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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. Additionally, keep in mind that discounted partner fares may not earn miles with US-based carriers.

No, it isn’t quite the incredible Christmas gift we all got from Etihad in 2014, but if you’re looking to travel to Peru, this fare is certainly a steal. You can fly Delta round-trip from New York, Boston, Chicago or Detroit to Lima, Peru (with one stop in Atlanta) from just $396 round-trip. Depending on your departure city, dates are available between January and June 2016. From Lima, you can take a 1-hour flight to Cusco (round-trip fares start at $89), which is the gateway to Machu Picchu (pictured above).

Airlines: Delta
Routes: NYC, BOS, ORD, DTW to LIM
Cost: $396+ round-trip in economy
Dates: January 2016 through June 2016
Elite Mileage Earning: At least 7,544 elite-qualifying miles
Fare Class: V or X
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred

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Here are some examples of what you can book:

Newark (EWR) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $396 on Delta (earns 7,844 EQMs):

Newark (EWR) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $396 on Delta.
Newark (EWR) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $396 on Delta.

Chicago (ORD) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $406 on Delta (earns 7,566 EQMs):

Chicago (ORD) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $406 on Delta.
Chicago (ORD) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $406 on Delta.

Boston (BOS) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $407 on Delta (earns 8,246 EQMs):

Boston (BOS) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $407 on Delta.
Boston (BOS) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $407 on Delta.

Detroit (DTW) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $408 on Delta (earns 7,544 EQMs):

Detroit (DTW) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $408 on Delta.
Detroit (DTW) to Lima, Peru (LIM) for $408 on Delta.

Maximize Your Purchase

Remember, you can bank extra credit card points by using a card that offers a bonus on airfare purchases, like 3x on airfare with the American Express Premier Rewards Gold and Citi Prestige, or 2x on travel purchases with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card. Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

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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
Regular APR
16.49% - 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95
Balance Transfer
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit

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