Deal alert: US cities to Europe from $450 round-trip

Nov 7, 2021

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You may be a step closer to Europe, now that American, Delta and United have announced round-trip fares to major cities in Europe starting at $450. With departure cities across the U.S., travel is available from Dec. 2021 to May 2022.

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Thanks to our friends at Thrifty Traveler, you can find many nonstop round-trip flights from New York (JFK), Chicago (ORD) and Miami (MIA) to European cities such as Amsterdam (AMS) London (LHR), Madrid (MAD), Paris (CDG) and many more.

Fares are basic economy which includes a free carry-on but no seat assignment.

London Big Ben, Westminster Bridge,And Red Double Decker Bus
Big Ben, double-decker buses on Westminster Bridge (Photo by S-F/Shutterstock)


Airlines: American Airlines, United, Delta
Routes: LAX/SFO/DFW/IAH/BOS/EWR/JFK/DCA/IAD/ATL/MIA/ORD and more to Amsterdam (AMS), Barcelona (BCN), London (LHR), Madrid (MAD), Paris (CDG), Milan (MXP), Rome (FCO), and others.
Cost:  Roundtrip airfare from $450 to $500 and up depending on the city.
Dates: Dec. 2021-May 2022
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Major departure cities below (and many more) are included in roundtrip fare to European destinations below:

  • New York City (JFK)
  • Washington, D.C. (IAD)
  • Los Angeles (LAX)
  • Dallas (DFW)
  • Cleveland (CLE)
  • Chicago (ORD)
  • San Juan (SJU)
  • Miami (MIA)
  • Newark (EWR)
  • Boston (BOS)
  • Houston (IAH)

On United’s site, the calendar for the end of February throughout March shows affordable round-trip flights from Washington D.C (IAD) to Amsterdam (AMS) for $450.

(Screenshot Courtesy of United Airlines)


Delta is offering round-trip flights from Atlanta (ATL) to Rome (FCO) for $552. A Feb.27 departure and return date of Mar.9 gives you the lowest price.

(Screenshot Courtesy of Delta)

On Google Flights, we found a nonstop economy flight roundtrip for $481 from New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London.

Related: 9 awesome features you might not know about Google Flights – The Points Guy

(Screenshot Courtesy of Google Flights)

American Airlines has roundtrip basic economy seats for $568 from Miami (MIA) to Paris (CDG) at the end of February compared to other dates that month which go for upwards of $1,000.

Screenshot Courtesy of American Airlines

How to Book

Go to the American, Delta or United official sites or Google Flights and search round-trip from a major departure city in the U.S. to one of the European cities on sale for the travel window of December 2021-May 2022.  You should be on your way to exploring Europe at a steal.


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