Delta lie-flat seats to South America have dropped to $787 R/T

Jan 6, 2020

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Now here’s something we don’t see often: Delta first-class and Delta One tickets to South America starting at just $787 round-trip. We’re seeing deals from Boston (BOS), Baltimore (BWI) and more. We even see deals from cities we don’t see, including the hometown of TPG’s Nick Ellis, Grand Rapids (GRR).

Note that all of the deals are lie-flat, though Delta differentiates between first-class and Delta One. All of the international legs are in Delta’s first class, with the connecting flights from Atlanta (ATL) to Bogota (BOG) and Lima (LIM) in Delta One. All of the international legs are on Delta’s 767-300.

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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.

Airline: Delta
Routes: ATL/BWI/RDU/BOS/GRR – BOG/LIM
Cost: $787+ round-trip in first or Delta One
Dates: February – March 2020
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Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Atlanta (ATL) to Bogota (BOG) for $787 round-trip nonstop in first class:

Raleigh (RDU) to Lima (LIM) for $886 round-trip in Delta One:

Boston (BOS) to Lima (LIM) for $886 round-trip in Delta One:

Grand Rapids (GRR) to Bogota (BOG) for $924 round-trip in first:

Baltimore (BWI) to Bogota (BOG) for $961 round-trip in first:

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