Another weekend is in the books, did it go by too fast? Take some more time off than a couple of days and book yourself a well-earned vacation. 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 selections of top fares are all at prices below what we regularly see for that specific city pairing and destination. Some 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.
It’s always great to start off the week with an amazing unadvertised sale, and Japan is the spot that's seeing some phenomenal price cuts from airports all over America. Here's one of the best nonstop deals we’ve seen in a while departing from New York-JFK to Tokyo-Haneda for only $569 roundtrip. You’ll have the choice of picking between two top-notch airlines in Japan Airlines and ANA starting in late August through November then again from mid-January through the end of the booking calendar in April 2020. As an example on JAL, I found seats available departing JFK on Monday, September 16, and returning from HND on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. As with all unadvertised sale, it may disappear at any time, so if traveling to Tokyo has been on your to-do list, then you'll want to book this deal now.
It's not only Tokyo that's seeing a drop in prices; other major cities in Japan are part of this unadvertised deal too. Like this route, for example, fly from Chicago-O'Hare to Osaka for $588 roundtrip. The fare restrictions are similar to the fares to Tokyo in that they’ve valid from late August through November then again in January 2020 onward. I was able to piece together an itinerary at this price departing ORD on Tuesday, September 10 and returning from KIX on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Other dates are easy to find for departures leaving Monday through Thursday during the listed travel window.
Peak summer deals to London are hard to come by so we recommend you grab this fare while you can. Fly from Boston to London-Heathrow for $355 roundtrip on Virgin Atlantic and partner Delta. Tickets at this price can be found starting in late July through early August with returns valid through early September. Better yet, this fare is available daily so you can take advantage of Friday departure and Sunday returns. As an example, I found seats departing BOS on Friday, August 9, with a return leg from LHR leaving Sunday, August 18, 2019. Fall dates available for about $10 less.
Take a trip South of the Border this summer of fall and fly from Baltimore to Cancun for $290 roundtrip on American Airlines. Flights at this price open up in late August with departures valid through early December. Travel days will vary by month, but for the most part, you'll find the largest amount of inventory during the middle of the week. Take a shot with this itinerary departing BWI on Wednesday, September 18 and returning from CUN on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.
Available for peak summer travel, fly from Seattle up to Anchorage, Alaska for $154 roundtrip. If you're lucky you might even find some availability in July, but for the most part, this fare is available daily starting on June 12 through September 7, 2019 – the best time of year to cruise the Alaskan coastline whale watching. Searching JetBlue, I found seats leaving SEA on Wednesday, August 14, with a return leg from ANC departing on Monday, August 19, 2019.
Let Alaska, Delta, or American Airlines be your ride up the Pacific Coast Highway this summer with this fantastic fare from Los Angeles to San Jose for $97 roundtrip. Tickets at this price are available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturdays starting in the middle of June through the end of August. As an example, I found seats departing LAX on Tuesday, July 2 and returning from SJC on Saturday, July 6, 2019. Perfect for a 4th of July escape from the city.
With WOW air out of the picture, Icelandair has been doubling down on its sales lately. Here’s a fare deal from the newest Europe and beyond sale that the Icelandic carrier is offering, fly from Washington DC-Dulles to Copenhagen, Denmark for $402 roundtrip this fall or winter. Flights are available daily from October 1 through March 31, 2020. Blackout dates between December 13 and January 5, 2020. Best of all turn this trip into a 2-for-1 with Icelandair’s free stopover program allowing for passengers to visit Reykjavik (KEF) on the way to their final destination. As an example, I found tickets at this price departing IAD on Friday, October 11, with a return flight from CPH on Monday, October 21, 2019. To see all of our other deals across the pond have a look at our dedicated European Flight Deals Page for a full rundown.
Here’s a fantastic deal linking up two of Southwest’s top hub airports. Fly nonstop from Houston-Hobby to Chicago-Midway for $98 roundtrip this fall. Depending on which week you plan on traveling departure days will vary, there is lots of inventory available for itineraries in September and October; even some limited flights can be found during late summer travel. I was able to see a trip in October for this price departing HOU on Saturday, October 26 and returning from MDW on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. As always two bags fly free on Southwest so pack along everything you think you might need.
Travel from Disney World to Disneyland with this great deal from Delta and American Airlines. Fly nonstop from Orlando to LA for $187 roundtrip from late August through early December. Flights are available any day of the week except Sunday, but you will have the most luck with mid-week departures. Availability is a bit scattered in November and some weeks in October but if you play around you should be able to find something that works for you. Alternatively, try splitting the ticket into two separate one-way itineraries between both airlines for broader availability. I found tickets at this price departing MCO on Wednesday, October 2 and returning from LAX on Tuesday, October 7, 2019.
Looking for some fun in the desert sun this fall? Then fly off to Phoenix from Denver for $98 roundtrip on wither American or United Airlines to heat things up. Fares are available at $49 one-way departing on select Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Saturdays starting from mid-August through early December. Searching on American’s site, I found seats available departing DEN on Tuesday, September 10, with return flights from PHX on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
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