[Business Class] American: Chicago – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. $951. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A good sale to Rio de Janeiro.

(This was sent to our Premium subscribers on November 14th, 2020 at 6:45PM Eastern)

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Photo: Luciola Vilella – MTUR via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • April 1st – 12th, 2021
  • 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 January 2021 – April 2021. Availability is limited. 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:

Fare Class:

  • I

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $899

Seat Type:

  • Within US: Recliner.
  • US – Rio de Janeiro: Lie-flat

Direct Aisle Access:

  • Within US: No. 2 x 2 seating
  • US – Rio de Janeiro: Yes 1 x 2  x 1 seating

Routing:

  • ORD – MIA (Miami) – GIG (Rio de Janeiro) – MIA – ORD

Mileage:

  • Miles Flown: 10,740 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Miles:  21,480 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 4,495 miles

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[Business Class] British Airways: Baltimore / Boston / Newark / New York / Washington D.C. – Milan, Italy. Starting $1,779. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A good sale to Milan.

If you have a Chase Visa card, you should be able to get a 10% discount with promo code CHASEBA10. The promo code will only work if all flights are operated and marketed by British Airways. If you have an American Airlines flight in the itinerary, it will not work. Pricing is as follows before discount:

  • Baltimore [BWI]- $2,335  ($2,102 after discount)
  • Boston [BOS]- $2,135 ($1,921 after discount)
  • Newark [EWR] – $1,976  ($1,779 after discount)
  • New York [JFK] – $1,976  ($1,779 after discount)
  • Washington D.C. [IAD] – $2,335 ($2,102 after discount)

(This was sent to our Premium subscribers on October 7th, 2020 at 11:15PM Eastern)

The Duomo, Milan, Italy – Photo: Sergio Boscaino via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from New York
  • July 1st – 8th, 2021
  • 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 January 2021 – August 2021. A Sunday stay is required. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 28 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:

Fare Class:

  • US – London: I
  • London – Milan: J

Seat Type:

  • US – London: Lie-flat
  • London – Milan: Recliner

Direct Aisle Access:

  • US – London: Varies. 1 x 2 x 1 or 2 x 3 x 2 or 2 x 4 x 2 seating configuration
  • London – Milan: Recliner

Routing:

  • JFK – LHR (London) – LIN (Milan – Linate) – LHR – JFK

Mileage:

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

  • Miles Flown: 8,492 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 12,738 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 10,615 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Dollars: $2,123
  • Elite Qualifying Dollars / Spend Ratio: 1.19x

British Airways is also an Alaska Air partner. Mileage earning with Alaska Air is as follows:

  • Miles Flown: 8,492 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 12,738 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 21,230 miles

How to Buy:

  • Book on British Airways.
    • If you have a Chase Visa card, you will be able to save 10% with promo code CHASEBA10. You can save a further $200 if you join AARP for $15/year (you don’t have to be over 50 to join).
      • Once you join, there is a link on the AARP site to British Airways. You need to go thru that first before adding the Chase promo code for the additional 10%.
      • To obtain an itinerary with all British Airways operated flights to use the promo code, you might have to select Multi-City and enter each flight segment individually to price.

 

 

 

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[Business Class] Air Canada: Seattle – Seoul, South Korea. $1,255. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A good sale to Seoul.

(This deal was originally sent to our Premium subscribers on September 29th at 3:55PM Eastern)

Gyeongbok Palace, Seoul, South Korea – Photo: Bridget Coila via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • July 1st – 8th, 2021
  • 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 January 2021 – August 2021. 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:

Fare Class:

  • Seattle – Vancouver: Y
  • Vancouver – Seoul: P

Seat Type:

  • San Diego – Vancouver: Economy seating
  • Vancouver – Seoul: Lie-flat

Direct Aisle Access:

  • Seattle – Vancouver: No. 2 x 2 seating configuration
  • Vancouver – Seoul: Yes. 1 x 2 x 1 seating configuration

Routing:

  • SEA  – YVR (Vancouver) – ICN (Seoul) – YVR – SEA

Mileage:

Air Canada is a member of the Star Alliance and United partner. Mileage earning with United is as follows:

  • Miles Flown: 10,430 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 20,733 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Dollars: $1,500

How to Buy:

 

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[Business Class] Delta: New York – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. $1,101. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A good sale to Rio de Janeiro.

This is about $1,233. However, if you have an American Express Platinum or Centurion card, you can buy this for $1,101 via American Express Travel.

(Originally sent to our Premium subscribers on September 17th, 2021 at 4PM)

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Photo: Luciola Vilella – MTUR via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • May 19th – 26th, 2021
  • 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 March 2021 – early June 2021. Availability is limited. 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:

Fare Class:

  • Z

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $1,048

Seat Type:

  • Within US: Recliner.
  • US – Rio de Janeiro: Lie-flat

Direct Aisle Access:

  • Within US: No. 2 x 2 seating
  • US – Rio de Janeiro: Yes 1 x 2  x 1 seating

Routing:

  • LGA – ATL (Atlanta) – GIG (Rio de Janeiro) – ATL – LGA
    • There are routings available from JFK which will connect in Sao Paulo. The Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro segment will be in coach.

Mileage:

  • Miles Flown: 11,020 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Miles:  16,530 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 5,240 miles

How to Buy:

  • Book on American Express Travel.
    • If you have an American Express Platinum or Centurion card, you can save about $130 booking via them versus booking directly on Delta.

 

 

 

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[Business Class] Korean Air / Delta: Seattle – Seoul, South Korea. $2,265. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A good sale for nonstop service to Seoul.

We would take the Delta codeshare over the Korean flight. The Delta codeshare is in a 1 x 2 x 1 seating configuration in Business while Korean Air uses a 2 x 2 x 2 seating configuration.

(Originally sent to our Premium Newsletter subscribers on September 4th, 2020)

Gyeongbok Palace, Seoul, South Korea – Photo: Bridget Coila via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • July 1st – 8th, 2021
  • 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 January 2021 – July 2021.  Availability is limited. 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:

  • Search on Google Flights. Find the dates on Google Flights and then follow the instructions on the “How to Buy” section below to buy.

Fare Class:

  • R

Seat Type:

  • Lie-flat

Direct Aisle Access:

  • Delta: Yes.  1 x 2 x 1 seating configuration
  • Korean Air: No. 2 x 2 x 2 seating configuration

Routing:

  • SEA – ICN (Seoul) – SEA

Mileage:

Korean Air is a member of the SkyTeam Alliance and Delta partner. Mileage earning with with Delta is as follows:

  • Miles Flown: 10,392 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 15,588 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 20,784 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Dollars: $4,156
  • Elite Qualifying Dollars / Spend Ratio: 1.84x

How to Buy:

  • Support us by using our Expedia link to book with dates found on Google Flights.

 

 

 

 

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