2015 Dallas/Peru Trip

12 – 22 March 2015

$1,465.26 Cash
$1.00 Walmart Gift Card
$54.10 Uber credit
40,000 UA miles
30,000 AA miles
9,000 BA Avios
14,000 Southwest Rapid Reward points
31,000 SPG points
15,000 Club Carlson points


Plane Ticket

Indianapolis (IND) -> Dallas Love Field (DAL): Economy Class (Free companion) on Southwest Airlines
9,507 Southwest Rapid Reward Points + $11.20 tax/fee
Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) -> Lima (LIM): Economy Class (Free Main Cabin Extra) on American Airlines
30,000 American Airlines miles + $41.20 tax/fee
Lima (LIM) -> Cusco (CUZ): Economy class on LAN Airlines
9,000 British Airways Avios + $21.51 tax/fee
Cusco (CUZ) -> Lima (LIM) -> Panama City (PTY) -> Washington DC Dulles (IAD): Economy class on Copa Airlines
40,000 United Airlines miles + $107.48 tax/fee
Washington National (DCA) -> Indianapolis (IND): Economy class (Free companion) on Southwest Airlines
4,493 Southwest Rapid Reward Points + $11.20 tax/fee


Country Inn & Suites Dallas Love Field (Medical Center) (12-14 Mar): Standard Room (Free upgrade to 2 Rooms Suite)
15,000 Club Carlson points (Free one night from Club Carlson credit card)
Sheraton Lima Hotel & Convention Center (14-16 Mar): Classic Room (Free upgrade to Executive Club Room)
7,000 SPG points
Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa (16-18 Mar): Superior Room (Free upgrade to Deluxe Room)
24,000 SPG points
Hotel Taypikala Machupicchu (18-19 Mar): Triple Room
$116.35 (Booking.com special rate)
Tierra Viva Cusco San Blas (19-21 Mar): Suite
$230 (Travelocity rate + $80 promotional discount)
The Westin Washington Dulles Airport (21 – 22 Mar): Traditional Room (Free upgrade to Suite with complimentary breakfast)
$47.45 (+ $25 Hotel Engine credit)

Car Rental

Avis (Dallas Love Field Airport) (12-14 Mar)

$12.03 [$8.02 after cost sharing]


Dallas World Aquarium
$45.36 (plus $5 in parking)
Huaca Pucllana
$7.72 (S./ 24)
Salineras of Maras (Salt Mine)
$6.75 (S./ 20)
Moray and Ollantaytambo
$47.27 (S./ 140)
Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu
$104.76 (S./ 304)


Fuel to IND Airport
Uber in Peru
$12.56 (S./ 39)
Limousine Taxi to/from Lima Airport
$67.30 (S./ 204.14)
Train (Perurail) from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
Train (Perurail) from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
Bus to/from Machu Picchu

Sacred Valley Tour Guide

Ride from Cusco Airport to Tambo Del Inka (Urubamba): S./ 100
Ride from Tembo Del Inka to Ollantaytambo Train Station: S./ 45
Ride from Ollantaytambo Train Station to Tierra Viva Cusco San Blas: S./ 130
1 Day Tour around Sacred Valley (including Salineras of Maras, Moray, and Ollantaytambo): S./ 280
Tip: S./ 45
Total: $135.05 (S./ 600)


Indianapolis + Dallas: $75.88
Peru: $154.90 (S./ 466.73)
Washington DC: $5.96


Peruvian Sim Card (Entel): $16.21 (S./ 48)
Bell Boy Tip at Tampo Del Inka: $6.75 (S./ 20)
Laundry in Peru: $3.38 (S./ 10)


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