A good sale to Bangkok. Availability is extremely limited. If you can work, enjoy. Delta has slightly better availability but requires an extra connection on both the outbound and return. Delta will also cost an extra $16 because of the extra connections.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample with United
- November 26th – December 9th
- Valid for travel on the outbound from late November – early December for Monday through Thursday departures. Availability is extremely limited. 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: ORD
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua+ /f bc=k
- For Delta availability, replace ua+ /f bc=k with dl+ /f bc=x on the Outbound and Return Advanced Routing Code fields
- Destination: BKK
- Return Advanced Routing Code: ua+ /f bc=k
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “6-13” (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.
- United: K
- Delta: X
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- ORD – NRT (Tokyo) – BKK (Bangkok) – NRT – ORD
- Two permitted for $100 each. None in Guam
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
Global Premier Upgrade Fare (for United 1K and GS members):
- W Class
- Miles Flown: 18,304 miles or 4.6 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 18,304 miles
- Base Redeemable Miles: 3,660 miles
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- Currency: Thai Bhat (THB). $1USD = 35.50 THB
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