American Airlines and United Airlines are offering one of the best deals available for a San Francisco to Chicago round trip flight. This highly sought after route often costs a lot more — whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, take advantage of this deal before it sells out.
This nonstop, round trip flight is extremely popular, so book while you still can!
Chicago is one of the best entertainment cities of the world. As someone who has been there many times, there are so many things to do during the day and night that will keep you entertained. You will not run out of sights, shopping options, sports venues, entertainment spots, or nightlife and restaurants during your stay.
Sample Travel Date
(This uses American Airlines as the sample airline)
September 15th to September 22nd
This airfare is valid for travel until early November. You must purchase your ticket(s) at least 21 days in advance of the departure date.
However, this deal is extremely popular, so be sure to book as soon as possible before it sells out.
How to Search for Availability
To search for dates and times that suit your schedule, head to the ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search tool.
Be sure to use the following search criteria when you search:
- Departing from: SFO
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa
(For United Airlines availability, replace “aa” with “ua” on both the Outbound and Return Advanced Routing Code fields.
- Destination: ORD
- Return Advanced Routing Code: aa
- (Click on ‘Advanced Routing Codes’ link in order to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select: “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of Stay: (You can input any 7 day date range). Example: 1-7, 7-14, 16-23, etc…
Note that you cannot purchase airline tickets via the ITA search tool. To buy your ticket(s), see our helpful instructions in the “How to Book” section, below.
Elite Qualifying Dollars
SFO (San Francisco) — ORD (Chicago) — SFO
Elite Qualifying Miles: 3,683 miles
Redeemable Miles: 734 miles
Miles Flown: 3,682 miles
How to Book
Be sure to enter “American” or “United” in the airline text box under the Advanced Options section.
Below is a screen capture of this deal on Priceline.com, using American Airlines as the sample airline choice. This deal is as current as the date of publication (8.12.2016).