With the end of the holidays, it’s time to plan some trips to cope with that spring fever.
Whether you are planning a family spring break journey or a girls outing, these new and lesser-known destinations offered by American Airlines just might be the most popular choice for your travel needs.
Kicking off March 3, 2019, American will begin daily flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to snow-free destinations such as Gainesville, Florida and Augusta, Georgia. Both areas are beautiful and scenic but have fewer crowds than the states’ bigger cities.
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After arriving in Gainesville, take a short drive to Silver Springs State Park to take a cruise on a glass-bottom boat. Augusta offers plenty of activities for foodies, nature lovers and shoppers.
For the adventurers
Looking to go abroad? Take a five-hour direct flight from Miami to Manaus, Brazil for the ultimate jungle experience. Take a float through the Amazon and participate in a variety of eco-adventures throughout the city.
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If you already know you will want a break from the cold next winter, American has you covered. Beginning in May 2019, travelers can book a seat bound for the Grand Cayman Islands. Depart from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and leave the cold and snow behind for a sunny, tropical getaway during the winter. Seasonal flights begin Dec. 22, 2019.
How to maximize your rewardsYou want a travel credit card that prioritizes what’s important to you. Here are our picks for the best travel credit cards of 2020, including those best for:
- Airline miles and a large bonus: The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card
- No annual fee: The Wells Fargo Propel American Express® card
- Flat-rate rewards with no annual fee: The Bank of America® Travel Rewards credit card
- Premium travel rewards: The Chase Sapphire Reserve®
- Luxury perks: The Platinum Card® from American Express
- Business travelers: The Ink Business Preferred® Credit Card
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