Deal Alert: Flights to Portugal From $465 Round-Trip

Mar 30, 2019

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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 Platinum Card® from American Express, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through the 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.

Ready to book a getaway in Portugal? Right now you can great fares from a number of US cities to Lisbon (LIS) or Porto (OPO). These flights normally price at $850 or more, so save some of that hard-earned cash to spend sipping fine Port or enjoying Portugal’s famous Pastel de Nata.

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 through an OTA like Priceline or Expedia.

Airlines: Iberia, American Airlines and British Airways
Routes: BOS/BWI/ORD/FLL/MIA/JFK/LGA/EWR/DCA/IAD to Lisbon(LIS) or BOS/MIA/JFK/LGA/EWR to Porto (OPO)
Cost: $465+ round-trip
Travel Dates: August 2019 through February 2020
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare plus trip delay insurance), Citi Premier CardChase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Boston (BOS) to Lisbon (LIS) from $497:

New York (JFK) to Lisbon (LIS) from $660:

Miami (MIA) to Lisbon (LIS) from $479:

Boston (BOS) to Porto (OPO) from $465:

Miami (MIA) to Porto (OPO) from $524:

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), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare on plus trip delay insurance), Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold CardCiti Premier Card (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

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