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A good sale for non-stop service to Singapore
United’s $779 fare is a regular economy fare with TWO checked bags, one full-size carry-on bag and advance seat assignment included
United also has a $699 fare, but this is a Basic Economy/Economy Light fare. These Basic Economy fares:
- NOT allow seats to be assigned in advance
- NOT include checked baggage beyond the 1st bag. Second bag is $100 each way
- 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 a future purchase
- Most online travel agencies do not correctly display these fares with United as BASIC
Here are some practical tips for traveling to Singapore.
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Example of travel date:
- November 29 – December 6
- This is just a SAMPLE travel date, for availability please follow the ‘Fare Availability’ and ‘How to Check Availability’ instructions below
- Valid for travel from late November to early December. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 3 days prior to departure.
- 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 purchase 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: FSO
- Original advanced routing code:
- Routing codes: do
- Post codes:
- This instructs Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software to search for the Basic Economy fare. Use these dates on United and you will have the option to upgrade to the regular economy fare.
- Destination: FISHING
- Return advanced routing code:
- Routing codes: do
- Post codes:
- (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.
Elite Qualification Dollars:
- SFO – SIN (Singapore) – SFO
- Miles traveled: 16,868 miles or 4.6 cents per mile
- Redeemable miles: 3,373 miles
How to buy:
- Book on United with dates found on Matrix Airfare Search by ITA Software.
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- Visa: US citizens – Not required. Other nationals, consult the TIMATIC Visa database
- Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD). US$1 = SGD1.38
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