Deal Alert: New York to Paris for $998 Round-Trip in Business Class
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The all-business-class French carrier La Compagnie is currently running an early Black Friday promotion with round-trip flights from Newark (EWR) to Paris (CDG) for $998. We're seeing discounted fares throughout much of the rest of this year and all the way through the end of its schedule in October 2018 — including summer.
Even though La Compagnie offers promotional sale every so often, this is the right along with cheapest we've seen the carrier offer round-trip flights. Note that in order to take advantage of these $998 round-trip fares, you must book by November 21, 2017.
TPG has flown with La Compagnie and thought the experience was comfortable enough. Although the seats are angle-flat as opposed to lie-flat, the all-business-class trip is enjoyable — especially at discounted prices such as these.
Airline: La Compagnie
Route: EWR to CDG
Cost: $998 round-trip in business class
Dates: December 2017 - October 2018
Booking Link: La Compagnie
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:
Newark (EWR) to Paris (CDG) for $998 round-trip in December:
Newark (EWR) to Paris (CDG) for $998 round-trip in July:
Newark (EWR) to Paris (CDG) for $998 round-trip in September:
Maximize Your Purchase
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