Aug082016

Miami Fare War AA/DL/UA $448-$524 Germany and Switzerland 6 cities

Miami is a hotbed of low fare activity today for domestic and international flights. United moves its fare war front line to Miami for low priced flights all around Europe with fares in $490s and $500s to Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Ireland.

American/Oneworld and Delta/SkyTeam match some of these Star Alliance low fares to Germany and Switzerland.

American is still hammering away at Scandinavia with ticket prices in the upper $400s and low $500s to Denmark and Sweden, while SAS still dominates the Nordic low fare scene with low $400s to Denmark, Norway, Sweden and even Finland, the home base of Oneworld airline FinnAir.

Germany

Munich and Hamburg are the primary low fare airports, but there are several other secondary airports with low fares.

Most routes are on sale for late Oct – mid-Dec departures.

Munich MUC

$493 United Oct 25-Dec 14

$503 Delta Oct 26 – Dec 7

$499 – $503 American Oct 25 – Dec 7

Hamburg HAM

$489 American

$491 United

$536 Delta

Cologne CGN

$476 Lufthansa – Eurowings nonstop

Dusseldorf DUS

$499 United

$499 Delta

$504 American

Stuttgart STR

$543 Delta/SkyTeam (Google Flight sshows phone call. Use Momondo.com and price I found $524 Aug 30-Sep 6)

$558 Lufthansa Aug 23 – Oct 24

$582 American/Iberia

Berlin TXL

$604 United

Hanover HAJ

$633 Lufthansa

Switzerland

Zurich ZRH

$448 Swiss nonstop

$453 American

$509 Delta

Geneva GVA

$579 United

Basel BSL

$497 Air France

$502 American

$1,155 United

Lufthansa ticket for Eurowings-operated nonstop flights

$475.85 round trip Miami MIA – Cologne, Germany CGN

MIA-CGN $476 LH-Eurowings nonstop

Momondo.com meta-search

MIA-STR $524 SkyTeam-OTA

SkyTeam Air France/KLM Miami – Stuttgart STR

$524 round trip Travelgenio.com ticket  August 30 – September 6

MIA-STR $524.44 Travelgenio

American Airlines ticket for FinnAir flights

Miami – Helsinki – Hamburg HAM – Helsinki – Miami

$488.36 round trip  Tue Nov 1 – Tue Nov 8

MIA-HAM $488 AA Nov1-8

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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 BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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Comments

  1. Hi Ric, great work as always, one question though: do all these fares require a 7-day min stay? Anything for shorter durations, like a weekend? Live in Miami and tough to get away for a full week. Thanks!

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