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Old Dec 28, 12, 8:58 am   #1
 
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Exclamation TK/*A : LAX-IFN (Isfahan, Iran) for $601 a.i. , 16,526 miles @ 3.6cpm

Routing is LAX-IST-IFN-IST-LAX for 16,526 miles W fare which can be credited 100% to United Airlines

Sample dates:
February 19th March 4th, 2013


Pictures and routing are available on my blog post here -

http://pointssummary.com/2012/12/28/...ing-all-taxes/


Note: A visa is required for US Citizens

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Old Dec 28, 12, 10:17 am   #2
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Really a VISA for a us citizen to go to Iran?
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Old Dec 28, 12, 10:35 am   #3
 
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Should mention more specifically that this is for Isfahan, Iran. IFN is not a common code, and many people may not want to go to Iran. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isfahan...tional_Airport
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Old Dec 28, 12, 11:07 am   #4
 
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I'll pass on that milage run.
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Old Dec 28, 12, 11:15 am   #5
 
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Nice... Isfahan is a gorgeous city and great food. Too bad my visa just expired last week.. was in Iran in September.
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Old Dec 28, 12, 12:35 pm   #6
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I would love to go; how hard / easy is it to get a visa and how long does it take?
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Old Dec 28, 12, 1:12 pm   #7
 
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I've wanted to go for some time but Iranian acquaintances have said that one needs a letter of recommendation from a Iranian national to get the visa?
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Old Dec 28, 12, 1:29 pm   #8
 
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I'd encourage anyone contemplating this to read the State Department Travel Advisory. US citizens have rather onerous visa requirements.

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_p.../cis_1142.html

Perhaps also worth reviewing the current OFAC sanctions list to make sure you don't run afoul of the US government in the process:
http://www.treasury.gov/resource-cen...ages/iran.aspx
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Old Dec 28, 12, 2:03 pm   #9
 
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Any reason why would many people not want to go to Iran?


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Should mention more specifically that this is for Isfahan, Iran. IFN is not a common code, and many people may not want to go to Iran. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isfahan...tional_Airport
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Old Dec 28, 12, 2:05 pm   #10
 
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After just seeing the movie ARGO few minutes ago, I will pass on this one
I'd rather stay safe and misjudged as stupid and culturally challenged.

A great fare for the Iranian nationals living in US who want to get a cheap flight home...
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Old Dec 28, 12, 2:21 pm   #11
 
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If I could easily get an independent travel visa (unheard of for Americans lately), I'd be all over this.

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Old Dec 28, 12, 2:34 pm   #12
 
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I'd also like to hear from any US citizens who have experience getting an Iranian tourism visa.

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Old Dec 28, 12, 2:41 pm   #13
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Folks if we could leave the larger political discussions for another forum and focus on the fare it would benefit all readers.

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I'd also like to hear from any US citizens who have experience getting an Iranian tourism visa.
I second his request. TIA.
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Old Dec 28, 12, 3:11 pm   #15
 
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I met one US citizen in Iran, actually in Yazd, he told me, it took like 3 years to get the visa.
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