Deal Alert: East Coast to Europe From $245 Round-Trip
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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.
If you're looking for an end of summer or early fall vacation to Europe when the weather is a bit cooler and the crowds have mostly subsided, Norwegian's got you covered. The low-cost carrier is currently offering transatlantic fares from several East Coast airports for as little as $245 round-trip, including taxes. The cheapest flights can be found between Providence (PVD) and Dublin (DUB), with availability from the end of August all the way through the end of the schedule in April 2018. For a little bit more, deals are also available from New York (JFK), Newburgh (SWF) and Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Copenhagen (CPH), Edinburgh (EDI) and Barcelona (BCN) from as early as July through the end of schedule.
As is often the case with Norwegian Air, the best deals are found by booking outbound and return flights on separate itineraries. Use Google Flights to find the dates that work with you, and then complete booking directly through the carrier.
Routes: PVD/SWF/JFK/FLL to DUB/EDI/CPH/BCN
Cost: $245+ round-trip in economy
Dates: early July through April 2018
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Providence (PVD) to Dublin (DUB) for $245 round-trip in September:
Newburgh, NY (SWF) to Edinburgh (EDI) for $279 round-trip in September:
New York (JFK) to Copenhagen (CPH) for $361 round-trip in September:
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Barcelona (BCN) for $387 round-trip in September:
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.
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