Emirates’ US partner, Alaska Air is offering two great promotions for flying with Emirates.
- Double miles for flights until May 31st
- $50 off coach tickets for same period.
This trip is over 20,000 miles — that’s enough for
- a domestic one-way on Alaska or American,
- one way to the Caribbean on American,
- one-way to Mexico on Alaska, American or Aeromexico,
- one-way to Central America and South America on Aeromexico or American
- one-way to Europe on American off-season
Collect those miles – they are free to collect.
Sample Travel Date:
- March 23rd – 30th
- Valid for travel until May 20th. 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: IAD
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: dxb
- Destination: BKK
- Return Advanced Routing Code: dxb
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “5-12” (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
ITA will price this at $1,012. To obtain the $959 price, you must enter promo code “USALK15” on Emirates.com’s Multi-destinations / Stopover screen.
- IAD – DXB (Dubai) – BKK (Bangkok) – DXB (Dubai) – IAD
- One free in Dubai. Additional stopovers at $100 each.
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
Emirates is an Alaska Air partner. Mileage earning when crediting to Alaska is as follows:
- Flown Miles: 20,194 miles or 4.8 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles with Alaska: 10,097 miles
- Redeemable Miles with Alaska: 20,194 miles (with double miles)
How to Book:
- Support us by using our Emirates link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you select “Multiple destinations / Stopovers” in order to enter promo code “USALK15” to obtain this price.
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