Deal alert: Flights to sunny St. Thomas starting at $194

Jan 28, 2022

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If a trip to the Caribbean is on your radar during the frigid winter months, you’re not alone and you’re in luck. American Airlines is offering some great deals to St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands from major U.S. cities starting at $194 round-trip.

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Canoes on a beach in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean.
(Photo by cdwheatley/Getty Images)

We found out about these low fares, which are available from February to April, through Secret Flying. The most affordable rates are in March.

Deal basics

Airline: American Airlines.
Routes: JFK/AUS/MIA/ORD/DCA to STT.
How to book: Directly through American Airlines or via Google Flights.
Travel dates: February through April.

Related: A first look at the reopened Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas

Sample flights

The following deals are for basic economy and Main Cabin fares on American Airlines. You are allowed a carry-on and standard seat with a basic economy ticket; a Main Cabin ticket also includes seat selection. A checked bag and priority boarding will cost extra.

One of the most inexpensive round-trip flights we found was from New York (JFK) to St. Thomas (STT) nonstop at the beginning of March for $194.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Travelers can flee the Windy City and head to the sunny shores of St. Thomas from Chicago (ORD) for $203 round-trip. The departure flight includes a short stop in Miami (MIA) and on the return trip there is a layover in New York (JFK).

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

There is limited availability for direct flights from Miami (MIA) to St. Thomas for $211 round-trip, the cheapest rate we found, from the end of March to the beginning of April.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Travelers have a variety of Main Cabin flights from Austin, Texas (AUS), to St. Thomas throughout March for $266 round-trip. There is a stop in Miami each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Flights from Washington, D.C (DCA), to St. Thomas are $268 round-trip throughout March with layovers in Miami each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Related: These are the best times to visit the Caribbean

Maximize your purchase

Pay with: The Platinum Card® from American Express for 5 points per dollar spent on airfare booked directly with the airline or through American Express Travel (on up to $500,000 on these purchases per calendar year), the Citi Prestige® Card for 5 points per dollar spent on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card or Chase Sapphire Reserve for 3 points per dollar spent on air travel, the American Express® Gold Card for 3 points per dollar spent on airfare when booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for 2 points per dollar spent on travel.

The information for the Citi Prestige Card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

Related: Best ways to use miles in the Caribbean

Bottom line

Whether you want to go scuba diving, snorkeling or sailing in the scenic bays of St. Thomas, or just relax on a warm sandy beach, these deals to the Caribbean are hard to pass up.

Featured photo by cdwheatley/Getty Images.

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