A good sale to Bulgaria.
Sample Travel Date:
- November 9th – 16th
- Valid for travel on the outbound from November 1st – 30th or January 10th, 2016 – March, 2016. Must purchase at least 15 days in advance
- 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: SFO
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: o:ua o:ua lh
- Destination: SOF
- Return Advanced Routing Code: lh o:ua o:ua
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “3-10” (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:
- SFO – IAD (Washington D.C.) – MUC (Munich) – SOF (Sofia) – MUC – IAH (Houston) – SFO
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members):
- W Class
- Miles Flown: 15,103 miles or 5.1 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 13,743 miles or 5.6 cents per mile
- Redeemable Miles: 3,145 miles
How to Book:
- Book via Hipmunk link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
- On the From field, enter SFO::O:UA O:UA LH
- On the To field, enter SOF::LH O:UA O:UA
- It will link you to United.com to book.
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- Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Bulgarian Lev (BGN). $1USD = 1.79 BGN
Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:
- No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards to save on international purchases
- Don’t get hit with Dynamic Currency Conversion
- Get your taxes refunded when shopping
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