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Thinking of a trip to Europe this fall?
Via The Flight Deal, American Airlines has cheap fares from the US to Amsterdam, Brussels, Milan, Rome, and Zurich! Fly from many starting points for ~$650 round-trip!
These deals will go fast so book now!
How to Book It
Link: ITA Matrix
Link: Google Flights
Here’s how to use Google Flights to find sale dates.
If you book a ticket with an online travel agency like Orbitz or Expedia, you may be eligible for a refund within a short time of booking your ticket. Check out my post on cancellation policies for airlines and online travel agencies for more details!
American Airlines Flights to Europe
American Airlines has many routes on sale.
You can fly to Amsterdam, Brussels, Milan, Rome, and Zurich for ~$650 round-trip in coach. Depart from several cities, including:
- Fort Lauderdale
- Los Angeles
- Washington, DC
- And many more!
If you don’t see your city listed, it’s worth checking prices!
There are some cities that are NOT included in this sale:
- New York
- San Francisco
Fares are around ~$650, but vary based on the route. I was able to find flights from Los Angeles to Rome for ~$655 round-trip in coach!
These fares are valid until December 10, 2015, and there’s a 21-day advance purchase requirement.
Flights to Europe for under $700 is a good deal!
Note: You can hold a reservation on American Airlines for up to 24 hours and get a full refund if you change your mind.
If you pay for these flights with the Citi AAdvantage Executive World Elite Mastercard, you’ll earn 2X American Airlines miles per $1 spent on American Airlines.
Remember, folks with the Citi Prestige can use Citi ThankYou points to purchase tickets at a rate of 1.6 cents per point on American Airlines. So check the Citi ThankYou travel portal for these fares!
Delta Flights to Helsinki, Finland, and Spain
You can fly from many of the same cities listed above. But the Delta fares are limited to specific destinations. You can fly to:
- Helsinki, Finland
- Barcelona, Spain
- Bilbao, Spain
- Madrid, Spain
- Malaga, Spain
If you’re interested in visiting Finland or Spain, it’s worth checking prices from your airport!
Note: This fare does NOT seem to be available in Delta or United Airlines hub cities.
I was able to find round-trip flights from Seattle to Madrid for ~$618 round-trip! That’s a great deal, especially from the West Coast!
Travel on these fares until December 10, 2015. There’s a 21-day advance purchase requirement.
If you pay for these flights with the Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express, you’ll earn 2X Delta miles per $1 spent on Delta flights.
What If You’re Not in 1 of These Cities?
Southwest – If you need more Southwest points, Chase Ultimate Rewards points transfer to Southwest. Plus, if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, a friend can fly with you for (almost) free!
British Airways – If you’re a short flight away from an included city, you can save miles by using British Airways Avios points to book an award flight on American Airlines.
Get Free Hotel Nights With These Cards
If you book a cheap flight, remember there are lots of ways to get cheap or free hotel rooms with points from credit card bonuses and spending!
Remember, you can transfer flexible points like Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards to different hotel programs.
Note: Folks who want to book paid stays could check out discount sites like Orbitz, Expedia, or TravelPony for deals. But remember you won’t get stay credits or points (and might not have your elite status recognized).
Under ~$700 for round-trip flights to Europe is a terrific deal.
Fly from many cities in the US to Amsterdam, Brussels, Milan, Rome, and Zurich on American Airlines for around ~$650. Prices vary based on the routes.
Travel until December 10, 2015, and be sure to purchase your tickets 21 days in advance.
And Delta has flights to Helsinki, Finland, and several cities in Spain on sale for ~$618 to ~$680 round-trip.
The fares are valid until December 10, 2015, and there’s a 21-day advance purchase requirement.
Let me know if you plan a European adventure this fall!