American is attacking United’s fares to a few cities in Europe for under $500. Available from Houston [IAH] and Denver [DEN].
We found availability to:
- Zurich [ZRH]: $438
- Frankfurt [FRA]: $492
- Brussels [BRU]: $494
Update 6/22/2016 @ 12:13PM Eastern – fare gone
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample from Houston to Zurich
- September 21st – 30th
- Zurich:Valid for travel on the outbound in mid- to late-September, 2016 and in April, 2017. Must purchase at least 90 days in advance of departure
- Frankfurt: Valid for travel on the outbound from mid-September – late-October, 2016 and in April, 2017. Must purchase at least 90 days in advance of departure
- Brussels: Valid for travel on the outbound from mid-September – October, 2016 and in December, 2016 and in April, 2017. Must purchase at least 90 days in advance of departure
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is most likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: IAH
- For travel from Denver, enter “DEN” into the departure field
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=O
- That’s the letter O and not number zero
- Destination: ZRH
- For travel to Frankfurt or Brussels, enter “FRA” or “BRU” into the destination field
- Return Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=O
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “3-10″. The maximum range is 7 days, so enter ranges like so: 0-7, 5-12, 7-14, etc.
You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- IAH – PHL (Philadelphia) – ZRH (Zurich) – PHL – IAH
- Miles Flown: 10,668 miles or 4.1 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 10,668 miles
- Redeemable Miles: 1,615 miles
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