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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 American Express Platinum Card, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through 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.
JetBlue is one-upping itself with yet another sale on top of its A December to Adventure promo. This two-day flash sale includes international and domestic destinations, with prices starting from just $28 one-way or $56 round-trip. Discounted flights are available from most US airports, but availability is somewhat limited for this sale. The sale prices are valid for departures from January 9 through March 8, with blackout dates from January 14 through January 16 and February 18 through February 26. Be sure to book quickly, as this sale ends tomorrow night (December 14) at 11:59pm ET.
Route: Domestic and international routes
Cost: $28+ one-way or $56+ round-trip in economy
Dates: January 9 – March 8, 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:
Long Beach (LGB) to Las Vegas (LAS) for $28 one-way in January:
Las Vegas (LAS) to San Francisco (SFO) for 1,100 points + $5.60 round-trip in February:
Long Beach (LGB) to Las Vegas (LAS) for $56 round-trip in January:
New York (JFK) to Bermuda (BDA) for $192 round-trip in February:
New York (JFK) to San Francisco (SFO) for $236 round-trip in February:
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.
Featured image of a JetBlue aircraft courtesy of Joe Raedle/Getty Images.
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