oneworld joint venture airlines American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and Finnair have a sale across the Pond.
Right now you can book from much of the U.S. to much of Europe starting at $240 roundtrip, as flagged by airfare deals site and service Notiflyr.com. These are Basic Economy fares so they don’t include a free checked bag or free seat assignment at booking (for those who don’t get these free some other way).
The best cheapest fares are to Helsinki. For instance,
These are 50 cent base fares in each direction plus takes and a $180 fuel surcharge:
Key details of fare basis OLN4T1B5:
- Dates: depart the U.S. October 24 – November 17, November 21 – December 14, December 25 – March 3; return to the U.S. October 31 – November 26, November 30 – December 28, January 9 – March 10.
- Minimum stay: Saturday night stay required, 24 hours at destination required, and 7 day minimum total trip.
- Changes: allowed up to 48 hours prior to departure but you’ll pay difference in fare.
Make sure you know the ever-changing entry rules for Americans visiting the destination you want to travel to, and also the rules for any connecting city (because sometimes plans go wrong and you want to be able to enter the country you connect in). 50 cent base fares are worth looking into, even though it’s coach and after peak season.