Deal Alert: New York to Paris From $1,295 Round-Trip in Business Class
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The all-business-class French carrier La Compagnie is currently running a "Family Trip" sale with fares from Newark (EWR) to Paris (CDG) from $1,295 round-trip for adults and $997 round-trip for children age 2-11. The sale is valid for summer travel, and we're seeing availability through mid-August. This is a pretty great deal, as it's for travel during the peak summer travel months and in business class.
Availability is wide open for most of the summer. TPG flew the carrier a couple of years ago and had a good experience, though it's important to note that these seats are angle-flat rather than full lie-flat.
Airline: La Compagnie
Route: EWR to CDG
Cost: $1,295 round-trip in business class
Dates: June - mid-August 2017
Booking Link: La Compagnie
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:
Newark (EWR) to Paris (CDG) for $1,295 round-trip in July:
Newark (EWR) to Paris (CDG) for $1,295 round-trip in August:
Newark (EWR) to Paris (CDG) for $2,293 round-trip in August for one adult and one child:
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