Deal Alert: New York to Europe From $397 Round-Trip

Mar 1, 2017

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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using the American Express Platinum Card, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.

We’re seeing more low fares from New York to Europe, with prices starting from just $397 round-trip to Prague, Czech Republic (PRG), a city that rarely sees great deals like this. Prague’s not the only city on sale, though — you can fly from JFK to Barcelona (BCN), Bordeaux, France (BOD) and Marseille, France (MRS) on a variety of Oneworld carriers. Flights are available from March through mid-May and August through December.

Airlines:  American, British Airways, Finnair and Iberia 
Routes: JFK to BCN, BOD, MRS and PRG
Cost: $397+ round-trip in economy
Dates: March – May and August – December
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are some examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Prague (PRG) for $397 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to Barcelona (BCN) for $400 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to Bordeaux (BOD) for $402 round-trip:

New York (JFK) to Marseille (MRS) for $404 round-trip:

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Platinum Card (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below!

Featured image courtesy of Prague via Getty Images.

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