A good sale to the Maldives. Unlike previous Emirates sales to the Maldives, this does not require a connection in Colombo.
If you just want the absolute cheapest possible flight, China Eastern from Los Angeles and San Francisco is cheaper. But it involves 3 (three) connections.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample from San Francisco
- October 12th – 19th
- Valid for travel on the outbound from September – December 9th or January, 2016 – April, 2016 for Sunday through Thursday departures from the United States and Monday through Thursday departures to the United States. 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: SFO
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: dxb
- Destination: MLE
- Return Advanced Routing Code: dxb
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- (For Los Angeles availability, replace SFO with LAX on the Departing from: field)
- (For Seattle availability, replace SFO with SEA on the Departing from: field)
- 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
- SFO – DXB (Dubai) – MLE (Male, Maldives) – DXB (Dubai) – SFO
- 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: 19,948 miles or 5.6 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles with Alaska: 9,974 miles
- Redeemable Miles with Alaska: 9,974 miles
How to Book:
- Support us by using our Emirates link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Also select “My dates are flexible” — ITA and Emirates is not sync’ing 100%.
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- Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR). $1USD = 15.38 MVR
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
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