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If you’ve had your head in the clouds, imagining yourself in France with croissant in hand before heading to the Louvre, then you might be in luck with this deal. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and partner airlines are offering flights starting below $500 round-trip to Paris from major U.S. cities.
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The deal was reported by Thrifty Traveler Premium, which for $7.99 monthly or $49.99 annually will send notifications of cheap flights, award flight sales and business-class deals to your email. This deal is available for travel throughout this year except during the summer months.
Airlines: American, Delta and United (and airline partners).
Routes: ATL/DTW/EWR/JFK/IAH/LAX/MIA/ORD/SFO and others to CDG.
How to book: Directly through the airlines or through Google Flights.
Travel dates: February-April and October-December 2022.
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Here are some of the departure cities included in this deal to Paris (CDG):
Deal alert: Round-trip flights to Paris starting at $400 for spring, fall and winter travel
Since it has felt like winter this week here on the East Coast, I am particularly looking forward to warmer weather because spring, like all seasons, has to get here eventually. I’ve gone on record saying Paris is always a good idea, especially in the spring, and today’s deal features flights that not only take …I’ve gone on record saying Paris is always a good idea, especially in the spring, and today’s deal features flights that not only take you to Paris in the spring but also in the fall and winter because really, is there any time of year when Paris is not ideal?
Atlanta (ATL) — $572.
Boston (BOS) — $572.
Chicago (ORD) — $473.
Dallas (DFW) — $522.
Detroit (DTW) — $572.
Houston (IAH) — $572.
Los Angeles (LAX) — $563.
Miami (MIA) — $522.
Minneapolis (MSP) — $572.
New York (JFK) — $498.
Newark (EWR) — $495.
Philadelphia (PHL) — $522.
San Francisco (SFO) — $572.
Seattle (SEA) — $571.
Washington, D.C. (IAD) — $571.
The deals below are for basic economy seats, including one carry-on bag. Seat selection and a checked bag will cost extra.
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One of the cheapest departure cities to fly from with this deal is Chicago (ORD). The flight we found is on Lufthansa, a United partner, in mid-April and costs $473 round-trip.
On the East Coast, there are various nonstop options. You can fly from Newark (EWR) to Paris (CDG) for $495 round-trip via United. There are flights available from New York (JFK) for $498 round-trip on Delta Air Lines and via Air France, a partner of Delta.
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Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new information. There are many things that can go wrong when you travel these days. From rental car shortages to limited amenities at hotels, hitting the road is not for the faint of heart. And unfortunately, flight-related issues abound as carriers try to keep up with booming …There are many things that can go wrong when you travel these days. From rental car shortages to limited amenities at hotels, hitting the road is not for the faint of heart. And unfortunately, flight-related issues abound as carriers try to keep up with booming demand while dealing with staffing shortages and weather headaches.
Travelers from Miami (MIA) will have to spend a little over $500 for a round-trip flight to Paris from February to April but it’s cheaper than flying in June, when tickets can cost $300 to $400 more. At the beginning of February, we found one deal for $522 round-trip on American Airlines.
On the West Coast, you can fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Paris for $563 round-trip at the beginning of March. The departure flight on American includes a stop in Detroit (DFW) and the return flight on Finnair, a partner of American, has one stop in Helsinki.
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Greece deal alert: Flights from New York and DC starting under $500 round-trip
Flights to Greece for the spring and fall are on sale now. So if you’ve been thinking about visiting the country’s numerous historical sites or relaxing on one of its immaculate beaches, this is a great time to search for flights. Some flights are more than 50% off normal prices, so these are truly good …Some flights are more than 50% off normal prices, so these are truly good deals. Almost all the flights we found at the best prices included a layover, and while there are good prices in May and June, the widest selection of sale prices was for travel near the end of the year.
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Vaccinated travelers who are boosted can fully enjoy Paris and all it offers. Be sure to stay updated on entry rules and travel requirements for France. Don’t miss out on this deal. All the French wine and cheese are within reach!
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