Business Class – Star Alliance (United, Lufthansa etc) – $1,460 – $1,700: Selected US Cities – Europe. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

United, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Austrian and other Transatlantic Star Alliance carrier is having a fantastic business class sale to Europe right now for Summer travel.

With coach ticket over $1,000, spending a little extra might be worth it.

SkyTeam has responded out of United hubs (Newark, Washington D.C., Chicago, Houston, Denver and San Francisco) to Turkey, Belgium, Ireland, Germany, Czech Republic and Switzerland.

Update 4/4/2014 @ 3:45PM Eastern – fare gone.

Side canals of Venice Photo: kevgibbo, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Side canals of Venice Photo: kevgibbo, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Base on a quick rundown of our coverage cities, here’s what we found. There are other cities that are not our coverage cities with availability like Sacramento, Las Vegas, Honolulu. If you find other cities, leave a comment. Thanks.

New York (EWR, JFK, LGA)

  • Venice – $1,490

Westchester County, New York (HPN)

  • Paris – $1,566
  • Milan – $1,497
  • Amsterdam – $1,471

Boston (BOS)

  • Paris – $1,549
  • Florence – $1,486
  • Milan – $1,462
  • Venice – $1,490
  • Rome – $1,483
  • Madrid – $1,679
  • Barcelona – $1677

Baltimore (BWI)

  • Milan – $1,494
  • Venice – $1,518

Fort Lauderdale (FLL)

  • Milan – $1,462
  • Venice – $1,487
  • Nantes – $1,577
  • Toulouse – $1,779

Seattle (SEA)

  • Milan – $1,462
  • Paris – $1,563
  • Rome – $1,502
  • Bordeaux – $1,581

Portland (PDX)

  • Nice – $1,594
  • Florence – $1,513
  • Venice – $1,518

San Jose, California (SJC)

  • Amsterdam – $1,468
  • Paris – $1,559

Santa Ana (Orange County), California (SNA)

  • Florence – $1,500
  • Venice – $1,504
  • Rome – $1,484


  • Istanbul – $1,351 (SkyTeam – Delta, KLM, Air France)

H/T: boss315 on FlyerTalk

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Newark to Venice
  • July 14th – 21st

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from the United States June 27th – August 30th and June 29th – September 4th to the United States. Must purchase at least 60 days in advance of departure

How to Search for Availability:

  • Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
    • Departing from: EWR
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
    • Destination:  VCE
    • Return Advanced Routing Code:
    • (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
    • (No advanced advanced routing code is required to find this, but if you do want to use one to search only Star Alliance availability, enter ” /f .. PNC2S ” without the quotes on both the outbound and return advanced routing code fields)
    • (On the Cabin, select Business Class or Higher)
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Length of stay “0-7” (the max date range is 7 days. So 0-7, 5-12, 7-14 etc)
  • Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
  • How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage

Fare Class:

  • P

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $500 base fare
  • $856 fuel surcharge


  • EWR – MUC (Munich) – VCE (Venice) – BRU (Brussels) – EWR



  • 8,400 miles. All fares will earn at least 100% mileage. Depending on carrier (United – 150%, Lufthansa 100%) when crediting to United.

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Orbitz link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you select “Additional Search Options” and Select cabin/class, you select Business



For hotel bookings, we recommend that you only book using online travel agencies (, or if it is a non-chain hotel. We don’t want you to miss out on earning rewards with chain hotels.

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Background Information:

  • Visa Requirements: US Citizens – Not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Euro (EUR). $1USD = 0.73 EUR

Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:

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