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JetBlue is offering a 15% discount on the base fare of all JetBlue flights (save those booked with points) flown between January 10 and February 14, 2017, as well as February 26 and March 14, 2018 and booked by the end of tomorrow. Flights on Fridays and Sundays are not discounted. Just input promo code RECESS at the conclusion of your booking to reflect the discount.

If you were planning on booking any JetBlue cash flights, now’s the time!


  1. When are the cheap fares?
  2. What are the conditions?
  3. Baggage Allowance
  4. Best Credit Card to Buy the Ticket

When are the cheap fares?

The base fare discount applies to flights flown from January 10 through February 14, 2017, and flights flown February 26 through March 14, 2018.

What are the conditions?

  • Promo code is subject to limited availability and is good while limited supplies last until 12/13/17 (11:59 PM ET).
  • Mint Class and Vacation Packages are excluded from the discount.
  • Friday and Sunday flights are excluded from the discount.
  • A discount on base fare means the discount doesn’t apply to the government taxes and fees.
  • The discount can only be redeemed online at

Can’t Redeem TrueBlue Points with Discount

What’s typically awesome about JetBlue sales is that they’re not just good for buying cheap cash flights–they’re great for redeeming JetBlue points as JetBlue’s award prices are roughly revenue-based.

However, that’s not the case with this sale since you have to input a promo code to trigger the discount. You’re not given an option to enter a promo code on an award booking.

Mileage Earning

You’ll earn at least six TrueBlue points per dollar spent as long as you buy the ticket on If buy a Blue Plus or higher ticket (to include a checked bag, etc) you’ll earn even more.

Baggage Allowance

You get a free personal item and free carry on with these cheap fares. The cost of a checked bag will vary if you buy one price tier up from a Blue fare (Blue Plus fare). If you don’t pay for a checked bag ahead of time, it will cost $25 (that’s typically a little more than buying a Blue Plus fare ahead of time).

Best Way to Buy the Ticket

If you have JetBlue Plus Card, definitely buy your ticket with it. You’ll earn at least 12 TrueBlue points per dollar spent (6x from buying on, 6x from the credit card) and you’ll get a free checked bag. The JetBlue Plus Card comes with 30,000 TrueBlue points for spending $1,000 on the card within three months of opening it. If you live in a city served by JetBlue and fly the airline often, the card is a no brainer to open and keep open (you’ll get 5k bonus points after every account anniversary and the free checked bag benefit will save you tons as the cheapest TrueBlue fares don’t include a checked bag).

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