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On the heels of the Los Angeles- Jakarta flights for $380 R/T on Delta this morning, per One Mile at a Time, there are some great deals on Business Class flights from New York to Paris this summer, available for under $1,000 when booking for two people by applying the AARP discount ($400 off) as well as a 10% discount for British Airways Visa cardholders.
The easiest way to search for these flights is to head over to Google Flights or Orbitz, where you can enter your desired city pairs and dates to get a calendar view of the different prices for each date.
New York- Paris on American Airlines in Business Class for $1,699
However if you decide to book for 2 people, the deal gets even better, as American seems to be matching the current La Compagnie sale for two people on flights across the Atlantic.
New York- Paris on American Airlines in Business Class for $1,493 each (when booking for 2)
However, this deal improves even more if you book with British Airways, thanks to the AARP discount offering up to $400 off business class flights.
New York-Paris (booking with British Airways using the AARP discount) for $1,296.93
Similar to booking with American, the fare drops even further if you book for 2 people.
New York-Paris for 2 people (booking through British Airways using the AARP discount) for $1,093 per person.
Lastly, if you’re a British Airways Visa Signature cardholder, you can use the code CARDOFFERU to save an additional 10%, bringing these fares down to under $1,000 per person for Business Class between New York and Paris this summer, which is an incredible deal.
Maximize Your Purchase
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For more details on what to do on your trip to Paris, check out this Destination of the Week post, and for tips on making your time in transit more enjoyable, read the Layover Lowdown on Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Please report back if you’re able to score any of these deals!
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