[FARE GONE] United – About $1,100: Atlanta / Detroit / Minneapolis – Sydney / Melbourne, Australia. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

United is attacking Delta’s fares to Sydney and Melbourne for about $1,100. Will not last. Australia is VERY expensive to fly to — even on sales, its normally over $1,500.

American citizens do need a visa to visit Australia. It is electronic and can be applied online — but you need it before travel. They will NOT let you board your flight without it.

Update 12/29/2015 @ 2:30AM Eastern – fare gone

Sydney, Australia - Photo: Ryan Wick via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sydney, Australia – Photo: Ryan Wick via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Atlanta to Sydney
  • February 16th – 24th, 2016

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from February, 2016 – June, 2016 for Monday through Thursday departures and returns. Must purchase at least 14 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 most likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

    • Departing from: ATL
      • For Detroit availability, replace ATL with DTW on the Departing from: field
      • For Minneapolis availability, replace ATL with MSP on the Departing from: field
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua+ /f bc=L
    • Destination:  SYD
      • For Melbourne availability, replace SYD with MEL on Destination field:
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: ua+ /f bc=L
    • (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Length of stay “3-10″. The maximum range is 7 days, so enter ranges like so: 0-7, 5-12, 7-14, etc.

Fare Class

  • L

Elite Qualifying Dollars

  • $935

Sample Routing:

  • ATL – SFO (San Francisco) – SYD (Sydney) – LAX (Los Angeles) – DEN (Denver) – ATL

Sample Mileage:

  • Miles Flown: 19,098 miles or 5.8 cents per mile
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 19,098 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 4,675 miles

How to Buy:

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