Deal Alert: Flights to Colombia From $258 Round-Trip

Aug 6, 2018

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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 Platinum Card® from American Express, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through the 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.

There are plenty of reasons to love Cartagena. A visit there isn’t your typical beach vacation, as you can just as easily immerse yourself in history, art and theater as you can take a dip in the sea. But if you need another reason to visit, flights to Cartagena (CTG) are on sale from several cities, including Atlanta (ATL), Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Philadelphia (PHL). The discounted fares start at $258 round-trip and are valid for dates scattered from September through November.

You don’t need any tricks to get these prices, just head to Google Flights and plug in your desired departure city. After finding dates that work best for you, book with the airline directly or with an OTA such as Expedia or Priceline.

Airlines: Avianca, JetBlue
Routes: ATL/BDL/BWI/FLL/JAX/MIA/PHL/PIT/RDU/RIC to CTG
Cost: $258+ round-trip in economy
Dates: September – November 2018
Booking Link: OrbitzExpedia or directly with the airline
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Cartagena (CTG) in October for $258 round-trip on JetBlue:

Atlanta (ATL) to Cartagena (CTG) in September for $290 round-trip on JetBlue:

Miami (MIA) to Cartagena (CTG) in November for $298 round-trip on Avianca via Expedia:

Philadelphia (PHL) to Cartagena (CTG) in October for $326 round-trip on JetBlue:

Baltimore (BWI) to Cartagena (CTG) in October for $336
round-trip on JetBlue:

Maximize Your Purchase

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

H/T: Scott’s Cheap Flights

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