Connecting flights can make your journey to a destination so tedious, which is why it's great to know which direct flights leave from Montreal.\nFlying direct means more vacation time! \nFind out which Central and South American cities you can fly directly to from Montreal below!\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nFlying can be tedious: uncomfortable seats, freezing cold airplanes, snoring neighbours. But nothing is worse than a connecting flight - at least in my opinion. Because that means you have all the cons of flying numerous times before you arrive at your destination. This is why I tend to visit destinations with direct flights leaving from Montreal.\nDon’t get me wrong, I have done my fair share of connecting flights in my life. But, with age comes wisdom, and I've learned that there is a certain ease that comes with flying directly to your destination.\nSouth and Central America are home to some incredibly vibrant destinations, a lot of which surprisingly have direct flights leaving from our city. This makes it a whole lot easier to escape our cold climate in an instant.\nLatin America has a uniqueness that matches no other place in the world. And, for anyone who has yet to explore it, these destinations are worth checking out. From San Paulo and Panama City to San Salvador and Lima, these exotic travel destinations are calling your name.\nWe live in an amazing city, however, during the cold of winter, most of us are busy working to be able to afford an escape. These flights will get you out of the cold and into the warm this winter!\nCartagena, Colombia\nView this post on Instagram Se ha convertido en uno de los barrios más visitados en todo el mundo, #Getsemani es hoy por hoy uno de los lugares más emblemáticos para visitar * * Reservas: 📲whatsapp +57 3503321570 * * Pregunta por nuestro portafolio de servicios * * #travel #trip #vacation #vacaciones #colombia #tours #cholon #pic #pictureday #photography #turismo#yates #apartamentos #boats #rosarioislands #love #instagood #fun #beach #bestoftheday #friends A post shared by 🔆 CARTAGENA TRAVEL 🏝 (@cartagena.travel) on Sep 12, 2019 at 7:12pm PDT\nDuring the months of winter, you can fly direct to Cartagena, Colombia. Once you get there, you'll notice that on every corner you turn, something magnificence pops up. Cartagena is truly a vivacious city.\nCartagena is known for its tasty cuisine, festive culture, rich history, colourful buildings, and breath-taking castles.\nSao Paulo, Brazil\nView this post on Instagram São Paulo é... ... Verde. 💚🌿 Cidade Universitária da USP (Universidade de São Paulo), no bairro do Butantã, lindamente fotografada pela @kqf78 Bom dia SP!! #guiasp24h #guiasp #cidade24h #cidadeuniversitariausp #usp #cityofsaopaulo #IloveSP #cidadedesaopaulo #euamosp #spétudodebom #sp #sampa #saopaulo #terradagaroa #euamosp #saopaulobrazil #saopaulotravelguide #cityguidesaopaulo #cityguide #saopaulocityguide A post shared by Guia SP 24H | Dalton Germano (@guiasp24h) on Nov 20, 2019 at 4:48am PST\nSao Paulo is situated in Southeastern Brazil and it is the seventh-largest city in the world.\nIts impressive skyline is the biggest in all of South America and the city is full of energy and beauty. While visiting this large city, there are a ton of museums, parks and Cathedrals to visit, so there's no doubt you'll fall in love with the beautiful architecture that surrounds you.\nSan Salvador, El Salvador\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by ViajesPro El Salvador (@viajesprosv) on Nov 28, 2019 at 11:20am PST\nKnown as the Land of Volcanoes, San Salvador is famous for its coffee, sugar, corn, and beef imports.\nEl Salvador is the only country in Central America where there is no coastline on the Caribbean Sea. But, this doesn't mean it isn't a great destination to explore! There are a ton of amazing things to experience while visiting including museums, churches and a ton of charming boutiques and restaurants.\nSan José, Costa Rica\nView this post on Instagram A 23 días de cumplir ahora 33 😱 Todavía sigo encontrándome con personas que no creen mi edad... #GRACIASTOTALES . Pero digo uuuuff la edad de Cristo ya!! eso en los hombros pesa... porque si me pongo a comparar todo lo que Cristo hizo con solo 33 y yo aquí... siento que sigo en pañales. Con tantos planes pero tan pocas metas cumplidas siente uno feo, pero luego pienso en lo bien que he quemado mis etapas y que no me puedo quejar de la vida que he tenido. Con lo mucho o poco que tengo dependiendo de quien mire soy Feliz! Puedo ahora si entrar a la mejor época del año 🥰 A post shared by Pumary C. / Foodie (@pumary_) on Nov 26, 2019 at 12:42pm PST\nCosta Rica has always been one of my favourite travel destinations. San José especially since it still has so much natural beauty inside an urban and contemporary city. Its vivacious nightlife and abundance of eateries make this one of the cities you need to visit at least one time in your life.\nIf you love coffee and beer San José is a city for you. Not only is it a haven for artists but its “Pura Vida” lifestyle allows visitors to feel right at home.\nSan Andres, Colombia\nView this post on Instagram Lo que esta pasando en nuestro pais🇨🇴 es ¡¡¡HISTORIA!! El pueblo a pesar de todo se esta manifestando. Gracias a Dios y que nos proteja de esa gente mala que aprovecha esto para hacer actos de bandidos. VIVA COLOMBIA 🇨🇴🇨🇴 #vivaelparonacional #paro A post shared by soluciones turisticas M&M🏝✈ (@soluturisticas) on Nov 22, 2019 at 6:40pm PST\nThere are thousands of reasons to visit San Andres, Colombia, but diving is definitely at the top of the list.\nKnown for its array of beaches and natural beauty, San Andres is great for anyone looking for an exotic and warm destination that will give you the chance to fully disconnect from Montreal and get intertwined in Colombian culture.\nRoatán, Honduras\nView this post on Instagram Happy thanksgiving from my family to yours A post shared by ☆ ☆ g ☆ ☆ (@giannadietrich) on Nov 28, 2019 at 10:49am PST\nRoatán is one of those destinations you are bound to fall in love with the second you walk off your plane. If you've never been to Honduras, visiting Roatán should be first on your list!\nThere are so many things to do in Roatán that you could never experience in Montreal. This list includes jungle zip-lining, swimming with dolphins, and wildlife tours. And, if you're looking for a relaxing vacation, it also has some remarkable spas and resorts throughout the land.\nPanama City, Panama\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Rosangela Petinatti Cocolichio (@rosangelapetinatti) on Nov 9, 2019 at 7:31am PST\nHaving already been, I can say that there is something about Panama City, the country's capital, that I believe everyone should experience at some point in their lives.\nThis lovely city is known for its rich rain forest and lively citizens. The cosmopolitan living of this city in combination with both the historic and ultra-modern architecture is what impressed me most. And, best of all, you can fly direct, from Montreal!\nManagua, Nicaragua\nView this post on Instagram De turista por Managua 🇳🇮 con uno de mis vestidos favoritos del verano de @cloudmallapp (es una tela parecida al lino pero que no se arruga tanto así que es perfecto!) Os dejo el link directo por stories, y podéis usar el código Ares para un 15% de descuento 🙌🏼 . . A turist in Managua 🇳🇮 with one of my favorite dresses for this summer from @cloudmallapp (it has a fabric similar to linen but it does not get so wrinkly so it is perfect!) I leave the direct link in my stories, and you can use the 15% discount code: Ares 🙌🏼 #cloudmall #cloudmalloutfits A post shared by Alejandra Ares (@nosequeponermeblog) on May 23, 2019 at 11:53am PDT\nManagua is the largest city in Nicaragua and it is famous for its coffee, beer, and shoes.\nThis cultural and political hub also has one of the best educational systems in the country - as well as an impressive economic scene. You can basically feel the prosperity in the air. There are a ton of things to do throughout the city of Managua and a lot of picturesque streets to take those loved Instagram shots in!\nLiberia, Costa Rica\nView this post on Instagram Un viaje en el tiempo en medio del mar. 📱Capturada con HUAWEI P30 lite 📏 Longitud focal: 17 mm ☀️ ISO: 50 🏃♂️ Velocidad: 1/526 📸 @kaligamboafotografia A post shared by Huawei Mobile Costa Rica (@huaweimobilecr) on Nov 7, 2019 at 4:00pm PST\nIf you love adventure, the city of Liberia is the place for you. From trekking active volcanos and rafting through the Tenorio River, Liberia offers a lot to its visitors.\nThe blue, welcoming waters make this also a great place to just disconnect and relax. And, since you can fly direct from Montreal, you'll have even more time to explore all that Liberia has to offer.\nLima, Peru\nView this post on Instagram 🇵🇪 A post shared by @ laisabifadel on Nov 28, 2019 at 1:57pm PST\nPeru is best known for being home to Machu Picchu, one of the new seven wonders of the modern world and you can get there easily from Lima. The city is known for its intricate construction adoring culture and an array of sights to visit. Lima has a rich history and as you walk through the streets you will quickly fall in love with all the beauty that surrounds you.