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A good fare to and from Raleigh.

The regular fare at $251 allows for normal size carry-on and personal item in addition to advanced seat assignment.

The $221 fare is a Basic Economy fare. American’s 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 charged a $25 fee each way with applicable gate check fees (but free if you have an American co-branded credit card or if you have American elite status).

Raleigh, North Carolina – Photo: James Willamor via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • September 5th – 12th, 2018
    • This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from late-August 2018 – late-October 2018 for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday departures and returns. 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: SAN
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
      • Textbox 1: aa+
      • Textbox 2: f ~bc=B
    • Destination: RDU
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: 
      • Textbox 1: aa+
      • Textbox 2: f ~bc=B
    • 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.

You cannot buy tickets through ITA. To buy tickets, follow our instructions below in the “How to Buy Airline Tickets” section.

Fare Class:

  • O

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $193.49

Sample Routing:

  • SAN – CLT (Charlotte) – RDU (Raleigh) – CLT – SAN

Sample Mileage:

  • Miles Flown: 4,400 miles or 5.7 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 4,400 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 967 miles

How to Buy Airline Tickets:

  • Support us by using our Orbitz link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
  • Select the regular economy fare.

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