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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.
Today’s JetBlue sale is themed, “Travel like a boss.” While rates aren’t quite as good as Monday’s Get Goul-ing Sale, the deals will still save you a good chunk of change on travel between October 24 and December 15. To find the routes that are included as part of this flash sale, head to JetBlue’s sale page. Rates are only valid through Oct. 17 at 11:59pm ET or local time, and while supplies last. Some blackout dates do apply; for the most part, discounted fares are not available around Thanksgiving or on Fridays and Sundays.
Remember that this is a good time to use JetBlue TrueBlue points since award redemptions are tied to the cost of the ticket.
Routes: JetBlue domestic routes
Cost: $48+ one-way in economy
Travel Dates: October 24 to December 15 2018
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Premier Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Prestige (5x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
Booking Link: Priceline, Orbitz, Expedia or directly with the airline.
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Washington DC (DCA) to Charleston (CHS) for $48 one-way:
Buffalo (BUF) to Boston (BOS) for 2,600 points + $5.60 one-way:
Austin (AUS) to Orlando (MCO) for $148 round-trip:
New York (JFK) to San Francisco (SFO) for $236 round-trip:
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 Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier, Citi Prestige (5x 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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