This is part two in a series of articles about stopovers. Our last post covered the basics of stopovers: What they are, how to identify them and how they are used. In this post we’re going to focus more on free stopovers and how to find potential candidates quickly, without a subscription to a professional tool or data-feed.
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There is a really nice fare to Beijing, China (PEK) from Houston (IAH) for round-trip trip with 2-stops on United. The fare rules allow for two stopovers total (1 each way) for $100. So if you wanted to, you could add Hong Kong (HKG) and for about $120 more and maybe some place else in Asia for the same… be creative.
[06/20/2014 @ 01:24 PM] Deal is basically dead. Price is now $874.
In this post I cover how to construct a complex itinerary with multiple stopovers when buying airfare, and I go in-depth on how stopovers work. If you’ve ever wanted to understand how to get the most out of stopovers and how they work then this article is for you.
[08/10/2014 @ 2:27 PM] This post will redirect you to the most relevant Houston / Mumbai post. It has been deprecated.
I usually don’t feature flights from discount carriers like Allegiant or Spirit because getting around the fees can offset the low ticket price. I’ll make an exception for this one though, since the price is so low. Flights on Allegiant from Austin (AUS) to Las Vegas (LAS) are $130* for non-stop round-trip tickets.
[06/16/2014 @ 11:41 AM] $125 / $130 fares still available. August until November.
This post covers how airline booking codes affect point and mile accrual. Knowing what it is before you commit to a purchase is essential to earning miles or points with the airline loyalty programs.
You know what I noticed recently? That it’s a pain in the ass to find the fare basis code on Orbitz and Priceline for airfare. This post goes into detail on how to find it on most of the popular Online Travel Agencies and booking sites.
This post is deprecated. It will redirect you to a newer more relevant Airfare deal from Austin to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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