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Deal alert: Business class flights to Europe have dropped to $1,366 round-trip

Oct. 30, 2019
3 min read
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It's been a great week for premium fares to Europe, with yesterday bringing first-class deals to London and other cities. Today, we're seeing business class deals to Moscow and several European cities starting at $1,366 on carriers such as Alitalia and British Airways.

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If you hold The Platinum Card® from American Express, The Business Platinum Card® from American Express, or The Centurion Card from American Express you have access to the International Airline Program (IAP) so make sure you check Amex Travel first, which can save you hundreds.

To search, head to Google Flights and enter your origin and destination cities. Scroll through the calendar function to find dates and prices that work for you. Finally, click through to book directly with the airline or an OTA like Orbitz or Expedia.

Airline: Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus
Cost: $1,366+ round-trip in business class
Dates: Select dates between November 2019 – March 2020
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare), Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare when booked directly with the airline) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Miami (MIA) to Moscow (SVO) for $1,366 round-trip on Alitalia through IAP:

New York (JFK) to Moscow (SVO) for $1,384 round-trip on Alitalia through IAP:

New York (JFK) to London (LHR) for $1,448 round-trip on British Airways and Aer Lingus:

Boston (BOS) to Amsterdam (AMS) for $1,633 round-trip on British Airways:

Maximize your purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier® Card, Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this guide for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

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