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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 Platinum Card® from American Express, 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.

TAP Portugal is currently offering great fares from several US cities to France this fall. You can fly from East Coast cities such as Boston (BOS), Miami (MIA) and New York (JFK) to French destinations including Paris (ORY) and Marseille (MRS) with tickets starting at just $368 round-trip. Cheap flights are generally available from November 2017 through the end of the schedule in early April 2018, though exact availability depends on your origin and desired destination. Begin your search in Google Flights and then you can complete booking directly with the airline or through an OTA such as Expedia.

Airlines: TAP Portugal
Routes: BOS/MIA/JFK to France
Cost: $368+ round-trip in economy
Dates: November 2017 – April 2018
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Paris (ORY) for $368 round-trip in December:

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Boston (BOS) to Paris (ORY) for $379 round-trip in November:

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Miami (MIA) to Paris (ORY) for $392 round-trip in November:

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Boston (BOS) to Marseille (MRS) for $441 round-trip in November:

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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 (5x 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!

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H/T: Scott’s Cheap Flights

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