Won’t Last! 6 Cities Round-Trip to Germany & Switzerland $414+! Oktoberfest & More

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Act quickly if you’re looking to fly to Germany or Switzerland later this year or early next year.

Via The Flight Deal, you can book round-trip flights to Frankfurt or Zurich from Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Newark, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, starting at $414 on American Airlines.

And it looks like United Airlines is matching the American Airlines sale!

Most of the fares are available for travel between September to early December, 2016, and January to April 2017.

Won't Last 6 Cities Round Trip To Germany Switzerland 414 Oktoberfest More

Book a Cheap Round-Trip Fare to Frankfurt for ~$468 in September and Take a Train to Oktoberfest!

Here are the details!

Amazing Flight Deals From the US to Frankfurt and Zurich

Link:   Google Flights

Using Google Flights, I found round-trip flights to Zurich for ~$414 from:

  • Cleveland
  • Denver
  • Houston
  • Washington, DC

Round-trip flights to Frankfurt were slightly more at ~$468 from:

  • Cleveland
  • Houston
  • Newark
  • San Francisco

There are many dates available from September 2016 to April 2017 with cheap flights, but the sale won’t last long!

Here’s my series on how to use ITA Matrix to find flights.  And my post for how to use the very easy Google Flights.

Oktoberfest takes place in Munich starting September 17, 2016.  You can book a cheap round-trip fare to Frankfurt and then take a ~4 hour train ride to Munich for ~$60.

Or consider booking a trip in late November or early December to visit Frankfurt’s Christmas market!

Remember, these flights are on American Airlines and you will NOT be eligible to earn loyalty miles based on distance traveled.  Instead, you’ll earn miles based on the price of the ticket.

Use a Credit Card That Earns Bonus Miles & Points

These cards earn bonus miles or points for paid airfare:

Card NameWhat It Earns
The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN- Earn 3X American Express Membership Rewards points on airfare purchased directly from airlines when you choose this as your 3X category (otherwise earn 2X points)

- Here's my review of the card

Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express
- Earn 3X American Express Membership Rewards points for airfare purchased directly from airlines

- $100 Airline fee credit. Up to $100 a year for incidental fees with your selected airline

- Here's my review of the card
SimplyCash® Plus Business Credit Card from American Express
- 3% cash back on airfare purchased directly from airlines when you choose this as your 3% cash back category

- Here's my review of the card
The Platinum Card® from American Express
- Earn 5X American Express Membership Rewards points for flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel

- $200 Airline Fee Credit. Up to $200 a year in baggage fees and more at 1 airline

- Here's my review of the card
Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®

- Earn 2 miles per $1 on all purchases

- Use miles for travel statement credits (minimum 10,000 miles for $100)

- Here's my review of the card
Chase Sapphire Reserve
- Earn 3 miles per $1 on travel and dining

- $300 statement credit for travel purchases per calendar year (including hotels, airfare, etc.)

- Here's my review of the card
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
- Earn 2X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on travel, including airfare

- Here's my review of the card
Citi Prestige® Card - Earn 3X ThankYou points for airfare & hotels

- $250 statement credit for airfare & baggage fees each calendar year

- Here's my review of the card
Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card
InkBusinessPreferred
- Earn 3X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on the first $150,000 spent on travel, including airfare each year

- Here's my review of the card
Citi ThankYou® Premier Card- Earn 3X ThankYou points for travel, including airfare

- Here's my review of the card
Or pay with an airline credit card for specific perks!

And if you book a hotel in Europe, don’t forget to use one of these cards:

Card NameWhat It Earns
SimplyCash® Plus Business Credit Card from American Express
- 3% cash back on hotel rooms purchased directly from hotels when you choose this as your 3% cash back category

- Here's my review of the card
Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®

- Earn 2 miles per $1 on all purchases

- Use miles for travel statement credits (minimum 10,000 miles for $100)

- Here's my review of the card
Chase Sapphire Reserve- Earn 3 miles per $1 on travel and dining

- $300 statement credit for travel purchases per calendar year (including hotels, airfare, etc.)

- Here's my review of the card
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
- Earn 2X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on travel, including hotels

- Here's my review of the card
Citi Prestige® Card - Earn 3X ThankYou points for airfare & hotels

- Extend your trip with a complimentary 4th night stay at any hotel of your choice

- Here's my review of the card
Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card
InkBusinessPreferred
- Earn 3X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on the first $150,000 spent on travel, including airfare & hotels each year

- Here's my review of the card
Citi ThankYou® Premier Card- Earn 3X ThankYou points for travel, including hotels

- Here's my review of the card
Or pay with a hotel credit card for specific perks!

Let me know if you book this great deal!

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