While we've seen our fair share of deals to Madrid, London, and Paris lately. Hidden gems in Eastern Europe like Prague (PRG), Krakow (KRK), and Budapest (BUD) often get excluded in those unadvertised pop-up deals.

Not this time around! Take advantage of LOT Polish Airlines' huge fall and winter sale to Europe to explore Christmas markets, or whisk your special one away for a romantic Valentine's escape. Flights start at $494 roundtrip, and almost every destination in Eastern Europe and beyond are seeing markdowns hundreds of dollars less than their usual price.

Also, you'll be happy to hear all these fares include a free first checked bag, and the long-haul legs are onboard LOT's new 787 Dreamliners. So travel in style and comfort when enjoying the sights of these budget-friendly beauties.

Travel Availability

  • Travel Period: November 1 through December 14, 2019, and from January 14 through March 31, 2020. Although some dates might be available outside that range.
  • Travel Days of the Week: Travel days vary by route, but from New York-JFK, Chicago, and Los Angeles, departures are daily.
  • Blackout Dates: December 15 - January 13, 2020.

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

Sample Sale Fares

New York-JFK to Amsterdam $494 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Riga, Latvia $508 roundtrip

Miami to Riga, Latvia $508 roundtrip

Newark to Moscow $514 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Moscow $553 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Budapest $564 roundtrip, nonstop

Newark to Dusseldorf $564 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Berlin $564 roundtrip

New York-JFK to St. Petersburg $565 roundtrip

Newark to Warsaw $573 roundtrip, nonstop

New York-JFK to Warsaw $573 roundtrip, nonstop

Miami to Prague $574 roundtrip

Newark to Kyiv, Ukraine $585 roundtrip

Chicago to Budapest $590 roundtrip

Chicago to Prague $593 roundtrip

Newark to Sofia, Bulgaria $601 roundtrip

Chicago to Beirut $603 roundtrip

Chicago to Bucharest, Romania $603 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Podgorica, Montenegro $604 roundtrip

Miami to Krakow $612 roundtrip

Chicago to Frankfurt $612 roundtrip

Newark to Bucharest, Romania $612 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Poznan, Poland $613 roundtrip

Miami to Gdansk, Poland $615 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Ljubljana, Slovenia $615 roundtrip

Miami to Tallin, Estonia $615 roundtrip

Chicago to Vilnius, Lithuania $623 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Zagreb, Croatia $634 roundtrip

Chicago to Krakow $642 roundtrip, nonstop

Los Angeles to Tbilisi, Georgia $694 roundtrip

Miami to Belgrade, Serbia $695 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Istanbul $703 roundtrip


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Baggage

Sale fares include a carry-on bag, a personal item, and one free checked bag up to 50lbs/23kg each.

Seat Assignments

Seats will be assigned at random upon check-in for these prices. You may pay a fee to choose a specific seat.

Layovers

Depending on your final destination, some layovers might be extended or overnight. But don't take that as a hindrance, use it to explore Warsaw along the way -  making a 2-for-1 deal. For most city-to-city pairs quick connections are available


Related: How to Make the Most of Long Layovers


Example Booking

Searching the LOT website, I found seats departing Los Angeles LAX on Saturday, November 23, with a return flight from Budapest BUD on Monday, December 2, 2019, for $554 roundtrip. Perfect for a Thanksgiving week getaway to swap out some turkey and gravy for goulash.

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