Latest Flying Blue Promo Rewards Include 50% Off to Europe in Business

Aug 1, 2018

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Flying Blue has certainly found itself in the news of late. In the past few months, it shifted to a revenue-based frequent flyer program, introduced variable award pricing (to the confusion of all) and brought its award search calendar back online. Wednesday, it’s unveiled the latest round of Promo Rewards for travel between September 30, 2018, and November 29, 2018, and we’ve found a few gems worth considering.

  • If you’re looking to scoot to/from North America to Europe, you’ll find 50% off KLM business class mileage fares.
  • Travel between New York (JFK) and Paris (ORY) for 50% off of Air France economy. That takes low-level, one-way tickets from 22,000 miles to just 11,000 miles.
  • Angling to stay in one of the many spectacular hotels in Dubai? Get there for 50% off of Air France Premium Economy.

Notable inclusions in Business

  • To/from Djibouti for 50% off with Air France
  • To/from Vancouver for 25% off with Air France
  • To/from Nairobi for 25% off with Air France
  • To/from San Jose, Costa Rica for 25% with Air France
  • To/from Calgary for 25% off with KLM

Notable inclusions in Premium Economy

  • To/from Saint Martin for 50% off with Air France
  • To/from Sao Paulo for 50% off with Air France
  • To/from Bangkok for 50% off with Air France
  • To/from Singapore for 25% off with Air France
  • To/from Bengaluru for 25% off with Air France

Notable inclusions in Economy

  • To/from Djibouti for 50% off with Air France
  • To/from Boston for 25% off with Air France
  • To/from Libreville for 25% off with Air France
  • To/from Vancouver for 25% off with KLM
  • To/from Abidjan for 25% off with Air France

How To Book

Remember that all of these must be booked by August 30, 2018, with travel commencing between September 30, 2018, and November 29, 2018. If you’ve had your heart set on any of the 36 destinations found in the latest refresh of Flying Blue’s Promo Rewards, now’s the time to procure the Flying Blue miles you need to make it happen.

If you aren’t a Flying Blue member, fret not. Signing up for an account is free and easy, and once that exists, you’ll be able to transfer miles in at a 1:1 ratio from Chase Ultimate Rewards (instant transfer), Citi ThankYou Points (instant transfer), American Express Membership Rewards (instant transfer) and Starwood Preferred Guest (4-day transfer).

Here’s a sampling of credit cards you can use to earn points in these programs:

  • The Platinum Card® from American Express for Membership Rewards
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for Ultimate Rewards
  • Citi Premier Card for ThankYou Points
  • Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express for Marriott points

Once you have the miles in your Flying Blue account, you can book awards through Flying Blue’s online award search tool. As ever, we’d advise being as flexible as possible with your departure and return dates to find the most affordable flights.

H/T: Doctor of Credit

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