Deal alert: Fly to Orlando for $148

Mar 21, 2022

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Summer is coming, and many families will be putting on their Mickey Mouse ears and heading to Florida to enjoy Walt Disney World or Universal Studios. After the summer rush, American Airlines is offering discounted fares to Orlando starting below $150 round trip in the fall months.

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(Photo by Summer Hull/The Points Guy)

SecretFlying first alerted us to this deal, which can be booked for travel from September to October.

Deal basics

Airline: American Airlines
Routes: ATL/CLT/DCA/LAX to MCO
How to book: Directly through the airline or through Google Flights
Travel dates: September — October

Related: The all-new ‘Star Wars’ hotel is the travel experience I waited 45 years to enjoy

Sample flights

The deals below are for main cabin seats on American Airlines, which include a seat selection and carry-on. A checked bag will cost $30 each way.

For $148 round-trip, you can snag a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Orlando (MCO).

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

From the East Coast, there are flights available from Washington, D.C., (DCA) to Orlando (MCO) for $178 round-trip.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Travelers can fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Orlando (MCO) for $233 round trip. This offer also includes short stops in Charlotte (CLT) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

For $280 round trip, you can fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Orlando (MCO). The deal below includes quick connections in Miami (MIA).

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Related: How to visit Disney World on a budget

Maximize your purchase

Pay with: The Platinum Card® from American Express for 5 points per dollar 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 on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card or Chase Sapphire Reserve for 3 points per dollar on air travel, the American Express® Gold Card for 3 points per dollar on airfare when booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for 2 points per dollar on travel.

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: How to use points to buy Disney tickets

Bottom line

Even though Disney ticket prices increased in February, there are ways to save on your trip, including booking one of these deals on American Airlines.

Featured photo by Summer Hull/The Points Guy.

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