Jet set your sights on exotic adventures across the globe with Emirates Labor Day Sale valid for travel between September and May 2020. Departures to the airline's home hub in Dubai (DXB) are available starting at just $804 roundtrip. And Emirates' Fifth Freedom routes to Europe can be purchased for as little as $470+.

If you're looking to tick off that bucket list trip to Africa for a safari, fares to South Africa and Kenya are on sale starting at $767 roundtrip. For those looking to experience a taste of Southeast Asia and the subcontinent, flights to India, Thailand, and Singapore can be found starting at $799 roundtrip.

Travel Availability

Sale fares are available for travel starting in mid-to-late September through November, then again from mid-January through May 11, 2020. Depart from the USA on Sunday through Wednesdays, return Monday through Thursdays.

For flights to Dubai (DXB), departures are available through the end of February at these sale prices.

A 7-day minimum stay is required on most routes, 4-night stay for flights to Dubai, Milan, and Athens.

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at 23:59 EDT.

Sample Fares:

New York-JFK to Milan $470 roundtrip, nonstop

Newark to Athens $579 roundtrip, nonstop

Washington DC-IAD to Johannesburg $767 roundtrip

Boston to Johannesburg $777 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Johannesburg $777 roundtrip

Newark to Nairobi $779 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Cape Town $797 roundtrip

Houston-IAH to Mumbai $799 roundtrip

Dallas-DFW to Nairobi $799 roundtrip

Washington DC-IAD to Dubai $804 roundtrip, nonstop

New York-JFK to Dubai $804 roundtrip, nonstop

Orlando to Dubai $804 roundtrip, nonstop

Dallas-DFW to Dubai $804 roundtrip, nonstop

Ft. Lauderdale to Dubai $804 roundtrip, nonstop

Houston-IAH to New Delhi $820 roundtrip

Washington DC-IAD to Mumbai $829 roundtrip

Boston to New Delhi $830 roundtrip

Newark to Bangkok $839 roundtrip

Houston-IAH to Dubai $855 roundtrip

Washington DC-IAD to Cape Town $867 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Beirut $868 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Bangkok $869 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Dubai $906 roundtrip, nonstop

San Francisco to Dubai $906 roundtrip, nonstop

Seattle to Dubai $906 roundtrip, nonstop

Orlando to Johannesburg $896 roundtrip

Dallas-DFW to Bangkok $899 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Nairobi $919 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Singapore $929 roundtrip

Newark to Singapore $949 roundtrip


Fares include carry-on baggage up to 15lbs/7kg and one piece of checked luggage up to 50lbs/23kg.

Seat Assignments

Seat assignments are not included in Saver tickets, seat selection will become available during check-in or randomly assigned to you.

Related: What Are Fifth Freedom Flights?

Example Booking

Searching the Emirates website, I found seats departing Chicago ORD on Wednesday, March 4, with a return leg from Dubai DXB on Monday, March 16, 2020, for $804 roundtrip.

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