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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. 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.
JetBlue is having one of its well-known, two-day flash sales. The “Save Some Green” sale is showing fares as low as $39 one-way, with both domestic and international destinations available. In order to score these low-priced tickets, you must book by April 11, at 11:59pm ET or local time. Eligible travel dates are between April 17 and June 20, 2018, with blackout dates from May 22-30, 2018.
Note that a few of the dates included in this sale are for peak summer travel time — a great opportunity to book a summer vacation with cheap airfare. We’re seeing plenty of availability for multiple dates scattered through June 20. Because so many cities are part of this sale, it’ll be best to check out JetBlue’s page in order to find out exactly which ones are included. The best way to find availability is to search Google Flights for the routes and dates and then click through to JetBlue’s website to book. Act quick! These fares won’t last long — they’ll be available through Wednesday only.
Routes: Domestic and international routes
Cost: $39+ one-way, $78 round-trip in economy
Dates: April 17 to June 20, 2018
Booking Link: Orbitz or Expedia
Pay With: The Platinum Card from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Las Vegas (LAS) to Long Beach (LGB) for $38 one-way in April:
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to New Orleans (MSY) for $43 one-way in May:
New York (JFK) to Washington, DC (IAD) for $43 one-way in April:
Charleston (CHS) to Washington, DC (DCA) for $48 one-way in May:
Boston (BOS) to Richmond (RIC) for $58 one-way in May:
New York (LGA) to Boston (BOS) for $63 one-way in June:
Philadelphia (PHL) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) for $68 one-way in May:
Washington, DC (DCA) to Jacksonville (JAX) for $73 one-way in June:
Las Vegas (LAS) to Long Beach (LGB) for $78 round-trip in May:
Orlando (MCO) to Austin (AUS) for $83 one-way in April:
Newark (EWR) to West Palm Beach (PBI) for $88 one-way in June:
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Havana, Cuba (HAV) for $98 one-way in June:
Orlando (MCO) to San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU) for $108 one-way in May:
San Francisco (SFO) to New York (JFK) for $143 in May:
Washington, DC (DCA) to Jacksonville (JAX) for $151 round-trip in April/May:
Boston (BOS) to Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI) for $169 in May:
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Platinum Card (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.
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