updated 3/29/2010 1:12:23 PM ET 2010-03-29T17:12:23

Book by: April 4
Travel by: June 15

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The deal
LAN Airlines has announced a new sale on round-trip fares from eight U.S. cities to cultural hotspots in South America.

Fares start as low as $399 on flights from Miami to Lima, Peru, but there are plenty of other exciting destinations, including, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; and Montevideo, Uruguay; that are reduced up to 30 percent.

Whether an exotic beach in Uruguay, the glaciers of Patagonia, or a bustling Latin American metropolis, these rock-bottom rates will get you to those tantalizing, far-off locales. Tickets must be purchased before April 5 and the offer is valid for travel through June 15.

In addition, LAN Airlines has announced nonstop service from San Francisco to Lima beginning in July 2010, making it the only nonstop service from San Francisco to South America. Visit www.LAN.com for more information.

Sample Fares (Round-Trip, Excluding Taxes):

  • Miami–Lima, Peru: $399
  • San Francisco–Lima, Peru: $599
  • New York–Buenos Aires: $799
  • Los Angeles–Montevideo, Uruguay: $799
  • New York–Santiago, Chile: $899

The dollars
Additional taxes and fees apply.

The catch
Depending on departure and arrival cities, the total travel time can exceed 20 hours.

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