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A good sale for nonstop service to and from Newark.
The $257 fare with all airlines listed are regular economy fares which allows for normal size carry-on and personal item in addition to advanced seat assignment.
Alaska Air also have a $197 fare but that is a Basic Economy fare. Alaska Air Basic Economy fares do not include advance seat assignments, changes, cancellations and boards last.
United also have a $197 fare from/to Newark 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 $30 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). However, the regular economy fare on United without those restrictions is $267
Sample Travel Date:
- May 2nd – 5th
- This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates
- Valid for travel in late March or early May for Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday departures and returns. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 3 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: as
- Textbox 2:
- This is instructing ITA to search for the Basic Economy fare. Use those dates on Priceline and you will be presented with an option to upgrade to a regular economy fare.
- Destination: EWR
- Return Advanced Routing Code:
- Textbox 1: as
- Textbox 2:
- 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.
- SAN – EWR (Newark) – SAN
- Miles Flown: 4,838 miles or 5.7 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 4,838 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 4,838 miles
How to Buy Airline Tickets:
- Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
- Select the $197 fare from the search results and you will be presented with the option to upgrade to a regular fare for $60 more (or $257 total roundtrip). The regular fare with advance seat assignment and normal size carry-on included
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