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A good sale to Rome. Availability is limited.
The $474 fare includes advance seat assignment, normal size carry-on and ONE checked bag.
Delta, Air France and KLM Royal Dutch also have a $374 fare but it is a Basic Economy fare. Delta, Air France and KLM Royal Dutch International Basic Economy fares DO NOT:
- Allow for advanced seat assignment
- Checked bags – they are $60 each way
- Cancellations – so if you cancel after the 24 hour risk free period, the Basic Economy version will have no value for future purchase
- Online travel agencies are not correctly displaying Air France / KLM Royal Dutch fares as Basic Economy.
Here are some practical travel tips to Rome, Italy.
Sample Travel Date:
- November 12th – 21st
- 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 January 2019 – April 2019. A 7 day minimum stay is required. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 28 days in advance of departure
- ITA will price this at $474 in April 2019. It will price at $377 between January 2019 – March 2019. Those dates will price correctly as stated on the title on Priceline.
- 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: ORD
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: DL DL
- Textbox 2: maxconnect 240
- This will search for the Basic Economy fare. Use those dates on Priceline and it will present you with an option to upgrade to a regular economy fare
- Destination: FCO
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: DL DL
- 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:
- ORD – DTW (Detroit) – FCO (Rome) – DTW – ORD
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- Miles Flown: 9,724 miles or 4.9 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 9,724 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 1,735 miles
How to Buy:
- Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
- Select the $377 fare in the search results, you’ll be presented with the option to upgrade to a regular fare for $97 more (or $474 total roundtrip). The regular fare with advance seat assignment and ONE checked bag included.
- Priceline’s risk free 24 hour cancellation policy here.
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