[Summer Travel] American – $491 – $784: Selected US Cities – Zurich / Barcelona / Madrid / Amsterdam / Paris / Rome / Munich / Dublin. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

Update 6/7/2015 @ 6:23PM Eastern – fare gone

American is putting Europe on sale for Summer travel. Here’s what we found from each city — Los Angeles to Zurich is probably the best deal at $584 on a CPM basis!!! We are listing availability by city — it’s a long list. As always, the airport code is after each city for ITA usage. Availability vary by departure. We found prices starting at the listed below.

Los Angeles [LAX]:

  • Zurich [ZRH] – $584 (Until August 23rd, after $749) Sold out at the $584 price, now its all $749
  • Madrid [MAD] – $712
  • Amsterdam [AMS] – $740
  • Rome [FCO] – $743
  • Paris [CDG] – $762
  • Munich [MUC] – $784

San Francisco [SFO]:

  • Dublin [DUB] – $691
  • Amsterdam [AMS] – $740
  • Zurich [ZRH] – $749
  • Paris [CDG] – $768
  • Munich [MUC] – $784

Seattle [SEA]:

  • Amsterdam [AMS] – $740
  • Paris [CDG] – $762

Dallas [DFW]:

  • Madrid [MAD] – $706
  • Amsterdam [AMS] – $740
  • Paris [CDG] – $759

Chicago [ORD]:

  • Dublin [DUB] – $491
  • Zurich [ZRH] – $584 (Until August 23rd, after $749) Sold out at the $584 price, now its all $749
  • Madrid [MAD] – $706
  • Amsterdam [AMS] – $740
  • Munich [MUC] – $784

Boston [BOS]:

  • Dublin [DUB] – $558
  • Madrid [MAD] – $706
  • Amsterdam [AMS] – $740
  • Rome [FCO] – $743
  • Zurich [ZRH] – $749

New York [NYC]:

  • Amsterdam [AMS] – $740
  • Munich [MUC] – $787

Philadelphia [PHL]:

  • Barcelona [BCN] – $701
  • Madrid [MAD] – $706
  • Amsterdam [AMS] – $726
  • Rome [FCO] – $738

Washington D.C. [WAS]:

  • Madrid [MAD] – $718
  • Barcelona [BCN] – $740
  • Zurich [ZRH] – $749
  • Rome [FCO] – $749
  • Paris [CDG] – $768

Miami [MIA]:

  • Dublin [DUB] – $642
  • Barcelona [BCN] – $701
  • Madrid [MAD] – $706
  • Zurich [ZRH] – $740
  • Rome [FCO] – $749

Per Fare Deal Alert, also available from Atlanta, Charlotte, Denver, Detroit, Houston and Minneapolis.

Paris, France- Photo: Alfie Ianni  via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Paris, France- Photo: Alfie Ianni via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Los Angeles to Paris
  • July 13th – 21st

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel until April, 2016 for Sunday through Wednesday departures from the United States and Monday through Thursday departures to the United States. Must purchase at least 7 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 likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

  • Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
    • Departing from: LAX
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=O
      • That’s the letter O and not number zero
    • Destination: CDG
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /f bc=O
    • (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
    • (For availability from other cities, replace LAX with cities listed above on the Departing from: field)
    • (For availability to other destinations, replace CDG with airport code listed above)
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
    • You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions below
  • Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
  • How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage

Fare Class:

  • O


  • LAX – JFK (New York) – CDG (Paris) – BOS (Boston) – LAX


  • Miles Flown: 11,742 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 11,742 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 11,742 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you enter  “American” on the Airline textbox in the Advanced Flight Options section




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Comments (3)

  • Andreas 9 years ago Reply

    I am trying to find the fare from SFO-MUC using exactly the way you described above, using the routing codes etc (July 16th outbound – length of stay 14-21 but the cheapest is 16 or 1700 USD.
    Same when going on priceline.
    Please help,

    Thank you in advance,


    The Flight Deal 9 years ago Reply

    @Andreas – per the post, the deal is gone.

  • Andreas 9 years ago Reply

    I was trying to book it right away when posted…..

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