Airlines continue to reduce fares to Europe. So kick off 2023 with a trip to London, Berlin, Zurich, Frankfurt or Lisbon, Portugal – business class fares start at $1,641.
TAP Air Portugal mainly offers these discounted business class flights to a number of European cities, but JetBlue also has some availability.
Travel dates for these offers are January through October next year, with some routes excluding August. Seats on these flights will fill up, so book these tickets as soon as possible.
Airlines: TAP Air Portugal and JetBlue.
Routes: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Miami, Nashville, Newark, New York, Washington and other cities in the US to various European cities.
How to book: Use Google Flights to determine your availability and book directly with the airline of your choice.
Travel dates: Generally from January to October, with some routes excluding August.
Book by: The next one to two days.
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JetBlue and TAP offer the most routes from London. Major US cities like New York, Washington and Chicago have routes to London, Frankfurt, Berlin, Lisbon and Zurich. The cheapest business class fares are mostly from the New York area.
Here are some highlights:
- TOUCH: Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Lisbon Airport (LIS), from US$1,641.
- TOUCH: From John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Zurich Airport (ZRH), from US$1,833 (includes a stopover in Lisbon).
- TOUCH: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to LIS, from $1,991.
- TOUCH: O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA), starts from US$2,008.
- TOUCH: Miami International Airport (MIA) to Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), from US$2,560 (includes a layover in Lisbon).
- JetBlue: From Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Gatwick Airport (LGW), from US$2,783 (includes a stopover in Boston).
When booking your flights, we suggest using Google Flights to plan your dates and then purchasing your tickets on the airline’s website; airlines are more reliable if your flight is delayed, cancelled, or rebooked.
The TAP flight from Miami to Berlin is the cheapest business class option available for travel on Sept. 30, according to Google Flights. Lufthansa, Air France and Swiss also offer flights to Berlin, but at higher prices.
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On the way back to Miami, TAP has an early flight at 6 am from Berlin, which maintains the fare at $2,560. Every flight to and from Berlin has a stopover in Lisbon.
Keep in mind that Google Flights may experience price discrepancies due to the availability of third-party options. In this case, Google Flights shows the business class round-trip fare from Miami to Berlin to be $2,457, because that’s the lowest price offered by a third-party site. However, if you book directly with TAP, the price is $2,560.
The fare is $2,560, but TAP will deduct $12 from the fare if you have a Miles&Go account.
One of the great benefits of this collection of discounted fares is that you can fly to Europe in business class comfort. TAP’s executive class fare — which is the airline’s Executive class — offers priority boarding, lounge access, choice of seats, meals and drinks, among many other advantages.
The Executive cabin also has more spacious reclining seats and USB outlets. The rate also includes checked baggage, but if you want to add an extra bag, it will cost an additional $170.
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Considering airlines are offering a lot of deals to Europe during the holiday season, now is probably one of the best times to plan a vacation. As business class for Europe is always expensive, a discount helps. Business class tickets to cities in this deal can cost upwards of $3,500.