Deal Alert: Flights to Paris From $265 Round-Trip

Jul 22, 2019

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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11 p.m. Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using The Platinum Card® from American Express, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through the Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.

Flights to Paris are available this fall from $265 round-trip. While deals to Europe from the East Coast aren’t rare, West Coast flights tend to run on the higher side. If you’re based in California and have been trying to find the right price to make a trip to the city of love, then this deal may be the one for you.

Note that these low fares are available in basic economy, which means that you will have to pay additional fees for extra bags and seat selection.

Seine in Paris with Eiffel Tower in sunrise time (Image by Givaga/Getty Images)
Image by Givaga/Getty Images.

To search, head to Google Flights and 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.

Airline: United, Delta, Air France
Routes: EWR/LGA/JFK/BOS/PHL/MIA/SFO/OAK/ORD/LAX to CDG
Cost: $265+ round-trip in basic economy 
Travel Dates:
October 2019-March 2020
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The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare), Citi Premier® CardChase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare when booked directly with the airline) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (EWR) to Paris (CDG) for $265 round-trip on United:

Miami (MIA) to Paris (CDG) for $335 round-trip on United:

Boston (BOS) to Paris (CDG) for $371 round-trip on Delta:

San Francisco (SFO) to Paris (CDG) for $376 round-trip on Air France:

Oakland (OAK) to Paris (CDG) for $391 round-trip on Delta:

Maximize Your Purchase

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 ReserveAmerican Express® Gold Card Citi Premier® Card (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

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