Deal Alert: US to Belgium From $292 Round-Trip

Oct 26, 2018

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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.

Flights to Belgium are on sale, with prices starting as low as $292 round-trip on full-service airlines. You can fly from Washington DC (IAD/DCA), Baltimore (BWI), New York (JFK), Newark (EWR), Chicago (ORD), Denver (DEN), Dallas (DFW), Boston (BOS), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA) and Miami (MIA) to Brussels (BRU).

Flights are available on American, British Airways, Delta, KLM and TAP Portugal although most fares book into basic economy, so you’ll have to pay to select your seat or check a bag. However, an airline’s co-branded credit card can help get around some of basic economy’s pesky restrictions.

Once you’re booked, check out Get Your Guide’s list of best activities in Brussels to maximize your time while on vacation. If you do make it to Belgium’s capital and the de-facto head of the European Union, you can eat in an underwater restaurant at the NEMO33 dive center.

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. Then click through to the airline or online travel agency (OTA) to book the deal.

Airlines: American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, TAP Portugal
Routes: IAD/DCA/DEN/BWI/JFK/EWR/ORD/BOS/SFO/SEA/MIA/DFW to BRU
Cost: $292+ round-trip in basic economy
Travel Dates: November 2018 – May 2019
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline),  Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
Booking Link: Priceline, Expedia or directly with the airline

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Washington DC (IAD) to Brussels (BRU) for $292 round-trip on Delta:

Boston (BOS) to Brussels (BRU) for $342 round-trip on TAP Portugal via Priceline:

Chicago (ORD) to Brussels (BRU) for $352 round-trip on Delta:

San Francisco (SFO) to Brussels (BRU) for $352 round-trip on Delta:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Brussels (BRU) for $372 round-trip on Delta:

Newark (EWR) to Brussels (BRU) for $391 round-trip on TAP Portugal via Priceline:

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), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier, 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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