Located in the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles is not exactly easy or cheap to get to. This is a nice sale.
Make sure to take advantage of Alaska Air’s promotions for flying Emirates in order to obtain this price and earn more miles:
- Double miles for flights until May 31st
- $50 off coach tickets for same period.
Sample Travel Date:
- April 12th – 21st
- Valid for travel on the outbound until May 12th 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:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: ORD
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: dxb
- Destination: SEZ
- 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 “6-13” (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 $1,136. To obtain the $1,081 price, you must enter promo code “USALK15” on Emirates.com’s Book A Flight’s Advanced Search screen.
- ORD – DXB (Dubai) – SEZ (Seychelle) – DXB – ORD
- 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: 18,592 miles or 5.8 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles with Alaska: 9,296 miles
- Redeemable Miles with Alaska: 18,592 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 promo code “USALK15” to obtain this price.
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- Currency: Sychellois Rupee (SCR). $1USD = 13.51 SCR
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