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SkyMiles deal alert: Fly to Prague from the East Coast for 56,000 miles round-trip

Jan. 17, 2022
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If you’re looking for ways to use your Delta SkyMiles, the airline has a deal to the Czech Republic from New York and New Jersey. You can fly round-trip to Prague for 56,000 miles. If you don't have miles or don't want to use them, Delta and United have round-trip flights for under $500.

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Old Town Square in Prague Czech Republic. (Photo by kps1664/Shutterstock)

The deal was reported by Thrifty Traveler Premium, which for $7.99 monthly or $49.99 annually will send notifications on cheap flights, award flight sales and business-class deals. These fares are available for travel from September to October.

Deal basics

Airlines: Delta and United Airlines
Routes: EWR/JFK to PRG
How to book: Directly through Delta if using SkyMiles, or through the airlines or Google Flights for discounted fares
Travel dates: September – October

Related: Why you should visit Prague as a solo traveler

Sample flights

The SkyMiles deals are for main cabin service on Delta, which includes a meal, seat selection, carry-on and a checked bag.

Flights for 56,000 SkyMiles (+$53.57 in taxes) from New York (JFK) to Prague (PRG) are available during most of September and in October as well.

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The SkyMiles deal from Newark (EWR) to Prague (PRG) has limited availability. One deal I found was from Sept. 7 to 14 for 56,000 SkyMiles (+$59.17 in taxes) and has two stops each way.

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Flights from Newark (EWR) to Prague (PRG) are $482 round-trip throughout September. The deal is on United for a basic economy direct flight which includes a carry-on and a standard seat. A checked bag and seat selection will cost extra.

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(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Delta is offering a direct flight from New York (JFK) to Prague (PRG) for $538 round-trip in basic economy. The ticket includes a standard seat and carry-on. There will be additional fees for a checked bag and seat selection.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Related: The ultimate guide to visiting Prague with points and miles

Maximize your purchase

Pay with: The Platinum Card® from American Express for 5 points per dollar on airfare booked directly with the airline or through American Express Travel (on up to $500,000 per calendar year), the Citi Prestige® Card for 5 points per dollar on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card (see rates and fees)or Chase Sapphire Reserve for 3 points per dollar on air travel, the American Express® Gold Card for 3 points per dollar on airfare when booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for 2 points per dollar on travel.

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

Related reading: Why the Amex Platinum might just be the best card for Delta flyers

Bottom line

Don't miss out on experiencing Prague's history, castles or pubs. Whether you've got SkyMiles stacked up or not, these deals are too good to pass up if you can travel from New York or New Jersey.

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