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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel.
American is currently offering fantastic fares from several US cities to Bogota, Colombia, starting at just $240 round-trip. The cheapest fares are available from Washington, D.C., though you’ll only pay a few dollars more to depart from other cities, such as Newark and San Francisco. Note that only select dates are available through AA.com — search Google Flights for your dates and book through Orbitz if you don’t see a link to book through American.
Route(s): CLE, DCA, DEN, EWR, IAH, SFO to BOG
Cost: $240-247 round-trip in economy
Dates: August 2015 through March 2016
Elite Mileage Earning: At least 5,200 elite-qualifying miles
Fare Class: N
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred
Here are some examples of what you can book:
Washington, D.C. (DCA) – Bogota (BOG) for $240 round-trip on AA (earns 6,061 EQMs):
Newark (EWR) – Bogota (BOG) for $247 round-trip on AA (earns 5,200 EQMs):
San Francisco (SFO) – Bogota (BOG) for $247 round-trip on AA (earns 8,180 EQMs):
Maximize Your Purchase
Remember, you can bank extra credit card points by using a card that maximizes airfare purchases, like 3x on airfare with the American Express Premier Rewards Gold and Citi Prestige (3x on airfare), or 2x on travel purchases the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card. Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
H/T: The Flight Deal
Be sure to act fast if you’re interested — and if you get in on any of these deals, tell us about it in the comments below!
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
|Intro APR||Regular APR||Annual Fee||Foreign Transaction Fee||Credit Rating|
|N/A||16.24%-23.24% Variable||Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95||0%||Excellent Credit|