[Summer] The Shorthaul – United – $162 (Regular Economy) / $122 (Basic Economy): Houston – Philadelphia (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes
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A good fare for nonstop service to and from Philadelphia.
The $162 fare is the regular fare which allows for normal size carry-on and personal item in addition to advanced seat assignment.
United also have a $122 fare but that is a Basic Economy fare. United Basic Economy fares do not allow for any advanced seat assignment. Rather, your seat assignment will be randomly assigned during check-in. In addition, normal size carry-on that does not fit under the seat is charge a $25 fee each way + applicable gate check fees (but free if you have an United co-branded credit card or if you have United elite status).
What is The Shorthaul? It is our irregular feature of deals under $200 and 3,000 miles roundtrip.
Sample Travel Date:
- July 14th – 18th
- This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates
- Valid for travel from July – early August. Must purchase at least 14 days in advance of departure.
Note: This fare is valid at the 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 and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: IAH
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: ua
- Textbox 2: f ~bc=N
- Destination: PHL
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: ua
- Textbox 2: f ~bc=N
- Click on the “Advanced Routing Codes” link to enable advanced routing code input
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Enter departure date
- Length of stay: 3-10
- The maximum search range is 7 days, so enter ranges in this format: 0-7, 3-10, 5-12, etc.
The ITA search page should look like the following when all values are inputted.
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Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- IAH – PHL (Philadelphia) – IAH
- Miles Flown: 2,644 miles
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 2,644 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 623 miles
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- Select the $122 fare in the search results, you’ll be presented with the option to upgrade to a regular fare for $40 more (or $162 total roundtrip). The regular fare with advance seat assignment and normal size carry-on included
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