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Fly New Orleans to Cali, Colombia in Business Class for Just 35k Miles

Colombia is one of the most beautiful countries that happens to have great weather almost 8 months out of the year. For this credit card points consultation, we’re planning a trip from New Orleans to Cali, Colombia. We were able to score a business class ticket for just 35k miles. Keep reading to find out how…

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Points and Miles Request

Home Aiport *
New Orleans
Do you have trip coming up? If not, what is your dream trip? Let us know how many people and where you want to visit. *
New Orleans to Cali, Colombia.
How do you want to fly there?
Economy / Cheapest
How do you want to fly home?
Economy / Cheapest
How are you traveling?
How many airline miles or points do you currently have? Please list them out *
Which Credit Cards Do You Have? *
  • Chase Freedom
  • Chase Ink Business Preferred
How many cards have you applied for in the last 24 months?
How much could you reasonably spend per month in total on credit cards?

Our Recommendation

There are no direct flights from MSY to CLO so to find the best flights, we sorted by the shortest duration. There are flights on Spirit Airlines, but we try to avoid that carrier due to negative reviews, so instead we’re focusing on United since the requester had a bank of Ultimate Rewards points.

35k Miles on United

United award chart shows us:

  • 50k miles for Saver in Economy
  • 35k miles for Business Saver Award

It’s rare to see a Business Class flight available for less than Economy, so we highly suggest jumping on this offer if you can find it for your desired dates.

Transfer Ultimate Rewards to United

To redeem this flight, you want to transfer your Ultimate Rewards points to United.

First, look up your desired flight dates, and the points required, then transfer the points. This may be instant, it may take 24 hours. Once transferred, go ahead and book your flights and you’re all set.

If you want to get more miles that can transfer directly to United, we recommend Chase cards, specifically:
  • 100k welcome bonus (enough for almost 4 roundtrip flights) — after you spend $15k in the first 3 months
  • Just $95 annual fee

Right now we’re offering FREE Credit Card Consultations, so fill this out and let us know how we can help you plan your Dream Trip.

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