Deal Alert: Emirates Valentines Day 2-For-1 Sale From $797 Round-Trip
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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend 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. However, if you’re using The Platinum Card® from American Express you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. 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.
Emirates is offering a special 2-for-1 Valentine’s Day fare sale so you and your loved one (or friend) can fly in style in economy, business and first class.
Couples can find these deals from major US cities across the country including the likes of New York, Boston, Chicago, Houston, San Fransisco and Seattle to romantic spots around the world like Milan, Athens, Cape Town, the Maldives, Bangkok, Dubai, Bali, Nairobi and Johannesburg. Travel periods fall from Feb. 21, 2019 through May 10, 2019 and Aug. 20, 2019 through December 05, 2019. All trips must be booked by February 17, 2019 to qualify for the discounted fares.
Routes: JFK/EWR/BOS/ORD/IAH/SFO/SEA to MXP/ATH/CPT/MLE/BKK/DXB/DPS/NBO/JNB
Cost: $797+ round-trip in economy for two passengers
Dates: Feb. 21, 2019 through May 10, 2019 and Aug. 20, 2019 through December 05, 2019; may include specific blackout dates for certain routes
Booking Link: Google Flights to search for the best dates, then book through Emirates. Or, book directly on the Emirates website.
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), Citi Prestige (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier® Card (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
New York (JFK) to Milan (MXP) for $797 for two passengers in March in economy:
Newark (EWR) to Athens (ATH) for $997 round-trip for two passengers in March in economy:
Chicago (ORD) to Bangkok (BKK) for $1,997 round-trip for two passengers in April in economy:
San Fransisco (SFO) to Bangkok (BKK) for $9,799 for two passengers in April in business class:
Maximize Your Purchase
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