20% Off JetBlue Sale! Ends Tomorrow!

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JetBlue is celebrating its 100th destination with a generous sale!

JetBlue will give you 20% off the base fare of any flight if you book through their promotion page and use the code “CELEBRATE“.  I found flights from New York to Havana, Cuba, one-way for $65 on February 6, 2017.

But you must book by November 30, 2016, for travel between December 7, 2016, and February 15, 2017.  There are other restrictions and blackout dates.

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Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

Is the JetBlue 20% Off Sale Right for You?

Link:   JetBlue 100 Cities, 1 Big Sale Promotion

JetBlue has added its 100th destination!  Havana, Cuba, is JetBlue’s newest city.

And to celebrate, JetBlue will give you 20% off the base airfare when you visit the JetBlue promotion page and use the promotion code “CELEBRATE” to book your flight.  You can fly to Havana (or anywhere else) for cheap, and explore Cuba like Emily!

Here are the details:

  • Base airfare excludes government taxes & fees
  • You must book by November 30, 2016
  • Sale is for travel between December 7, 2016, and February 15, 2017
  • Flight must originate in a US JetBlue city (including Puerto Rico)
  • Non-stop flights only

There are a lot of restrictions.  This sale is NOT valid for:

  • Sunday travel
  • Blackout dates from December 16, 2016, to January 8, 2017
  • Previous bookings
  • Mint (Business) Class
  • JetBlue Getaways
  • Award flights (this sale does not affect the amount of points needed for any flights)
  • Partner, code share, or interline flights (including JetBlue flights when at least one segment is operated by a partner airline)

How to Book It

Promotion codes can only be redeemed at the JetBlue promotion page.  You won’t be able to find these deals through online travel agencies or other search engines.

Just enter the code “CELEBRATE” and search for the flights within the valid travel dates.  That’s it!

JetBlue says you’ll need to select the flights you want in order for discount to appear.  But in my experience the discount shows automatically for the flights.

Note:   You can use only 1 promotion code per booking.

JetBlue Tips

Folks with the JetBlue Plus Card or JetBlue Business Card from Barclaycard get a free first checked bag for the cardholder and up to 3 companions on the same reservation when you use your card to pay for your ticket.

Keep in mind you have 24 hours to cancel a reservation if the flight is at least 7 days away.  So, you can take advantage of these cheap fares and finalize plans later.

Hotel Information

If you book a sale 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 use 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.  

Note:  If you prefer to book paid stays, 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 another terrific way to save money on accommodations, especially for longer stays.  Here are some tips on how to negotiate a better Airbnb price, and how to find a safe and comfortable Airbnb.

Use a Credit Card That Earns Bonus Miles & Points

These cards earn bonus miles or points for paid airfare:

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 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!

And if you book a hotel, don’t forget to use one of these cards:

Card NameWhat It Earns
SimplyCash® Plus Business Credit Card from American Express
- 3% cash back on hotel rooms purchased directly from hotels when you choose this as your 3% cash back category

- 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 Preferred® Card
- Earn 2X Chase Ultimate Rewards points on travel, including hotels

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

- Extend your trip with a complimentary 4th night stay at any hotel of your choice

- 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 & hotels each year

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

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

Bottom Line

JetBlue has added Havana, Cuba, as its 100th destination!  And to celebrate, they’re giving you 20% off base airfare for any non-stop, coach ticket originating in the US (including Puerto Rico).

You must visit the JetBlue promotion page and enter the code “CELEBRATE“.  Book before November 30, 2016, for travel dates between December 7, 2016, and February 15, 2017.

There are lots of restrictions, so make sure you’ve looked them over before making plans!

Let me know if you jump on this deal!

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