A flash sale on airfare by JetBlue combined with a simple points trick can get you from Texas to Ireland on the cheap.
Deals we Like was the first poster that I saw that announced a sale from select cities in Texas (Houston, Dallas and Austin) to Boston. Flights are $54 one way, and availability is pretty open, though probably going to go away pretty quickly.
Here’s an example that I randomly picked from Austin
Okay that gets you from Texas to Boston, but what about Ireland? This is taking advantage of one of the major sweet spots in the distance-based award chart of British Airways.
Boston to Dublin comes in at a saucy 2993 miles, so you can use only 12,500 Avios points (or transfer from Chase)
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