Deal Alert: Nonstop Flights to Europe From $239 Round-Trip — Carry-On Bags Included
Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here.
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Cheap flights to Europe aren't terribly hard to find. But cheap nonstop flights to Europe — with carry-on bags — are often a bigger challenge. Today, we are seeing a half-dozen European destinations on sale on Norwegian, United, Delta and Iberia, starting at just $240 round-trip. To book, head to Google Flights and plug in your desired departure city. After finding dates that work best for you, book with the airline directly or with an OTA such as Expedia or Priceline.
Airline: Norwegian, United, Iberia, Delta
Routes: SWF/EWR/ORD/SFO/JFK to DUB/SNN/MAD/FCO/LGW
Cost: $239+ round-trip in economy
Dates: May-June, September-March 2019, depending on the route
Booking Link: Orbitz, Expedia or directly with the airline
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
New York's Stewart (SWF) to Dublin (DUB) nonstop on Norwegian for $239 round-trip ($99 outbound, $140 return):
Newark (EWR) to Dublin (DUB) nonstop on United for $339 round-trip:
Newark (EWR) to Shannon (SNN) nonstop on United for $342 round-trip:
Newark (EWR) to Madrid (MAD) nonstop on United for $357 round-trip:
Newark (EWR) to Rome (FCO) nonstop on United for $364 round-trip:
Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to London Gatwick (LGW) nonstop on Norwegian for $382 round-trip ($180 outbound, $202 return):
San Francisco (SFO) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) nonstop on United for $390 round-trip:
New York's Kennedy (JFK) to Madrid (MAD) nonstop on Iberia's new A350 for $394 round-trip:
New York's Kennedy (JFK) to Madrid (MAD) nonstop on Delta for $395 round-trip:
Maximize Your Purchase
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