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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel.
Per Airfarewatchdog, XL Airways is currently offering some cheap fares from New York to Paris this fall for about $600 round-trip, which is a good deal if you’re looking to head to Europe and don’t want to shell out a bunch of cash.
New York (JFK) to Paris (CDG) for 537 EUR ($603) on XL Airways:
New York (JFK) to Paris (CDG) for 612 EUR ($687) on XL Airways:
Maximize Your Purchase
Remember, you can bank extra credit card points by using a card that maximizes airfare purchases, like 3x on airfare with the American Express Premier Rewards Gold or 2x on travel purchases the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card. Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
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!
Hat Tip: Airfarewatchdog
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