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Looking for Lie Flat from JFK to somewhere warm

Old Sep 2, 19, 4:47 pm
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Looking for Lie Flat from JFK to somewhere warm

Looking to fly lie flat from JFK to somewhere warm in November-January time. Europe is too cold. Hawaii is too far. Thinking somewhere between 4-7 hour flight. From my research, all Caribbean destinations dont have any lie-flat options. Anyone have any suggestions?
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Old Sep 2, 19, 7:17 pm
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Bogotá from JFK on Avianca. The seat is slightly angled, though. If you don't mind extending your upper flight time limit to 7:40, Lima on UA.

There are surely other options as well.
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Old Sep 2, 19, 7:21 pm
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Originally Posted by zagguru View Post
Looking to fly lie flat from JFK to somewhere warm in November-January time. Europe is too cold. Hawaii is too far. Thinking somewhere between 4-7 hour flight. From my research, all Caribbean destinations dont have any lie-flat options. Anyone have any suggestions?
Check AA's JFK-MIA schedules. One or two of the daily flights might be on equipment with lie-flats.

And there's also JFK-LAX, but can't guarantee warmth in L.A. that time of year.
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Old Sep 2, 19, 8:25 pm
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DL and AM have lie-flat on select routings to CUN & MEX.
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Old Sep 3, 19, 12:16 am
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On a short daytime flight of five/six hours or less, I really don't see any advantage of lie-flat seats. A comfortable domestic first class seat is just fine. I certainly wouldn't let it dictate my holiday location.
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Old Sep 3, 19, 7:09 pm
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Originally Posted by Efrem View Post
Bogotá from JFK on Avianca. The seat is slightly angled, though. If you don't mind extending your upper flight time limit to 7:40, Lima on UA.

There are surely other options as well.
Both are not so warm in November
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Old Sep 3, 19, 7:20 pm
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What about looking at the jet blue mint flights to the Caribbean — they may only be once a week though
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Old Sep 3, 19, 8:19 pm
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Originally Posted by zagguru View Post
Both are not so warm in November
You have just given us more information about your definition of "warm" than we had before. To me anyplace with an average daily high in the 60s (F) in November is warm. (I felt the same way when I lived in the NYC area.) Anything else we should know before we make more suggestions that will be rejected for reasons we can't know about?
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I am flying DL 24 from JFK to BOM and back non-stop last week of Dec :-)
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Old Sep 4, 19, 4:58 am
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Sorry. I should have bee more clear. Looking for 80 degree temperature. Basically warm beach weather
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Old Sep 4, 19, 12:32 pm
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Have you looked at the JetBlue Mint options -- the flights are only once a week from JFK but at least that is an option to some islands
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Old Sep 4, 19, 4:14 pm
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Originally Posted by arttravel View Post
Have you looked at the JetBlue Mint options -- the flights are only once a week from JFK but at least that is an option to some islands
Yes, but they only fly on Saturday, which doesnt work.
Surprised that AA has lie flat JFK-MIA, but none to the Caribbean.
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Old Sep 5, 19, 3:19 am
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I will try again: why is lie-flat so important for a four hour daytime flight from NYC to the Caribbean? I'd rather focus on the hotel I'm staying on than the short hop to get there.
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Originally Posted by zagguru View Post
Yes, but they only fly on Saturday, which doesnt work.
Surprised that AA has lie flat JFK-MIA, but none to the Caribbean.
Fly down in a regular seat (or a premium economy type if available), and then fly home on MINT so you feel very refreshed at the end of a relaxing trip.

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