A good sale for nonstop service to Taipei. The Chinese carriers (China Eastern, China Southern and Air China) have some dates for cheaper, but they have connections.
Updae 10/17/2015 @ 6:45AM Eastern – fare gone
Sample Travel Date:
- November 9th – 16th
- Valid for travel from until early December for Monday through Thursday departures. Must purchase at least 3 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
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua
- Destination: TPE
- Return Advanced Routing Code: 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)
- 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.
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- SFO (San Francisco) – TPE (Taipei) – SFO
- Two permitted at $100 each. None in Guam.
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Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members):
- W Class
- Miles Flown: 12,904 miles or 5.5 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 12,904 miles
- Base Redeemable Miles: 3,170 miles
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- 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 “United” on the Airline textbox.
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