Reset your watch because the time is now to book an exotic adventure across the globe with Emirates Clocks Go Back Sale valid for travel between January and May 2020. Departures to the airline's home hub in Dubai (DXB) are available starting at just $729 roundtrip. And Emirates' Fifth Freedom routes to Europe can be purchased for as little as $460+.

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 $789 roundtrip. For those looking to experience a taste of Southeast Asia and the subcontinent, flights to Thailand and Vietnam can be found starting at $819 roundtrip.

Travel Availability

  • Travel Period: Mid-January through May 10, 2020, Dubai flights available through April 30, 2020.
  • Travel Days of the Week: Depart from the USA on Sunday through Wednesdays, return Monday through Thursdays.
  • Blackout Dates: Peak holiday dates
  • Minimum Stay: 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, November 12, 2019, at 23:59 EDT.

Sample Fares:

New York-JFK to Milan $460 roundtrip, nonstop

Newark to Athens $519 roundtrip, nonstop

Orlando to Dubai $729 roundtrip, nonstop

Ft. Lauderdale to Dubai $729 roundtrip, nonstop

Newark to Nairobi $789 roundtrip

Washington DC-IAD to Addis Ababa $795 roundtrip

Washington DC-IAD to Johannesburg $796 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Johannesburg $796 roundtrip

Boston to Dubai $799 roundtrip, nonstop

Houston-IAH to Addis Ababa $799 roundtrip

Boston to Johannesburg $809 roundtrip

Washington DC-IAD to Ho Chi Minh City $819 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Cairo $820 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Johannesburg $823 roundtrip

Newark to Dar Es Salaam $829 roundtrip

Newark to Entebbe $830 roundtrip 

New York-JFK to Cape Town $840 roundtrip

Dallas-DFW to Dubai $839 roundtrip, nonstop

Houston-IAH to Dubai $849 roundtrip, nonstop

Washington DC-IAD to Cairo $865 roundtrip

Houston-IAH to Bahrain $872 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Bangkok $879 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Lagos $880 roundtrip

San Francisco to Johannesburg $896 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Dubai $899 roundtrip, nonstop

San Francisco to Dubai $899 roundtrip, nonstop

Seattle to Dubai $919 roundtrip, nonstop

Dallas-DFW to Bangkok $919 roundtrip

Orlando to Johannesburg $941 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Capetown $976 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 Orlando MCO on Monday, April 6, with a return leg from Dubai DXB on Monday, April 20, 2020, for $729 roundtrip.

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