[Summer Travel] United / American – $820: Philadelphia / Miami / Phoenix / St. Louis / Charlotte – Tokyo, Japan. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A good deal for Summer travel to Tokyo. Also available for Fall travel — but if you are planning to travel in the Fall, we suggest you wait. With the way attacking fares are going, it will likely be cheaper if you don’t have a carrier preference.

We found availability from:

  • Philadelphia [PHL]
  • Miami [MIA]
  • Phoenix [PHX]
  • St. Louis [STL]
  • Charlotte [CLT]

American’s fares while available has non-ideal connection options (e.g., overnight layovers or requiring airport changes for most dates we tried). So we are showing United fares.

Tokyo, Japan - Photo: Balint Földesi via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Tokyo, Japan – Photo: Balint Földesi via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Philadelphia with United
  • July 13th – 20th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound from July 3rd – July 31st or September 5th – December 3rd Monday through Thursday departures. 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: PHL
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua+ /f bc=K
    • Destination: TYO
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: ua+ /f bc=K
    • (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
    • (For availability from other cities, replace PHL with the airport code listed above)
    • (For American availability, replace ua+ /f bc=K with aa+ /f bc=Q on the Advanced Routing Code fields)
    • 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

Fare Class:

  • K

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $721


  • PHL – IAH (Houston) – NRT (Tokyo) – DEN (Denver) – PHL


Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members):

  • W Class
  • $1,821


  • Miles Flown: 15,271 miles or 5.4 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 15,271 miles
  • Base Redeemable Miles: 3,605 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you enter  “United” or  “American” on the Airline textbox in the Advanced Flight Options section
    • For American itineraries, due to potential long connections, Priceline might not price it unless you use multi-destination option and enter each segment individually.



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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – Not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Japanese Yen (JPY). $1USD = 123.42 JPY

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