Discount International Flights
I was searching flights to Paris and Rome when I noticed that almost all of the major carriers have some really great round trip fares between several major US cities and popular destinations in Europe. Airlines include United, Delta, American, Lufthansa, British Airways, Air France and more. I ended up finding so many I decided to do things a bit differently and just give you a picture of each search with the lowest fares I found. I also found that Delta is offering awesome prices on Premium Economy for flights to Barcelona, Madrid and Amsterdam, round trip for just $720. That’s a steal! Iberia and American are in the mix as well with Premium Economy starting around $800.
Best Ways to Book
If Delta or American are your preferred airlines, you should definitely check to see if Amex has insider fares available where you can save even more money by paying with points. I would also contact Amex to find out if these fares qualify for waived change fees and free cancellations. You can read more about that here: A Way to get Free Changes & Cancellations on American Airlines Without Status. Remember you no longer have to call Amex, you can chat with the Travel department by following the instructions here.
If you decide to pay cash, the Amex Platinum Card is a great option since it earns 5x Membership Rewards Points on flights booked directly through the airline or Amex Travel. Here’s our American Express Platinum Card Benefits: Ultimate Guide Including Details of Each Perk and How to Maximize. If you don’t have a platinum card, this is a good time to get one since people are being targeted for 100K Membership Rewards Points (Guide to Membership Rewards). You can find out all the details and whether you were lucky enough to be targeted by clicking here.
Also, make sure you check the Delta Skymiles Price for any Delta ticket you’re considering. They’ve been running really cheap Skymiles Deals lately, like this one. If you need more SkyMiles, you should check out the American Express Delta Cards because they’re offering huge welcome offers right now. To help you decide which card to get check out our reviews by clicking on the card names:
- Platinum Delta Skymiles Business Credit Card Review, The Best Delta Business Card
- Platinum Delta Skymiles Credit Card from American Express Review – The Best Delta Card on the Market?
Last, your ticket may be eligible for the Amex Business Platinum 35% Pay with points redemption benefit. You can find out everything about this travel benefit here.
Flights to Rome and Paris (Major Carriers)
Flights to Rome and Paris (Including Discount Carriers)
Flights to London
Flights to Barcelona
Flights to Amsterdam
Flights to Madrid
Flights to Zurich