Deal Alert: US to Abu Dhabi From $536 Round-Trip

Mar 10, 2017

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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.

We’re currently seeing discounted fares from the US to the UAE’s capital city Abu Dhabi from just $536 round-trip. You can fly from Boston (BOS), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) and Washington, D.C. (IAD) to AUH at these great prices from March through June 2017.

Flights are operated by Virgin Atlantic and Etihad and involve one stop each way. On some of the routes you’ll have the chance to fly aboard Etihad’s A380 superjumbo jet. Abu Dhabi is only 1½ hours from Dubai, so you can easily visit the two cities on one trip. You’ll want to use Google Flights to find your desired itinerary, and then use Expedia to complete your booking.

Airlines: Etihad & Virgin Atlantic
Route: BOS/IAD/JFK/LAX to AUH
Cost: $536+ round-trip in economy
Dates: March – June 2017
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) for $536 round-trip via Expedia:

Washington, D.C. (IAD) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) for $536 round-trip via Expedia:

Boston (BOS) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) for $536 round-trip via Expedia:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) for $615 round-trip via Expedia:

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

Featured image of Abu Dhabi courtesy of Getty Images.

If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below!

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