Round-trip flights to the Caribbean for less than $400

Book a retreat to paradise next year: round-trip flights to the Caribbean start at $293.

With these reduced fares, you can fly to Antigua and the Dominican Republic for less. In particular, Punta Cana and Santiago de los Caballeros in the Dominican Republic have some of the cheapest fares in this offer.

Several airlines offer these discounted flights, and you can fly to the Dominican Republic and Antigua from several US cities. We recommend booking these tickets as soon as possible as these prices are expected to be valid for only a few days.


Deal Basics

Airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue and United Airlines.
Routes: Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Denver, New Orleans, New York, Seattle, Washington and other cities have discounted routes to the Dominican Republic or Antigua.
How to book: Use Google Flights to find your ideal date and then book directly with the airline of your choice.
Travel data: January to April, with some additional availability from August to October.
book by: The next day or two.

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The cheapest route in this offer is from Chicago with prices starting at $293. However, other cities like New York and Los Angeles also have relatively cheap fares to the Dominican Republic and Antigua – both options costing less than $400.

Here are some flights we’ve highlighted:

  • American: O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), from $293 (including Dallas layover).
  • Delta and JetBlue: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Cibao International Airport (STI), from $300.
  • American: Miami International Airport (MIA) to PUJ, starting at $314.
  • JetBlue: Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to STI from $335 (including layover in JFK).
  • American: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) to VC Bird International Airport (ANU), from $339 (including Miami layover).
  • American and JetBlue: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to PUJ from $377 (including stopover in New York City).

We recommend using Google Flights to determine your availability and then booking directly with the airline of your choice. direct flight bookings are more reliable if your flight is delayed, canceled or there is a change in booking.

For a February 22 flight from Los Angeles to Punta Cana, American and JetBlue have some of the cheapest fares available, according to Google Flights. Both airlines offer flights to Punta Cana for $377.

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JetBlue return flights to Los Angeles have stopovers in different cities. The 10:53 a.m. JetBlue flight departing from Punta Cana has a layover at JFK, while the 2:01 p.m. flight has a layover at Fort Lauderdale.


Note that the fares in this collection of flights are for Basic Economy only. JetBlue’s Blue Basic fare does not allow passengers to bring carry-on baggage and offers seat selection for a fee.


Seating ranges from $7 to $105; The most expensive seats have the most legroom and early access to overhead bins. If you also opt for checked baggage, it costs $60 for a round trip between Los Angeles and Punta Cana.


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bottom line

If you want to trade the cold for the sun, white sandy beaches and turquoise waters, then this is the deal for you. Flights to the Dominican Republic and Antigua typically cost between $700 and $750. So it’s worth booking these trips now as they’re up to 50% cheaper.

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