How does a summer sunset on the Amalfi Coast sound right about now? We're seeing some primo price drops on flights to Rome and other Italian cities starting at just $310 roundtrip from a few major markets in the U.S. today. But what makes these fares hotter than pizza fresh out of the oven is many are available for late summer travel in August and September!

Similar to the flight deals to Paris we mentioned yesterday, these fares are on legacy carriers. And while American Airlines had the bulk of low fares yesterday, it appears Lufthansa/United have responded by lowering thier tickets today.

Some flights may be operated by partner airlines such as Air Canada, Swiss, British Airways, Finnair, or Iberia. Flights onboard TAP Air Portugal are only available for fall travel dates.

Travel Availability

  • Travel Period: Late March - mid-May, then again from August 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.
  • Blackout Dates: Late May through July, some routes have limited availability for August departures. Holidays.

Related: Today's Best Flight Deals to Europe


Sale Period

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.

Sample Fares

Prices may fluctuate by a few dollars depending on connecting airports. 

New York-JFK to Rome $310 roundtrip

Boston to Rome $325 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Rome $329 roundtrip

Newark to Rome $338 roundtrip

New York-LGA to Rome $343 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Rome $359 roundtrip

Boston to Naples $389 roundtrip

Miami to Milan $393 roundtrip

San Francisco to Rome $396 roundtrip

Denver to Rome $396 roundtrip

San Jose to Rome $398 roundtrip

Newark to Naples $433 roundtrip

For more deals to Italy, check out all of our fares to Rome (FCO), Milan (MXP), and Naples (NAP).

Baggage

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.

Seat Assignments

Seats will be assigned at random upon check-in for Basic Economy. You may be able to pay a fee to choose a specific place. Main Cabin Economy fares include advanced seat assignments.


Related: A New Look at Basic Economy for Transatlantic International Travel


Alternate Fares

Upgrading to a standard or 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 on certain airlines, and the ticket will be eligible for upgrades/changes in the itinerary (fee applies).

Example Booking

As an example, for peak summer travel, I found a flight departing Los Angeles LAX on Wednesday, August 12, returning from Rome FCO on Thursday, August 20, 2020, for $359 roundtrip.

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