American $645 LAX to GIG Rio de Janeiro

American Airlines has Los Angeles LAX to GIG Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at $645 round trip for nearly every date from October 6 to December 3, even Thanksgiving week.

Looks like a 3-day advance purchase and 3-day minimum stay from date of departure. This is a high mileage low fare for American AAdvantage flyers possibly wanting to reach a higher elite status for 2016.

Routing via Miami Airport makes the round trip flight distance 13,009 miles.

American Airlines  Los Angeles LAX – Miami MIA – Rio de Janeiro GIG

$644.33  Wednesday November 11 – Saturday November 14

Flight distance: 13,009 miles

LAX-GIG $644 AA Nov11-14

This mileage run flight schedule with a Wednesday noon departure from LAX and Thursday early morning arrival in Rio makes the trip possible with only one hotel night. The departure back to Miami is 1:15am Saturday morning. No hotel night required for Friday night before flying back.

Aeromexico has fares in the mid-$500s to many airports in Brazil during this same season. American Airlines has similar fares in mid-$600s to Sao Paulo GRU. American and TAM have fares in the mid-$600s to numerous airports around Brazil available through TAM website.

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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