• If you're considering a trip to the Caribbean in October or November before high-season room rates take effect — and you live South Florida or will connect through Miami — we've got great news. You can save even more money by booking one of these affordable airfares. We checked nonstop flights to 10 popular Caribbean destinations from Miami International Airport and here are the airlines, dates and flight times that are the cheapest. (Note: The best deals — most under $400 and some as low as $192 — are primarily in October and early or late November for stays of five to seven nights).

  • Aruba
    Aruba
    Palm Beach in ArubaShutterstock
  • Flight length: 2 hours, 46 minutes
    Cheapest airfare (when we checked): $322-$363
    Airline: American
    When to fly: Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27, 30, 31 and Nov. 30 at 6:35 p.m., returning Oct. 24, 25 and Nov. 1, 2 at 2:45 p.m. and Nov. 6 and Dec. 5 at 3:41 p.m.

  • Jamaica
    Jamaica Seven Mile Beach
    Jamaica's Seven Mile BeachShutterstock
  • Flight length: 1 hour, 40 minutes
    Cheapest airfare (when we checked): $251-$260
    Airline: American
    When to fly: Oct. 8, 12, 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, 29 at 5:40 p.m., returning Oct. 14, 17, 25 and Nov. 1, 2 at 7:34 a.m. or 1:03 p.m.; Nov. 10 at 12:27 p.m. or 5:40 p.m., returning Nov. 15 at 8:25 a.m.; Nov. 24, 25, 26, 27 at 11:04 a.m., 12:27 p.m. or 5:40 p.m., returning Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1, 4 at 8:25 a.m. or 2:03 p.m.

  • Cancun
    Cancun’s Hotel Zone
    Cancun's Hotel ZoneShutterstock
  • Flight length: 1 hour, 45 minutes
    Cheapest airfare (when we checked): $198
    Airline: American
    When to fly: Oct. 1-3, 8, 9, 15, 16, 23, 29, 30 and Nov. 4, 11, 13, 14, 27-30 at 7:25 a.m., 8:50 a.m., 12:25 p.m. or 3:05 p.m., returning Oct. 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 30; Nov. 3, 6, 9, 16, 18, 19 and Dec. 2-5 at 7:00 a.m., 9:10 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.

  • St. Thomas
    Magens Bay on St. Thomas
    Magens Bay on St. ThomasShutterstock
  • Flight length: 2 hours, 49 minutes
    Cheapest airfare (when we checked): $243
    Airline: American
    When to fly: Oct. 3-5, 10, 11 and Nov. 14, 22 at 10:34 a.m. or 12:19 p.m., returning Oct. 10, 15, 16 and Nov. 19, 29 at 2:22 p.m., 3:55 p.m., 3:26 p.m. or 4:53 p.m.

  • St. Maarten
    Grand Case, on the French side of St. Martin
    Grand Case, on the French side of St. MartinShutterstock
  • Flight length: 3 hours
    Cheapest airfare (when we checked): $442
    Airline: American
    When to fly: Oct 1-4, 10, 11, 15, 16, 18, 22-24 and Nov. 9 at 12:05 p.m. or 12:10 p.m., returning Oct. 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and Nov. 14 at 4:09 p.m. or 5:10 p.m.

  • Belize City
    Caye Caulker, one of Belize’s islands
    Caye Caulker, one of Belize's islandsShutterstock
  • Flight length: 2 hours, 7 minutes
    Cheapest airfare (when we checked): $199
    Airline: American
    When to fly: Oct. 2-3, 8-11, 15-17, 23-25, 29-31 and Nov. 7, 8, 27-29 at 10:30 a.m. or 12:41 p.m., returning Oct. 9, 15, 16, 22, 30; Nov. 5, 14 and Dec. 4 at 11:33 a.m., 12:39 p.m. or 2:45 p.m.

  • Grand Cayman
    Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman
    Seven Mile Beach on Grand CaymanShutterstock
  • Flight length: 1 hour, 32 minutes Cheapest airfare (when we checked): $192 and $254 Airline: American
    When to fly: Oct. 8, 9 at 10:45 a.m., returning Oct. 15 at 12:38 p.m.; Oct. 1, 4-6, 11-13, 15-20, 22-27, 29-31 and Nov. 1, 2, 21-23, 27-30 at 10:45 a.m., 12:19 p.m. or 7:40 p.m., returning Oct. 8, 9, 11, 17, 18, 21-25, 29-31; Nov. 1, 2, 5-7, 28 and Dec. 3, 4, 6 at 12:38 p.m. or 1:42 p.m.

  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
    Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic
    Punta Cana in the Dominican RepublicShutterstock
  • Flight length: 2 hours, 20 minutes
    Cheapest airfare (when we checked): $296
    Airline: LATAM
    When to fly: Oct. 7, 21, 28 and Nov. 4, 11, 25 at 8:25 a.m., returning Oct, 14, 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18 and Dec. 2 at 5:45 p.m.

  • Turks and Caicos
    Grace Bay Beach in Turks and Caicos
    Grace Bay Beach in Turks and CaicosShutterstock
  • Flight length: 1 hour, 48 minutes (to Providenciales)
    Cheapest airfare (when we checked): $350-$376
    Airline: American
    When to fly: Oct, 9, 12, 19, 27, 30, 31 and Nov. 7, 9-14, 24, 28, 30 at 5:50 p.m., returning Oct. 16, 17, 24; Nov, 6, 7, 14, 15, 18, 19 and Dec. 4, 5 at 8:08 a.m., 1:16 P.M. or 1:19 p.m.

  • Puerto Rico
    Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico
    Dorado Beach in Puerto RicoShutterstock
  • Flight length: 2 hours, 47 minutes
    Cheapest airfare (when we checked): $229
    Airline: American
    When to fly: Oct. 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30, 31 and Nov. 6-8 at 12:10 p.m., 9:35 p.m., returning Oct. 9, 10, 15, 16, 21-23, 29, 30 and Nov. 5, 12, 13 at 7:40 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 3:41 p.m. or 5:09 p.m.

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