American Airlines just sent an e-mail advertising $492 round trip between Chicago O’Hare and Dublin, Ireland.

One of the surprising things I learned my last few times over the pond is how easily and frugally you can use Dublin as a European travel hub. Ryan Air
can hop you around Italy, Spain or even Stockholm for about $60 more one way.



  1. I’m swooning along with you. A welcomed thought on this dreary spring day. (Not that Ireland looks much different today though I’m sure…)

  2. Then let’s take a junket to Tuscany.

  3. El gato says:

    It’s Israel this fall and I’m hoping for Ireland/Scotland in 2010. You can hopefully provide some tips on that one. My wife’s maiden name is McDowell and Ireland is her dream vacation.