Cheapest Flights From The U.S. To South American Destinations This Winter

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You can start dreaming and planning your next adventure, we’ve put together a list of the cheapest flights from the US to South American destinations this winter. With more countries canceling their entry requirements, some of your favorite destinations in South America have never been more accessible compared to the past few years.

Whether you’re looking to land two weeks of work in bustling Medellin or check something off your travel bucket list (Machu Picchu in January 2023?!), there’s a US travel deal for you.

San Lorenzo Cathedral on September 24 Square, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Cheapest flights from the United States to South America: Colombia

Colombia is one of the cheapest countries in South America for travel from the US Not only are major cities like Cartagena and Medellin popular with travelers from the US, Canada and Europe, but there are plenty of options for cheap direct flights from major North American cities. Here are some of the best cheap rates we were able to find in Colombia:

  • Cartagena: direct flights around $129 one way Departure from Fort Lauderdale and New York. contacts from DC, Miami, Atlanta, Austin, Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, and Cleveland Available for under $200 one way.
  • Medellin: Non-stop flights under $100 one way from Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Connections are available for about $200 one way from New York, Boston, Atlanta, Orlando, Houston, and Charlotte.
  • Bogota: Direct flights are currently available from Miami at $118 one way. Links are available From DC, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, Orlando, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Columbus Ohio, Seattle, Tampa, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Dallas for approximately $200 one way.
Aerial view of busy Medellin Street during the day and mountains in the background.  Medellin is one of the cheapest South American cities to fly from the US

Cheapest flights from USA to Brazil

anticipation for Carnival The weather will be in the air and the weather will never be better than it is now, making winter the best time to head to Brazil for the summer season. Here are the best flight deals from the US to cities across Brazil:

  • Sao Paulo: connecting flights from Boston, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Miami and Fort Lauderdale starting at Under $350 one way.
  • Porto AlegreFlights from New York are available starting at $149 one way. Flights from Houston, Miami, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are under $261 one way.
  • Rio de Janeiro: Connections from Boston, Washington DC, Orlando, Tampa, Miami, Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. While flight prices vary according to the city of departure, some flight prices start from $315 one way.
Piazza Marechal Deodoro and Porto Alegre Metropolitan Cathedral in the city center - Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.  Fly from the US to the South American destination Porto Alegre this winter.

Cheapest flights from USA to Peru

Machu Picchu, one of South America’s most archetypal tourist attractions, and travelers can’t get enough, has been restarted again. If you’re finally looking to check the Inca Trail off your travel bucket list this year or just head to Peru to see if ceviche It really is the best in the world, and here are some of the cheapest airfares from the US:

  • lima: Flight connections from Miami, Los Angeles, New York, San Jose California, Fort Lauderdale and Chicago. Prices start from less than $150 one way from Miami And the $217 one way from Chicago.
  • Cusco: flight prices start from $260 one way from Miami$288 one way from Boston, $329 one way from Los Angeles.
Crowds of visitors at the ruins of Machu Picchu, Peru.

Cheapest flights to Argentina

Whether you want to explore Buenos Aires’ epic sights on a beautiful South American summer day or lace up your hiking boots and explore the wonders of Patagonia, there’s a flight deal to Argentina for you. Here are the best US travel deals for January 2023:

Buenos Aires: flights from Los Angeles starting at $357 one way, Washington, D.C. $363 one way, Houston $366 one way, and Boston $369 one way.

La Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the Argentine flag flying in front

Cheap flights to Ecuador from USA

From ocean views in Guayaquil to cultural attractions in Cuenca and Quito, what’s not to love about Ecuador? Here are the cheapest flights to Ecuador from the United States:

  • Guayaquil: direct flights from Fort Lauderdale from $119 one way. Flight connections from New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and New Orleans for less than $200 one way.
  • keto: Flight connections are available from Boston, Miami, New York and Fort Lauderdale for less than $200 one way.
  • Cuenca: Cheapest flight from New York, starting at $256 one way.
Sunset in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Cheap flights to Bolivia from USA

Sunny Santa Cruz or beautiful La Paz (or both?!), take your pick.

  • Santa Cruz: Flight connections from Miami, Washington DC, and New York for less than $300 one way.
  • La Paz: Communications are available from Miami starting at $288 one way.

As always, be sure to check the Latin American travel restrictions before your trip.

Great view of the lake with many colorful kayaks in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.  Aquatic plants, beautiful sky

Cheap flights to Chile from USA

Chile scrapped Covid-related entry requirements last April, leaving the South American country open and ready to explore.

Flight deals to Santiago Available Starting at $252 one way from Sacramento, CA.

Burbank: $259 one way. Miami: $261 one way. Seattle: $299 one way.

A traveler from behind looks at an alpine lake and snowy peak mountains in the Andes mountain range in Santiago de Chile

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