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Flying Blue Promo Awards: 10 Year Anniversary Sale Fly To Europe for 12,500 miles January – March 2016
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Flying Blue Promo Awards: 10 Year Anniversary Sale Fly To Europe for 12,500 miles January – March 2016

by jeffreyDecember 3, 2015

Screen Shot 2014-03-15 at 10.51.32 PMNote: The offer is only valid from December 1 to 10, 2015!

Don’t miss out on a rare Flying Blue promo in honor of the 10th year Anniversary of the frequent flyer program that allows you to book Air France/KLM awards 50% less than normal in January, February and March 2016:

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The Deal

Award bookings on Air France/KLM routes have been reduced by 50% for travel between January 15, 2016 – March 15, 2016.

For those of us sitting in ‘Merica, we’ll be most interested in:

REGION—-
USA
CITY——————————-
Atlanta-ATL to Europe———–
CABIN——
Economy——
1-way—-
12,500—
Round-trip
25,000——-
USA Boston-BOS to Europe———– Economy—– 12,500— 25,000——-
USA Houston-IAH to Europe———- Economy—– 12,500— 25,000——-
USA New York-JFK to Europe——— Economy— 12,500— 25,000——-
USA Washington-IAD to Europe—— Economy— 12,500— 25,000——-

 

All destinations below. Note:  Everything is to/from Europe.

50% off destinations

RegionEurope to/fromAirportCabin1-wayDiscount
Asia-PacificKuala LumpurKULEconomy2000050% off
Asia-PacificTokyo NaritaNRTEconomy2000050% off
Central / South AmericaSão Paulo, BrazilGRUEconomy2000050% off
Central / South AmericaLima, PeruLIMEconomy1750050% off
EuropeBirmingham, UKBHXEconomy500050% off
EuropeBordeaux, FranceBODEconomy500050% off
EuropeEdinburgh, ScotlandEDIEconomy500050% off
EuropeGenoa, ItalyGOAEconomy625050% off
EuropeHamburg, GermanyHAMEconomy500050% off
EuropeIstanbulISTEconomy750050% off
EuropeLisbon, PortugalLISEconomy625050% off
EuropeLondonLHREconomy500050% off
EuropeMadrid, SpainMADEconomy625050% off
EuropeMilan, ItalyMXPEconomy625050% off
EuropeMontpellier, FranceMPLEconomy500050% off
EuropeMoscowDMEEconomy750050% off
EuropeNantes, FranceNTEEconomy500050% off
EuropePrague, Czech RepublicPRGEconomy750050% off
EuropeSaint PetersburgLEDEconomy750050% off
EuropeToulouse, FranceTLSEconomy500050% off
EuropeZagreb, CroatiaZAGEconomy750050% off
EuropeZurich, SwitzerlandZRHEconomy500050% off
Middle EastDubai, UAEDXBEconomy1000050% off
USA/N. AmericaAtlantaATLEconomy1250050% off
USA/N. AmericaBostonBOSEconomy1250050% off
USA/N. AmericaHoustonIAHEconomy1250050% off
USA/N. AmericaNew YorkJFKEconomy1250050% off
USA/N. AmericaWashington, DCIADEconomy1250050% off

 

How to Get It

  1. Head to Flying Blue here to see full list of routes: Promo Awards
  2. Reference our How-to: Booking Air France/KLM flight post
  3. Book between December 1 – 10, 2015
  4. Enjoy your savings!

Analysis

A choice of 5 U.S. cities that are 50% off that will allow you to fly from the U.S. to just about anywhere in Europe & a few northern Africa countries for only 25k miles roundtrip!

Here’s a sample search from Washington, D.C.-IAD to Casablanca, Morocco-CMN:

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Wide open availability in Feb/March

Return availability

Return availability

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In total, the trip would cost 25,000 FlyingBlue miles + $243.46. This same trip would cost $915 if paid in cash only:

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This yields the following return on your points:

This trip would give you a return of 1.91 cents/point on your FlyingBlue miles

This trip would give you a return of 1.91 cents/point on your FlyingBlue miles

 

Don’t forget: 

  • Booking for this deal runs from December 1 to December 10, 2015
  • “Reservations must be made exclusively on www.airfrance.com or www.klm.com (except for bookings for children, infants and minors, who are not authorized to book an award on the website).”
  • You’ll still get hit with fuel surcharges!
  • We’ve got a How-to Guide for booking flights with Flying Blue points.

BOTTOM LINE: This many cities from the U.S. at 50% off is a pretty rare sight with Flying Blue these days. This promo should be a good deal for many looking to head to Europe or northern Africa in winter 2016.

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