You can find tickets to the next state over for around $500, or you can take the ultimate trip, hitting the most famous cities in Europe for less. Thanks to some competition between United and American, you can score an incredible deal from many US cities to the best of Europe...
You can fly from many US cities, including New York (EWR), Houston (IAH), Atlanta (ATL), Chicago (ORD) and others to European cities including London, Paris, Amsterdam, Munich, Dublin and more between $438-$560 round trip on American Airlines, United and Delta as they duke it out to control the market over the Atlantic.
New York To Warsaw: HERE
New York to Zurich: HERE
New York To Paris: HERE
These fares are wide open from September of this year to May of 2017. If your travel falls within this period there's an extremely high likelihood you can score one of these amazing deals.
Ok, Just Tell Me How To Book!
Pretty easy really. American and United are the primary airlines offering these fares. Go to their websites, search anytime from September of this year to May of 2017 and see if you can find a deal in this price range. Using flexible searches such as viewing an entire calendar month of fares or checking the "flexible" dates box will help bring the best results. Alternately, try Google Flights...
What If I Don't Find The Price?
If you don't find the price on your preferred airline, look at their competitors. Deals are available between virtually any of the cities listed in the US and any of the European cities. There's a comprehensive post of city pairs on Secret Flying and The Flight Deal HERE.