Cheap Flights! Round-Trip New York & Miami $126, Los Angeles & Chicago $80, Florida to Colombia $192

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Via The Flight Deal, you can fly American Airlines between Miami and New York for ~$126 round-trip in coach.  Or you can fly between Chicago and Los Angeles for only ~$80 round-trip!

And Copa Airlines has cheap flights from Florida to Colombia starting at ~$192 round-trip in coach.

Travel dates vary for each destination, but all are valid this autumn.

Cheap Flights Round Trip New York Miami 126 Los Angeles Chicago 80 Florida To Colombia 192

Fly from Florida to Colombia for Under $200 Round-Trip!

You can search for this fare using ITA Matrix or Google Flights, then book it on the airline websites.

These fares will go fast!

How to Book It

Link:   ITA Matrix

Link:   Google Flights

Note:   If you book a ticket with an online travel agency like Orbitz or Expedia, you may be eligible for a refund within a short time of booking your ticket.  Check out my post on cancellation policies for airlines and online travel agencies for more details!

Domestic Flights

Note:  You can hold a reservation on American Airlines for up to 24 hours and get a full refund if you change your mind.

Remember, folks with the Citi Prestige can use Citi ThankYou points to purchase tickets at a rate of 1.6 cents per point on American Airlines.  So check if this same deal is available in the Citi Travel portal!

And if you have the Citi Executive AAdvantage MasterCard, you get 1st bag checked free for yourself and up to 8 companions traveling on the same reservation!

Fly Between Miami and New York

American Airlines has flights between Miami and New York for ~$126 round-trip.  The fare is good in both directions!

I found lots of flights available in October or November!

The fare is valid until early December 2015.  You must depart on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Saturday and purchase your ticket at least 21 days in advance.

Fly Between Chicago and Los Angeles

American Airlines also has flights between Chicago and Los Angeles for ~$80 round-trip.  That’s a great deal!  But flights are extremely limited.

I found flights in October for ~$80!

Cheap Flights Round Trip New York Miami 126 Los Angeles Chicago 80 Florida To Colombia 192

What a Deal! Round-Trip Between Los Angeles and Chicago for Just ~$80 in Coach!

The fare is valid from late October 2015 to early November 2015.  You must depart on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Saturday.  There’s a 21-day advance purchase required.

Note:   It looks like United Airlines is matching the fare, but I don’t know how much longer it will last!

Florida to Colombia

There are also 2 great deals under $200 from Florida to Colombia on Copa Airlines!

Fort Lauderdale to Bogota or Medellin

Fly on Copa Airlines from Fort Lauderdale to Bogota or Medellin, Colombia, for ~$192 round-trip in coach.

I found flights in October for ~$192, and there were several flights to choose from!

This fare is valid until November 12, 2015.  There’s a 3-day advance purchase requirement.

Orlando to Bogota

For folks in Orlando, Copa Airlines also has Orlando to Bogota, Colombia, on sale for ~$196 round-trip.  Under $200 to visit South America is a great deal!

Cheap Flights Round Trip New York Miami 126 Los Angeles Chicago 80 Florida To Colombia 192

Fly to South America on Copa Airlines for Less Than ~$200 Round-Trip in Coach

This fare has many more open dates.  It’s valid until November 2015.  And from mid-January 2016 to March 2016.  You must purchase your ticket 1 day in advance.

I found flights in October and November for ~$196 round-trip!

What If You’re Not in 1 of These Cities?

Southwest – If you need more Southwest points, Chase Ultimate Rewards points transfer to Southwest.  Plus, if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, a friend can fly with you for (almost) free!

British Airways – If you’re a short flight away from an included city, you can save miles by using British Airways Avios points to book an award flight on American Airlines.

Chase Ultimate Rewards pointsAmerican Express Membership Rewards points, and Starwood Preferred Guest points transfer to British Airways.

Which Card to Use?

Remember to use a card that will earn you bonus points:

Card NameWhat It Earns
The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN- Earn 3X American Express Membership Rewards points on airfare purchased directly from airlines when you choose this as your 3X category (otherwise earn 2X points)

- Here's my review of the card

Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express
- Earn 3X American Express Membership Rewards points for airfare purchased directly from airlines

- $100 Airline fee credit. Up to $100 a year for incidental fees with your selected airline

- Here's my review of the card
SimplyCash® Plus Business Credit Card from American Express
- 3% cash back on airfare purchased directly from airlines when you choose this as your 3% cash back category

- Here's my review of the card
The Platinum Card® from American Express
- Earn 5X American Express Membership Rewards points for flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel

- $200 Airline Fee Credit. Up to $200 a year in baggage fees and more at 1 airline

- Here's my review of the card
Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard®

- Earn 2 miles per $1 on all purchases

- Use miles for travel statement credits (minimum 10,000 miles for $100)

- Here's my review of the card
Chase Sapphire Reserve
- Earn 3 miles per $1 on travel and dining

- $300 statement credit for travel purchases per calendar year (including hotels, airfare, etc.)

- Here's my review of the card
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
- Earn 2X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on travel, including airfare

- Here's my review of the card
Citi Prestige® Card - Earn 3X ThankYou points for airfare & hotels

- $250 statement credit for airfare & baggage fees each calendar year

- Here's my review of the card
Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card
InkBusinessPreferred
- Earn 3X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on the first $150,000 spent on travel, including airfare each year

- Here's my review of the card
Citi ThankYou® Premier Card- Earn 3X ThankYou points for travel, including airfare

- Here's my review of the card
Or pay with an airline credit card for specific perks!

Get Free Hotel Nights With These Cards

Link:   Hot Deals – Hotel Credit Cards

If you book a cheap flight, remember there are lots of ways to get cheap or free hotel rooms with points from credit card bonuses and spending!

To find hotels that can be booked with points, I like using Hotel Hustle (which even shows you if rooms are actually available!) or AwardMapper.

Remember, you can transfer flexible points like Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards to different hotel programs.

Cheap Flights Round Trip New York Miami 126 Los Angeles Chicago 80 Florida To Colombia 192

Transfer Your Flexible Points to Hilton for Big Travel!

Check out my posts on all the ways to earn Hilton and Hyatt points!

Note:  Folks who want to book paid stays could check out discount sites like Orbitz, Expedia, or TravelPony for deals.  But remember you won’t get stay credits or points (and might not have your elite status recognized).

Airbnb is a great way to save money on accommodations, especially for longer stays.  Read my tips on how to negotiate a better price on Airbnb!

Bottom Line

You can fly American Airlines between Miami and New York for ~$126 round-trip in coach or between Chicago and Los Angeles for only ~$80 round-trip!  Both fares are good in either direction!

Travel between Miami and New York until early December 2015.  And travel between Chicago and Los Angeles from late October 2015 to early November 2015.  On both fares, there’s a 21-day advance purchase requirement, and you must depart on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Saturday.

Copa Airlines has cheap fares from Florida to Colombia.

Fly from Fort Lauderdale to Bogota or Medellin, Colombia for ~$192 round-trip in coach.

Travel until November 12, 2015.  You must purchase your ticket at least 3 days in advance.

Orlando to Bogota, Colombia, is also on sale for ~$196 round-trip until November 2015, and from mid-January 2016 to March 2016.  Buy your ticket 1 day in advance.

Cheap fares like this will NOT last!  This is a terrific opportunity if you’re looking for a getaway this fall!

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