Book Award Flights to Europe for 50% Off (as Little as 21,500 Miles Round-Trip!) With Miles You Probably Already Have

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Flying Blue, the rewards program for Air France & KLM, has a new list of discounted awards you can book until July 30, 2018!  You can get 50% off award flights for travel between August 31 and October 30, 2018.

That’s a big discount, and will save you tens of thousands of miles over other airline programs, like American Airlines and United Airlines.

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Here are the details!

Flying Blue Promo Awards July 2018

Until July 31, 2018, you can book Flying Blue Promo Awards for up to 50% off the regular price!

You can book these deals from 3 North American locations:

  • Washington (IAD)
  • Houston (IAH)
  • Montreal (YUL)

The cheapest awards start at 21,500 Flying Blue miles round-trip in coach.  As a comparison, it costs 60,000 United Airlines miles to fly round-trip in coach from the US to Europe.

These prices won’t be available on every date, and the lowest priced awards can sell out quickly.

Lots of destinations in Europe qualify for this deal!  So this is an excellent way to cross the ocean for cheap.  And then use budget airlines to hop around to all the countries you want to visit.

Note:   Depending on your route, you could end up paying quite a bit in fuel surcharges.  Probably at LEAST ~$190 total.  So you’ll need to factor that into the amount of miles you’re saving over other airlines that charges more miles but fewer fees.

You can see the full list of discounted Flying Blue award flights here.

Getting Flying Blue Miles

Flying Blue miles are easy to earn because they are a transfer partner with AMEX Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou, Marriott-Starwood, and Chase Ultimate Rewards.

You can earn transferable Chase Ultimate Rewards points with both the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve® cards.

Or if you qualify for small business credit cards, you can earn big bonuses with the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN.

And you can even transfer the intro bonuses on the no-annual-fee Ink Business Unlimited℠ Credit Card and Ink Business Cash℠ Credit Card to Flying Blue if you can pair them with an eligible Chase Ultimate Rewards card.

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