Hot! Cheap Flights to Costa Rica From ~$316 Round-Trip

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Hot! Cheap Flights to Costa Rica From ~$316 Round-Trip

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Via Airfarewatchdog, you could get a great deal today on flights from certain US cities to Liberia and San Jose, Costa Rica.

Depending on your departure city, you could fly round-trip in coach on United Airlines for as little as ~$316!

Remember, cheap fares like these don’t last long.

You can use tools like Google Flights or ITA Matrix to help find some of these deals.

Hot Cheap Flights To Costa Rica From 316 Round Trip
Time for a Getaway? Fly to San Jose or Liberia, Costa Rica, for Less Than $400 Round-Trip

Travel is valid from September 1, 2015, to December 15, 2015.  There’s a 3-night minimum stay requirement.

Let’s see where you can go!

Hot Deals to Costa Rica April 1, 2015

Link:   Airfarewatchdog

1.   Various Cities to Liberia, Costa Rica, Starting From ~$348

You can fly United Airlines in coach to Liberia, Costa Rica, from many US cities starting from ~$348 round-trip!

There are too many airports to list, but here are some examples:

  • Charlotte for ~$364
  • Newark for ~$348
  • Philadelphia for ~$356
  • San Francisco for ~$358
  • Washington, DC for ~$358
Hot Cheap Flights To Costa Rica From 316 Round Trip
You Can Easily Find These Fares on the United Airlines Website

2.   Various Cities to San Jose, Costa Rica, Starting From ~$316

United Airlines also has San Jose, Costa Rica, on sale for fall travel.  You can fly in coach for as low as ~$316 round-trip!

Again, there are too many cities to mention, but for example:

  • Baltimore for ~$358
  • Houston for ~$316
  • Las Vegas for ~$358
  • Miami for ~$358
  • Portland for ~$358
Hot Cheap Flights To Costa Rica From 316 Round Trip
Search for Available Dates Using ITA Matrix, Then Find the Fare on the United Airlines Website

Don’t Forget to Use the Right Credit Card!

If you book a ticket, be sure to use a card that earns bonus points for travel or airfare purchased directly from airlines:

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

- Terms apply
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

- Terms apply
SimplyCash® Plus Business Credit Card from American Express
- 3% cash back on airfare purchased directly from airlines on the first $50,000 when you choose this as your 3% cash back category

- Here's my review of the card

- Terms apply
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

- Terms apply
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

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

Or pay with an airline credit card for specific perks!

And remember, if you have the Chase United MileagePlus® Explorer Card (personal), Chase United MileagePlus Explorer (business), or Chase United MileagePlus Club cards, you’ll get your 1st checked bag free (2 free with the Chase United Club) and priority boarding.

But to get the free bag, you have to use your card to pay for the ticket!

Get Free Hotel Nights With These Cards

Link:   Hot Deals – Hotel Credit Cards

Now that you’ve booked 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.

Hot Cheap Flights To Costa Rica From 316 Round Trip
There Are Lots of Ways to Get Hilton Points

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).

And if you’re feeling adventurous or prefer a local, more neighborhood feel, Airbnb is a great way to save money on accommodations, especially for longer stays.

Bottom Line

There are lots of cheap flights to Costa Rica available today!  Remember, low fares usually don’t last, so book soon if you want to get in on these deals.

Have you seen other good airfare prices today?  Please share them in the comments.

And let me know if you book a flight!

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We just returned from a 9 day trip to Costa Rica and loved it. It is a beautiful country and beautiful people. Granted we were in the dry season but am looking forward to returning one day.

Hah hah – that photo is NOT of anyplace mentioned in your post. Beaches in Costa Rica do not look like that! You continue to hand out “expert advice” on places you’ve never been…

This website really appeals to the lowest-common-denominator. Next international travel tip: be sure to lock the door when you leave your house for your vacation – thieves might enter and steal your belongings!

There is flights for $224 round trip to Dominican Republic from NYC area May-June! usually is high 400’s

During their cats and dogs rainy season, where it is measured in FEET not inches….no thanks

Looks like Delta is fare matching. Found lots of November dates for $346/$350 from CLT to LIR. None on United