The Great Flyaway Sale on United Airlines

CHICAGO , March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines(R) is helping customers spring away this season to cities around the world with special fares and additional deals at participating Marriott(R) properties. These special fares...


*** U.S./INTERNATIONAL FARE FACTS. Fares are each way based on required roundtrip purchase for United Economy(R) travel on United Airlines(R), Lufthansa and United Express(R) carriers. For tickets purchased through United reservation offices or at airport ticket counters, additional reservation fees will apply: $25 for United reservation office bookings and $30 for airport ticket counter bookings. No reservation fees are added for tickets purchased at united.com. Fees are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. 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. and Canada destinations must be purchased at least 14 days in advance, tickets to Asia require a 7 day advance, except Japan , which requires a 10 day advance purchase, tickets to Australia and Latin markets do not require an advance purchase, but must ticket no later than 4/5/09. Tickets for Atlantic destinations must be purchased at least 7 days in advance, but no later than 4/15/09. Sale fares apply to U.S. point-of-sale only. Reservations and ticket purchases on united.com must be completed simultaneously.

Travel Days/Dates: Travel within the U.S. and from the U.S. to Canada , Latin and Atlantic destinations must be complete by 6/17/09. Travel complete to the Pacific varies by region. Travel to Hong Kong is valid through 4/30/09, and travel to Sydney must be complete by 6/15/09. Domestic travel is valid Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, other day of week travel will be higher. Travel to Latin and Pacific destinations is valid Monday through Thursday; other day of week travel will be higher. Travel to the Atlantic is valid Monday through Wednesday; other day of week travel will be higher.

Blackout Dates: None.

Min./Max. Stay: For travel within the U.S. a 3-night, Saturday, or Sunday minimum stay is required and a maximum stay of 30 days is permitted (60 days for travel to Hawaii ). For travel to Atlantic destinations, a Saturday night minimum stay is required and a maximum stay of 30 days is permitted. For travel to the North Pacific, a 6-night minimum stay is required and a maximum stay of 60 days is permitted. For travel to Japan , a 3-night minimum stay is required and a 45 day maximum stay is permitted. For travel to Australia and Latin destinations, no minimum or maximum stay restrictions apply. For travel to Canada , no minimum or maximum stay is required.

Baggage fees: For domestic travel, fees of up to $75 to check two bags may apply. For international travel, passengers are entitled up to 2 bags at no additional cost. For excess, overweight and/or oversize bags, additional fees may apply depending on itinerary. For more information about United's baggage policy and applicable fees, go to www.united.com/baggage.

Additional Taxes/Fees: U.S./ Puerto Rico / U.S. Virgin Islands fares do not include a $3.60 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 $8 (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 $32.20 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 $250 (each way) 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.

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