The Shorthaul – American – $118 (Regular) / $78 (Basic Economy): Philadelphia – Detroit / Myrtle Beach (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes
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A good sale to/from Detroit or Myrtle Beach.
American also have a $78 fare, but it is a Basic Economy fare. American Basic Economy fares do not allow for advanced seat assignments (they are randomly assigned at checkin), only a personal item that must fit under the seat (normal size carry-on will be $25 each way plus gate fee), boards last and so on.
What is The Shorthaul? It is our irregular feature of deals under $200 and 3,000 miles roundtrip.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample to Detroit
- September 23rd – 26th
- This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below
- Detroit: Valid for travel until early October for Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday departures and returns. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 7 days in advance of departure
- Myrtle Beach: Valid for travel until September for Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday departures and returns. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 7 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:
- This is just to search for availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to “How to Buy” section of this post
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: PHL
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: aa
- Textbox 2: f ~bc=B
- Destination: DTW
- For Myrtle Beach availability, replace DTW with MYR
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: aa
- Textbox 2: f ~bc=B
- (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
- The ITA search page should be like below when all values are inputted
- You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Buy” section below.
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- PHL – DTW (Detroit) – PHL
- Miles Flown: 904 miles
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 904 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 418 miles
How to Buy:
- Book on American with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
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