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Cheap tickets to Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt are available to book with Turkish Airlines departing from Washington D.C
A return ticket to the beach resort will cost you only 503 USD.
As usual, and with all the deals posted lately with Turkish departing from Washington, the supply of tickets is limited and only valid for travel between 8th and 24th February. Tickets needs to be booked at least 8 days in advance.

The flight goes via Istanbul and includes an overnight layover on both the outbound and return journey.
Turkish Airlines provides a free transit hotel stay in Istanbul for layovers greater than 10 hours according to their website so it shouldnt be any problem or extra cost involved.

Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the flexible month option to be able to see the tickets available with Turkish. By using the code “tk+” on the inbound and outbound flights, when you have enabled the advanced routing codes, you will find the flights from Turkish Airlines.

As Turkish is a partner with United Airlines and also are a member of the Star Alliance group, you will get 100% mileage credit with United Airlines even if you don’t fly with them. Just make sure that you provide the check-in staff on Turkish Airlines with your MileagePlus number to receive the 12,352 miles to your account.

For more information and booking please visit and use the dates that you found using ITA Matrix.


The UAE registered low-cost carrier RAK Airways has just launched a special price for the route Abu Dhabi to Khaimah and Khaimah to Abu Dhabi only valid on 2nd December, the National Day of UAE .

The price for a one-way ticket on this route is 40 AED, which is about 9 Euro.

Checked baggage is included in the price and no extra fees for paying by credit card is applied either at the time of booking makes this price a real winner as the normal fare is almost 49 Euro.

For more info and booking please visit

Two of my friends have just completed 1 month travelling in Iran as a part of their 12 months on the road trip.

If you are going to Iran now or very soon this “miniguide” on travelling in Iran with tips and tricks as well as articles can be of big use due to the current conditions happening in the country.

Thanks to Alex and Mara for doing this.

Due to a price error you can currently find crazy prices for May and June 2013 at Air Berlin who is in cooperation with the well renowned Etihad Airways. All flights leave from Hamburg and you come for 350€ to Phuket and to Bangkok €290, and for €220 to Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Kuala Lumpur für 400€, Sri Lanka for 360€, Seychellen for 435€ and to Australia and Sydney for 776€, Melbourne for 763€ and finally Brisbane for 800€.
Be quick! This is a killer price.
Due to the price error that probably will be discovered soon by AirBerlin it is recommended that you pay with a Credit Card ans wait for a few days.

By default flights that were paid with credit card has been accepted previously due to European Union laws when the price error was detected by the airline.

Book through AirBerlin here or through the bookingsites Expedia, Opodo or Ebookers.

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If you want to feel a bit luxurious on your travels or invite someone special for a nice weekend, then this is the deal for you. Hilton Hotel is currently having a 3 day sale of hotel rooms in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa for an affordable price from 65 Euro for bookings until 17th October 2012 (Midnight GMT +1).

The price is valid for weekend stays (Friday,Saturday,Sunday) and between 19th October until 29th December 2013. Different cities and countries offers various discounts which are ranging between 15% to 40% off the normal rates.

Offer is not available for stays on New Years Eve, 31 December 2012.

For prices, information and booking please visit their webpage

RAK Airways, a carrier based in UAE, is currently celebrating its 2 years anniversary by offering cheap flight tickets for 200 Dirham which translates into about 43 Euro.

The price is supposed to be available on all their destinations and RAK Airways flies two Airbus A320 from Ras Al Khaimah and other places to Abu Dhabi, Chittagong, Kathmandu, Dhaka, Lahore, Cairo, Jedah, Doha, Calicut and Peshawar – places which are usually expensive to reach by plane.

One way tickets are from 100 AED and 200 AED for return that must be booked before 12 October with the outbound flight to be between 1st November  30th November and with no restriction on the return flight.

For more information and booking please visit their webpage

If you have ever wanted to visit the Middle Eastern country of Yemen, Turkish Airlines are now giving you a chance as they have launched a new route from Istanbul to the port city of Aden in Yemen.
The old town of Aden lies together with the ancient natural harbour in the crater of a dormant volcano which now forms a peninsula, joined to the mainland by a low isthmus.

To celebrate the new line the carrier are selling out return tickets for as low as 185 Euro including fees and taxes. Tickets are available to buy until 15th December and the flights are also flying until the 15th December. A minimum stay of 3 days is required and the longest allowed stay is 1 month.

Turkish Airlines are also flying to the capital Sanaa with a return price of 249 Euro.
Where the booking period is until the 22nd October and travel period is between 1st November to 30th April 2013 with a maximum stay of 21 days.

Tickets to both destinations are subject of limited availability

For more info and booking to Aden visit Turkish Airlines – Aden flights

For more info and booking to Sanaa visit Turkish Airlines – Sanaa flights