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Looking for a spontaneous trip?
The Flight Deal reports you can fly from New York or Philadelphia to Amsterdam for ~$550 round-trip in coach or from several US cities to Belize for ~$275 round-trip in coach.
These deals will NOT last!
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 airlines websites.
New York or Philadelphia to Amsterdam on US Airways
Travel dates are from September 2015 to December 2016 or late March 2016 to early May 2016. I found lots of seats in October!
From the US, you must depart Sunday through Thursday.
And to the US, you must depart Monday through Thursday.
There’s a 28-day advance purchase requirement on US Airways.
This fare is also available from other cities for $100 to $150 more, including:
- Los Angeles
And it may be available from your city! So if you’re interested, be sure to check!
Don’t forget, Citi Prestige cardholders can use Citi ThankYou points to purchase tickets at a rate of 1.6 cents per point on American Airlines and US Airways. Or 1.33 cents per point on other airlines. So check if this same deal is available in the Citi Travel portal!
Several US Cities to Belize on United Airlines
United Airlines has flights to Belize for ~$275 round-trip in coach.
You can fly from:
- St. Louis
Lots of travel dates are available from October 15, 2015 to early March 2016.
All of these fares connect through Houston.
There’s a 3-day advance purchase requirement on United Airlines.
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.
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!
Fares from New York and Philadelphia to Amsterdam on US Airways start at ~$550 for lots of travel dates this fall and next spring. If you can find dates that work for you, this is a great deal!
And on United Airlines, you can fly from many US cities to Belize from ~$275 round-trip in coach. And lots of dates are available from October 15, 2015 to early March 2016!
These are 2 very different destinations! Let me know if you plan to visit!