Deal Alert: Nonstop Flights to Paris Starting at $263 Round-Trip

Jun 19, 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 11pm 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.

Looking for an excuse to the visit the city of love? How about round-trip, nonstop flights starting at just $263. These low fares are generally available from November 2019 through March 2020. While it’ll be colder during those months, your points may go further since it’s the off-season. And, you may even be able to get closer to famous items like the Mona Lisa versus seeing it from a distance and battling hordes of tourists in the summer months.

If you’re looking for places to stay and ideas on how to use your points, check out TPG’s guide to Paris on points.

image by brendan dorsey / the points guy
Image by Brendan Dorsey / The Points Guy.

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. To get the absolute best price on some routes, you can search on SkyScanner or Momondo and book through an OTA. Just note that it may be harder to deal with some of the smaller OTA’s customer service if you want to change your flight or if something goes wrong.

Airline: Delta, United
Routes: EWR/MIA/SFO/BOS/JFK/PHL to CDG
Cost: $263+ round-trip in economy 
Travel Dates:
November-March
Pay With: 
The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare plus trip delay insurance), 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 $263 round-trip nonstop on United via Travel Merry:

San Francisco (SFO) to Paris (CDG) for $296 round-trip via Delta:

Miami (MIA) to Paris (CDG) for $384 round-trip nonstop:

 

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 on plus trip delay insurance), 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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