Our Top 10 Airfare Picks for Wednesday

Flights to certain cities in Europe are cheap from nearly everywhere in the U.S. today. We're also seeing some great fares to Latin America and elsewhere around the world. Have a look at our top 10 airfare picks for today.

Today's Top 10 Airfare Deals

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.

St. Louis - Jacksonville $39 Roundtrip for Fall/Winter Travel

Frontier seems to come out with these ultra-low fare sales nearly every week now. While we see a lot of the same routes included each week, there are always a few routes that only drop this low once in a while. Nonstop flights from St. Louis to Jacksonville for $39 roundtrip is an incredible price, which we don't see included in these sales very often. Travel to Florida on Mondays, and from Florida on Fridays, between late November and early February.

I found seats departing St. Louis STL on Monday, January 7, returning from Jacksonville JAX on Friday, January 11. Frontier's fares only include a small personal item. A checked bag costs $30 each way. Larger carry-on bags cost $35 each way. Book soon! This sale ends tonight.

See all of our fares to Jacksonville (JAX) from all over the U.S. and Canada

Phoenix - Boise $98 Roundtrip for Fall/Winter Travel

Here's a great fare to fly up Idaho for the winter ski season. Fly nonstop from Phoenix to Boise for $98 roundtrip on American. Travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, from December through mid-February, excluding peak holidays. I found seats departing Phoenix PHX on Saturday, January 26, returning from Boise on Saturday, February 2. It's Basic Economy, but American's version includes a normal carry-on allowance. If you don't want the other restrictions, a Main Cabin Economy fare is $60 more roundtrip. Find more deals to ski towns here.

See all of our fares to Boise (BOI) from all over the U.S. and Canada

Chicago - Cancun $172 Roundtrip for Fall/Winter Travel

Tacos, tequila, and Terrific beaches await in Mexico's Caribbean hot spot. Fly nonstop from Chicago to Cancun for $172 roundtrip on American. Flights at this price can be found on scattered dates in the fall and winter, excluding December holidays. I was able to find seats departing Chicago on Tuesday, February 19, returning from Cancun on Wednesday, February 27. Again, this is a Basic Economy fare. If you want to choose where you sit and the ability to make ticket changes for a fee, pay just $30 more for a Main Cabin Economy fare.

See all of our fares to Cancun (CUN) from all over the U.S. and Canada

San Francisco - Orlando $217 Roundtrip for Fall/Winter Travel

Fly nonstop from San Francisco to Orlando for $217 roundtrip on Alaska or United. Beware of United's Basic Economy fare, which is the most restrictive of the major airlines since it only includes a small personal item. Alaska is the better choice if you are not a United loyalist. Travel is valid on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from December through early March. Peak holiday travel will be more expensive. I found seats departing San Francisco SFO on Wednesday, January 9, returning from Orlando MCO on Wednesday, January 16.

See all of our fares to Orlando (MCO) from all over the U.S. and Canada

New York - Phoenix $219 Roundtrip for December Travel

Fly nonstop from New York to Phoenix for $219 roundtrip on American or Delta. Travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays in early December. JetBlue also has this price available, but only for one set of specific dates. When I checked, I found seats departing New York JFK on Saturday, December 1, returning from Phoenix PHX on Tuesday, December 4.

See all of our fares to Phoenix (PHX) from all over the U.S. and Canada

Oakland - Puerto Vallarta $236 Roundtrip for Winter Travel

Another great fare to Mexico. This one is for the west coast and includes two free checked bags. Fly nonstop from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta for $236 roundtrip on Southwest. Travel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from January through early March. This price is only available on a couple dates for nonstop travel. More availability for a few dollars more if you make a connection on the outbound flight. I found nonstop flights departing Oakland OAK on Wednesday, February 27, returning from Puerto Vallarta PVR on Wednesday, March 6.

See all of our fares to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) from all over the U.S. and Canada

Orlando - Bogota $237 Roundtrip for Winter Travel

Fly nonstop from Orlando to Bogota for $237 roundtrip on JetBlue. This route is getting cheaper thanks to new service on Spirit Airlines, which begins tomorrow. Of course, Spirit has a lower $191 roundtrip fare for fall/winter travel, but you'll pay more if you have to bring anything larger than a small personal item on Spirit. JetBlue includes carry-on bags, but there is a $30 each way charge for checked bags. If you need to bring a lot of luggage, you can try a connecting flight on Copa Airlines for $209 roundtrip with two free checked bags included.

Overall, I think JetBlue is the best option for nonstop service and amenities. I found seats departing Orlando MCO on Friday, February 22, returning from Bogota on Friday, March 1. Other dates are available in late February/early March. For more tips on flying JetBlue, read our new guide on How to Fly JetBlue.

See all of our fares to Bogota (BOG) from all over the U.S. and Canada

Portland - Honolulu $265 Roundtrip for Late Fall Travel

After falling to incredibly low prices the past few months, fares to Hawaii have mostly gone back up to normal prices in the last few weeks. However, this week we're seeing another round of decent price drops to all of the islands. Nonstop flights from Portland to Honolulu are only $265 roundtrip on Alaska or Hawaiian. Travel on a few scattered dates in late November and December.

Sun Country has slightly lower fares, but beware of Sun Country's bag policy, which only includes a small personal item for that price. Hawaiian includes a normal carry-on bag plus a hot meal service. I found seats departing Portland PDX on Wednesday, December 5, returning from Honolulu HNL on Wednesday, December 12.

See all of our fares to Honolulu (HNL) from all over the U.S. and Canada

Minneapolis - Zurich $314 Roundtrip for Spring Travel

We're seeing some excellent flight deals to Europe today. Fly from Minneapolis to Zurich for $314 roundtrip on American. Travel on just a few scattered dates in April/May. There is more availability on Delta/KLM for a slightly higher price. I found seats on American departing Minneapolis MSP on Thursday, April 18, returning from Zurich ZRH on Friday, April 26. This is a Basic Economy fare, which only includes carry-on bags. A checked bag costs $60 each way.

See all of our fares to Zurich (ZRH) from all over the U.S. and Canada

San Diego - Brussels $464 Roundtrip for Fall/Winter Travel

There are deals to multiple cities in Europe in the mid-$400s roundtrip from nearly everywhere in the U.S. today. Here's one all the way from the west coast. Fly from San Diego to Brussels for $464 roundtrip on Delta. It's a Basic Economy fare. If you need to check a bag and/or wish to choose your seat, you'll be better off buying the Main Cabin Economy fare for $90 more roundtrip.

Travel to Europe on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Return from Europe on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. You'll find this price for travel from November through March, excluding peak holidays. There is a minimum stay of one-week required to get this price. I found seats departing San Diego SAN on Tuesday, November 20, returning from Brussels BRU on Tuesday, November 27. Perfect for a last-minute Thanksgiving Getaway!

See all of our fares to Brussels (BRU) from all over the U.S. and Canada

Want more travel deals? Check out all of our fares from your city to see what's available from your neck of the woods. And have a look at our new explore feature to search for flight deals to whatever inspires you. If you're only able to travel on weekends, make sure to check out our Weekender search tool.

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