Hot! Round-Trip $226 to Peru or Ecuador, $505 to Istanbul

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Hot! Round-Trip $226 to Peru or Ecuador, $505 to Istanbul

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Looking for a vacation this fall?

The Flight Deal reports you can fly from Miami to Lima, Peru, round-trip in coach for only ~$226 on Copa Airlines.  And Secret Flying adds you can also fly to Guayaquil, Ecuador, for the same price!

The Flight Deal also let us know folks in Boston, Chicago, New York, or Washington, DC, can fly to Istanbul, Turkey, for ~$505 round-trip on Air Canada!

Hot Round Trip 226 To Peru Or Ecuador 505 To Istanbul
Visit Vibrant Istanbul! Folks in Boston, Chicago, New York, and Washington, DC, Can Fly for ~$505 Round-Trip

You can search for this fare using ITA Matrix or Google Flights, then book it on the airline websites.

These deals will NOT last!

How To Book

Link:   ITA Matrix

Link:   Google Flights

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

I found these fares using ITA Matrix and was able to book them on the airlines websites.

Note:   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!

Miami to Lima, Peru, or Guayaquil, Ecuador

You can fly Copa Airlines from Miami to Lima, Peru, for ~$226 round-trip.  Or you can fly to Guayaquil, Ecuador, for the same price!

Travel through March 2016, and be sure to purchase your ticket 3 days in advance.

I found lots of open seats for both routes!

Hot Round Trip 226 To Peru Or Ecuador 505 To Istanbul
~$226 Round-Trip to Lima, Peru, Is a Great Price for a South American Getaway!

Fly to Lima, Peru…

Hot Round Trip 226 To Peru Or Ecuador 505 To Istanbul
Or, Fly to Guayaquil, Ecuador, for the Same Price!

or Guayaquil, Ecuador.  The price is the same for both routes!

US Cities to Istanbul, Turkey

Air Canada has flights to Istanbul, Turkey, on sale for ~$505 round-trip in coach.

You can fly from:

  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • New York
  • Washington, DC

This fare is very limited, so if you find dates that work for you, book them!  Travel from November through December 10, 2015, or January to early March 2016.

Hot Round Trip 226 To Peru Or Ecuador 505 To Istanbul
~$505 to Istanbul Is a Fantastic Price!

I found dates in November from Chicago!

There’s a 14-day advance purchase requirement on Air Canada.

Remember you can credit these flights to another airline, like United Airlines, if you don’t want to earn miles with Air Canada.

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!

Remember to use a card that will earn you bonus points on travel:

Card NameWhat It Earns
American Express® Gold Card
- 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

- 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
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!

To find hotels that can be booked with points, I use Hotel Hustle (which even shows you if rooms are actually available!) or AwardMapper.

Here are 5 fantastic hotels in Central and South America you can book with your Starwood points.  And if you explore Europe, consider these outstanding Starwood hotels!

Remember, you can transfer flexible points like Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards to different hotel programs.

Hot Round Trip 226 To Peru Or Ecuador 505 To Istanbul
Remember You Can Transfer Points From Bank and Airline Programs to Hotels, Including 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!).

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!

Bottom Line

Fares from Miami to Lima, Peru, or Guayaquil, Ecuador on Copa Airlines are ~$226 for lots of travel dates through March 2016.  If you can find dates that work for you, this is a great deal to visit South America!

And on Air Canada, you can fly from Boston, Chicago, New York, or Washington, DC, to Istanbul, Turkey for ~$505 round-trip in coach.  Dates are limited, but you can travel November through December 10, 2015, or January through early March 2016.

Let me know if you plan to visit to any of these interesting destinations!

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@Tom – I found lots of open dates, but sometimes these fare deals go very quickly. Were you able to find other dates that worked for you?

Must be just one set of dates, because I checked three days in mid December and it’s $600 or over (MIA to LIM)