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Air France and Flying Blue are out with their new significantly discounted awards referred to as Flying Blue Promo Awards and they are better than ever. This time we see both discounted economy and business class tickets up to 50% from select North American cities.
Discounted Economy & Business Tickets
For example, you can redeem only 12,500 from the U.S. To Europe for the cities below:
- Los Angeles
- New York
- Washington D.C.
Bonus: you can go from Europe to Tahiti for only 30,000 miles one way in economy plus taxes.
Discounted Business class can be had for only 31,250 from Miami and Chicago one-way plus taxes.
How To Get And Transfer Points To Flying Blue Account
Starwood Starpoints transfer to Flying Blue (Air France) at a 1:1 ratio. But if you transfer only 20,000 points, you’ll get a 25% bonus for a total of 25,000 Flying Blue miles.
Both the personal and business Starwood Preferred Guest card from American Express allow you to transfer points over to a Flying Blue Air France account.
- Link to apply for Starwood Preferred Guest card from American Express
- Link to apply for Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express Open
Alternatively, Air France Flying Blue miles can be transferred from American Express Membership Rewards. American Express Membership Rewards program allows members to earn points with everyday spend on select American Express credit cards like:
- Platinum Card® from American Express
- The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN
- American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Card
- Business Green Rewards Card from American Express OPEN
These points can be redeemed for a number of items from gift cards to products to travel experiences. Here is a detailed walkthrough of how to transfer American Express points into loyalty programs.
If you are in the market for an award ticket from the U.S. to Europe or reverse, consider using the Flying Blue Promo awards for a significant discount.
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