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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, but in this case it appears you must book directly through Delta.

Flights deals to Brazil are available once again this week with nonstop service between New York (JFK) and Sao Paulo, Brazil (GRU) on Delta for under $500. In October, there were also a couple of deals to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Today’s sale fares start at $479, with plenty of travel dates available between January and September 2016. Note that a few flights seem to include a short connection in the US, but it’s certainly possible to book an itinerary with nonstop service on flights to and from New York.

Don’t forget that you need a visa to visit Brazil, so make sure you’re eligible to get a visa before you book.

Airline: Delta
Routes: JFK to GRU
Cost: $479+ round-trip in economy
Dates: January 2016 through September 2016
Elite Mileage Earning: At least 9,490 elite-qualifying miles
Fare Class: V
Pay With: American Express Premier Rewards Gold, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) for $479 in February on Delta (earns 9,490 MQMs):

New York (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) for $479 in February on Delta.

New York (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) for $479 in March on Delta (earns 9,490 MQMs):

New York (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) for $479 in March on Delta.

New York (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) for $479 in May on Delta (earns 9,490 MQMs):

New York (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) for $479 in May on Delta.

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

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

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