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Business Class to Europe for 80,000 miles Round-Trip, And a Trick For Avoiding Fuel Surcharges

Business class awards to Europe

Business Class Awards To Europe For Less The most valuable award sweet spots are the ones that you actually use. With that in mind, today I will be sharing the first post in a series about award sweet spots that will help you get more from your miles when heading to Europe. While you can typically expect to spend between 115,000 and 140,000 miles for business class awards to Europe, today’s sweet spot will get…

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Buy miles via ThankYou Rewards

In general I don’t recommend purchasing airline miles, even at a discount, but if you have an immediate need for miles for a high value award, it can make sense. If you have a Citi Premier or Citi Prestige card and a few ThankYou points in your account, you can buy miles indirectly through the ThankYou Rewards program at a cost of only 2.5 cents per mile (or less when transfer bonuses are in effect). The best airline programs for these indirect mileage purchases, in my opinion, are: Air France, Cathay Pacific, Singapore, and Virgin Atlantic.

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[EXPIRED] Flying Blue Promo awards, save on business class to Europe

Air France / KLM’s Flying Blue has released the latest set of Promo Awards, with some good values including 46,875 miles one-way in business class from New York to Paris or between Europe and Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. If you fly into Paris or Amsterdam, there are also a number of European cities available from 6800 miles each way from those cities. Those with an adventurous spirit who are piecing together a longer trip might also find value in the promo awards from Europe to…

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Business Class to Europe under 47K w/ Flying Blue Promo Awards

Flying Blue is out with their promo awards for travel through August 31st, and while the offers are not as strong as they once were, they still offer a solid value on many routes. At just 46,875 miles for Boston to Europe in business class, promo awards remain very competitive if you live near or can position to Boston, New York, or perhaps Mexico or the Caribbean. (Update: Mexico has been removed from the promo…

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Premium Economy to Europe for mid $600’s in May and June – use with Air France offer

As reported by View from the Wing and God Save the Points, there are some great premium economy fares available from the east coast to Madrid on Air France, Alitalia, and Air Europa — with prices between $600-$700 in May and early June, all easily searchable via Google Flights. This could be a great use of the Air France Amex Offer if you previously added it to your card (long since disappeared if you have…

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New York to Naples, Italy in Business Class for ~$1860

There are some fantastic business class airfares from New York to Naples, Italy, with prices around $1860.  Low-cost carrier Meridiana is pricing around $1550, but true business class on Air France (on either a 777 or A380) is coming in at $1855 round trip.  Alitalia is available at $1865: Dates look widely available throughout summer and into early fall.  These flights appear to be bookable via Amex Membership Rewards, meaning that Business Platinum cardholders could pay with…

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Spain in Premium Economy for $633, business class upgrade with miles?

Via God Save the Points and View from the Wing, there is a fantastic airfare sale from the East Coast to Spain in Air France Premium Economy for $633 round trip. For more details and example dates, see this View from the Wing post or God Save the Points. Secret Flying.has a list of potential dates and city pairs, though more are likely possible.  For example, Gary at View from the Wing reports finding dates…

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Hot: Dallas to Madrid for $386 RT on Delta, $404 to Paris

Update: The offer for the Business Platinum card has expired and benefits of the card have changed. Please see our Best Offers page for a complete description of the current offer and benefits. Airfares sales to Europe continue with Dallas to Madrid available for $386 round trip on many dates in March, April, and May.  This deal can be hot for those with either the Air France Amex Offer or the American Express Business Platinum. The return…

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Great Amex Offer: 20K points for $1,000 spend with Air France

American Express has a great new Amex Offer for 20,000 Membership Rewards points on a cumulative $1,000 in spending with Air France by April 14th, 2017. This offer may be targeted, but it appears on all of the MR-earning cards in my household. The terms clearly state that is is valid for one or more transactions, meaning that you do not need to spend the full $1,000 in one charge.  The terms also state that…

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