Fly United to Amsterdam for $386 Round-Trip, Other Deep Discounts

The ridiculously low airfares to Europe continue. Now you can search and find airfares on United Airlines as low as NYC-Amsterdam $386 r/t, several cities to Paris $416 r/t, and LAX to Tokyo $441 r/t.

AMAZING United Airfares Dropping from the Sky: $386 Amsterdam, $416 Paris, $446 Tokyo!!

These airfares are for December to March, holidays excluded.

Fly Delta to Germany for Just $351+ Round-Trip

Delta has a coach fare of $351 or $399 round-trip from LAX/MIA/NYC/PHL to Dusseldorf, Germany. This is for travel from mid-September to early December.

AIRFARE ALERT: Several US Cities to Germany From $351 Roundtrip!!

There are some restrictions, of course, and this fare will be sold out quickly.

Chicago to Dublin Just $482 r/t on American Airlines

American Airlines is listing a fare of $482 for round-trip travel from Chicago ORD to Dublin DUB.

This fare is for winter travel. Dublin is a fun city summer and winter (I’ve been there in both seasons, and in each case had a great time.)

See the Terra Cotta Warriors in China for $562 r/t from Phoenix

Xian, China, is the home of the famous terra-cotta warriors. You can fly from Phoenix to Xi’an for just $562 round-trip on United Airlines.

As you might expect from the low price, this discounted fare will not last long.

How to Get Compensation from Airlines

This post from The Points Guy tells how to request and receive compensation from airlines for issues related to air travel. Perhaps most importantly, it tells you right up front what sorts of issues do not merit compensation.

How To Get Compensation When Flights Go Wrong

For example, if your flight is delayed due to weather or air-traffic-control, the airline doesn’t owe you anything. There is also an explanation of the European rules, which are more favorable to passengers than American rules.

Fly to Cuzco, Peru, to see Machu Picchu
Fly to Cuzco, Peru, to see Machu Picchu

British Airways Avios Points Explained

This blog post tells everything you want to know about British Air Avios points.

The first portion of the post is concerned with the current 50% bonus promotion, then the remainder of the post tells how to use Avios to best advantage for travel on OneWorld airlines. It is very comprehensive.


Handy Chart Shows Miles Needed from New York to Anywhere

Back in April Dan’s Deals posted a chart showing the number of frequent-flyer miles needed from travel from New York City to almost everywhere. Six airlines are included in the chart, as well as Coach and Business classes.

If you have frequent flyer miles, you should refer to this chart when planning a trip. If you have frequent flyer miles from several airlines, you really should refer to this chart.

American Airlines Frequent Flyer Card
American Airlines Frequent Flyer Card

Big Saving on United Airlines Domestic Award Travel

United Airlines is having an un-advertised sale on award travel in the United States (note that Alaska and Hawaii are included). Fly for fewer frequent-flyer miles than usual.

Valid most dates August through December, must purchase 14+ days before travel.

This is a great way to see the Fall foliage in New England, the Grand Canyon in Arizona, the giant sequoia trees in California, the beaches in Hawai’i, the northern lights in Alaska…