Deal alert: Flights to Dubai starting from $568

Mar 22, 2022

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If you want a lavish vacation with great weather and endless activities, Dubai could be a great place to explore. Travelers can relax on a beach or go on a desert safari in this city in the United Arab Emirates. Lufthansa, Swiss and United are offering discounted fares to Dubai from major U.S. cities starting below $600 round-trip.

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Scott’s Cheap Flights originally reported this deal. Basic membership is available for $49 per year and the Elite tier option is available for $199 per year, which will send you deals on premium economy, business and first class tickets. Until March 31, TPG readers can use the promo code TPG25 and save 25% on a premium membership.

Deal basics

Airline: Lufthansa, Swiss and United
Routes: JFK/MIA/ORD/LAX and others to DXB
How to book: Search Google Flights and book directly through the airline
Travel dates: May — June and September — December

Related: 5 things you should know before visiting Dubai

Sample flights

The offers below are for economy fares on Lufthansa, Swiss and United, which include a carry-on, meals and one checked bag.

One of the cheapest options we came across was from New York (JFK) to Dubai (DXB) for $568 round trip in June with a stop in Zurich (ZRH) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

You can book a flight either on Lufthansa or United from Miami (MIA) to Dubai (DXB) for $650 round trip. The deal below includes a 12-hour layover in Munich on the departure flight and a stop in Zurich (ZRH) of nearly seven hours on the return flight so you should be prepared for that if booking this particular flight.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Flights from Chicago (ORD) to Dubai (DXB) are available for $673 round-trip. The departure flight includes a stop in France and there is a layover in Zurich (ZRH) on the way back. According to Google Flights, the price for this deal is over $600 cheaper than usual for the dates below in May.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Travelers can fly to Dubai (DXB) from Los Angeles (LAX) for $721 round trip in October. There are stops in Zurich (ZRH) each way. The departure flight allows for nearly a full day in Zurich to explore a tiny bit of Switzerland’s largest city.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Related: A peek inside the newly upgraded Emirates lounge for youngsters at Dubai International Airport

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Related: Dubai was just named the ‘most popular destination’ — here’s where to stay on points

Bottom line

Dubai is a melting pot of cultures, so it’s no wonder this city typically has millions of visitors each year. Don’t miss out on these deals on travel to Dubai.

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