Skip to content

Deal alert: NYC to Europe from $227 round-trip

Sept. 17, 2019
2 min read
Deal alert: NYC to Europe from $227 round-trip
This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here.

The cheap fares to Europe continue to get better and better, with a wide variety of destinations heavily discounted from New York City between now and March 2020. Note that the best fares are in basic economy, which in some cases is up to $800 less than main cabin coach fares. Basic economy means that you’ll still have to pay for a bag or pay to select your seat in some cases, though you’ll still get a meal and earn miles on these flights. Keep in mind that an airline’s cobranded credit card can get around some of basic economy’s restrictions.

To search for fares, head to Priceline or Expedia.

Airline: United, American
Routes: EWR/JFK/LGA to MAD/BRU/ZRH/BCN and more
Cost: $227+ round-trip in basic economy
Dates: Select dates from October 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 plus excellent trip delay insurance), Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York City (EWR) to Madrid (MAD) for $226 round-trip on United in basic economy:

Sign up for our daily newsletter

New York City (EWR) to Barcelona (BCN) for $242 round-trip on United in basic economy:

New York City (LGA) to Zurich (ZRH) for $249 round-trip on American in basic economy:

New York City (JFK) to Brussels (BRU) for $275 round-trip on American:

For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter here: https://thepointsguy.com/mailing-list//

Featured photo by bluejayphoto/Getty Images

Featured image by Getty Images/iStockphoto
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.

Top offers from our partners

How we chose these cards

Our points-obsessed staff uses a plethora of credit cards on a daily basis. If anyone on our team wouldn’t recommend it to a friend or a family member, we wouldn’t recommend it on The Points Guy either. Our opinions are our own, and have not been reviewed, approved, or endorsed by our advertising partners.
See all best card offers