January 16th, 2013
Update: As predicted, Delta and United have matched and it’s bookable now on Orbitz. United operates the newest and best planes on the route and offers the most valuable mileage as well.
-Bookable on Orbitz (with regular mileage earning, free cancellations until 10pm CT the day after you book, and price assurance refunds) or direct from the airline. Orbitz works on central time, so the day ends at 12:59am ET. A ticket bought at 1am ET would have until 11pm ET the day after, or 46 hours. A ticket bought at 11pm ET would have until 11pm ET the day after, or 24 hours.
- Earn 3 points per dollar with American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Card, 3 points per dollar with The Business Gold Rewards Card® from American Express OPEN, or 2.14 points per dollar with Chase Sapphire Preferred.
-This fare is currently valid on El Al from JFK or Newark to Tel Aviv. This fare (U class) will not earn any AA miles so don’t credit it there!
-There is a strong chance that this fare will be matched later today by Delta and United. You can lock in the El Al price and cancel later if Delta or United matches the price.
-Outbound travel is valid from 02/01-03/16.
-Travel must be booked by 01/18.
-Travel originating in Tel Aviv is about $100 extra.
Sample valid $999 dates:
Sample valid $1,063 dates:
04/22-05/01 (Lag B’omer)