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Is this a good/cheap price?
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Sept 21
Houston (IAH) to Munich (MUC)

Oct 13
Amsterdam (AMS) to Houston (IAH)

Is this a good price to where I should buy now, or do I have time to wait a little to see if the price drops? The lowest price I saw for this itinerary was $793.

I am leaving from Texas, USA with $2500 for 22 days
Munich, Venice, Vatican, Rome, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam
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I am leaving from San Antonio, TX with $3000 for 18 days
Dublin, London, Berlin, Prague
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It’s not bad considering it will be shoulder-season, open-jaw, and from Houston. You could sign up for alerts and wait a bit… however, getting into Munich late September makes it more difficult to score the cheapest fares. Farecompare has a good fare alert system. Since it’s open-jaw you could sign up for both IAH-MUC and IAH-AMS. I don’t know of a fare alert system that specifically does open-jaw requests, so you could just sign up for both routes, then price it out when (if??) one or both of your routes go on sale.

Since you want to arrive Munich around Octoberfest-time, I’d say book it within the next couple of weeks. But otherwise, I’m seeing Delta and KLM on this around $820 total with taxes and fees. I did see 1 in the 790s but with an extra connection. The DL/KLM routings around 820 are 1 stop outbound, and nonstop return.

Are you under 26 and/or have .edu email address? If so, be sure to check STA, Travelcuts, etc.