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A good sale to Dubai or Abu Dhabi.
We recently flew Royal Jordanian from New York to Amman to go checkout Petra and the Dead Sea, our experience was okay:
- Do online check-in 24 hours ahead of departure to secure the best seat (if you have any Oneworld elite status, you can select it at time of booking for free. We have status and assigned our seats at booking, but we noticed that even 3 days out, a majority of seats were un-assigned and available at online checkin)
- Bring your own food
- Don’t expect much service
- Inflight entertainment system is on-demand, but there wasn’t a whole lot of content
- No inflight wifi
- Checkin lines are long – if you don’t have status, show up early.
- The planes are Boeing 787 Dreamliners in 3 x 3 x 3 configuration.
Here are some practical travel tips to Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample to Dubai
- April 17th – 24th
- This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below
- Valid for travel from April – May. 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:
- 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: JFK
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: RJ+
- Textbox 2: -overnight
- Destination: DXB
- For Abu Dhabi availability, replace DXB with AUH on the Destination: field
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: RJ+
- Textbox 2: -overnight
- (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 Book” section below.
- JFK- AMM (Amman) – DXB (Dubai) – AMM – JFK
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
Royal Jordanian is a member of the Oneworld Alliance and American partner. Mileage earning with American is as follows:
- Miles Flown: 13,956 miles or 3.6 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 0 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 0 miles
This fare will earn 50% mileage with Iberia Plus program.
How to Book:
- Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
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- Currency: Emirati Dirham (AED). $1USD = 3.67 AED
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