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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend 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.

You can now book JetBlue Mint, one of TPG’s favorite domestic products, on transcontinental routes from $399 one-way or $796 round-trip. The discounted fares are available from either coast (in both directions) and are offered now through October, but you’ll find the most availability in early July. JetBlue usually charges at least $599 one-way, or $1,198 round-trip, for these seats — so you’ll want to book your flight as soon as you find availability on your desired dates. We recommend searching with Google Flights and then booking through Orbitz, Expedia or directly with JetBlue.

The Business Gold Rewards card earns Membership Points that can be redeemed for JetBlue

Airline: JetBlue
Routes: LAS/SAN/SEA to/from BOS/JFK
Cost: $796+ round-trip in lie-flat business class
Dates: June 2018 – October 2018
Booking Link: OrbitzExpedia or directly with the airline
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

New York (JFK) to San Diego (SAN) for $796 round-trip nonstop in July:

Seattle (SEA) to New York (JFK) for $866 round-trip nonstop in September:

New York (JFK) to Las Vegas (LAS) for $896 nonstop in July:

Boston (BOS) to Seattle (SEA) for $896 round-trip nonstop in August:

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, or Citi Prestige (5x 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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Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

NEW INCREASED OFFER: 60,000 Points

TPG'S BONUS VALUATION*: $1,200

CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 60,000 points are worth $750 toward travel
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