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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.
Brazil should be on every traveler’s bucket list — even for a mileage run. From the booming cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to the beautiful beaches of Fortaleza and the famous Amazon, there’s plenty to see on a visit. Now both Oneworld and SkyTeam carriers, as well as a low-cost airline, are offering cheap flights to several Brazilian cities. We’re seeing the cheapest fares between Miami (MIA) and Fortaleza (FOR) starting at $351 round-trip with GOL. Flights from New York (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) can also be found from $581 round-trip on both LATAM and Delta.
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.
Airlines: Delta, LATAM, GOL
Routes: JFK/MIA to FOR/GRU
Cost: $351+ round-trip in economy
Travel Dates: September 2018 – March 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 (5x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
Booking Link: Priceline, Orbitz, Expedia or directly with the airline
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Miami (MIA) to Fortaleza (FOR) for $351 round-trip on GOL:
New York (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) for $581 round-trip on Delta:
New York (JFK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) for $581 round-trip on LATAM:
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, 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.
H/T: The Flight Deal
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