Airfares from the U.S. to foreign destinations have remained stubbornly high, thanks in part to taxes and airport fees among other factors. But Airfarewatchdog has noticed a few really good fares here and there, and especially for winter travel fares have been softening a bit.
Turkish Airlines has a great sale from Chicago right now for travel to many of its international destinations. This sale officially ends on November 15, but you'll want to grab seats as quickly as you can because some dates will sell out before then. Travel is between Jan. 10 and Mar. 10, 2012 to Istanbul at an amazing $505 round-trip and until Mar. 31 for other destinations.
Here is a sampling of the deals, all round-trip including tax:
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