You can now book awards from Europe to Vancouver and Seattle for as little as 29,750 miles one-way, with Air France or KLM. You can get the discount by booking with one of Flying Blue’s monthly Promo Rewards. This little-known offering from Flying Blue can often produce some very attractive transatlantic deals.
- You need to book your discounted award by October 30, 2018
- Promotion is valid for travel between December 1, 2018, and January 31, 2019
- Bookings must be made online through Air France.com or KLM.com
- You cannot change, cancel or refund tickets
Finding out the pricing for award tickets is a little tricky since Flying Blue abolished its award chart earlier in the summer. The simple way is to use the Flying Blue Mileage calculator.
After checking which destinations are participating in the promotion, enter your desired route in the calculator, and hit estimate. This will give you the typical price of the awards in economy, premium economy, business and first. You then need to do some simple math and calculate the cost of the flight with the discount offered in that month’s Promo Awards.
Seattle To Paris
Checking out the Flying Blue award fare calculator, the standard price for a one-way award ticket to Paris CDG from Seattle SEA is 72,000 miles plus taxes and fees.
With a 50% discount, the fare will set you back 36,000 one way in Business, or 72,000 round-trip. This is great value, and if you are planning to travel to Europe may well be worth a closer look.
Vancouver To Paris & Amsterdam
Vancouver has even more options, with the routes to Paris CDG, and Amsterdam both being discounted by 50%. One-way Business class award fares between Vancouver and Amsterdam would normally set you back 60,500 miles plus taxes and fees.
Using the Flying Blue Promo Rewards, the one-way cost plummets to a very attractive 30,250 miles plus taxes and fees. A round-trip will set you back 60,500 miles, which is also excellent value.
Things get a little better for travel between Vancouver and Paris CDG, with typical one-way awards in Business costing 59,500 miles plus taxes and fees.
With the current promotion that works out as 29,750 miles one-way, which is pretty stunning
With the ability to transfer points from 4 major currencies, and a little-known gem of awards, you should keep an eye out every month for what Flying Blue Promo Rewards have to offer. So, check back with us every month to find out the standout deals with Flying Blue.