Deal alert: Flights to Colombia and Ecuador from $268 RT

Feb 4, 2020

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts.

There’s never a bad time to visit Colombia or Ecuador, so when there are low fares to get you there, you should jump on. That time is now, as we’re currently seeing flights from major cities across the U.S. — including Dallas (DFW), Washington D.C. (DCA) and Phoenix (PHX) — to Bogotá (BOG), Cartagena (CTG) and Guayaquil (GYE) from $268 round-trip. The low fares are being offered by Delta, American, COPA and JetBlue and are available as soon as February through June 2020.

If you’re looking for something to do while you’re in Colombia, check out Brian Kelly’s vlog episodes from his recent trip to the country. And to learn how to best optimize your points to book a hotel, check out our guide on using points and miles in Colombia. If you’re thinking of booking the Guayaquil (GYE) deals and are considering a trip to the Galapagos, read this first. 

Sign up for TPG’s free daily email newsletter for more travel stories and tips delivered each morning to your inbox!

To search, head to Google Flights and enter your origin and destination cities. Scroll through the calendar function to find dates and prices that work for you. Finally, click through to book directly with the airline or through an OTA like Priceline, Orbitz or Expedia.

Airline: Delta, American, COPA, JetBlue
Routes: DFW/AUS/ATL/PHX/DCA/LAX/BOS/JFK to BOG/GYE/CTG
Cost: $268+ round-trip
Travel Dates: February – June 2020
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Citi Prestige® Card (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold Card (3x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Citi Premier® Card (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

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

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Dallas (DFW) to Bogota (BOG) for $268 round-trip on Delta:

Austin (AUS) to Bogota (BOG) for $269 round-trip on American:

Atlanta (ATL) to Guayaquil (GYE) for $343 round-trip on JetBlue:

Phoenix (PHX) to Medellín (MDE) for $366 round-trip on JetBlue:

Washington D.C. (DCA) to Guayaquil (GYE) for $368 round-trip on JetBlue:

Los Angeles (LAX) to Bogota (BOG) for $372 round-trip on Copa:

Boston (BOS) to Bogota (BOG) for $374 round-trip on Copa: New York (JFK) to Cartagena (CTG) for $395 round-trip on JetBlue:

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases to pay the taxes and fees, such as the Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Citi Prestige (5x on airfare), American Express® Gold CardChase Sapphire ReserveCiti Premier (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

Featured photo by Starcevic / Getty Images.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

WELCOME OFFER: 80,000 Points

TPG'S BONUS VALUATION*: $1,600

CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 3X points on dining and 2x points on travel, 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.

Apply Now
More Things to Know
  • Earn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $1,000 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.
  • Enjoy benefits such as a $50 annual Ultimate Rewards Hotel Credit, 5x on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards®, 3x on dining and 2x on all other travel purchases, plus more.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. For example, 80,000 points are worth $1,000 toward travel.
  • With Pay Yourself Back℠, your points are worth 25% more during the current offer when you redeem them for statement credits against existing purchases in select, rotating categories
  • Count on Trip Cancellation/Interruption Insurance, Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver, Lost Luggage Insurance and more.
Regular APR
16.24% - 23.24% Variable
Annual Fee
$95
Balance Transfer Fee
Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good

Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

Disclaimer: The responses below are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.