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Deal Alert: Chicago to San Francisco From $127 Round-Trip

Nov. 01, 2016
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Deal Alert: Chicago to San Francisco From $127 Round-Trip
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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 or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using the Platinum Card from American Express, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through the Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.

Halloween might be over but the scary-good deals live on, as American Airlines is offering round-trip flights from Chicago (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO) from just $127 round-trip. Even better, this deal works both ways, so if you're originating in San Francisco you can visit Chicago for the same low price of $127 round-trip. Availability is pretty wide open too, with flights being offered from now through February 2017. This is a fantastic deal and might not last long, so book now and plan later!

Airline: American
Route: ORD - SFO and SFO - ORD
Cost: $126 round-trip in economy
Dates: November — February 2017
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

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San Francisco (SFO) to Chicago (ORD) for $127 round-trip in November:

San Francisco (SFO) to Chicago (ORD) for $127 round-trip.

Chicago (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO) for $127 round-trip in January:

Chicago (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO) for $127 round-trip.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Platinum Card (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), 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.

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

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