US$299.00 Airfare Round-Trip, United States to Japan, Only on February 20, 2010

Traveling from anywhere in the United States to Japan for only US$299.00 round-trip sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it?

Well, when one considers that with taxes and fees, the airfare is ~$600 Anywhere USA to Japan book on 2/20, and that tickets are limited in number and availability, and it can only be booked through one travel agency, and that the airfare can only be booked from 9:00 in the morning until 5:00 in the afternoon on February 20, and that the airfare is only good on departures through May 15, 2010 for travel during the rainy season in Japan, and that it is from any origination location in the United States “where service is available,” and that the carrier is unknown, and that the airfare reportedly will not earn frequent flier loyalty program miles, then yes — when reality sets in, this deal may just be too good to be true for many people.