Deal Alert: $49 Fares from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale

May 19, 2015

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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.

On the heels of JetBlue’s new service to Mexico City, JetBlue just announced new service between Philadelphia and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, starting November 19, 2015 — and the airline is offering discounted $49 one-way fares to celebrate the new route. You can score these cheap fares from November 2015 through February 2016 by booking on JetBlue’s site.

Philadelphia to Ft. Lauderdale on JetBlue for $49:

Head from Philadelphia to Ft. Lauderdale for $49 each way.
Head from Philadelphia to Ft. Lauderdale for $49 each way.

For comparison, a similar flight from New York (JFK) to Ft. Lauderdale will run you $144 on the same day, so there is definitely value to be had with the sale from Philly.

For comparison, a JetBlue flight from New York (JFK) to  Ft. Lauderdale will run $144 in November.
For comparison, a JetBlue flight from New York (JFK) to Ft. Lauderdale will run $144 in November.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige (both offering 3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

If you’re able to score one of these tickets, please share the good news in the comments below!

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