Dutch leisure carrier Transavia sells cheap nonstop tickets between Amsterdam and Beirut, starting at €126 for a roundtrip. While these fares only allow a carry-on bag, a return flight including luggage can be purchased at €200 on Transavia’s website.
Our availability calendar highlights all possible flight dates for €140 or less for trips up to 28 days. It will forward you to Transavia with your preselected flight dates.
Transavia operates Boeing 737-800 airplanes between Amsterdam and Beirut. These planes have a 3-3 seating pattern in economy class.
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These fares show best availability in January and June 2023, with some scattered flight dates in between. Since we couldn’t retrieve any fare rules, we cannot give you information regarding travel time or minimum or maximum stay.
If you want to stay longer than 28 days, you can search for suiting dates on Google Flights (instructions). Since the cheapest offer comes from transavia.com anyway, you might want to book there directly.
Why is booking with an airline better than with an online travel agency?
More often than not, online travel agencies offer lower fares than airlines do. We still recommend booking with the airlines directly. There are three main reasons for that:
- The Covid-19 Pandemic
During the worldwide outbreak of Covid-19, planning international travel got more and more risky because of ever-changing restrictions. In contrast to many online travel agencies, most airlines modified their terms & conditions to become more customer friendly. Rebooking conditions are eased, change fees are waived and cancellations are much easier when there is no third party involved.
Further, by adding an OTA to your plans, you increase the risk of one service provider involved going bankrupt. Now, the airline and the online travel agency involved could vanish along with your money.
- Better Customer Service
In case any problems like delays, cancellations or missed connections arise, you can communicate directly with the airline. The airlines has to take care of you because you have a contract with them.
If a travel agency issues your ticket, you may have to reach out to them first. You also depend on your OTA to forward you information like flight changes instead receiving them directly from the airline. You may get a prime exhibition of responsibility shifting rather than problem solving.
This especially applies for premium tickets. You don’t want to spend more than €1,000 to wind up with some budget OTA’s telephone hotline in case anything goes wrong.
- Baggage Fees
Economy fares not including hold luggage are more and more common. In most cases, travel agencies charge much higher baggage fees than the airlines themselves. If bags are not included in your fare, airlines are often the cheaper alternative.
If you want to add a checked bag to your flight, you have two options. You can either choose a bundle, that includes other extras such as free choice of seats, as well. Or you can skip that and continue the booking process with your base fare. The latter is usually cheaper.
Transavia issues these tickets in booking class A, limiting your earnings to FlyingBlue. If you choose the fare including bags, you will get 8XP for the roundtrip.
Beirut is the capital of Middle Eastern country Lebanon. Most EU citizens need a visa to enter the country. Before starting your trip, please inform yourself which type of visa you need and what requirements you need to fulfill. You can find more information here.
Hotel prices in Beirut usually start at roughly €40, depending on the hotel category. Whichever category and hotel you opt for, make sure to get the best price! Our recommendation is to search on booking.com, or even on our own Travel-Dealz hotel search:
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