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Star Alliance carriers — United, Air Canada, Lufthansa, etc. — are attacking American Airlines’ fares to Athens and Budapest with prices in the mid-$500 range.
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample from Minneapolis to Budapest
- April 24th – May 4th, 2017
- This is a sample travel date. See below for more available travel dates
- Valid for travel on the outbound from April, 2017 – early-May, 2017 and from September, 2017 – October, 2017. Must purchase at least 7 days in advance of departure.
Note: This fare is valid at time of posting. If this post is more than two days old, the fare is most likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search with the following search criteria:
- Departing from: MSP
- For travel from Detroit, enter “DTW” into the departure field
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: /alliance star-alliance
- Destination: BUD
- For travel to Athens, enter “ATH” into the destination field
- Return Advanced Routing Code: /alliance star-alliance
- Click on the “Advanced Routing Codes” link to enable advanced routing code input
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay: “3-10″. The maximum search range is 7 days, so enter ranges in this format: 0-7, 5-12, 7-14, etc.
- Departing from: MSP
You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy tickets, follow our instructions below in the “How to Buy Airline Tickets” section.
- MSP – IAD (Washington D.C.) – BRU (Brussels) – BUD (Budapest) – BRU – ORD (Chciago) – MSP
Air Canada, Brussels, and Lufthansa are members of the Star Alliance and United partners. Mileage earning with United is below.
- Miles Flown: 10,679 miles or 4.9 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 10,679 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 5,339 miles
As long as you do not select segments OPERATED by Lufthansa, you will earn at least 50% redeemable mileage with United.
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