Miami, Boston, Orlando, and Tampa Dirt Cheap Business Class Fares to Europe

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I’ve written several times about the amazing $1,400ish business class fares from Miami and Boston. Well, now it seems like even more carriers are getting in on the action. This past weekend, a lot of Flyertalkers reported seeing new fares like Miami to Amsterdam and Tampa to Paris for $1,400 roundtrip total (including taxes) on Skyteam, Star Alliance, and Oneworld carriers. Check out this itinerary I priced on AA.com, which even includes a leg on British Airways in their Club World (business) class cabin, which is a pretty strong product- definitely worth more than $635 in my opinion!

So if you live in any of these cities and you have any European travel, it might behoove you to check out business class fares – in some cases they are almost the same price as coach!

Remember, a lot of airlines (like Delta) give big mileage bonuses for buying business class fares, even discounted ones. So double-check the price of  business/first before you commit to flying in coach. You may be pleasantly surprised!

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