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Wow! Fantastic fares to London with economy starting at $349 and sub $2k business class

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Big Thanks to Running with Miles for brining our attention to this! It looks like Jet Blue is running an incredible fare sale to London with economy fares starting at just $349 and Mint at $1939. While they started the charge, it looks like other airlines have joined in as well – at least on the business class front. Gotta move fast since this deal won’t last, and only is valid on flights through 5/23. If you’re looking to take a quick weekend trip to London – this could be a great opportunity to fly cheap.

  • Book by 2/23/22
  • Travel between 3/10 and 5/23
  • Must book roundtrip and stay over a Saturday


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I’d note that these fares are for JetBlue Basic which offers doesn’t include a checked bag, free cancellation, etc

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Very few dates with the sub $2000 pricing in Mint

Other airlines with similar pricing

If you go to Google Flights… you can play around with it, but r/t biz under $2000 is pretty great.

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Booking with Amex or Chase

If you have an Amex Business Platinum you’d get a 35% rebate on premium tickets. Chase Sapphire Reserve also gives 1.5c per point when booking in Chase Travel.

  • Amex Biz Plat = 127k Points
  • Chase Sapphire Reserve = 130k Points

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JetBlue flights in Amex

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London Hotels I’ve booked with points

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Annual fee is quite low at $95 a year + you get a 10% anniversary bonus on points + $50 hotel credit in Chase travel.

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  • rjb February 22, 2022

    Blue Basic is Basically Useless. Who travels overseas without a carry on?

    • Miles February 22, 2022

      It’s pretty basic, but you’d still get a personal item that fits under the seat in front of you and if you did take a carry on to the gate you’d have to pay a checked bag fee. This could potentially be useful if you’re looking to trigger an Amex incidental airline fee credit via checked bag, etc.

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