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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.

American Airlines is currently offering excellent fares on nonstop flights from NYC to Orlando, with round-trips starting at just $108 round-trip. The deal is available mostly throughout the month of September, with some dates in October and November available for just a bit more. This fare could make for a great last-minute vacation to Disney World or Universal Studios.

This is also a great opportunity to take advantage of the new Visa Infinite companion discount that comes with the Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card. That benefit would bring the cost down to just $58 per person round-trip! Using Citi Thank You points from the Citi Prestige at 1.6 cents per point is also a great value. That would cost just 6,762 points round-trip, and you would earn 50% of the distance flown in redeemable miles, or nearly 974 instead of the 372 miles you would earn with revenue-based accrual.

Airline: American
Route: New York to Orlando
Cost: $108+ round-trip in economy
Dates: September 2016
Booking Link: Expedia
Pay With: Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold CardCiti Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to Orlando (MCO) for $108 round-trip via AA:

New York (JFK) to Orlando (MCO) for $108 round-trip on American’s site:

New York (JFK) to Orlando (MCO) for 6,762 Thank You points round-trip via Citi:

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New York (JFK) to Orlando (MCO) for 6,762 Thank You points round-trip on Citi’s site.

New York (JFK) to Orlando (MCO) for $116 round-trip for two people via Visa:

New York (JFK) to Orlando (MCO) for $116 round-trip for two people on Visa’s site.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold Card 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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