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I’ll also share a separate deal about how to fly around Brazil with unlimited flights for $299!
This deal won’t last long, so book now if you’re interested!
How To Book It
Link: ITA Matrix
Link: Google Flights
I found these fares using ITA Matrix and was able to book them on the airline website.
Note: Remember, to enter Brazil, you’ll need to purchase a visa BEFORE you leave.
What’s the Deal?
Fly to Brazil on TAM
Travel through early December 2015. Most dates are available until then, except for around Thanksgiving.
You must stay in Brazil for at least 3 days (which won’t be hard to do!) and purchase your ticket 3 days in advance.
Explore Brazil for 10 or 21 Days With Unlimited Flights
I wrote yesterday about Azul Airline’s limited-time promotion for unlimited passes to fly around Brazil for 10 or 21 days. The passes start at just $299!
To get that deal, though, you must fly to Brazil on Azul Airlines or a United Airlines codeshare flight.
But, if you want to stay in Brazil for an extended time, it could be worth it to use the pass to explore other cities in the country, the beaches and waterfalls, or the Amazon rainforest!
Don’t Live Near New York? Get There for Cheap!
You can use your miles to get to New York for close to free!
Here’s a few ways you can get there:
- United Airlines – There are lots of ways to earn United Airlines miles. Including transferring Chase Ultimate Rewards points to United Airlines. If you need help with booking a United Airlines award flight, check out my post on how to use United Airlines miles.
- 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 New York, 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.
Get Free Hotel Nights With These 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 are some of my favorite Starwood hotels in Central and South America for ideas on where to stay, if you want to travel beyond Brazil.
Remember, you can transfer flexible points like Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards to different hotel programs.
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!).
And Airbnb is a great way to save money on accommodations, especially for longer stays. Here are some tips on how to negotiate a better Airbnb price!
Fares from New York to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are ~$536 round-trip in coach until early December 2015.
There are blackout dates around Thanksgiving, and you must stay in Brazil at least 3 days. There’s a 3-day advance purchase requirement.
If you want to spend more than a week in Brazil, consider the unlimited pass offered by Azul Airlines. But to take part in that deal, you’ll have to fly on Azul Airlines or a United Airlines codeshare flight.
Let me know if you buy a ticket!