Another Amazing Europe Deal: New York, DC, or Chicago to Germany from $437 Roundtrip

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Via AirfareSpot there are fares from New York, Chicago, and Washington DC to Munich from $437 roundtrip.

New York and DC fares are available in December (before the holidays) and January through March. Chicago is available just in December.

Beer garden restaurant outside Munich, copyrightkzenon / 123RF Stock Photo

And all of these fares are found using airfare metasearch site Momondo.

You can credit the miles for these trips to Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer and earn more than you would any other way.

While a non-elite MileagePlus member crediting United flights to the revenue-based MileagePlus program will only earn 5 miles per dollar on the cost of the ticket excluding taxes, nearly all United fares earn 100% of flown miles when crediting to Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer (.pdf). That means you earn about 5 times as many miles with Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer for your trip flying United than you would crediting to MileagePlus.

While Singapore miles do expire after 3 years (not 3 years of inactivity), you can top off a KrisFlyer miles account with transfers from American Express, Chase, Citi, and Starwood.

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  1. You should show stock photos from the same (cold) season as the fare’s validity. Not many beer maids out in January. 🙂

  2. It is interesting that US blogs find such fares remarkable. Fares to the US from Germany are quite commonly in this range (you can always get a $500 economy ticket to the east coast from DUS, FRA or MUC)

  3. I love how the new norm is for boarding area bloggers to just copy deals from the major sites now, and throw a ‘HT’ in. You can’t find any on your own to share?

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