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Flight from Paris to JFK or Miami

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Renae85, Oct 5, 2019.

  1. Renae85

    Renae85 Reader

    I want to know what my best option are for booking a one way reward flight (business or economy) from Paris back to the US (any major airport on the east coast) I have 65k chase reward or 50k British Airways Avios.
    Flying from Madrid to US is an option also.
  2. Rob in Miami

    Rob in Miami Active Member

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    Not an answer to your award question, but it is very interesting that the AA website shows MIA-CDG @$3300 for paid business. And, going on the same day CDG-MIA @$1500 for paid business class seats. Not sure why the airline devalues for a euro ticket.
    Very annoying for someone who starts the trip in the US.
  3. Ben Holz

    Ben Holz Active Member

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    @Renae85 if you don’t have an account with IB already open one, transfer your Avios there and fly from MAD. A one way business class ticket to JFK is ~35000 Avios (low season) and surcharges are very low. For the most part availability is there if you search in advance and have some flexibility.

    @Rob in Miami Yes I have been noticing that as of late too... Based in Europe, but was interested in seeing if fares were cheaper ex-US. Not the case at all. I even recall seeing a few months ago sub 2000€ F on MAD-LAX via LHR on AA/BA (March-May 2020)
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2019