Deal Alert: JetBlue Flash Sale From $28 One-Way
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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 has shared the details of another flash sale for international and domestic destinations, with prices starting from just $28 one-way or $56 round-trip. This can be a great way to use some JetBlue TrueBlue points, since redeeming points with the airline is based on the cost of the ticket. Discounted flights are available from most US airports, with decent availability for the routes we’ve previewed here. The carrier has included many transcon fares in the sale as well, like New York (JFK) to Oakland (OAK) for just $188 round-trip. These discounted flights are valid for departures from January 17 through March 8, 2017 with blackout dates from February 17 through February 26. Be sure to book quickly, as this sale ends tomorrow night (January 5) at 11:59pm ET.
Route: Domestic and international routes
Cost: $28+ one-way or $56+ round-trip in economy
Dates: January 17 – March 8, 2017 (Blackout Dates: 2/17 – 2/26)
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:
Long Beach (LGB) to Las Vegas (LAS) for 1,100 points + $5.60 one-way in January:
Long Beach (LGB) to Las Vegas (LAS) for $56 round-trip in January:
New York (JFK) to Bermuda (BDA) for 2,300 points + $5.60 one-way in March:
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Turks and Caicos (PLS) for $153 round-trip in February:
New York (JFK) to Oakland (OAK) for $188 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.
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