New York, DC or Chicago – Paris from $427 on American and United (And an Option for $383 Even)

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Via Airfare Spot United non-stops from Washington Dulles, Chicago, and New York to Paris are available from $431 roundtrip. There are slightly cheaper connecting options as well.

In addition, I see that American Airlines non-stops from New York are available from $427 roundtrip. Here it is as an Iberia codeshare for travel on American.

And New York – Paris one-stop is available from $383 via STA Travel which is for students.

I found these fares using airfare metasearch site Momondo.

Availability is reportedly:

From Chicago
Departures: April – mid of May

Returns: April – mid of May

From New York (EWR)
Departures: February 5-10, 16, 19-28, March 1, 5-7, 19-22, 29, 30

Returns: February 17-28, March 14-29

From Washington 
Departures: February 5-10, 16, 19-28, March 1, 5-7, 19-22, 29, 30

Returns: February 17-28, March 14-29

Low fuel prices have led to more aggressive airline competition. Fear and economic uncertainty have dampened European travel, so there are more empty seats for airlines to sell at a deep discount. And we have transatlantic low cost carriers now too. So we’re regularly now seeing fares that were unthinkable a year or two ago. But here’s why we see the best deals as flash sales rather than lower regular prices.

If choosing actual United flights for your trip 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 5-10 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. Now that the Jungle migrant camp is being closed all the thousands of migrants have now setup shop on the streets of Paris. It is going to kill their tourism only if the word gets out, and here in America the news networks do a great job ignoring everything that’s happening in Europe.

    Still wouldn’t stop me from traveling to Paris again, but it’s definitely something people should be aware of.

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