Deal alert: Flights to Greece from a crazy low of $281 RT

Feb 19, 2020

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Flights to Greece are currently available for a crazy low price of $280 round-trip. This deal was first spotted by Scott’s Cheap flights earlier today, but we’re happy to report it’s still live.

This is a deal you’re going to want to book ASAP as it’s not one we see often. One thing to note is that this deal is only available on select dates in May, but the beauty of this is that it’s right before the high season begins so you could score some great deals on usually high-priced hotels and Airbnbs.

If you haven’t fully convinced someone else to book this deal with you, let them know that they have 24-hours to cancel fee free.

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Airline: Delta, Turkish
Routes: JFK/BOS/LAX to ATH
Cost: $280+ round-trip
Travel Dates: May 2020 (June for BOS)
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Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Athens (ATH) for $280 round-trip on Delta:

Boston (BOS) to Athens (ATH) for $558 round-trip on Turkish Airlines:

Boston (BOS) to Athens (ATH) for $587 round-trip on Delta: Los Angeles (LAX) to Athens (ATH) for $661 round-trip on Delta:

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