Another weekend is in the books. Need some more time to relax than just a couple of days? Then it’s time to treat yourself to that well-earned vacation you’ve been putting off. Airfares change daily, which is why we’re always on the hunt to help you grab the best-priced deals out there. Following is a list of the top 10 fares that we deal hounds have sniffed-out so far today.
Today’s Top Fare Deals
These top fares are all at prices below what we regularly see for that specific city pairing and destination. Some deals are part of ongoing sales, and some are unadvertised price drops that may only last for a limited time. If you’re interested in any of these handpicked deals, we recommend you book ASAP to avoid missing out on a bargain buy.
Fly from Motown to Tinseltown this winter. Delta Air Lines is offering nonstop flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for $197 roundtrip starting on a handful of dates in December, but mostly on Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays in early January through March 4, 2019. Tickets are selling out quickly, so get to booking soon if this is the deal for you. Using Delta’s site, I found seats departing DTW on Tuesday, February 26 and returning from LAX on Monday, March 4, 2019.
Is spending St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland on your bucket list? Make it happen with this discount deal from Aer Lingus. Fly from Newark to Dublin for $362 roundtrip on scattered dates in January, February, and March of 2019. You'll have to be flexible to find times that work for you, but I was able to see an itinerary over the green and Guinness filled holiday on March 17, with flights departing EWR on Wednesday, March 13 and returning from DUB on Friday, March 22, 2019. This fare books into the Aer Lingus light fare, meaning only carry-on baggage is included at this price point.
Looking for a last-minute getaway on the cheap? With just $49 one-way nonstop flights on sale by Southwest airlines, you can piece together a trip from Denver to New Orleans for $98 roundtrip this fall. With the season almost over, that means you’ll have to travel on select dates before the middle of December. As an example, I found tickets departing DEN on Sunday, December 2 and returning from MSY on Wednesday, December 5, 2019. Inventory is running low, so it’s best to book ASAP or piece together a few separate one-way fares while they are still available.
Follow in the footsteps of the pharaohs with this fantastic deal from Lufthansa and other StarAlliance partners. Fly from Chicago-O’Hare to Cairo, Egypt for $600 roundtrip starting next spring. Flights are available daily beginning in April with departures valid through the middle of May, returns available into early June. Any later and the Saharan sun will be too unbearable. As an example, I found seats available departing ORD on Saturday, April 6 and returning from CAI on Monday, April 15, 2019. Other dates are fairly easy to find in the given travel window.
Geno’s vs. Pat’s or is it somewhere else? Find your favorite cheesesteak in the City of Brotherly Love with this flight deal from American Airlines. Fly nonstop from Dallas-Ft. Worth to Philadelphia for $117 roundtrip this fall or winter. Flights start as early as next week and are valid for daily travel (if available) through March 5, 2019. Searching on AA.com, I found departures at this price leaving DFW on Wednesday, December 5 and returning from PHL on Monday, December 10, 2019. Peak holiday dates blacked out for this fare.
Here’s a good deal that’s been floating around for a little while. Fly nonstop from Ft. Lauderdale to Mexico City for $221 roundtrip this fall and winter. Flights are available Monday through Thursday and Saturday, starting in late November through early December at this price. However, through February they are only $10 more totaling $231 roundtrip for most of the winter. On JetBlue, I found tickets at the $221 price departing FLL on November 30 and returning from MEX on Saturday, December 8, 2018. You'll have the most luck finding fares at the $231-6 range throughout January and early February.
Five-star Hainan Airlines is marking down flights on its newest connecting route from Seattle to Chongqing for $472 roundtrip in its latest sale. You'll have until November 15 to book this great deal. Sale fares at this rate start in January of 2019 and are valid through the end of May. Booking with directly with Hainan is the best way to find this fare as other sites are displaying this fare at a higher rate. I was able to see seats departing SEA on Wednesday, March 6 and returning from CKG on Friday, March 15, 2019.
Norwegian Airlines is offering a limited-time deal on nonstop flights to Amsterdam and Paris from a handful of U.S. airports this winter. Here’s one of those deal from that sale. Fly nonstop from Oakland to Paris-CDG for $330 roundtrip through the end of today; sale ends at midnight. On the Norwegian website, I found tickets leaving OAK on Tuesday, February 12 and returning from CDG on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Perfect for a Valentine’s date to remember.
Fly from Los Angeles to Mumbai, India for $619 roundtrip on Air China. The best way to find this fare is by searching directly on Air China’s website flexible date search calendar, as other third-party sites often don’t display these rates. Departures are available on select days in January through early March. On Air China’s website, I was able to see open seats departing LAX on Monday, January 28 and returning from BOM on Monday, February 11, 2019.
Fly nonstop from Boston to Minneapolis for $117 roundtrip on Sun Country through early January. Flights are available every day except Saturday starting in late November through January 7, 2019. Sun Country only allows a small carry-on at this price, but for just $10 more you can fly on JetBlue or Delta on this route, which may be the better option overall depending on your travel needs. If you are looking for a cheap Christmas trip back to Minneapolis, you can fly from BOS on Tuesday, December 18 and return on Christmas Day in the late afternoon from MSP back east. Might not be ideal for everyone, but certainly one of the cheaper deals we’ve seen for holiday travel.