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Airfare deals are typicallyÂ onlyÂ available on limited dates. We recommend you useÂ Google FlightsÂ to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if youâ€™re using theÂ American Express Platinum Card, youâ€™ll need toÂ book directly with the airline or through Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if youâ€™re unable to get the time away from work or family.
The amazing deals to Europe don’t stop! WOW Air is offering bargain pricing on many of its routes from the US to Amsterdam, starting as low as $300 round-trips from Boston (BOW), Newark (EWR) and Pittsburgh (PIT). The West Coast is also getting some WOW love with $400 round-trips to Amsterdam from Los Angeles (LAX) and San Francisco (SFO). Other WOW US gateway cities â€” including Baltimore (BWI), Miami (MIA) and Chicago (ORD) â€” also have flights from $400 round-trip.
Dates depend on the route, but stretch from September through February. Be sure to use Google Flights when searching, as some of the cheaper fares are scattered throughout the calendar. With this deal, one-way flights price at half the cost of the round-trip, so you can find an dates easiest by searching one-way at a time. Keep in mind that WOW is a low-cost carrier (we’ve had good experiences with WOW), so you’ll be charged if you want to pick a seat or bring a large carry-on or checked bag.
Airlines: WOWÂ Air
Routes:Â BOS/EWR/PIT/LAX/SFO/MIA/BWI/ORD toÂ AMS
Cost:Â $300+ round-trip in economy
Dates:Â September 2017 – February 2017
Booking Link:Â OrbitzÂ orÂ Expedia
Pay With:Â The Platinum Card from American ExpressÂ (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve,Â Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express,Â Citi PrestigeÂ (3x on airfare) orÂ Chase Sapphire PreferredÂ (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Boston (BOS) to Amsterdam (AMS) for $300 round-trip:
Newark (EWR) to Amsterdam (AMS) for $300 round-trip:
Pittsburgh (PIT) to Amsterdam (AMS) for $300 round-trip:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Amsterdam (AMS) for $400 round-trip:
San Francisco (SFO) to Amsterdam (AMS) for $400 round-trip:
Miami (MIA) to Amsterdam (AMS) for $400 round-trip:
Maximize Your Purchase
Donâ€™t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as theÂ American Express Platinum CardÂ (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel),Â Chase Sapphire Reserve,Â American Express Premier Rewards GoldÂ orÂ Citi PrestigeÂ (3x on airfare) or theÂ Chase Sapphire PreferredÂ (2x on all travel purchases). Check outÂ this postÂ for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
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