[08/13/2015 @ 9:22 PM] Open the itinerary used in this post on: Priceline, CheapTickets, Orbitz,
Expedia, Travelocity, Hotwire, BookingBuddy.
[08/14/2015 @ 2:54 PM] I’m no longer able to pull this up on any booking site. Fare gone. Removing from deal list.
The prices and details in this post were accurate when this post was last updated (see time-stamps above). Prices and availability will eventually change, given enough time.
American Airlines and Oneworld partners have flights from Houston (IAH) to either Paris (CDG) or Athens (ATH) starting at $665, with a connection. Flights from August to December. Holiday Blackouts apply. See the Flight Details section of this post for example booking dates.
Note: Bordeaux and Marseille are available for about the same price, but have two stops and longer layover times.
Fare wasn’t available on Travelocity or Expedia.
The flight availability for both Athens and Paris seem to be identical, so I’m only including the Paris calendar.
To save the most money, be sure to apply the travel coupon codes available at the bottom of this post. Booking your trip as a Flight + Hotel package will probably save you more money than if you were to book separately. Vacation Packages on Travelocity and Priceline are usually better than what is offered directly by the airline, so be sure to compare them all to get the best price.
Note: OTAs such as Orbitz and Travelocity allow free cancellation without penalty before 10 PM central time the day after you purchase. As deals sell-out or expire quickly, this policy will allow you to “lock-in” the cheap fare while you sort out a plan. Just keep in mind that after 10 PM the next day, you will not be able to cancel without the regular penalty.
United and Delta also allow free cancellations within 24-hours while American only allows you to “Hold” a ticket (without paying) for 24-hours. Keep in mind that once you pay for a ticket on AA.com you can’t cancel it without a change fee or penalty, even if was purchased less than 24-hours ago.
The Department of Transportation doesn’t enforce 24-hour free cancellation on tickets less than 7-days away from departure, so some airlines and OTAs will allow it while some will not. On Orbitz, you can easily see if your ticket allows a free cancellation, just look for “FREE Cancel” next to the price of the ticket.
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- Availability: See Calendar.
- Documentation:Passport Required.
- Departure and Destination Airports: IAH / HOU – CDG
- Example Dates: (Priceline / Orbitz) PARIS : Sep 30 – Oct 07 / Other dates: Try the +/- 3-day search tool on Orbitz.
- Example Dates: (Priceline / Orbitz) ATHENS : Sep 30 – Oct 07 / Other dates: Try the +/- 3-day search tool on Orbitz.
- Carrier: American
- Fare Basis Code: OKX7B1Z1
- Fare Class: O
- Mile Accrual: 100%
- Stopover component: none
- CPM: 6.48 (10344 miles)
- Full Route: IAH-DFW-CDG-DFW-IAH
- Open this itinerary on: Priceline, CheapTickets, Orbitz,
Expedia, Travelocity, Hotwire, BookingBuddy.
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- Orbitz.com: LINK TO COUPON CODE: Save 15% to 20% Hotels. On Orbitz, scroll page to “Today’s Top Deals” for the coupon-code.
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- Southwest Vacations: LINK TO COUPON CODES:Various coupons for Southwest Flight+Hotel packages.
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