[Summer Fare] American – Starting $682: United States – Auckland, New Zealand. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

American is launching service to Auckland tomorrow. Here’s a good sale with availability for Summer travel.

Available from:

  • Los Angeles [LAX] – $681
  • San Francisco [SFO] – $779
  • Portland [PDX] – $779
  • Seattle [SEA] – $779
  • Chicago [ORD] – $862
  • Boston [BOS] – $945
  • New York [NYC] – $936
  • Philadelphia [PHL] – $945
  • Washington D.C. [WAS] – $945
  • Miami [MIA] – $945
  • Dallas [DFW] – $880
  • Phoenix [PHX] – $779

Based on the pricing from above, we can say its available from everywhere including Delta and United hubs. West Coast cities will be under $800 except for Los Angeles which is $681. Middle America will be in the mid $800s – upper $800s while East Coast will be in the mid $900s. So while we didn’t list every city, you should check yours even if its a small city — we even found availability from Omaha for $862.

Update 6/23/2016 @ 1:40AM Eastern – prices have gone up about $100 from all departure cities.

Update 6/23/2016 @ 7:40PM Eastern – back to the originally listed price above.

Auckland, New Zealand - Photo: GPS 56 via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Auckland, New Zealand – Photo: GPS 56 via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Los Angeles
  • August 15th – 24th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound in mid August, September or late January 2017 – early May, 2017,for Monday through Thursday departures and returns. Must purchase at least 14 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:

You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.

Fare Class:

  • O

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $569.38


  • MIA – LAX (Los Angeles) – SYD (Sydney) – LAX – MIA



  • Miles Flown: 13,024 miles or 5.2 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 13,024 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 2,846 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  “American” on the Airline textbox under the Advanced Options section of the form.




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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – Not Required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD). $1USD = 1.39 NZD

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