Did you miss out on that bucket list trip that you planned on booking this year? With Emirates End of the Year Sale, you'll have a chance to fix that for 2020 with sale prices to destinations across the globe marked down for almost all of next year. Departures to the airline's home hub in Dubai (DXB) are starting at just $729 roundtrip, and Emirates' Fifth Freedom routes to Europe can be purchased for as little as $409 RT.

If 2020 is the year you're planning to tick off that dreamed-about African safari, fares to Kenya and South Africa are on sale starting at $769 roundtrip. And for those tempted by the tastes of Southeast Asia, flights to Thailand and Singapore are available starting at $859 roundtrip.

Travel Availability

  • Travel Period: January 13 - November 15, 2020, returns available through December 10, 2020.
  • Travel Days of the Week: Depart from the USA on Sunday through Wednesdays, return Monday through Thursdays.
  • Blackout Dates: July 5 - September 2, 2020
  • Minimum Stay: A 7-day minimum stay is required on most routes, 4-night stay for flights to Milan and Athens.

Above are the stated terms and conditions by Emirates, we've found that fares are not always available at the listed prices during all travel periods. Most inventory can be found in the spring and fall.

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by Monday, December 23, 2019, at 23:59 ET.

Sample Fares:

Cheap Flights to Europe

New York-JFK to Milan $409 roundtrip, nonstop

Newark to Athens $469 roundtrip, nonstop

Cheap Flights to Dubai

Orlando to Dubai $729 roundtrip, nonstop

Ft. Lauderdale to Dubai $729 roundtrip, nonstop

Boston to Dubai $799 roundtrip, nonstop

New York-JFK to Dubai $799 roundtrip, nonstop

Washington DC-IAD to Dubai $799 roundtrip, nonstop

Chicago-ORD to Dubai $799 roundtrip, nonstop

Newark to Dubai $799 roundtrip, nonstop

Dallas-DFW to Dubai $800 roundtrip, nonstop

Houston-IAH to Dubai $850 roundtrip, nonstop

Los Angeles to Dubai $900 roundtrip, nonstop

San Francisco to Dubai $900 roundtrip, nonstop

Seattle to Dubai $920 roundtrip, nonstop

Cheap Flights to Africa

Chicago-ORD to Addis Ababa $769 roundtrip

Washington DC-IAD to Johannesburg $780 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Johannesburg $780 roundtrip

Washington DC-IAD to Addis Ababa $797 roundtrip

Newark to Nairobi $799 roundtrip

Houston-IAH to Nairobi $799 roundtrip

Boston to Johannesburg $790 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Cape Town $820 roundtrip

Newark to Entebbe $820 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Johannesburg $820 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Cape Town $820 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Capetown $870 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Cairo $900 roundtrip

Cheap Flights to Asia

Washington DC-IAD to Ho Chi Minh City $859 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Bangkok $879 roundtrip

New York to Bangkok $899 roundtrip

Boston to Singapore $901 roundtrip

Houston-IAH to Bangkok $949 roundtrip

Newark to Singapore $961 roundtrip

San Francisco to Male $1029 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 Dallas DFW on Monday, May 4, with a return leg from Dubai DXB on Monday, May 18, 2020, for $800 roundtrip.

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