Deal Alert: Delta One Business Class Flights to Peru From $837 Round-Trip

Aug 23, 2019

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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.

While Peru is filled with plenty of wonders, Machu Picchu takes the prize for the most well known. Whether you want to go explore the Inca ruins yourself or the floating grass islands of Lake Titicaca or the “poor man’s Galapagos” of Islas Ballestas, you’ll want to be well-rested before your adventure. What better way to do so than to fly in lie-flat business class down to Peru in Delta One?

Today, we are seeing cheap flights to Lima (LIM) from a number of US cities — including Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Boston (BOS), New Orleans (MSY), Nashville (BNA), Austin (AUS), Hartford (BDL), Jacksonville (JAX) and Buffalo (BUF) — starting at just $837 round-trip.

While the domestic flights will be on an aircraft that has a standard recliner seat, the flight from Atlanta to Lima has a lie-flat business class product. In fact, TPG has reviewed this exact flight a few years back.

Seats in even rows are closer to the aisle.
Delta’s 767-400ER business class. Image by Eric Rosen / TPG.

It’s possible you may even find yourself in the newly retrofitted Delta 767-400ER with the enhanced Delta One seats.(Photo by Benji Stawski / The Points Guy)(Photo by Benji Stawski / The Points Guy)

To search for these fares, 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, through an OTA like Priceline.

Airlines: Delta
Cost: $837+ round-trip in business class
Travel Dates: limited dates from November 2019 through April 2020 with most dates in January-February 2020
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Premier℠ CardChase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige® Card (3x on airfare), American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare booked directly with the airline or or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Lima (LIM) for $837 round-trip 1-stop:

Boston (BOS) to Lima (LIM) for $886 round-trip 1-stop:

New Orleans (MSY) to Lima (LIM) for $886 round-trip 1-stop:

Nashville (BNA) to Lima (LIM) for $886 round-trip 1-stop:

Austin (AUS) to Lima (LIM) for $886 round-trip 1-stop:

Hartford (BDL) to Lima (LIM) for $886 round-trip 1-stop:

Jacksonville (JAX) to Lima (LIM) for $886 round-trip 1-stop:

Buffalo (BUF) to Lima (LIM) for $886 round-trip 1-stop:

Nashville (BNA) to Lima (LIM) for $886 round-trip 1-stop in March-April 2020:

Boston (BOS) to Lima (LIM) for $946 round-trip 1-stop in April 2020:

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 CardCiti Premier CardCiti 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.

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