Deal Alert: Lie-Flat Business Class to South America From $648 Round-Trip

Aug 26, 2017

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Oneworld airline LATAM just launched some incredible deals from the US to South America in business class. You can fly in lie-flat business class to Bogota from just $648 round-trip, Guayaquil (launch point to the Galápagos islands) for $1,098 round-trip or even all the way down to Brazil for just $1,298 round-trip. Many of these options are out of Miami, but some are out of New York, Washington DC and Orlando. The deal runs from October through March, making it great for a winter escape to South America.

These flights are easily searchable with Google Flights. Once you find dates that work for you, click through to book on LATAM’s website or use Orbitz or Expedia to get a slightly longer free cancellation period.

Airline: LATAM, matched on some routes by Avianca, American Airlines
Route: US Cities to South America
Cost: $648+ round-trip in business
Dates: October 2017 – March 2018
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Miami (MIA) to Bogota (BOG) for $648 round-trip nonstop in October:

MIA-BOG

Miami (MIA) to Lima (LIM) for $1,097 round-trip nonstop in November:

MIA-LIM

New York (JFK) to Guayaquil (GYE) for $1,099 round-trip in January:

JFK-GYE

Washington DC (IAD) to Lima (LIM) for $1,188 round-trip in October:

IAD-LIM

Miami (MIA) to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) for $1,297 round-trip in October:

MIA-GIG

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