Flights to Aruba are pretty easy to find as long as you search well in advance. Major North American and European airlines offer direct flights to Aruba, making it quite easy to find an affordable seat.
Airports and Airlines
Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA) is the international airport located in the capital, Oranjestad, of this Dutch island. Although the national airline doesn’t offer any direct flights to Aruba, several US and European airlines make it easy to travelers to fly here.
If you depart from US, American Airlines offer direct flights to Aruba from New York City and Miami. Continental, Delta, United and US Airways also offer flights to Aruba from their main US hubs. Most often you’ll only have to make one stop. JetBlue is the first low-cost American carrier which offers cheap flights to Aruba from New York City.
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If you depart from Canada, catch Air Canada’s flight to Aruba from Toronto.
If you depart from Europe, both KLM and Martinair offer frequent flights to Aruba from Amsterdam, making it easy to connect Aruba to pretty much any major European airport.
Tips to get a cheap ticket to Aruba
With that many airlines offering flights to Aruba, getting a cheap ticket is just a matter of timing. Here are some tips to find cheap airfare to Aruba:
- Try to fly to Aruba during the shoulder season, which is in early December and early April. The peak season is represented by Christmas and New Year, while the high season lasts until March. Flying during the shoulder season means you get better prices while still enjoying the nice weather.
- If you depart from a city close to New York, it’s worth it to look into JetBlue’s flights. Although they are very cheap compared to other airlines, you can get a good deal even during the high season.
- Try to fly on Tuesday or Wednesday to grab a cheaper flight, mostly if you book closer to the departure date.
- Book as early as possible if you want to get a good deal on the weekend flights.