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Deal Alert: NYC and Chicago to San Juan From $198 Round-Trip

Sept. 20, 2016
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Deal Alert: NYC and Chicago to San Juan From $198 Round-Trip
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As the Northeast starts to cool down, many will be looking to escape the cold. These cheap fares to San Juan, Puerto Rico are a great way to do just that. JetBlue has tickets starting at just $198 round-trip from New York City (JFK) and Chicago (ORD) to San Juan (SJU). We're seeing wide availability from the end of September through January 2017 .

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Airline: JetBlue
Route: JFK and ORD to SJU
Cost: $198+ round-trip in Economy
Dates: September 2016 - January 2017
Booking Link: Expedia
Pay With: Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige Card or Chase Sapphire Preferred

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to San Juan (SJU) for $198 round-trip in October:

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New York (JFK) to San Juan (SJU) for $198 round-trip in October.

Chicago (ORD) to San Juan (SJU) for $198 round-trip in November:

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Chicago (ORD) to San Juan (SJU) for $198 round-trip in November.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve, 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!