Deal Alert: Nonstop Flights to Argentina From $599 Round-Trip
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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.
Argentina-based airline Aerolineas Argentinas is running a promotion from Miami (MIA) and New York City (JFK) to Argentina for $599 and $699 round-trip, respectively. American Airlines, United and LATAM have moved quickly to match these fares.
There's plenty of reasons to visit Argentina right now. Highest on the list might be how far the US dollar gets you while you're there. (Argentina landed #1 in TPG's recent round-up of Places Where Your Dollars Will Go Further Right Now.) If you're not convinced quite yet, here's an ultimate drinking guide to Buenos Aires that might grease the wheels.
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 or Expedia.
Note that some of these flights are pricing as low as $482 round-trip nonstop through discount OTAs with questionable track records. To find these fares, search through Momondo and then click through to the OTA. Just note that you're unlikely to get free 24-hour cancellation and may not get the same credit card earnings or protections as if you booked directly with the airline.
Airlines: Aerolineas Argentinas, American Airlines, United
Routes: MIA/JFK/EWR to EZE/COR/MDZ
Cost: $599+ round-trip in economy
Travel Dates: January - June 2019
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Prestige Card (3x 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:
Miami (MIA) to Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE) for $599 round-trip nonstop on Aerolineas Argentinas:
Miami (MIA) to Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE) for $599 round-trip nonstop on American Airlines:
Miami (MIA) to Córdoba, Argentina (COR) for $599 round-trip nonstop on American Airlines:
Miami (MIA) to Córdoba, Argentina (COR) for $599 round-trip one-stop on Aerolineas Argentinas:
New York Kennedy (JFK) to Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE) for $699 round-trip nonstop on Aerolineas Argentinas:
New York Kennedy (JFK) to Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE) for $699 round-trip nonstop on American Airlines:
Newark (EWR) to Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE) for $699 round-trip nonstop on United:
New York Kennedy (JFK) to Mendoza, Argentina (MDZ) for $699 round-trip one-stop on Aerolineas Argentinas:
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® Gold Card, Citi Premier® Card, Citi Prestige Card (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.