Start planning your fall or winter getaway now. Southwest is having one of its best sales of the year this week and other airlines are matching. There's also plenty of great international airfares available today. Have a look at the top 10 airfares we've found so far today.
Today's Top Airfare Picks
These deals are all at prices below what we normally see. Some of these fares are a part of ongoing sales and some are unadvertised, which may only last a few hours. If you are interested in any of these fares, we recommend you book soon to avoid a missed bargain. All domestic fares work in the reverse direction as well.
Can you believe it's possible to fly for this cheap? Pack a small bag and fly nonstop from Greenville to Orlando for $34 roundtrip on Frontier. This price only includes a small personal item. If you can't travel that light, checked bag fees start at $25-$30 each way or a larger carry-on bag fee starts at $30-$35 each way. Still an excellent price if you add a bag. I found seats departing Greenville GSP on Saturday, October 13, returning from Orlando MCO on Wednesday, October 17. Other dates are available for travel on Wednesdays and Saturdays, through mid-December. Book quickly! This Frontier sale ends tonight!
It's been a while since this popular midwest route has dipped below $100. Thanks to Southwest's distance-based sale, you can fly nonstop from Minneapolis to Chicago for $98 roundtrip. Two free checked bags included! Travel is valid on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, from November 28 through December 19, 2018, and January 3 through February 13, 2019. As an example, I found seats departing Minneapolis MSP on Thursday, November 29, returning from Chicago MDW on Monday, December 3. Book this great fare this week only! Southwest's distance-based sale ends tomorrow night.
There is a great unadvertised fall/winter travel sale on all airlines that has been sticking around. Nonstop flights from Austin to Boston for $181 roundtrip on Delta or JetBlue fall within the travel dates of this sale. This is one of the routes that is available for daily travel between late October and early March, excluding peak holidays. I found seats departing Austin AUS on Friday, November 30, returning from Boston BOS on Sunday, December 2. If you want to travel around Halloween, you'll find one-way flights on JetBlue for $31 on October 30 or 31, which can be combined with this low fare for roundtrip travel as low as $122.
Fly nonstop from Houston to Guatemala for $181 roundtrip on United. This amazing price is part of the "Spirit effect", which has United drastically dropping its price on this route due to new nonstop service being offered by Spirit Airlines. Travel is valid on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from late October through mid-February, excluding peak holiday travel. This is a standard Economy fare on United, which includes a normal carry-on bag plus one personal item. Spirit only includes a small personal item, so go with United if the travel dates work for you. I found seats departing Houston IAH on Friday, November 9, returning from Guatemala GUA on Saturday, November 17.
Fly nonstop from Philadelphia to Los Angeles for $187 roundtrip on American Airlines. This is another great fare on a legacy carrier due to the "Spirit effect". American is selling this price as a Basic Economy fare, but you'll still be able to take a normal carry-on bag plus one personal item. You'll find this price on scattered travel dates through early March. Travel dates are very limited for fall travel. More availability opens up in January. As an example, I found seats departing Philadelphia PHL on Friday, January 18, returning from Los Angeles LAX on Tuesday, January 22.
Fly from Boston to Los Cabos for $262 roundtrip on United. This fare is widely available for travel through April, excluding peak holiday travel. Dates are more scarce around spring break, but I was able to find seats departing Boston BOS on Tuesday, March 19, returning from Los Cabos SJD on Tuesday, March 26. This is a Basic Economy fare, which only includes a small personal item on United. If you need to travel with more than a small bag, pay $38 more roundtrip for the standard Economy fare, which includes a carry-on bag, or you can pay $30 each way for a checked bag.
Fly nonstop from Newark to Amsterdam for $301 roundtrip on United. Travel on scattered dates between late January and early March. One example I found departs Newark EWR on Wednesday, January 30, returning from Amsterdam AMS on Sunday, February 10. This incredible price only includes carry-on baggage. If you need to check a bag, it costs $60 each way.
Southwest also has excellent prices on its international flights this week. For half the price of other airlines, fly from Dallas to Belize for $332 roundtrip on Southwest. Travel is valid on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from November 28 through December 12, 2018, and January 8 through March 6, 2019. It's a no-brainer to fly Southwest on this route since the next lowest price on other airlines is more than double the price. Plus, you'll get two free checked bags and no change fees with Southwest. Searching Southwest, I found seats departing Dallas DAL Wednesday, January 30, returning from Belize BZE on Tuesday, January 26. Like Southwest's domestic travel sale, this international travel sale ends tomorrow night.
Virgin Atlantic and Delta have some abnormally low nonstop flights to London. One such route is nonstop service from Las Vegas to London for $444 roundtrip. This price is being matched by British Airways as well. Travel is available on scattered dates from late November through February, excluding peak holidays. For example, I found seats departing Las Vegas LAS on Monday, February 11, returning from London LGW on Friday, February 22. This price only includes carry-on bags. Pack light or pay $60 each way for a checked bag.
Fly from San Francisco to Bangkok for $441 roundtrip on China Southern Airlines. This price can be found for travel on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, departing San Francisco in October and November. You may return from Bangkok through December 20. As an example, I found seats departing San Francisco SFO on Thursday, October 25, returning from Bangkok BKK on Saturday, November 10. You may find a few slightly lower fares on China Eastern for winter travel.
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