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Deal alert: Tap Air Portugal flights to Rome from $357

March 13, 2022
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Arch of Constantine with the Colosseum in the background at sunrise, Rome, Lazio, Italy
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Rome is usually at the top of the list when it comes to European cities many travelers want to visit. In the capital of Italy, travelers can see historic sites such as the Colosseum and the Pantheon. Tap Air Portugal is offering flights to Rome starting below $400 round-trip from major U.S. cities.

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The Forum and the Colosseum in Rome. (Photo by Chase Dekker Wild Life Images/Getty Images)

Scott’s Cheap Flights, which offers a premium membership that alerts readers to discounted fares for $49 a year, first published this deal. The offer below is available for travel from September to October.

Deal basics

Airline: TAP Air Portugal
How to book: Directly through the airline or Google Flights
Travel dates: September – October

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Sample flights

The deals below are for economy tickets on TAP Air Portugal, which includes a standard seat and carry-on. According to the Tap Air site, a checked bag will cost about $80 extra, depending on currency conversion rates. The offers below include a stop in Lisbon each way.

The cheapest deal we came across is from Chicago (ORD) to Rome (FCO) for $357 round-trip. This price is over $250 cheaper than usual for the dates below, according to Google Flights.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Travelers can take a flight from New York (JFK) to Rome (FCO) for $393 round-trip. The deal below is for the end of October to the beginning of November.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

For a few bucks more, there are flight options from Miami (MIA) to Rome (FCO) for $397 round trip.

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(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

For those flying from the West Coast, you can go from San Francisco (SFO) to Rome (SFO) for $424 round-trip. According to Google Flights, this price is over $400 cheaper than usual for the dates below in the middle of October.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

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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 (see rates and fees) 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 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.

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Bottom line

This Italian destination has much to offer travelers, from visiting historic sites to tasting local dishes such as Saltimbocca, veal wrapped in prosciutto. Don’t miss out on this deal to Rome.

Photo by Harald Nachtmann/Getty Images.

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