Deal Alert: Flights to Ecuador and Colombia From $293 Round-Trip

Aug 20, 2019

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Flights to the South American countries of Ecuador and Colombia have dropped as low as $293 round-trip.

If you’re looking for reasons to add Colombia to your future travels, check out 5 reasons you should visit Medelín and watch TPG himself explore the city.

As for Quito, there’s no doubt you’ll find plenty to do in the Ecuadorian Capital. If you’ve been dreaming of a trip to the wildlife filled Galapagos, then this is a great deal to take advantage of as it positions you perfectly for your flight to the islands. Check out our guide on how to maximize points and miles on a trip to the Galapagos here.

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 or through an OTA like Priceline or Expedia.

Airline Copa Air, JetBlue, United, Avianca, Interjet
Routes: ORD/JFK/MIA/SAN/BOS/DCA/LAS to CTG/UIO/CLO/MDE/BOG
Cost: $294 round-trip
Travel Dates: 
November 2019 – April (varies by route)
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Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Chicago (ORD) to Cartagena (CTG) for $294 round-trip on JetBlue:

New York (JFK) to Quito (UIO) for $339 round-trip on Interjet:

New York (JFK) to Quito (UIO) for $361 round-trip on Copa:

Miami (MIA) to Cali (CLO) for $361 round-trip on Avianca:San Diego (SAN) to Medellín (MDE) for $369 round-trip on JetBlue:Boston (BOS) to Quito (UIO) for $383 round-trip on Copa:San Diego (SAN) to Bogota (BOG) for $385 round-trip on United:Washington DC (DCA) to Quito (UIO) for $386 round-trip on JetBlue: Las Vegas (LAS) to Bogota (BOG) for $399 round-trip 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), Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire ReserveAmerican Express® Gold Card Citi Premier® 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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