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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.

Delta is currently offering a fantastic fare sale to Santiago, Chile. You can fly from New York (LGA) or Miami (MIA) to SCL for just $400 round-trip. Flights are available on select dates in November through February 2016, which is summertime in Chile. You can expect average temperatures in the high-60s, making this a great opportunity to escape winter in the Northeast.

Airline(s): Delta
Route(s): LGA and MIA to SCL
Cost: $400 round-trip in economy
Dates: November 2015 through February 2016
Elite Mileage Earning: At least 10,578 elite-qualifying miles
Fare Class: V or T
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:

New York (LGA) to Santiago (SCL) for $400 on Delta (earns 10,910 MQMs):

New York (LGA) to Santiago (SCL) for $400 on Delta.
New York (LGA) to Santiago (SCL) for $400 on Delta.

Delta’s also offering decent fares in business class (earns 16,366 MQMs):

New York (LGA) to Santiago (SCL) for $1,659 in business on Delta.
New York (LGA) to Santiago (SCL) for $1,659 in business on Delta.

Miami (MIA) to Santiago (SCL) for $400 on Delta (earns 10,578 MQMs):

Miami (MIA) to Santiago (SCL) for $400 on Delta.
Miami (MIA) to Santiago (SCL) for $400 on Delta.

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.

For more on Santiago, see Destination of the Week: Santiago and Skiing in ChileTravel to Chile’s Atacama Desert on Points and Miles and TPG’s Follow Me (And My Mom) On Our Mother’s Day Trip To Chile!

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

Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
16.49% - 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95
Balance Transfer Fee
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