Just as we were loading more fares onto our deal pages, we noticed that these flight prices kept dropping. Now we see itineraries to Europe starting as low as $277 roundtrip from the West Coast! $70-80 less than what was available just a few hours ago.

The majority of these fares are from traditional United hub airport regions with rival American and its Oneworld partners undercutting prices to destinations in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

This is just a quick glimpse at what we've seen so far other routes and airports might get added soon if United decides to retaliate and drop prices from AA hubs.

Travel Availability

Departure days vary slightly by route. But in general, flights from the USA are available starting in late September/October on Monday through Thursday departures through the end of the booking calendar in March 2020. Some routes even have scarce inventory left in late August and September, so click on the fare details below for more information on each city pairing.

If you're lucky, you might be able to find some of these deals overlapping with Oktoberfest which is from September 21 to October 6 this year.

Peak holiday travel times are blacked out.

Sale Period

This sale is unadvertised, and fares may jump at any moment.

Sample Fares

San Francisco to Zurich $277 roundtrip

Houston to Zurich $277 roundtrip

San Jose to Zurich $307 roundtrip

San Francisco to Munich $321 roundtrip

Houston to Munich $321 roundtrip

San Jose to Vienna $322 roundtrip

San Francisco to Vienna $322 roundtrip

Houston to Vienna $322 roundtrip

San Francisco to Frankfurt $334 roundtrip

Houston to Frankfurt $334 roundtrip

San Jose to Frankfurt $337 roundtrip

San Francisco to Berlin $344 roundtrip

Houston to Berlin $344 roundtrip

Baltimore to Zurich $374 roundtrip

Denver to Zurich $374 roundtrip

San Francisco to Geneva $382 roundtrip

Washington DC to Geneva $396 roundtrip

Baltimore to Geneva $396 roundtrip

Philadelphia to Zurich $399 roundtrip, nonstop

Denver to Munich $418 roundtrip

Washington DC to Munich $418 roundtrip

Denver to Frankfurt $431 roundtrip

Washington DC to Frankfurt $431 roundtrip


These are Basic Economy fares, which only include a carry-on bag plus one personal item. Other restrictions apply. The first checked piece of luggage will cost $60 each-way.

Seat Assignments

Seats will be assigned at random upon check-in for these prices.

Related: Today's Best Flight Deals to Europe

Alternate Fares

Depending on your routing fares might also be available on British Airways and Finnair for slightly more but will allow for a broader range of travel dates.

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