[FARE GONE] SUMMER EUROPE FARE – Delta – $563 – $742: San Francisco – Venice / Athens / Istanbul / Budapest / Bucharest / Ljubljana. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

The sale from earlier today to Rome is available to more cities. Here’s are some additional options:

  • Venice [VCE] – $742
  • Athens [ATH] – $595
  • Istanbul [IST] – $563
  • Budapest [BUD] – $588
  • Bucharest [OTP] – $618
  • Ljubljana [LJU] – $641

Update 2/4/2016 @ 6:44PM Eastern – fare gone

Venice, Italy - Photo: Maëlick via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Venice, Italy – Photo: Maëlick via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample to Venice
  • June 20th – 27th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from mid June – early August. All travel must be completed by August 22nd. Must purchase at least 28 days in advance
  • 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: dl+ /f bc=x
      • For availability to other cities, replace dl+ /f bc=x with dl+ /f bc=v on the Outbound and Return Advanced Routing Code fields
    • Destination:  VCE
      • For availability to other cities, replace VCE with airport code listed above.
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: dl+ /f bc=x
    • (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.

Fare Class:

  • Venice: X
  • Istanbul: V
  • Athens: V
  • Budapest: V
  • Bucharest: V

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • Venice: $631
  • Athens: $471
  • Istanbul: $471
  • Budapest: $460
  • Bucharest: $496
  • Ljubljana: $495


  • SFO – JFK (New York) – VCE (Venice) – JFK  – SFO



  • Miles Flown: 13,438 miles or 5.5 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 13,438 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 3,155 miles

Unless you are a Delta frequent flyer, you would earn more redeemable miles crediting this to Alaska Airlines if you take a routing that is 100% operated by Delta with Delta flight numbers. You will earn 50% mileage or 6,719 miles when crediting to Alaska with this routing. Mileage accrual will vary depending on routing

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  “Delta” on the Airline textbox under the Advanced Options section of the form.




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Background Information:

Italy, Greece and Slovenia:

  • Visa: US Citizens – Not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Euro (EUR). $1USD = 0.92 EUR



  • Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Hungarian Forint (HUF). $1USD = 287 HUF


  • Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Romanian New Leu (RON). $1USD = 4.20 RON

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1 Comment

  • Ryan 7 years ago Reply

    Also out of IAD

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