Fly from Chicago to New Orleans for $269 round-trip on American Airlines.
Searching AA.com, we found seats departing ORD on New Year's Eve, returning from MSY on Thursday, January 4.
You'll find lower fares availalble in Basic Economy though these seats will restrict carry-on allowances.
See our Chicago ORD fare listings for a complete look at current finds.
Need a room in New Orleans? Here's what's available for the above dates on Hotelwatchdog.