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Deal alert: Flights from Philadelphia to the Caribbean under $300

March 5 2022
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American Airlines is offering deals on flights to various Caribbean destinations under $300 round-trip from Philadelphia. You can fly from the "City of Brotherly Love" to Aruba or Turks and Caicos for the white sand beaches. Or fly to Trinidad and Tobago for delicious food such as doubles, stewed, spicy chickpeas in between two fried flaps of dough. In Antigua and Barbuda, you can go from the coast to the rain forest.

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Aruba. (Photo by Christopher Drost/Getty Images)

SecretFlying alerted us about the discounted basic economy class fares on American Airlines to these spots in the Caribbean, which can be booked for travel from March to June.

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Deal basics

Airline: American Airlines
Routes: PHL to ANU/AUA/PLS/POS
How to book: Directly through the airline or through Google Flights
Travel dates: March — June

Related: A country-by-country guide to reopening in the Caribbean

Sample Flights

The deals below are for basic economy flights on American, which include a standard seat and a carry-on. Checked baggage will cost extra.

The cheapest and shortest flight we found is from Philadelphia (PHL) to Aruba (AUA) for $248 round-trip.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

There are flights from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providenciales (PLS) in the Turks and Caicos for $264 round-trip. There are stops in Charlotte (CLT) each way, including a long layover that is over 13 hours on the return flight.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Travelers can go from Philadelphia (PHL) to Antigua and Barbuda (ANU) at $278 round-trip. The flight includes a stop in Miami (MIA) on the departure and two stops on the return in MIA and Charlotte (CLT).

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Flights to Port of Spain (POS), the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, from Philadelphia (PHL) are available for $291 round-trip and include long stops in Miami (MIA) each way.

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: 9 amazing places to use points for a trip to the Caribbean

Bottom Line

Whether you want to stay in the new and luxurious Ritz Carlton in Turks and Caicos or book a stay at a Caribbean hotel using points, there are plenty of options to escape and relax. Don’t miss out on these deals on American Airlines to these stunning locations in the Caribbean.

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Editorial disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airline or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

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