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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.

Today we are seeing a smattering of great nonstop flight deals from various US cities to destinations in the Caribbean — including San Juan, Aruba, Martinique and Guadeloupe. And the good news is that you don’t have to worry about dealing with hurricane season, as these deals stretch into next spring.

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. Then click through to the airline or online travel agency (OTA) to book the deal.

Airlines: Frontier, American Airlines, Norwegian, JetBlue, Delta, United
Routes: ATL/MIA/FLL/JFK/EWR to SJU/AUA/FDF/PTP
Cost: $148+ round-trip in economy
Travel Dates: November-December 2018 and February-April 2019
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Premier Card, Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold CardCiti Prestige (3x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)
Booking Link: PricelineExpedia or directly with the airline

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Atlanta (ATL) to San Juan (SJU) for $148 round-trip nonstop on Frontier:

Miami (MIA) to Aruba (AUA) for $168 round-trip nonstop in American Airlines Basic Economy:

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Fort-de-France, Martinique (FDF) for $178 round-trip nonstop on Norwegian:

New York’s Kennedy (JFK) to Fort-de-France, Martinique (FDF) for $188 round-trip nonstop on Norwegian:

New York’s Kennedy (JFK) to Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe (PTP) for $188 round-trip nonstop on Norwegian:

Miami (MIA) to Aruba (AUA) for $198 round-trip nonstop in American Airlines Main Cabin:

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Aruba (AUA) for $236 round-trip nonstop on JetBlue:

New York’s Kennedy (JFK) to San Juan (SJU) for $239 round-trip nonstop on Delta:

Newark (EWR) to San Juan (SJU) for $239 round-trip nonstop on United:

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 ReserveAmerican Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier, 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.

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