Cheap flights to the Caribbean from the East Coast from just $206 RT inc. Philadelphia (PHL) to Punta Cana (PUJ) $218.20

Cheap flights to the Caribbean

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What’s the deal with cheap flights to the Caribbean?

There are some amazing fares between select East Coast cities and the Caribbean right now. The routes include:

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New York to:

  • Guadeloupe (PTP) – $230 RT between December, 2015 and March, 2016.
  • Martinique (FDF) – $230 RT between December, 2015 and March, 2016.
  • Nassau (NAS) – $285 RT between now and early February, 2016.
  • Port of Spain (POS) – $321 RT between November, 2015 and January, 2016.
  • San Juan (SJU) – $304 RT between now and September, 2016.

Philadelphia to:

  • Punta Cana (PUJ) – $206 RT between November, 2015 and January, 2016.

Boston to :

  • Guadeloupe (PTP) – $230 RT between December, 2015 and March, 2016.
  • Martinique (FDF) – $249 RT between December, 2015 and March, 2016.

Washington DC/Baltimore to:

  • Guadeloupe (PTP) – $230 RT between December, 2015 and March, 2016.
  • Martinique (FDF) – $230 RT between December, 2015 and March, 2016.
  • Port of Spain (POS) – $327 RT between November, 2015 and January, 2016.

For the sample dates January 26th to January 31st, 2016, from Philadelphia to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, we found a round-trip flight for $218.20, flying with American Airlines:

Cheap flights to the Caribbean

How do I get the cheap flights to the Caribbean deal?

For flights to San Juan, Punta Cana, Port of Spain or Nassau, check your dates on ITA Matrix, then book on Orbitz.

For flights to Guadeloupe or Martinique, check your dates and pay in Norwegian Krone on Norwegian.no – it costs more if you book on the English site in USD so stay on the Norwegian version and use Google Translate. Note that checked baggage costs extra on this airline.

Fare class for this trip: To be updated

Miles to be flown: e.g. Philadelphia to Punta Cana 3,060 RT (7 cents per mile)  /  New York to Martinique 3,920 RT (6 cents per mile)

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Hotels for cheap flights to Punta Cana (PUJ) from Philadelphia (PHL):

hotelscombined.com compares dozens of hotel websites – this is usually where I start my hotel search.

trivago.com has even more hotel sites to search from.

agoda.com – this Priceline subsidiary has great customer service and awesome rates, especially in Asia.

marriott.com – Marriott has the best BRG in the industry and has over 4,087 properties in 80 countries.

hyatt.com – Hyatt has some of the best properties worldwide – my favorite hotel chain if I could always afford it!

ihg.com – usually awesome promotions and earn rates – I love IHG.

hilton.com – Hilton has a wonderful global footprint and it is hard to find a place in the world without one of their hotels.

radissonblu.com – Radisson and Club Carlson have very competitive prices and a huge footprint in Europe and parts of the US.

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