Deal alert: Flights to Tel Aviv from $621 round-trip
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Flights to Tel Aviv from U.S. cities on both coasts are currently available from $621 round-trip. The Flight Deal first spotted this deal from Boston (BOS) and New York (JFK) to Tel Aviv (TLV), but we were able to find even more availability from other U.S. cities.
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Note that some of these fares do include free checked bags and seat selection, so you shouldn't be shelling out too much cash for extras.
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 Norwegian, Aeroflot, American, Turkish Airlines, Virgin
Routes: EWR/JFK/BOS/IAD/SFO/LAX/LAS/MIA to TLV
Cost: $621+ round-trip in basic economy
Travel Dates: November 2019 - May 2020 depending on route
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare), Citi Premier® Card (3x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve® (3x on travel), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare booked directly with the airline or amextravel.com) or Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Newark (JFK) to Tel Aviv (TLV) for $621 round-trip on Virgin Atlantic via Priceline:
Boston (BOS) to Tel Aviv (TLV) for $636 round-trip on Virgin Atlantic via Priceline:
New York (JFK) to Tel Aviv (TLV) for $643 round-trip on Aeroflot:
Boston (BOS) to Tel Aviv (TLV) for $647 round-trip on British Airways via AA.com:
San Francisco (SFO) to Tel Aviv (TLV) for $683 round-trip on British Airways via AA.com:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Tel Aviv (TLV) for $684 round-trip on Aeroflot:
Washington DC (IAD) to Tel Aviv (TLV) for $699 round-trip on Turkish Airlines:
Las Vegas (LAS) to Tel Aviv (TLV) for $721 round-trip on Virgin Atlantic:
Miami (MIA) to Tel Aviv (TLV) for $773 round-trip on Aeroflot:
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