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United Airlines Introduces Special Airfares to Palau, Micronesia

United Airlines has just introduced special airfares for North Americans interested in visiting Palau, Micronesia, for travel starting on   November 1-December 15, 2011 and again January 10-March 31, 2012.

palau-micronesiaRoundtrip airfares are as low as $1,250 from Los Angeles, $1,350 from Houston, and $1450 from other select U.S. cities..   Stopover in YAP is permitted for a fee of $75.

Purchase Requirements: Fares shown are per person based on a roundtrip purchase in economy class. Tickets must be issued 7 days prior to scheduled departure, but no later than December 15, 2011.. Minimum/Maximum Stay: Fares require 6 days minimum stay with a maximum stay of 30 days after departure from fare origin. Other Discounts: Accompanied child 2-11 – NO discount; Infant under 2 with seat – NO discount; Infant under 2 without seat – charge 10% of the fare; Unaccompanied child 5-11 – NO discount; Senior Citizen: No discount; AD/TC – NOT permitted. Changes to Itinerary: Changes are allowed prior to scheduled flights at a $150 admin service fee. However, any change must meet the condition of the new fare purchased. Changes requested after departure of originally scheduled flight are NOT permitted. Other Conditions: Tickets are non-refundable. Seats are limited and may not be available. Fares are subject to change. Other restrictions may apply. Additional taxes/fees: Prices do not include passenger facility charges of up to $18 and September 11 Security Fee of up to $18 depending on the routing. Government taxes and fees of up to a maximum of $110 applies for a roundtrip ticket.

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Located in the westernmost corner of Micronesia, Palau is an archipelago of more than 586 islands with about 20,000 inhabitants. Consistently ranked as one of the world's best dive destinations, Palau is the ultimate paradise for the adventurous traveler, boasting some of the most spectacular water features and beaches as well as the world famous Rock Islands and Jellyfish Lake. With more than 1,400 species of fish and 500 species of coral, some have called Palau the "8th Natural Wonder of the World", while others have identified Palau as "One of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World." For more information about Palau, please visit