Philadelphia / Baltimore / Boston / Chicago / Fort Lauderdale / Miami / Newark / New York / Washington DC – Auckland, New Zealand. $892 (basic economy) / $1,012 (regular economy). Round trip, all taxes included – The Flight Deal

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A good sale in Auckland

The $1,012 US fare is a regular economy fare with ONE checked bag, advance seat assignment and one full-size carry-on bag included

American also offers a fare of $892, but this is a Basic Economy fare. These Basic Economy fares:

  • NOT allow seats to be assigned in advance
  • NOT include a 2nd checked bag, which will cost $100. It includes ONE control bag.
  • NOT allow changes
  • NOT allow cancellations – so if you cancel after the 24-hour risk-free period, the Basic Economy version will have no value for future travel
  • Most online travel agencies do not correctly display these rates in BASIC ECONOMY.

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Auckland, New Zealand – Photo: Francisco Anzola via Flickr, used under Creative Commons (By 2.0) license

Example of travel date:

  • Philadelphia sample
  • November 1 to 8
  • This is just a SAMPLE travel date, for availability please follow the ‘Fare Availability’ and ‘How to Check Availability’ instructions below

Price availability:

  • Valid for travel from November to early December. Must purchase at least 3 days prior to departure and by August 8 (TODAY)
  • Please note that while this rate is valid at the time of publication, if this post is more than two days old, the rate is likely gone.

How to search for availability:

  • It’s just to check availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to the “How to buy” section of this article
  • Use Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software and use the following search criteria:
    • Origin: PHL
      • For Baltimore availability, replace PHL with BWI in the Origin field
      • For Boston availability, replace PHL with BOS in the Origin field
      • For availability in Chicago, replace PHL with ORD in the Origin field
      • For Fort Lauderdale availability, replace PHL with FLL in the Origin field
      • For availability in Miami, replace PHL with MIA in the Origin field
      • For Newark availability, replace PHL with EWR in the Origin field
      • For New York–JFK availability, replace PHL with JFK in the Origin field
      • For New York–LaGuardia availability, replace PHL with LGA in the Origin field
      • For Washington DC–Dulles availability, replace PHL with IAD in the Origin field
      • For Washington DC – Reagan Availability, replace PHL with DCA in the Origin field
    • Original advanced routing code:
      • Routing codes: Yes yes
      • Post codes: max connect 300
        • This instructs Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software to search for the Basic Economy fare. Use these dates on Price line and you will have the option to upgrade to the regular economy fare.
    • Destination: AKL
    • Return advanced routing code:
      • Routing codes: Yes yes
      • Post codes: max connect 300
    • (Click the Advanced Codes link to enable advanced routing code entry)
    • Select “View Lowest Fare Calendar”
    • Duration “3-10” (this is just an example, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14, etc.)
  • Beginner’s Guide to Using Matrix by ITA Software
  • How to read airfare rules and use them to your advantage
  • Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software search page should be like below when all values ​​are entered
  • You cannot purchase tickets using Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to buy” section below.

Fare class:


  • PHL – DFW (Dallas) – AKL (Auckland) – DFW – PHL



  • Miles traveled: 17,486 miles or 5.8 cents per mile
  • Loyalty points : 4,350 stitches
  • Redeemable miles: 4,350 miles

How to buy:

  • Support us using our Price line link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
    • Select the $892 fare from the search results and you’ll have the option to upgrade to a regular fare for an additional $120 (or $1,012 round trip total). The regular fare with advance seat assignment and ONE checked bag included.


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Background information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – Required prior to arrival. Other nationals, consult the TIMATIC Visa database
  • Currency: New Zealand dollar (NZD). $1 = NZ$1.59

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