JetBlue's 5 Days of Deals Celebrating the Airline's Birthday Continue with Epic Perks for Credit Cardholders

Check back for new birthday deals as they're released each day.

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There may be no better way for an airline to celebrate its birthday than with epic deals., and that's exactly what JetBlue is doing for its birthday this week.

JetBlue, a T+L reader favorite, is planning a weeklong celebration of its 22nd birthday by dropping new travel deals every single day til Friday.

While each day has been filled with deals and perks, Thursday's JetBlue deal is perfect for the airline's credit cardholders. Credit cardholders can earn double the points, today only on eligible Jetblue purchases up to $1,000. Jetblue cardholders can also earn 6 points per dollar for a maximum of 6,000 points, while Jetblue Rewards cardmembers can earn 8 points on the dollar for up to 8,000 total. Jetblue Business cardholders can earn 12 points per $1 spent for a total of 12,000 points.

Still in effect are prior day deals including Wednesday's where travelers booking a Jetblue vacation will be able to save up to $600 on a flight, hotel, and cruise packages. The promotion is valid until Feb. 14 for travel between Feb. 21 through Dec.31. Travelers who spend $2,000-$3,999 on a vacation package can receive $200 off their trip with the code BIRTHDAY200, guests who spend $4,000-$5,999 are eligible to save $400 with code BIRTHDAY400, and guests who spend over $6,000 can receive $600 off while using BIRTHDAY600.

Minimum spends are inclusive of taxes and fees.

The airline's birthday celebration also included a 1-day sale on Monday.

JetBlue made its first flight on Feb. 11, 2000, from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Bill Clinton was president, Celine Dion was on the cover of Life magazine, and Savage Garden was dominating radio playlists. Offering low-cost flights and live television onboard, JetBlue grew to be among the largest carriers in the U.S. In 2009, it expanded beyond the U.S., launching international flights to Colombia and Costa Rica.

JetBlue now operates an average of 925 flights each day and serves 100 markets, now including the U.K. JetBlue launched direct flights between New York and London last summer and introduced premium Mint suites and studios, which feature the biggest lie-flat bed of any U.S. carrier.

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