Star Alliance SFO to Eastern Europe, Greece and Egypt $700s

United and Star Alliance were conspicuously absent from the airfare discounts from around the USA to Europe in the past 48 hours.

Until now.

Star Alliance fares SFO to Eastern Europe, Greece and Egypt 

United and Star Alliance airlines, particularly Lufthansa and Swiss Airlines have fares in the low $700s to many airports in Eastern Europe, Greece and Egypt. Many of these cities are airports that were not part of the Delta/Skyteam and American/Oneworld discounts.

  • SFO – Budapest BUD, Hungary $700.20 Swiss Airlines
  • SFO – Bucharest OTP, Romania $714 United/Lufthansa
  • SFO – Sofia SOF, Bulgaria $712 United/Swiss/Air Canada/Lufthansa
  • SFO – Thessaloniki SKG, Greece $767 United/Lufthansa/Aegean
  • SFO – Athens ATH, Greece $778 Air Canada (Oct-Nov)
  • SFO – Cairo CAI, Egypt $743 Air Canada/United/Turkish/Lufthansa

All these ticket fares are bookable online at There are more airports in Serbia, Moldova and Baltic region in $700s.

$743  is one of the lowest fares I have seen in 2015 for travel from California to Egypt.

United Airlines ticket flying SFO-Cairo via Air Canada/Turkish/ Lufthansa/United

San Francisco SFO – Toronto YYZ – Istanbul IST – Cairo CAI, Egypt.

Cairo CAI – Frankfurt FRA – Seattle SEA – San Francisco SFO.

$742.30  Tuesday Nov 3 – Tuesday Nov 10

SFO-CAI $743 United Oct 6-13

Swiss Airlines San Francisco SFO – Zurich, ZUR – Budapest BUD

$700.20  Tuesday Nov 3 – Tuesday Nov 10

SFO-BUD $700 LX Nov3-10 

Loyalty Traveler curated August Airfare Deals and Google Flights tutorials.

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined in 2008.

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