Valentine's might be in the rearview, but a romantic trip to Paris is a perfect present any time of the year, especially when cheap fares to the City of Lights are starting as low as $261 roundtrip!
The legacy carriers are having a small fare war on flights to France today, with American, Delta, and United all dropping prices from major hubs for spring and fall travel. Some select routes are even available in August! Many itineraries may be operated by partner airlines such as British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Air France, or Air Canada, some of which allow for a free stopover, so you can turn it into a 2-for-1 trip to Europe!
- Travel Period: Late March - mid-May, then again from mid-September onward.
- Travel Days of the Week: Depart the U.S. Sundays through Wednesdays; Return to the U.S. Tuesdays through Fridays; Some routes may have slight variations, and a few are available for daily travel.
- Minimum Stay: 7-nights or Saturday stay on some routes.
- Blackout Dates: Late May through August, some routes have limited availability for mid-August departures. Holidays.
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This sale is unadvertised and fares may jump at any moment. Try many different sites if you are finding prices increase as inventory is going quickly and may still be available on another booking engine.
Basic Economy fares only include a carry-on bag plus one personal item. The first checked piece of luggage will cost $60 each-way. On some routes, it's cheaper or the same price to upgrade to a Main Cabin Economy fare. Main Cabin Economy fares include one free checked bag.
Seats will be assigned at random upon check-in for Basic Economy. You may be able to pay a fee to choose a specific seat. Main Cabin Economy fares include advanced seat assignments.
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Upgrading to Main Cabin Economy will cost an additional $120 - $160 roundtrip on most routes. Specific travel dates and/or routes may be more or less to upgrade. This type of fare will include one free checked bag, seat selection, and the ticket will be eligible for upgrades/changes in the itinerary (fee applies).
As an example, I found a nonstop flight departing Philadelphia PHL on Monday, August 10, returning from Paris CDG on Thursday, August 20, 2020, for $329 roundtrip, for peak summer travel!