Deal alert: East Coast cities to Costa Rica from $221

Apr 3, 2022

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There’s always something to see in Costa Rica from museums and cathedrals to rainforests and beaches. American Airlines is offering discounted fares to San Jose from East Coast areas of the U.S. starting below $250 round trip for travel this fall.

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National Theatre of Costa Rica San Jose
(Photo by repistu / Getty Images)

SecreFlying reported this deal which is available from September to November.

Deal basics

Airline: American
How to book: Search Google Flights and book directly through the airline
Travel dates: September – November

Related: Rest and relaxation, rainforest edition: Los Altos Resort in Costa Rica, part of Hyatt

Sample flights

The offers below are for basic economy tickets on American Airlines, which include a carry-on. A checked bag will cost $30 each way.

One of the most inexpensive offers we found was a flight from Miami (MIA) to San Jose (SJO) for $221 round-trip. The departure flight includes a short stop in Dallas (DFW).

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Travelers can snag a flight from New York (LGA) to San Jose (SJO) for $254 round-trip. This trip includes a stop in Miami (MIA) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Flights from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Jose (SJO) are available for $278 round trip. There are short layovers in Miami (MIA) on the departure and Dallas (DFW) on the return.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

You can go from Baltimore (BWI) to San Jose (SJO) for $284 round trip. This deal below for travel in the beginning of October includes a stop in Dallas (DFW) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)


Maximize your purchase

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The information for 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 I redeemed 100,000 Chase points to book a Costa Rica trip of a lifetime

Bottom line:

Costa Rica’s culture, landscape and architecture will draw you in. Don’t miss out on a chance to visit the capital of San Jose at a great price!

Featured photo by Arctic-Images/Getty Images.

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