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Deal Alert: NYC to Switzerland From $448 Round-Trip

Nov. 02, 2016
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Deal Alert: NYC to Switzerland From $448 Round-Trip
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Switzerland is usually one of the most expensive European countries for travelers, but thanks to this deal getting there will be a lot cheaper next spring. Delta and United are offering flights to Zurich (ZRH) from New York (JFK) and Newark (EWR) from just $448 nonstop round-trip. We're seeing fares available for departures from April through May 2017 — book now to secure a ticket before these fares are gone!

Airline: Delta, United
Route: JFK/EWR - ZRH
Cost: $448 round-trip in economy
Dates: April — May 2017
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Zurich (ZRH) for $448 round-trip in April on Delta:

New York (JFK) to Zurich (ZRH) for $448 round-trip on Delta.

Newark (EWR) to Zurich (ZRH) for $448 round-trip in May on United:

Newark (EWR) to Zurich (ZRH) for $448 round-trip on United.

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H/T: The Flight Deal

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