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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.
Update: This fare is no longer available.
Act quickly! You can currently book 1-stop flights from Newark to Eugene, Oregon in first class from just $391 round-trip. The flight can also be booked as a one-way for $196. Flights are operated by United and United Express and connect either in Denver or San Francisco, and you can book anytime from this Saturday (September 26) through the end of the schedule in August 2016. Flights are even available at the same price over 4th of July. Also note that these fares book into “A” class, and are fully refundable. Note that the San Francisco connection is no longer available once p.s. service shifts to Newark, as the “A” fare class will no longer be sold.
Route(s): EWR to EUG
Cost: $391-$411 round-trip in first class
Dates: September 2015 through August 2016
Elite Mileage Earning: At least 7,804 elite-qualifying miles
Fare Class: A
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Newark (EWR) to Eugene, OR (EUG) for $391 in First Class on United (earns 8,407 EQMs):
Newark (EWR) to Eugene, OR (EUG) for $411 in First Class on United (earns 7,804 EQMs):
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3 points per dollar on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2 points per dollar on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
H/T: Dans Deals
If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below! The Points Guy Assessment: The Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great pick for the beginner and the frequent traveler. The CSP has superb travel benefits, double points on certain purchases, and a 50,000 point sign up bonus. The $95 annual fee is waived the first year so this puts it as one of the less expensive cards, while still allowing you to earn one of the most valuable point currencies.
The Points Guy Assessment:
The Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great pick for the beginner and the frequent traveler. The CSP has superb travel benefits, double points on certain purchases, and a 50,000 point sign up bonus. The $95 annual fee is waived the first year so this puts it as one of the less expensive cards, while still allowing you to earn one of the most valuable point currencies.