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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 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.
TPG is seeing cheap flights from several US cities into Cartagena, Colombia (CTG). The deals land around August 2018 through January 2019, excluding the holidays, but the dates vary depending on where you depart from. You can fly from Atlanta (ATL), Baltimore (BWI), Denver (DEN), Hartford (BDL), Orlando (MCO), Philadelphia (PHL), Pittsburgh (PIT) and Raleigh (RDU) to Cartagena starting at just $275 round-trip.
We recently reviewed the beautiful Conrad Cartagena hotel by Hilton — a great choice if you decide to travel to the historical and sunny destination.
To book, simply scroll through dates on Google Flights to find the cheapest time to travel. Once you’ve selected flights that work with your schedule and budget, you can book through Orbitz, Expedia or directly through the airline itself.
Airline(s): JetBlue, Delta, COPA, Avianca,
Route: ATL/BWI/DEN/BDL/MCO/PHL/PIT/RDU to CTG
Cost: $275+ round-trip in economy
Dates: August 2018 through January 2019
Booking Link: Orbitz, Expedia or with the airline itself
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare), Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred (2x on travel)
Here are a few examples of what you can book:
Pittsburgh (PIT) to Cartagena, Colombia (CTG) from $275 round-trip:
Baltimore (BWI) to Cartagena, Colombia (CTG) from $294 round-trip on JetBlue:
Denver (DEN) to Cartagena, Colombia (CTG) from $295 round-trip on COPA:
Philadelphia (PHL) to Cartagena, Colombia (CTG) from $298 round-trip on JetBlue:
Atlanta (ATL) to Cartagena, Colombia (CTG) from $317 round-trip on JetBlue:
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, or Citi Prestige (3x 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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