Emirates – $1,010: Chicago – Male, Maldives. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

Maldives is far and usually expensive to get to. Not this is cheap, but cheaper than normal. Make sure to take advantage of Alaska Air’s promotions for flying Emirates:

Sunset, The One & Only Resort Reethi Rah, Maldives - Photo: Sarah_Ackerman via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sunset, The One & Only Resort Reethi Rah, Maldives – Photo: Sarah_Ackerman via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • April 6th – 15th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound from April – May 14th or late August – November 20th for Sunday through Thursday departures from the United States and Monday through Thursday departures to the United States with a 7 day stay minimum. 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:

ITA will price this at $1,065. If you are traveling before May 31st, to obtain the $1,010 price, you must enter promo code “USALK15” on Emirates.com’s Book A Flight’s Advanced Search screen.

Fare Class:

  • T


  • ORD – DXB (Dubai) – CMB (Colombo) – MLE (Maldives) – DXB – ORD



Emirates is an Alaska Air partner. Mileage earning when crediting to Alaska is as follows:

  • Flown Miles: 18,873 miles or 5.4 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles with Alaska: 9,436 miles
  • Redeemable Miles with Alaska: 18,873 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. On “Book a Flights”, select Advanced Search to enter each segment individual and if you traveling before May 31st, enter promo code “USALK15” to obtain this price on the same screen. The price is $1,065 for travel after May 31st.



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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR). $1USD = 15.38 MVR

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