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Looking for a getaway? There are a few great fare deals right now!
These deals definitely will NOT last, so book soon 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 websites.
Washington, DC, to Miami
You can fly United Airlines between Washington, DC, and Miami, for ~$113 round-trip.
Travel through October, 2015. Availability is very limited, so book soon if you want a ticket. There’s a 14-day advance purchase requirement.
Keep in mind this deal works both ways, so you can fly from Miami to Washington, DC.
Note: You can cancel a United Airlines reservation within 24 hours of booking and get a full refund.
New York to San Juan, Puerto Rico
Delta Airlines has non-stop flights from New York to San Juan, Puerto Rico, starting at ~$250 round-trip.
Travel until the end of September, 2015. I was still able to find lots of open seats!
These flights are direct, so you get on the plane in New York, and get out in Puerto Rico! Perfect for a spur-of-the-moment beach vacation!
Note: You can cancel a Delta reservation within 24 hours of booking and get a full refund.
And if you pay with the Gold Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express, you’ll earn 2X Delta miles per $1 spent on Delta flights!
New York to Oslo, Norway
If you want to visit Norway this winter, perhaps to watch the beautiful Northern Lights, Norwegian Airlines has cheap tickets from New York to Oslo.
Fly round-trip for only ~$267!
Be aware Norwegian Airlines charges baggage fees based on where you’re flying, as well as other fees typical of a budget airline. So run the numbers before you book to make sure it’s a good deal for you!
Travel for limited dates in February, 2016. Be sure to book on the Norwegian version of the website to get the deal. See the Secret Flying deal page for more details!
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 1 of the sale cities, you can save miles by using British Airways Avios points to book an award flight on American Airlines or US Airways. Chase Ultimate Rewards points , American Express Membership Rewards points, and Starwood Preferred Guest points transfer to British Airways.
Use the Right Credit Card!
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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!
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!
Fly between Washington, DC, and Miami for ~$113 round-trip on United Airlines. Dates are limited for travel through October, 2015. Be sure to purchase your ticket 14 days before you depart!
Folks in New York can fly non-stop to San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Delta for ~$250 round-trip. If you’re looking for a quick getaway, travel through the end of September, 2015. Great for a last-minute beach vacation!
And if you’re willing to bundle up, fly from New York to Oslo, Norway, in February, 2016 for just ~$267 round-trip on Norwegian Airlines.