunk link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
- On the From field, enter EWR::UA
- On the To field, enter AMS::OSL
- It will link you to United.com to book.
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