I just received an email from JetBlue that probably went out to all True Blue (its loyalty program) members. The email contains a promo code that will discount a mystery amount from any JetBlue roundtrip that originates in the U.S..
What do I mean by a mystery amount? To take advantage, you have to go to jetblue.com/promo, type in your code, perform a flight search, and select flights.
Then on the right side of the screen where the total cost is displayed, your mystery discount along with the new total will be displayed. The mystery discount is between $20 and $500, and mine was $100!
To take advantage of this deal, travel must be booked by the end of tomorrow (5/1), and all flights must be completed by 6/20.
Because I have a $100 discount, I can fly roundtrip from Long Beach to Portland for $72 or Long Beach to Las Vegas for $14 roundtrip (just taxes). This is especially fantastic because, bar none, JetBlue is my favorite airline in coach. Its seats have 34″ of pitch instead of the industry standard 31″, and it offers free DirecTV at every seat.
How can you exploit this offer? If you check your email, and you got this promotional email, go to jetblue.com/promo immediately to find out the size of your discount, which you can do by making any dummy search and selection of flights. Now that you know your discount size, you can price out any trips you may want to take between now and 6/20.
What if you have a code and can’t use it? No worries! They are transferable, so alert a family member or friend who might be thinking about flying soon. If that fails, post your code (and the discount size if you know it) in the comments for another milevalue reader to enjoy.
What if you don’t have a code but want one? I think I’ll be using my code, but if not, I’ll post it here. And hopefully some other readers with codes they can’t use will put their codes here too.
Here’s a photo from two days ago as I waited at the gate to fly LAS-BUR on JetBlue.
Restrictions: The promo code emailed to you is valid until 05/01/12 (11:59 PM ET) for a one-time mystery discount ranging from $20 to $500 off the base fare of a roundtrip JetBlue flight originating from the U.S. (including Puerto Rico) between 5/01 – 6/20/12. Roundtrip purchase required; you must select outbound and return flights within the eligible travel period in order to view and receive the discount. Discount value of promo code will be revealed when you search for a flight before you complete your purchase; purchase required at time of reservation. Code (case-sensitive) is valid for one-time use only for flights purchased on jetblue.com/promo; new bookings only; limit one code per booking. Code cannot be combined with other offers, cannot be partially redeemed, has no cash value, is not redeemable for cash, but is transferable. Code is not valid in connection with JetBlue Getaways, award flights, taxes/fees, partner, code share or interline flights, oversized, overweight or extra baggage fees, or any other products or services. If flight reservation is changed or cancelled, a $100 fee per person will apply (plus any increase in fare for changes), and the promo code discount will be forfeited and will not apply to any modified or new reservation. Cancellations are for JetBlue travel credit only, valid for one year. If reservation is not changed/canceled prior to scheduled departure, all money associated with reservation is forfeited. Other restrictions apply. See http://www.jetblue.com/about/