LAX/JFK to Montevideo, Uruguay for $397

Panama-based Copa Airlines has a round trip deal to Montevideo, Uruguay for $397 round-trip. Departure cities include Los Angeles, New York and Miami. Montevideo is within a short ferry ride’s distance from the Argentine capital Buenos Aires.

Here’s a sample itinerary departing LAX over Thanksgiving.

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Montevideo is the pleasant capital city of Uruguay, a country in South America. It is situated on the east bank of the Rio de la Plata and is the southernmost capital city in South America.

The not-so-big capital of a small country that is not often in the international news, and while not exactly a world center of gourmet gastronomy, Montevideo is a city where one can eat wonderfully and relatively cheap, with plenty of local character (no, it’s not the same cuisine as in Argentina), yet not too exotic for most tastes. via Wikitravel


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$20 Free Dining Credit and Reservation Hacks at Restaurants

Having difficult nailing a reservation at some of the hottest restaurants in town? There’s a new app called Reserve which could get you in on that last-minute dining experience (+ $20 credit!)

The process is simple: You sign up for the app, put in your card info, and select your reservation times. Within minutes, a concierge will confirm your reservation spot. When you’ve had your dinner, the tip-inclusive bill will automatically be charged to the card you have on file. No need to deal with receipts, signatures, tipping and the sort. The service charges you a nominal fee of around $5 for each reservation, which is beyond reasonable. I was able to score a last minute near-impossible reservation at Bestia in LA on a Friday night for four.

Download the app and get $20 credit when you use coupon code GY0BC9 (that’s a zero, not an o).


Reserve has participating restaurants in LA, NYC, SF, Boston & Chicago.


Fly SFO to Bogota, Colombia for $228 round trip

American Airlines have heavily discounted airfare to Bogota, Colombia. Pick from select dates this fall, and fly to South America for under $250 round trip. A sample itinerary in late October, departing from San Francisco adds up to a round trip total of $228.

Other departure cities for this deal include Newark [EWR], Washington D.C. [WAS] and Cleveland [CLE]. The cheapest LAX departures start at $394.

Check Google Flights for pricing.

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Colombia’s capital is a world-class music city … officially. Here’s what else keeps it moving.
Bogota is the capital of Colombia. We know, you probably don’t know much about Bogota.
You might also be skeptical about claims that this city of an estimated 8 million people stands shoulder to shoulder with other storied South American capitals.

But with Colombia as a whole experiencing a tourist resurgence, it’s time to get familiar with its vibrant capital city.Often called the Athens of South America, the best of Bogota is a treasure of museums, art galleries, international fairs and cultural events.” via CNN Insider

We expect to see plenty more of these South America deals, so follow us on Facebook to get the updates.

Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) and Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) at sunset

Fly LAX to Nairobi, Kenya for $794 in Late October 2015

Looking to go on a safari? Swiss Air has a round trip to the African continent for under $800. Fly LAX to Nairobi (with a bonus night in Zurich!) A sample itinerary features an 11 night trip leaving October 26th. It’ll be late spring in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Nairobi is known as the safari capital of Africa, however the city has still managed to keep up with modernization. Unlike other cities, Nairobi is surrounded by 113 km² (70 mi²) of plains, cliffs and forest that makes up the city’s Nairobi National Park. The city is filled with many things to do during the day and the night. Tourists can have their pick from numerous safaris (wildlife, cultural, sport, adventure, scenic and specialist), ecotourism tours, restaurants, culture, shopping and entertainment. While in Nairobi, tourists can also engage in numerous sports from golf, rugby, athletics, polo, horse-racing, cricket and football (soccer).

Unlike other parts of Africa plagued by Ebola and violence from religious extremist groups, Kenya remains a relatively safe and tourist-friendly destination.



Fly LAX to Bangkok Thailand for $601

Taiwanese carrier China Airlines has $600 airfare to Bangkok, Thailand for $601 round trip, which includes are carrier fees and taxes. Dates are available from late August through Thanksgiving. Here’s a sample 7 day itinerary departing the week of labor day. 

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its largest city. Its high-rise buildings, heavy traffic congestion, intense heat and naughty nightlife may not immediately give you the best impression — but don’t let that mislead you. It is one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities with magnificent temples and palaces, authentic canals, busy markets and a vibrant nightlife that has something for everyone.


It’s been a great year for travel deals to Asia. These deals don’t last long, though. Act now.


Fly to LAX to Europe (Stockholm, Sweden) for $413 in September

On a sample itinerary of September 15 to 20 on Google Flights, you can fly to Stockholm for €363.10 which converts to about $414.00 round trip.

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Once you have a sample airfare in USD from Google Flights, head on over to the Norwegian site and configure the same flight but select Euros as your currency of choice. Adjusted to the current conversion rate, you’ll save a bundle, resulting in a final fare of $414.00.

In September, Stockholm still enjoys 182 hours of monthly sunshine, which is nearly fives times as much as you’d anticipate in the wintertime.

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