Deal alert: Jamaica winter fares for as low as $215 nonstop
Jamaica is a destination we're always interested in, but especially so when fares are too good to pass up. If you've been trying to lock in your winter getaway itinerary then you'll want to check out the great fares to Montego Bay you can find at the moment.
Fares are drastically discounted for travel to Jamaica from a number of U.S. cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, and Philadelphia. American and Delta fares are for Basic Economy, but JetBlue and United have Main Cabin seats in this sale, which include a free carry-on and a seat assignment. The majority of prices are in the $300s, with a few as low as $215.
This fare sale is for travel between December 2021 and May 2022. This deal is even more tempting if you live in Minneapolis because the sale fares include Christmas and New Year's Eve from that city. Doesn't New Year's Eve in Jamaica sound nice?
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Our friends at Thrifty Traveler Premium tipped us off to these great fare deals, which they sent out first to their subscribers.
Even if you're not a member, you can still score a discounted ticket. Just use Google Flights and search for your desired routes and dates. As always, flexibility in your travel plans will help you nab the best prices.
Airlines: American, Delta, JetBlue, United.
Routes: ATL/BOS//EWR/FLL/JFK/MCO/MIA/MSP/ORD/PHL to Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ).
Cost: Starting at $215 round-trip.
Dates: December-May 2022; availability varies.
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We mentioned that Minneapolis travelers can enjoy discounted travel during the holidays, so let's start there. We found a nonstop flight on Delta that gets you to the beach for New Year's Eve and will cost you less than $400. That's a significant savings from normal prices.
A nonstop flight from Miami to Jamaica in early January on American can be had for just $215. It's a Basic Economy fare, but at that price, who cares?
A Chicago-to-Montego Bay itinerary in January is less than $400 on American.
We had the best success finding the most available routes at these low prices in January. For example, flights out of Philadelphia were just $344 nonstop for a Basic Economy seat.
If you're looking to soak up the sun during the winter, few places are as ideal as Jamaica. At these prices, why not treat yourself?