Sep272016

Fare Alert TAP Portugal $499 Boston-London, $500 Paris, 23 other cities $494-$593 Oct-March

Star Alliance member TAP Portugal is an airline to watch for good deals from Miami and Boston. Ticket prices today flying TAP Portugal from Boston to London and Paris are $499-$500 with departures from early October to mid-December. London and Paris are particularly attractive ticket prices. There are many other cities priced in the low $500s in France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Other Star Alliance airlines like Lufthansa, Swiss, SAS and United offer low fares to several other cities in Eastern Europe priced in the $500s.

TAP Portugal  Boston BOS – Lisbon LIS – London Heathrow LHR – Lisbon (22 hr layover in Portugal) – Boston

$503.42 round trip Thursday November 24 – Saturday December 3 

22 hour layover fare is a few dollars more than lowest fare available.

BOS-LHR $503 TP Nov24-Dec3

NOTE: TAP Portugal USA-Europe discount economy fare tickets favor earning frequent flyer miles with Miles & More. 

These deep discount fares from Miami and Boston to Europe tend to be TAP Portugal Economy booking class O. A few Star Alliance programs earn 10% flight miles, including TAP Portugal Victoria, Air Canada Aeroplan, Asiana and Turkish Airlines. The most miles are earned with Lufthansa mini-Euro-alliance with Austrian Airlines and Swiss and some other regional airlines with Miles & More 25% flight miles for TP economy O class on the USA-Europe segment. The intra-Europe flight segment from Lisbon earns only 125 miles flat rate.

Boston – London LHR earns 1,846 Miles & More miles

6,384 flight miles Boston – Lisbon x 0.25 = 1,596 miles in Miles & More + 250 miles for LIS-LHR-LIS = 1,846 Miles & More frequent flyer miles. This is significantly more than 10% of the total flight distance for BOS-LIS-LHR-LIS-BOS = 8,329 miles for a whopping 833 frequent flyer miles earned in Aeroplan or another 10% miles program.

Other Low TAP Portugal Fares

Manchester, UK $494

Paris Orly ORY $500

Spain

Barcelona, Spain BCN $555

Madrid MAD $556

Vigo, Spain VGO $561

Bilbao, Spain BIO $563

Valencia, Spain VLC $563

Seville, Spain SVQ $563

Malaga, Spain AGP $564

France

Nantes NTE $494.04

Bordeaux BOD $496

Marseille MRS $498

Paris ORY $500

Nice NCE $500

Lyon LYS $501

Germany

Berlin TXL $576

Hamburg HAM $570

Dusseldorf DUS $583

Munich MUC $584

Frankfurt FRA $594

Italy

Bologna BLQ $584

Milan MXP $586

Venice VCE $588

Rome FCO $593

 

TAP Portugal Boston BOS – Lisbon LIS – Paris Orly ORY – LIS – BOS

$500.01 round trip  Sun Nov  20 – Tue Nov 29

BOS-ORY $500 TP Nov20-29

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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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