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As part of a promotion through the rest of 2023, Turkish Airlines is revealing new deals weekly on its Instagram account for discounted award tickets.
Today’s promotion is particularly interesting, as the carrier is offering 50% off award travel for 2 destinations: Atlanta and Amman, Jordan.
Let’s run through everything you need to know.
Travelers can save 50% when booking one-way or round-trip economy award tickets using the Turkish Miles&Smiles program. Destinations include Atlanta and Amman, Jordan (including Atlanta to Istanbul nonstop or Atlanta to Amman via Istanbul).
The promotion is valid for travel from October 1, 2023, through December 10, 2023. However, tickets must be purchased by August 23, 2023.
With the 50% discount, you can redeem just 15,000 miles each way — or 30,000 miles round-trip — between Atlanta and Istanbul (or Amman).
How To Book
Air Canada Aeroplan and United MileagePlus are generally pretty reliable ways to find Star Alliance award space thanks to their monthly calendar function. You can also use Turkish Airlines’ website itself, although it is rather slow and only lets you search for a day at a time.
However you find availability, final bookings must be made through Turkish’s website.
Even if you’re running low, it’s easy to earn Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles miles. Turkish is a transfer partner of Citi ThankYou Rewards, Capital One Miles, and Bilt Rewards. These flexible currencies all transfer to Turkish Airlines at a 1:1 ratio, which means 1 flexible point becomes 1 Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles mile. You can also transfer points from Marriott Bonvoy at a 3:1 ratio, with a 5,000-mile bonus for every 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points transferred.
Hot Tip: Looking for other ways to fly to Europe? Check out our handy guide: The Best Ways To Fly to Europe With Points & Miles [Step-by-Step].
A 50% discount on already reasonably-priced economy class awards is exciting news. If you’re alright with flying in the back of the plane for this long-haul flight (and either are based in Atlanta or can easily get yourself there to catch a flight), this is an excellent deal for those looking to get to Istanbul and beyond.
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Chris is a freelance writer and editor with a focus on timely travel trends, points and miles, hot new hotels, and all things that go (he’s a proud aviation geek and transit nerd). Formerly full time at The Points Guy, his work can now be found at AFAR, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Washington Post, and Lonely Planet, among others
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