Deal Alert: US Cities to Europe From $275 Round-Trip

Aug 7, 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.

Flights to Europe are on sale with fares from just $275 round-trip. You can fly from several US cities including Boston (BOS), Los Angeles (LAX) and NYC (EWR and JFK) to destinations like London (LGW), Stockholm (ARN), Rome (FCO) and Zurich (ZRH). Availability is wide open on many routes and these low prices are valid from early October 2017 through May 2018. Use Google Flights to select your ideal itinerary and then book directly through the airlines. There are options on low-cost Norwegian as well as American Airlines, a full-service carrier.

Airlines: Norwegian, American
Routes: LAX/BOS/EWR/JFK to CDG/LON/ZRH/FCO/ARN
Cost: $275+ round-trip in economy
Dates: October 2017 through May 2018
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 a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Stockholm (ARN) for $275 round-trip in February:

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Boston (BOS) to London (LGW) for $290 round-trip in February:

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New York (JFK) to Paris (CDG) for $317 round-trip in December:

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New York (JFK) to Zurich (ZRH) for $350 round-trip in October on American:

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Newark (EWR) to Rome (FCO) for $360 round-trip in February:

ewr-fco 360

Boston (BOS) to Paris (CDG) for $369 round-trip in May:

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Los Angeles (LAX) to Paris (CDG) for $395 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 (3x 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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