Deal alert: Round-trip flights to Germany for as low as $405

Feb 13, 2022

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Germany is known as the land of poets and thinkers, and unofficially known as the land of beer and sausage. No wonder it’s a top destination for tourists to travel to in Europe. American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair and Lufthansa are offering good deals under $500 round-trip throughout the year.

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St. Pauli Piers in Hamburg. (Photo by Westend61/Getty Images)

Scott’s Cheap Flights, which offers a premium membership starting at $49 a year for alerts on discounted fares, alerted us to this deal. These offers are available from February to December, depending on the route. The cheapest rates are from airports on the East Coast.

Deal basics

Airline: American, British Airways, Finnair and Lufthansa
Routes:  CLT/EWR/JFK/LGA to BER/BRE/FRA/HAM/MUN/NUE
How to book: Directly through the airline or through Google Flights
Travel dates: February — December (depending on route)

Related: 4 reasons you should visit Germany in the summer

Sample flights

The following deals are for basic economy seats on American, Finnair and Lufthansa, which include a standard seat and carry on. A checked bag, seat selection and any ticket changes will cost extra. All of the deals below are under $500 round-trip.

The cheapest deal we found was from New York (JFK) to Berlin (BER) for $405 round-trip on Finnair. There is a short stop in Helsinki (HEL) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

You can travel to Munich (MUC) from New York (LGA) for as low as $426 round-trip on American Airlines. There are layovers in Charlotte (CLT) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

On Lufthansa, there are direct flights from Newark (EWR) to Frankfurt (FRA) for $420 round-trip. These fares are widely available.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

You can also fly from Newark (EWR) to Hamburg (HAM) for $476 round-trip on British Airways with stops in London (LHR) on the departure and return flights.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

If you’re traveling from Charlotte (CLT), you can go to Nuremberg (NUE) for $461 round-trip and Bremen (BRE) for $480 round-trip. Each route has stops in Munich (MUN) each way. Both of these deals are widely available in the fall.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)
(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

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 on these purchases per calendar year), the Citi Prestige® Card for 5 points per dollar on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card 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.

Bottom line

Whether you want to travel to Germany’s capital, take in the historical sights of Bremen or see stunning castles and towers in Munich, Germany is not a destination to miss out on. Get in on this deal and plan your trip to this exceptional European destination.

Featured photo by Westend61/Getty Images.

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