Does all the 24-hour news about the Ukraine controversy have this Eastern European nation creeping into one of your bucket list travel destinations? This sale from flag carrier Ukraine International Airlines will help with some great fares to cities all across the nation.
Find out what it's really like — in real life — in this much talked about country. Flights from New York (JFK) and Toronto (YYZ) to Ukraine start from $631 roundtrip, with onward destinations in the Middle East as low as $593 roundtrip.
- Travel Period: November 2019 - March 31, 2020.
- Travel Days of the Week: Depart from and return to New York Monday through Thursday, and Saturday. Depart from Toronto on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, and return to Toronto Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Return travel may also commence on other days of the week with an overnight connection in Kiev.
- Blackout Dates: December 11, 2019 - January 13, 2020 for Toronto flights; December 13, 2019 - January 14, 2020 for New York flights.
Tickets must be purchased by October 17, 2019, for flights from New York, and by November 6, 2019, for flights from Toronto.
Ukraine International Economy Lite fares include a carry-on bag, a personal item, and 2 free checked bags.
Standard advanced seat assignments are included.
Ukraine International Airlines also sells an Economy Standard fare, which would allow refunds and unlimited ticket changes without a change fee (fare difference may apply). This type of fare is $83 more each way for the example below, but this difference in price may be different depending on the route and/or travel dates.
Some routes will have lower fares for connecting flights on other carriers. Make sure to compare the savings with the total travel time to decide if it's a better deal for you.
As an example, I found seats departing New York JFK on Saturday, November 9, returning from Lviv LWO on Saturday, November 16, for $650 roundtrip.