A nice Winter getaway. Definitely use the “See calendar of lowest fares” feature on ITA and search by month using a flexible date range (search instructions below) to find availability. Delta doesn’t service to Barbados daily and availability is extremely limited.
Update 11/24/2015 @ 4:45PM Eastern – jetBlue matched. And availability is a lot better.
Sample Travel Date:
- Delta: January 23rd – 27th, 2016
- jetBlue: January 14th – 18th, 2016 (Martin Luther King Day Weekend)
- Delta: Valid for travel until early February, 2016. Blackout dates around the holidays. Availability is extremely limited. Must purchase at least 14 days in advance of departure and by November 24th
- jetBlue: Valid for travel until May, 2016. Blackout dates around the holidays. Must purchase at least 14 days in advance of departure and by November 25th
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
- Departing from: NYC
- Outbound Advanced Routing Code: dl+ /f bc=v
- For jetBlue availability, replace dl+ /f bc=v with b6 on the Outbound and Return Advanced Routing Code fields
- Destination: BGI
- Return Advanced Routing Code: dl+ /f bc=v
- (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
- Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
- Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
- Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
- How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage
You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.
- Delta: V
- jetBlue: P
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
- JFK – BGI – JFK
- Miles Flown: 4,180 miles or 5.3 cents per mile
- Elite Qualifying Miles: 4,180 miles
- Base Redeemable Miles: 640 miles
Unless you are a Delta frequent flyer, you would earn more redeemable miles crediting this to Alaska Airlines if you take a routing that is 100% operated by Delta with Delta flight numbers. You will earn 50% mileage or 2,090 miles when crediting to Alaska with this routing. Mileage accrual will vary depending on routing
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- Currency: Bajan Dollar (BBD) $1USD = 2 BBD
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