Deal Alert: Fly to New Orleans this Winter from $107 Round-Trip
Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here.
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.
Northerners can rejoice with the latest deal alert to New Orleans this winter. American, Delta and United are offering sub-$200 fares with travel dates from October through February 2016. The cheapest rate we found is on flights from Chicago (ORD), priced between $107 and $117 round-trip on American. Delta and United are also offering discounted nonstop flights to New Orleans from Washington, D.C. ($176) or New York ($196).
Airline(s): American, Delta and United
Route(s): IAD, JFK, ORD to MSY
Cost: $107-$200+ round-trip in economy
Dates: October 2015 through February 2016
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Chicago (ORD) to New Orleans (MSY) for $107 on American (earns 1,673 EQMs):
Washington (IAD) to New Orleans (MSY) for $176 on United (earns 1,908 PQMs):
New York (JFK) to New Orleans (MSY) for $196 on Delta (earns 2,364 MQMs):
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 or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
H/T: The Flight Deal
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