Deal Alert: Flights to Middle Eastern Cities Starting at $539 Round-Trip

Jul 10, 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.

We’re seeing widespread availability from US cities like Detroit (DTW), Washington DC (IAD) and Chicago (ORD) to several Middle Eastern destinations like Beirut (BEY), Cairo (CAI) and Amman (AMM) from September through the spring of 2020. The deal was first reported by Scott’s Cheap Flights. The cheap flights are available through major US, European and Middle Eastern carriers and are all in economy.

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