Colombia deal alert: Fly to Santa Marta and Barranquilla from Miami, NYC and Orlando from $220
Check out this new fare sale to Colombia. You can score round-trip tickets from Miami, Orlando and New York City to Barranquilla and the country's oldest city, Santa Marta, for as low as $220. Most of the available flights include layovers, but we even found a few nonstop flights.
Best availability is for travel between September and January. Remember that some basic economy fares don't include full-size carry-on bags, so check the airline's policy before booking. It will typically cost you between $50 and $80 round trip to upgrade for more overhead bin space. Checked luggage costs around $30 to $35 each way.
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You know what we suggest: Flexibility with travel plans will help you score the best price.
Airlines: American, Avianca, Copa, United
Routes: Miami, New York and Orlando to Santa Marta and Barranquilla, Colombia
How to book: Search Google Flights and book directly through the airline
Travel dates: Best availability from August this year through January 2023
You can book Miami (MIA) to Santa Marta (SMR) for a late August getaway to the northern Colombian coastal city for the bargain basement price of $220 round trip on Copa Airlines. This was far and away the best price we found for this route.
If you live a bit further north up the Florida Turnpike, you can fly out of Orlando (MCO) to Santa Marta in September on Copa for $338 round-trip. We found similar rates for this route in October and November as well.
There are also discounted tickets from New York City (JFK) to Santa Marta as low as $286 round-trip, but availability was more limited. So if you live in the tri-state area, don't wait too long to book this one. Also, note that there is a lengthy layover each way with this itinerary.
Copa also has good prices on flights to Barranquilla (BAQ), like this early December ticket out of Kennedy Airport for $278 roundtrip.
The prices for NYC to Barranquilla go up once we reach 2023, but American has round-trip fares as low as $321 in January.
Remember we said there were even a few nonstops involved in this sale? Here's a great price on a nonstop flight from Miami to Barranquilla in January for only $303 on American.
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