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A good sale for nonstop service to/from Cincinnati.
The $229 fare is the regular fare which allows advanced seat assignment.
Delta also have a $159 fare but that is a Basic Economy fare. Delta’s Basic Economy fares do not allow for any advanced seat assignment. It also do not allow for changes.
Sample Travel Date:
- September 18th – 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 late August – early November for Tuesday and Wednesday departures and returns. Must purchase at least 21 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: SFO
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: DL
- Textbox 2:
- This is instructing ITA to search for the Basic Economy fare. Use those dates on Priceline and you will be presented with an option to upgrade to a regular economy fare.
- Destination: CVG
- These work both ways, so CVG can be the Departure city and SFO can be the Destination
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: DL
- Textbox 2:
- (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:
- SFO – CVG (Cincinnati) – SFO
- Miles Flown: 4,062 miles or 5.6 cents per miles
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 4,062 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 873 miles
How to Buy:
- Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
- Select the $159 fare from the search results, you’ll be presented with the option to upgrade to a regular fare for $70 more (or $229 total roundtrip). The regular fare with advance seat assignment and normal size carry-on included.
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