Deal Alert: New York and Los Angeles to Galapagos Gateway from $361 Round-Trip
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Want to go to the Galapagos? Now is your chance. Copa Airlines is discounting flights from New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) to Guayaquil (GYE), the gateway city where all Galapagos-bound flights leave from. Round-trip fares start at $361 and require a stop in Panama City. There's availability from August to November. You can add on flights to the Galapagos Islands from Guayaquil with several different airlines flying to Baltra Island (GPS) and San Cristobal (SCY) airports.
Route: LAX and JFK to GYE
Cost: $361+ round-trip in economy
Dates: August - November 2016
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:
Los Angeles (LAX) to Guayaquil (GYE) for $361 round-trip in November:
New York (JFK) to Guayaquil (GYE) for $361 round-trip in August:
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H/T: The Flight Deal