Have a case of the Monday morning blues? Book one of our top 10 picks for today to cheer you up! We spend our time looking for flights, so you can spend more of your time taking flights. Here are some of the best airfare deals that are currently available so you can book that next trip.
Today's Top Airfare Picks
The listed deals are all at prices below what we regularly see for that specific route. Some of these fares are a part of ongoing sales and some are unadvertised and may only last a few hours. If you are interested in any of these fares we recommend you book ASAP if the travel bug bites.
Fly from San Francisco to Tampa or vice-versa for $121 round-trip on American Airlines in Basic Economy. Travel is available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday, with the occasional Monday travel day thrown in. The travel window is from mid-April through the end of May. We found seats departing SFO on Tuesday, May 8 and returning from TPA on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Since this is a Basic Economy fare you will only be allowed one small personal item such as a purse or backpack. Not sure if your bag fits the Basic Economy carry-on size limits? Here are our top picks for travel bags that are guaranteed to fit.
Fly from Philadelphia to Cabo San Lucas for $206 round-trip on United Airlines. Cabo has been on sale from a number of US cities over the past week or so, which we mentioned on the blog on Friday. Many of those good deals have stuck around over the weekend, such as this one from Philly. Searching on United we found seats departing PHL on Monday, October 29 and returning from SJD on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Travel is available any day of the week but certain days may require a long layover en route. Best availability is in the Fall and Winter months.
Fly from New York-JFK to Phuket, Thailand for $534 round-trip on China Southern Airlines, departing late August through the end of October. This is a great deal for this exotic locale, travel is available for any day of the week and the stopover times in Guangzhou CAN are fairly reasonable on most days. I was able to find seats departing JFK on Wednesday, October 17, and returning from HKT on Friday, October 26, 2018. There is a 7-day minimum stay requirement for this fare.
Fly nonstop from Ft. Lauderdale to Grand Cayman for $192 round-trip on Southwest Airlines this Spring. Part of the ongoing Southwest Spring Sale, this route is available for travel on Monday through Thursdays until May 17, 2018. Only bookable on southwest.com, we found seats departing FLL on Wednesday, April 25 and returning from GCM on Monday, April 30, 2018. Book this flight before midnight on Thursday, March 29th.
Travel nonstop from Chicago-ORD to Miami on United Airlines for $105 round-trip this Spring. This is another Basic Economy fare, luckily you can pack light and won't have to bring any bulky clothes to sunny Miami if you depart from ORD on Wednesday, May 2 and return from MIA on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Travel is available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday through May 5, 2018, at this price point. Depart as soon as next Wednesday.
Here is another great domestic deal from United Airlines today. Fly from Houston-IAH to Seattle for $137 round-trip, nonstop this Spring. The travel window on this fare is only from late April through mid- May. Travel days vary but you will find most availability on Monday - Wednesday, and Saturdays. This books into Regular Economy so feel free to bring a standard sized carry-on. Seats are going fast on this fare, but we were able to find some departing IAH on Wednesday, May 2 and returning from SEA on Monday, May 7, 2018.
Fly nonstop from Philadelphia to Rome for $440 round-trip on American Airlines. Flights to the Eternal City are available for departures through May 7, and then again from mid-November through December. Travel any day of the week, if available, with a 7-day minimum stay required. Searching on AA.com we found seats departing PHL on November 21 and returning from FCO on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Perfect if you want to mix things up and do some European travel over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Fly nonstop from Boston to Hamilton, Bermuda for $266 round-trip through the end of October on Delta Airlines. This fare has been hanging around for a little while now, but it seems that there is more availability opening up during the Summer months. For example, we found seats departing BOS on Tuesday, July 10 and returning from BDA on Monday, July 16, 2018, at this price. Travel on any day of the week, if available, through October 27, 2018.
Fly from Phoenix to Madrid $424 round-trip on American Airlines. This fare is available daily from April through mid-June then again from mid-October through December. Searching on AA.com we were able to find seats departing PHX on Sunday, May 27 and returning from MAD on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
Fly from Los Angeles to Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia $690 round-trip on Philippine Airlines. This is a fare from the ongoing Philippine Airlines 77th Anniversary Sale that we posted about last week. Travel through May 30 and August 16 - November 30. Most Fares available late Summer onward. Depart Sunday through Thursday with only a 3-day minimum stay required. Book before March 31, 2018, to get this great sale price.