CHICAGO, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The spring season has already begun at United Airlines with special low fares for travel to many favorite cities across the globe. These special fares are available for purchase for select U.S. and international destinations, and customers can book their travel at united.com or call United reservations at 1-800-UNITED1 (1-800-864-8331).
Sample domestic fares on United are each way for travel based on required roundtrip purchase by March 17, 2008, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday with travel beginning by March 31, 2008 and complete by April 17, 2008. See below or visit united.com for complete terms and conditions.
Domestic Fares: * $152 -- New York-Los Angeles * $209 -- Boston-Denver * $89 -- Washington Dulles-Chicago * $131 -- Denver-San Francisco * $178 -- Washington Dulles-San Francisco
Sample international fares on United are each way, based on required roundtrip purchase for travel Monday through Thursday on select off-peak days and travel periods vary by destination. See below or visit united.com for complete terms and conditions.
International Fares: * $365 -- Chicago-Munich * $319 -- Denver-London * $380 -- Los Angeles-Tokyo * $128 -- San Francisco-Puerto Vallarta * $196 -- Washington Dulles-Cancun
Customers may book travel at united.com, which offers no booking fees and the guaranteed lowest United fares.
United Airlines (NASDAQ:UAUA) operates more than 3,300* flights a day on United, United Express and Ted to more than 200 U.S. domestic and international destinations from its hubs in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago and Washington, D.C. With key global air rights in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and Latin America, United is one of the largest international carriers based in the United States. United also is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides connections for our customers to 897 destinations in 160 countries worldwide. United's 55,000 employees reside in every U.S. state and in many countries around the world. News releases and other information about United can be found at the company's Web site at united.com.
* Based on the flight schedule between Feb. 12, 2008 and Dec. 31, 2008.
FARE FACTS: Fares are each way based on required roundtrip purchase for United Economy(R) travel on United Airlines(R), Ted(SM), Lufthansa, and United Express(R) carriers. Tickets purchased through United reservation offices are $15 per ticket higher and tickets purchased at airport ticket counters are $20 per ticket higher. Fares purchased through other distribution channels may also be higher. When purchasing from United, always go to united.com to find United's lowest fares. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates. Purchase Requirements: Tickets for U.S. destinations must be purchased at least 14 days in advance, but no later than 3/17/08. Tickets for Canada destinations must be purchased at least 7 days in advance, but no later than 3/17/08. Tickets for Atlantic destinations must be purchased at least 7 days in advance, but no later than 3/17/08. Tickets for Latin destinations must be purchased at least 3 days in advance, but no later than 3/18/08. Tickets for Pacific destinations must be purchased at least 7 days in advance, but no later than 3/13/08. Sale fares apply to U.S. and Canada point-of-sale only. Reservations and ticket purchases on united.com must be completed simultaneously. Domestic and Canada Travel Days/Dates: U.S. fares are valid for travel on Tue/Wed/Sat, with outbound travel beginning 3/31/08, and all travel must be complete by 4/17/08, except where noted below. Canada fares are valid for travel Tue/Wed/Sat, with outbound travel beginning 3/11/08, and all travel must be complete by 6/14/08. International Travel Days/Dates: Atlantic fares are valid for travel on Mon-Thu, with outbound travel between 3/25/08-5/15/08, except where noted below. Latin fares are valid for travel on all days of the week, with outbound travel between 3/31/08-6/5/08. Pacific fares are valid for travel on Mon-Thu, with outbound travel between 4/1/08-4/24/08. Blackout Dates: For travel to Mexico and the Caribbean, sale fares are not available on 5/22/08-5/26/08. Domestic and Canada Min./Max. Stay: Fares require a 2-night or Saturday night minimum stay, except where noted below. A maximum stay of 30 days is permitted. International Min./Max. Stay: Atlantic markets require a Saturday night minimum stay, and a maximum stay of 30 days is permitted. Latin markets require a 3-night or Saturday night minimum stay, and a maximum stay of 90 days is permitted, except where noted below. Pacific markets require a 6-night minimum stay, and a maximum stay of 30 days is permitted. Additional Taxes/Fees: U.S./Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands fares do not include a $3.50 per flight segment tax. A flight segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. Fares do not include the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement at a U.S. airport or Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18, which may be collected depending on the itinerary. Fares for Hawaii and Alaska do not include a $7.70 (each way) departure tax. For travel from Canada, fares do not include U.S. Inspection fees of $7, taxes/fees imposed by the Canadian government of up to $19.50, and a $30.20 international departure and arrival tax if outside of the 225 mile buffer zone. All international fares are subject to U.S. arrival and departure taxes and agricultural, immigrations and customs fees of up to $50. For travel to some countries, additional airport, transportation, embarkation, security, and passenger service taxes/surcharges of up to $175 will apply depending on destination. For return travel from some countries, fares do not include airport and/or departure taxes of up to $45, which may be collected by the foreign government. Itinerary Changes. U.S. and Canada tickets are non-refundable. No changes may be made after ticketed departure date for any portion of the ticket. Tickets whose reservations are cancelled prior to the ticketed departure date are valid for travel one year from the original issuance date for a service charge ($100 for U.S./Canada/Hawaii/Mexico/Caribbean, $150 for Pacific, $200 for Atlantic). Changes made on or before departure are subject to fare rules and a service charge ($100 for U.S./Canada/Hawaii/Mexico/Caribbean, $150 for Pacific, $200 for Atlantic). If a reservation is not cancelled before the ticketed departure date, the ticket has no value. Exceptions for Hawaii: For travel to Honolulu, travel is valid beginning 3/31/08, with all travel complete by 6/5/08. For travel to Maui, Kona, or Lihue, travel is valid beginning 5/1/08, with all travel complete by 6/5/08. Travel is valid all days of the week. Fares require a 3 night or Saturday night minimum stay. Exceptions for Canada: No minimum stay requirement. Exceptions for London: Travel is valid on Mon-Wed. Travel on other days of the week is slightly higher. Exceptions for Mexico/Caribbean: No minimum or maximum stay requirements. Other Conditions: Fares, fees and taxes are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Lower fares may be available to select destinations.
Source: United Airlines