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Deal alert: Fly premium economy to Europe from $822 round-trip

Dec. 08, 2019
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Deal alert: Fly premium economy to Europe from $822 round-trip
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Premium economy fares to Europe are on sale. Points to be Made has spotted cheap fares from across the US to multiple European destinations, with prices starting from $822 round-trip. You can fly from major departure cities like New York, Boston and Chicago to Brussels, Barcelona, Amsterdam and more.

While these fares aren't as dirt cheap as some of the basic economy flights we see to Europe during winter, you will get an elevated experience on your hop across the Pond. Premium economy comes with a much larger seat, an amenity kit and the ability to check multiple bags for free.

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You'll want to plug in your preferred departure city and destination as it may be available, but not listed below.

Google Flights makes finding an itinerary easy. 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.

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Airlines: Lufthansa, United, Brussels Airlines, American
Routes: BOS/JFK/EWR/ORD/FLL/MIA/SFO to BRU/BCN/CDG/AMS and more
Cost: From $822 round-trip in premium economy
Travel Dates: Jan. – May. 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 (3x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve (3x on travel), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare booked directly with the airline or amextravel.com), United Explorer Card (2x on United flights) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

The information for the Citi Prestige has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

Here's an example of what you can book:

Newark (EWR) to Brussels (BRU) on United for $822 round-trip nonstop:


Miami (MIA) to Madrid (MAD) on American/Iberia for $893 round-trip:

Chicago (ORD) to Barcelona (BCN) on American for $939 round-trip nonstop:

Boston (BOS) to Amsterdam (AMS) on British Airways for $1,001 round-trip:

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), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier® Card (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out our guide to the best cards for airfare purchases to learn more.

Editorial disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airline or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.