Tag Archives for Europe.

[Dead] Wow! $1175 RT biz class + hotel to Paris w/ AA vacations

American Airlines vacations is running some incredible deals on round trip business class flights and included hotel packages to Paris from $1175 per person based on double occupancy (and a few hundred more to Rome). That’s an amazing price for round trip business class flights to Europe — even if you throw away the hotel and book something else, it’s hard to beat this kind of pricing if you’re interested in a trip to Europe.   The…

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[Expired] $184 RT to Barcelona from Boston, basic economy

Iberia’s low-cost-carrier LEVEL is offering a pretty amazing basic economy fare from Boston to Barcelona: $183 round trip nonstop.  These fares are available in January and February and again in October. The Deal LEVEL is offering cheap basic economy flights from Boston to Barcelona for $84 and from Barcelona to Boston for $100. Direct link to Google flights Key Details Only available on select dates in January, February, and October 2020 Quick Thoughts While January and February aren’t the best time…

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(EXPIRED) Boston to Barcelona for $93 OW / $215 RT on Level

Low-cost carrier Level is offering flights from Boston to Barcelona from $92.70 one way or $208 round trip if you buy separate one way (or $215 round trip if you buy as a single round trip ticket) during January and February. The catches include that the cheapest prices require a trip of about 2 weeks and you’ll pay extra for bags, seat selection, and everything else — but if you can travel light, and possibly even next a couple of trips…

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Best ways to get to Europe with miles or money

Ah, the Old Continent. Whether you plan to search for Platform 9 3/4, hunt for trolls, sleep in castles, or you’re just really craving a ham baguette, Europe has an undeniable allure for many travelers. Fortunately, it is quite probably the foreign continent with the greatest number of connections from North America, giving you a plethora of possibilities whether looking to use miles or money. It can still be tough to score an award ticket…

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Lessons from a trip to Europe

On my recent trip to Europe, I had a number of small “ah-ha” moments. These didn’t all warrant separate posts, but I thought that some readers traveling to Europe may benefit from one or another of my mistakes and/or observations, so I’m collectively putting them together here as a list of lessons from my recent trip to Europe that can hopefully make your next trip there a little smoother/easier or give you a tidbit you…

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(EXPIRED) Hilton Amex Offer: Spend $500 At Select European Properties & Get $100 Back

Hilton Paris Opera - one of the participating locations for this Amex Offer

There’s a new Hilton Amex Offer that can save you up to 20% on stays in Europe. Be sure to check the list of participating properties though as not all Hilton Honors properties in Europe are eligible for this offer. The Deal Spend $500+ on room rate and room charges at select Hilton brand hotels in Europe and get a $100 statement credit. Direct link to offer – add to any Amex card. Direct link…

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[Expired] Biz Class Houston to Milan from $1673.93 round trip (maybe less?)

An email just hit my inbox from Thrifty Traveler Premium about a fare sale first reported by Mighty Travels at FlyerTalk: British Airways and American Airlines are offering some terrific business class fares during peak summer travel dates between Houston and Milan, with prices from $1813 round trip. When I saw that sale my first thought was that it can get even better: AARP members (anyone can join cheaply) can save even more, bringing the total down to $1673.93. If…

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Tons of Biz Class Availability to Hawaii & Europe

Delta has released a bunch of availability today for business class flights — some to Hawaii and a bunch to Europe. The Deal Increased Delta One business class award availability on several routes Book via Virgin Atlantic Flying Club (an Amex transfer partner, Chase transfer partner, and Citi transfer partner) at the following rates: 50K miles one-way to Europe on direct flights 37.5K miles one-way to Hawaii on direct flights Quick Thoughts Delta long ago abolished its award charts, so extra availability…

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(EXPIRED) Wide open biz class to Europe for 50K miles each way

Delta is offering a flash sale on business class awards to Europe from 128K Delta SkyMiles round trip. If you’ve got a bunch of SkyMiles, that might be a good way to use them. However, if you’d be transferring from Membership Rewards, don’t book with Delta. Save yourself 28K points and book these with Virgin Atlantic for 50K each way. Note that while the Delta flash sale says it is valid for travel from August 7-Sept 5th, I’m seeing tons…

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