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A good sale to Amsterdam.
Icelandair has this for cheaper on dates, but it is a Basic Economy fare. Icelandair Basic Economy fares DO NOT included checked baggage – if you were to check a bag with its Basic Economy fare, it is $95 each way. It however, does include advance seat assignment and up to 22lb of carry-on. So if you can travel light, Icelandair might be an option for you.
Delta / Air France / KLM Royal Dutch also have a $420ish fare, but it is a Basic Economy fare with restrictions. Delta / Air France / KLM Royal Dutch International Basic Economy fares do not:
- Allow for advance seat assignment
- Include checked bags – they are $60 each way
- Allow for changes
- Allow for cancellations – so if you cancel after the 24 hour risk free period, the Basic Economy version will have no value for future purchase
- Most online travel agencies are not displaying Air France / KLM Royal Dutch Basic Economy / Economy Light fares as such.
In contrast, this United fare is a regular economy fare with advance seat assignment, normal size carry-on and ONE checked bag included
Sample Travel Date:
- January 22nd – 29th, 2019
- 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 late January 2019 – early February 2019 for Monday and Tuesday departures and returns. A Sunday stay is required. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 50 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: BOS
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: o:ua+
- Textbox 2: maxconnect 240
- Destination: AMS
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: o:ua+
- Textbox 2: maxconnect 240
- (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:
- BOS – EWR (Newark) – AMS (Amsterdam) – EWR – BOS
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- Miles Flown: 7,690 miles or 5.5 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 7,690 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 1,605 miles
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