Deal Alert: Fly To Switzerland For As Low As $450 Round-Trip
By DeAnna Taylor
Switzerland may not be the first place you think of visiting when thoughts drift to exploring European destinations, but the country is still worthy of a visit, especially when you can find a great flight deal there.
Airlines like Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM Air have awesome deals from many U.S. cities including Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., Miami and Los Angeles to Basel, Switzerland for as low as $450 round-trip. You will find dates available from late September through November of this year, so use google flights to find specific dates for your departure city.
With any deal, these prices won’t last long, so make sure you hop on it fast. Total price includes taxes + fees for 1 adult, though you may have to pay to check your first bag.
Basel is known as a “paradise for museum lovers” due to its rich art history, and according to basel.com, it is home to more than 40 museums within a 37 km radius. If museums aren’t your thing, then head over to Old Town for the perfect Instagram photo in one of its many picturesque alleyways. After you have worked up an appetite, indulge in some of the world’s finest cuisine by stopping into one of Basel’s 20 award-winning restaurants as voted by Michelin and GaultMillau.
Finally, explore the beautiful Rhine River on one of the public ferries or even one of the famous floating pedestrian bridges. You are sure to get your money’s worth with this deal, and if you find yourself getting bored, Basel is also close to France and Germany. This means that hopping
over to one of these countries during your trip can be done with ease on public transportation and at a super low cost.
To start your search for flights to Basel, use our sample flight itinerary here.
DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel writer. The Charlotte native recently completed one year abroad working as an English teacher in South Korea. Her hobbies include fitness, traveling to new countries, and trying new foods.