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SFO to Bangkok $635 ANA Jan to March 2016

ANA has a one-stop fare at $635 to $650 round trip from San Francisco to Bangkok BKK Thailand via Tokyo, Japan for departures beginning in January 2016 through mid-March 2016. Low fare flights are available Sunday to Thursday, but mostly on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

This ticket is bookable on both United Airlines and ANA websites. Lowest fares book in economy K class. This fare is a good example of the earning differential between United.com bookings and tickets purchased through other Star Alliance airline websites or an online travel agency like Priceline.

United Miles Plus base members earn 5x miles calculated by $526 base fare for 2,630 redeemable miles for United codeshare ANA flights on $634.70 ticket.

ANA tickets purchased from ANA website are slightly more at $646.74 and earn 25% flight miles as redeemable miles in United Mileage Plus for ANA K fare. Flight distance is 16,022 miles and earns 4,005 redeemable miles in United Mileage Plus.

ANA frequent flyer program earns 30% miles and ANA members earn 4,798 miles in ANA Mileage Club.

ANA  San Francisco SFO – Tokyo NRT – Bangkok BKK

$646.74  Wednesday January 13 – Wednesday January 20

Flight Distance: 16,022 miles (United.com)

SFO-BKK $647 ANA Jan13-20

United Airlines  San Francisco SFO – Tokyo NRT – Bangkok BKK

$634.70  Wednesday January 13 – Wednesday January 20

Flight Distance: 16,022 miles (United.com)

SFO-BKK $635 UA Jan13-20

This United ticket is an all ANA All Nippon Airways operated flights itinerary and a better flight schedule at a lower price. The trade-off is fewer redeemable miles for ANA flights ticketed on United.com.

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Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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