Royal Jordanian – $559: New York / Chicago – Tel Aviv, Israel. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

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A good sale to Tel Aviv

A few of us on the team flew Royal Jordanian in January 2018 and February 2018 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 Israel. And to Tel Aviv.

Tel Aviv, Israel – Photo: Israeltourism via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from New York
  • September 18th – 27th
  • This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from mid September – early December or January 2019 – early March 2019. 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
  • 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.

Fare Class:

  • R

Routing:

  • JFK – AMM (Amman) – TLV (Tel Aviv) – AMM – JFK

Stopover:

Mileage:

Royal Jordanian is a member of the Oneworld Alliance and American partner. Mileage earning with American is as follows:

  • Miles Flown: 11,582 miles or 4.8 cents per mile.
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 0 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 0 miles

This fare will earn 50% mileage with Iberia Plus program.

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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Israeli Shekel (ILS). $1USD = 3.67 ILS

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2 Responses to "Royal Jordanian – $559: New York / Chicago – Tel Aviv, Israel. Roundtrip, including all Taxes"

  1. Aaron says:

    I actually had a pretty good in-flight experience with Royal Jordanian flying another fare sale you posted last year, JFK-AMM. As you mentioned, flying longhaul in economy on a 787 is always rough, but beyond that, I found the flight attendants attentive and friendly – and the food decently edible – in both directions.

    That said, the most important thing to know about RJ is to *bring your credit card with you*. They will deny you boarding if you do not have your card that you used for payment, apparently as a fraud prevention mechanism. The card I had booked with had been used fraudulently, so I replaced it with a new one and tossed the old one. It was a problem on all four segments I flew on RJ, but AMM-CAI they told me I’d have to buy new tickets and wouldn’t get a refund for the old one, and after over an hour of waiting, the supervisor said the same thing. I finally begged him as a Oneworld Sapphire to make an exception, and he reluctantly did so. Flying home AMM-JFK, we waited over two hours and almost missed our flight as the check in agent had to keep calling their customer care until he could get a customer service person on the phone who would give him an exception. He told us they are unable to open your booking to check you in without physically swiping the card you booked with.

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    • The Flight Deal says:

      @Aaron – we didn’t have an issue with the credit card, but we always carry the physical card we booked with after an incident similar to yours in Cambodia with another airline many many years ago.

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