American is attacking United’s fares to Rio. We found availability from:
- San Francisco [SFO]
- Chicago [ORD]
- Washington D.C. [WAS]
- Cleveland [CLE]
Per Fare Deal Alert, also available from Denver and Houston for about the same price.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample from San Francisco
- September 14th – 21st
- Valid for travel until October 31st with a 5 days minimum stay. Must purchase at least 1 day 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
- For availability from other cities, replace SFO with airport code listed above
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=Q
- Destination: GIG
- Return Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=Q
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- 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)
- Departing from: SFO
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.
- SFO – JFK (New York) – GIG (Rio de Janeiro) – JFK – SFO
- One permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- Miles Flown: 14,756 miles or 4.4 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 14,756 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 14,756 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 select “More Options” and enter “American” on the Airline textbox.
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- Visa: US Citizens – Required prior to arrival – $160 – $180. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Brazilian Real (BRL) $1USD = 3.48 BRL
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