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Posted by Ricky Radka on Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Fare of the Day: Boston, MA (BOS) to Seattle, WA (SEA) $219 RT, including all taxes.
This is a great price for summer travel.
Travel 330 days, 7 days a week if available, 14 day advance purchase, no minimum stay requirement. Found via Orbitz.com
Posted by Ricky Radka on Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Fare of the Day: Washington, DC (IAD) to Warsaw, Poland (WAW) $453.00 RT, including all taxes. Travel Jan-Mar, and Oct-Nov. Found on iberia.com
While all the sub $300 flights from New York are getting all the hype and rightfully so. There are still some good deals to London and Warsaw from other U.S. cities that are also available during this epic Iberia sale. This is about $200 off the regular price for this route, it may not be as cheap as Brussels or Milan, but it's still a great deal. Speaking of deals, why not get a free Warsaw city guide for your iPhone/iPad from Lonely Planet while you are at it to plan your trip.
Posted by Ricky Radka on Monday, December 20, 2010
Fare of the Day: New York, NY (JFK) to Paris, France (CDG). $291.00 RT non-stop, including all taxes. January-March travel on Iberia.com
Log on to iberia.com to find this price on select dates through the end of March. These great prices will not stick around for long, they are much like the American Airlines fares from a few weeks ago. Other European cities and departure points from the USA are also marked down. Get them while they last! Meaning right now!
Posted by Ricky Radka on Friday, December 17, 2010
Fare of the Day: San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Kansas City, MO (MCI) $147 RT non-stop, including all taxes.
This fare is also reversible MCI to SFO. Non-stop flights are not available on every departure day. Travel any day of the week if available, 330 day travel period. No minimum stay requirement.
Posted by Peter Thornton on Friday, December 17, 2010
Southwest is having a network wide Snow sale from/to Denver. Fares have dropped considerably on long distance non-stop routes for travel any any day of the week between Jan. 4 - Mar. 9, 2011. Avoid blackout dates: Feb. 17, 18, 20, 21, 25, & 27. Tickets must be booked by 11:59 p.m. PT on Dec. 20, 2010. Book your winter ski trip now!
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Posted by Ricky Radka on Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Fare of the Day: Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Geneva, Switzerland (GVA) $553.00 RT, including all taxes. Winter travel through March. Depart on Air Canada and return on Swiss.
Are you stuck in traffic on the 101 again, day-dreaming you were just about anywhere else in the world or maybe more specifically dreaming you were skiing down the snowy hills in Gstaad? Well, this is the fare for you!
Finding it may prove a little tough for some, we found it by trying select dates in February and March using vayama.com. It is easiest to find departure dates on Thursday and return following Thursday for this price, other days tend to make the fare jump up a little more.
Also available are flights to Zurich, Switzerland using the same search method.
This is sure to be dismissed as just another attempt to earn ancillary revenue, and perhaps it is just that. But Continental Airlines today announced a new option for consumers to lock in a fare for 3 days for fees starting at $5, or for 7 days for fees starting at $9 (the "starting" part is key, because fees vary depending on the route). Continental has always allowed you to lock in a reservation for 24 hours and to cancel with no fee or penalty. But this is different.
Under the reservation lock policy, your seat was held, but the fare could go up or down while you made up your mind to book.
This new option allows you to lock in the fare as well as the reservation.
Let's say the fare on a route you wish to fly is $400 round-trip one minute, but then goes down to $200. Should you bite? But first, you have to check with your wife, or your boyfriend, or check your bank account or consult your business partners. While you're checking, the fare goes back up. We see this happen all the time.
Under FareLock, you get to lock in the lower price for 3-7 days. There is no commitment to buy the fare, but Continental says in its somewhat vague press release that the option is only available on certain itineraries and fares. Like most fees, this one is non-refundable. The fee "will vary based on a number of factors such as the itinerary, number of days to departure and the length of the hold." For example, we were offered to "farelock" a Newark to Hong Kong fare of $1200 for 7 days for a $19 fee.
There's no telling if Continental will actually make money on this. If consumers consistently lock in lower fares, the airline could actually lose revenue. But if enough consumers use this option, and lock in higher fares (and don't shop around in the meantime), obviously Continental could be the winner. It's anyone's guess how this will play out, and whether or not other airlines will match this policy (some European airlines already offer it).
Fare of the Day: Boston, MA (BOS) to Dublin, Ireland (DUB) $432 RT, nonstop including all taxes. Grab your best green get-up and spend St. Patrick's Day in Dublin!
Part of the Aer Lingus Winter Sale. Travel from January 4th to March 31st. Valid Monday through Thursday, but some dates are already sold out. Also available from New York, NY (JFK) for similar price.
Blackout dates from Boston are: February 15 - 25, March 10 - 15
Posted by Tracy Stewart on Friday, December 10, 2010
Save on winter flights from Los Angeles to Rarotonga, Cook Islands, with Air New Zealand. Valid departure dates from LAX include December 12, 19, and January 9, and 23. Tickets must be booked by December 15.
Flights to Rarotonga depart Los Angeles on Sundays and return on Saturdays, leaving Rarotonga just prior to midnight. Travel must be completed by February 13. Tickets require a 2-day advance purchase.
For booking details, visit our Rarotonga fare page.