Hot Round-Trips! Chicago to China $580, Miami to Europe $447, DC to Cancun $268

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Need a getaway before the holiday season starts?

Via The Flight Deal, American Airlines has cheap fares from Chicago to visit BOTH Hong Kong and Beijing on 1 ticket for ~$580 round-trip.  Or if you’re in Washington, DC, round-trip flights to Cancun are only ~$268!

And Jetairfly has direct flights from Miami to Brussels for ~$447 round-trip in coach.

Hot Round Trips Chicago To China 580 Miami To Europe 447 DC To Cancun 268

Extend Summer! Folks in Washington, DC, Can Fly to Cancun for ~$268 Round-Trip!

You can search for these fares using ITA Matrix or Google Flights, then book it on the American Airlines or Airjetfly websites.

These deals will go fast!  Book now if you’re interested!

How to Book It

Link:   ITA Matrix

Link:   Google Flights

Here’s how to use Google Flights to find sale dates.

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!

American Airlines Flight Deals

If you pay for these flights with the Citi Executive AAdvantage MasterCard, you’ll earn 2X American Airlines miles per $1 spent on American Airlines.

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 the Citi ThankYou travel portal for these fares!

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

Chicago to Hong Kong AND Beijing

With American Airlines, you can visit both Hong Kong AND Beijing in 1 trip for ~$580 round-trip in coach.

Use this link to find the fares, and then fill-in your preferred dates.

You must begin travel in late October or November, and depart on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, or Sunday.  There’s a 3-day advance purchase requirement.

If you’ve ever wanted to visit Hong Kong or Beijing, here’s your chance to do both!

Washington, DC, to Cancun

American Airlines also has cheap tickets from Washington, DC, to Cancun for ~$268 round-trip!

Hot Round Trips Chicago To China 580 Miami To Europe 447 DC To Cancun 268

Take a Quick Tropical Break for Cheap – Fly Washington, DC, to Cancun for ~$268 Round-Trip in Coach

Availability on this route is limited.  Travel through November 30, 2015, and be sure to buy your ticket at least 7 days in advance.

This is perfect for folks who want a trip before the holiday season starts to pick up!

Jetairfly Miami to Brussels

The Flight Deal also reports cheap direct flights on Jetairfly from Miami to Brussels for 400 Euros (~$447) round-trip in coach.

To find this fare, search directly on the Jetairfly website.

I was able to find round-trip flights in November for ~$447 round-trip!

Hot Round Trips Chicago To China 580 Miami To Europe 447 DC To Cancun 268

Fly to Europe From Miami for Under $450 Round-Trip in Coach

Flights to Europe under $500 are an outstanding deal!  And remember, Brussels is a short train ride away from other European capitals, like Paris and Amsterdam.  Read my post about how to get Big Travel with Small Money in Europe!

Travel on this fare from mid-November to early December.

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 points , American 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!

Here’s my post on top Starwood hotels in Europe to book with Starwood points!

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.

Hot Round Trips Chicago To China 580 Miami To Europe 447 DC To Cancun 268

Don’t Forget You Can Transfer Points From Bank and Airline Programs to Hotels Like Hilton

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

There are lots of good fare deals right now!

Folks in Chicago can visit both Hong Kong and Beijing on American Airlines for only ~$580 round-trip in coach.  Travel in late October or November.  You must depart on a Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, or Sunday and buy your ticket 3 days in advance.  Follow this link to book!

American Airlines also has flights from Washington, DC, to Cancun on sale for travel through November 30, 2015.  Be sure to buy your ticket at least 7 days in advance, and keep in mind availability is limited.

If you’re near Miami, fly on Jetairfly nonstop to Brussels for only ~$447 round-trip in coach.  Travel mid-November to early December, and book directly on the Jetairfly website.

Will you plan a pre-holiday trip with these fares?

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