Deal alert: Snag a flight to Aruba for as low as $160

Jan 29, 2022

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Aruba is a tropical Caribbean destination that tourists flock to all year. Who can blame them? From exploring a variety of stunning beaches, unique dive sites or the pastel-colored shops in the capital of Oranjestad, Aruba has something for every traveler. JetBlue Airways is offering deals to Aruba from major U.S. cities starting at $160 round-trip.

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Scott’s Cheap Flights, which offers a premium membership starting at $49 a year for alerts on discounted fares, found this deal for travel in February and March.

Deal basics

Airline: JetBlue Airways
Routes: BOS/FLL/JFK/LAX/ORD to AUA
How to book: Directly through JetBlue or via Google Flights
Travel dates: February and March

Related:  All things Aruba: Where to stay, how to get there and COVID-19 protocols

Sample flights

The following deals are for Blue Basic fares on JetBlue, which only include a standard seat. A carry on, checked bag and seat selection will cost extra. The lowest price is $160 round-trip, and all the deals below are under $275 round-trip.

We found a basic economy flight from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Aruba (AUA) for $160 round-trip from the middle to end of March.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

There are nonstop flights from New York (JFK) to Aruba (AUA) priced at $208 in March.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

There is limited availability from Chicago (ORD) to Aruba (AUA) at the price of $221 round-trip. We found one from the end of February to the beginning of March. The trip has a stop in Fort Lauderdale (FLL) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

You can travel from Boston (BOS) to Aruba (AUA) for $267 round-trip throughout March. The deal below is for the beginning of March and has a layover in New York (JFK) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

On the West Coast, travelers can go from Los Angeles (LAX) to Aruba (AUA) for $274 round-trip from the end of February to beginning of March. This flight includes a stop in Fort Lauderdale (FLL) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Related: Miles Away: Pursuing points perfection in Aruba

Maximize your purchase

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The information for the JetBlue Card, the JetBlue Plus Card, the JetBlue Business Card and the Citi Prestige Card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

Related: 9 amazing places to use points for a trip to the Caribbean

Bottom line

Don’t wait too long to book these fares as some of these deals are limited and bound to go fast. All visitors 12 and older must take a COVID-19 test to enter Aruba, but there is no proof of vaccination needed.

Featured image by Clint Henderson/The Points Guy.

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