If you don鈥檛 yet have聽summer vacation聽plans, we聽have good news for you: 2018 is the year to book something BIG.聽According to the聽latest聽research from KAYAK.com,聽flights聽to Europe are the lowest they鈥檝e been in three years. Thanks聽to new flight routes and more affordable carriers, making your way across the pond is now more affordable than ever. Scroll聽below to see聽how you can book your two-way ticket to frites, cr锚pes, and fun without any guilt involved.


To help you prep for your聽summer trip,聽KAYAK.com just released their list of聽the cheapest cities to fly to聽from聽all 50 states. Their findings showed that Reykjavik, Iceland, had the聽most聽inexpensive median airfare聽from 25 US cities, followed by flights to Dublin, Ireland, from 15 cities, and London, England, from 10 cities.

Obviously,聽which airport聽you depart from largely聽affects聽cost, so the data dives into the options available across the US. For flights聽to聽Reykjavik, fees hovered around the $400 range from places like Maryland/BWI ($359), California/LAX ($404), and Michigan/DTW ($409), while聽an option like聽Paris offered airfare under $530 from the Big Apple (specifically JFK or EWR).

Below, we鈥檝e rounded-up the cheapest European cities to fly to on average from US airports:

1. Reykjavik, Iceland

2. Dublin, Ireland

3. London, England (UK)

4. Stockholm, Sweden

5.聽Venice, Italy

6. Madrid, Spain

Overall, the findings say that the most affordable fares stick generally to Northern and Western Europe, with the exception of Budapest. And usually,聽you鈥檒l have the best luck capitalizing on these deals by booking six months ahead of time. (So take this as your聽cue to聽reserve something聽ASAP.)

Despite low-cost flights, the site did advise to be wary of the expenses involved once you聽did arrive, especially for remote spots like聽Reykjavik. In this case, KAYAK.com suggests looking for聽home rentals over hotels to continue the savings.

If all of this sounds like the news you鈥檝e been waiting for, grab your travel buddy and check out the full list of聽cities on the site聽to start planning your聽next great Euro vacay.

What鈥檚 your dream European vacation spot? Let us know聽@BritandCo.

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