Virgin Atlantic and Iceland Air currently offering discount airfare sale from Washington DC to Europe for as little as $530. The sale fare is available starting from the 3rd week of September and available through May 2017.
Please note this discount fare is not available for all the dates, you need to search the calendar and pick the dates for discount travel. But the discount ticket is available for a majority of dates in a given month. Since this a discounted fare this fare may disappear soon, so book your ticket early.
The sale fare is available for Thanksgiving weekend travel as well as Christmas long weekend travel. The low price offered by Virgin Atlantic is a sale fare, and the fare may go away soon. If you are planning a trip to Europe during Thanksgiving week or Christmas break or anytime in the near feature book your ticket as soon as possible.
Virgin Atlantic is not a member of any major alliance but they do have a lot of code share partners where you can credit your miles if crediting miles to Virgin Atlantic is not going to get you a lot of miles.
Airfare Sale Washington DC to Europe
|Airlines||Virgin Atlantic, Iceland Air|
|Departure City||Washington DC (IAD)|
|Destination Cities||Amesterdam, Nice, Paris, and Rome|
|Sale Date||September 1st week to May 4th week 2018|
|Price Range||$536 – $681|
|Credit Card to use for earning additional miles for ticket purchase||American Express Premier Rewards Gold (3x)
American Express Platinum Card (5x) when directly booked with the Airline.
Bank of America Virgin Atlantic Card (3x) when directly booked with the Airline
Sample fare from Washington DC to Europe
- Washington DC – Amsterdam (Holland) Christmas Holiday Travel
- Washington DC – Paris (France) Christmas Holiday Travel $653
- Washington DC – Nice (France) Christmas Holiday Travel $667
- Washington DC – Rome (Italy) Christmas Holiday Travel $681
How to Book the Deal
The sub $700 fare from Washington DC to Europe is available from September 2017 through March 2018 for various dates. You cannot book this deal through third party travel websites or airline sites for the Christmas Holiday travel, as per Google flight you need to call the Airlines to get the sub $700 deal for your Christmas travel.
But for a lot of other dates, you can directly book from Virgin Atlantic or Iceland Air website or third party website to get the sub $600 deal to Europe from Washington DC.
How Many Frequent Flyer Miles One Can Earn for the Trip
If you are booking through the Airline Website or 3rd party website, do not use your frequent flyer account to log in to book the ticket. Make a reservation without your frequent flyer number and use “wheretocredit.com” to find out which codeshare/ alliance member will give you maximum miles for your trip. Based on that information decide which airline you want to credit your miles to get the maximum miles and then update your frequent flyer number with your reservation.
Sample Bookable Deal available in Orbitz for a Non-Christmas Holiday Travel