We're seeing some excellent price drops on United today. Several routes around the country have dipped into the low $100s roundtrip. And we even spotted fares starting at $97 roundtrip on routes where we don't normally see fares this low.

In particular, there are some great fares to/from Dallas (DFW), Charlotte (CLT), and Seattle (SEA). Plus, a few cities in California and throughout the U.S. American is matching prices along some of these routes, but most of today's bigger price drops are available on United only.

Update August 1, 2019: These fares have stuck around and we're seeing a few more routes added today. Flights to/from Seattle dropped another $20 today. This is usually an indication that these low fares are on their way out so book quickly!

Travel Availability

Rules and restrictions vary by route. Travel dates range between August and mid-February for most routes. A few are only available through November and some have a few travel dates through early May.

Peak holiday travel around Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's will have higher fares.

Sale Period

This sale is unadvertised and fares may jump at any moment. These are all big price drops, which normally don't last very long after falling this low. Secure your low fare by booking now and taking advantage of the 24-hour risk-free cancellation to think about your plans.

Sample Fares

Chicago to Greensboro $97 roundtrip, nonstop

Detroit to Wilmington, NC $114 roundtrip

Akron to Raleigh $114 roundtrip

Dallas to Billings $127 roundtrip

Charlotte to Baton Rouge $127 roundtrip

Columbus to Charlotte $127 roundtrip

Hartford to Charlotte $127 roundtrip

Charlotte to Albany $127 roundtrip

Charlotte to Austin $127 roundtrip

Jackson, MS to Charlotte $127 roundtrip newly added

Boston to Harrisburg $128 roundtrip newly added

Philadelphia to Chattanooga $128 roundtrip newly added

Birmingham to Philadelphia $128 roundtrip newly added

Dallas to Aspen $128 roundtrip

Chattanooga to Dallas $128 roundtrip

Dallas to Buffalo $128 roundtrip

Bismark to Dallas $128 roundtrip

Dallas to Hartford $128 roundtrip

Pittsburgh to San Francisco $128 roundtrip

Austin to Miami $128 roundtrip

Boston to Miami $128 roundtrip

Seattle to Tampa $174 $154 roundtrip price drop

Seattle to New Orleans $174 $154 roundtrip price drop

Seattle to San Antonio $174 $154 roundtrip price drop

Oklahoma City to Seattle $174 $154 roundtrip price drop

Columbus to Seattle $154 roundtrip newly added

Pittsburgh to Seattle $154 roundtrip newly added

Seattle to Charleston $154 roundtrip newly added

Charlotte to San Jose, CA $155 roundtrip

New York to Sacramento $174 roundtrip

New York to Albuquerque $174 roundtrip

New York to Reno $174 roundtrip

Seattle to Ft. Lauderdale $174 $194 roundtrip

Charlotte to Monterey, CA $195 roundtrip

Columbus to Orange County $196 roundtrip

All fares work in the reverse direction as well. There may be more similar price drops. Check flights from your city to see today's current finds.


These are Basic Economy fares. On United, this only includes one small personal item. A full-size carry-on bag is not allowed on United. On American, Basic Economy includes a carry-on bag plus a small personal item. A checked bag costs $30 each way on either airline.

Seat Assignments

Seats will be assigned at random upon check-in for these prices. You may pay a fee to choose a seat or choose to upgrade to the standard Economy fare.

Alternate Fares

On some routes, it's around $70 more roundtrip for an upgrade to a standard Economy fare. On others, it could be hundreds of dollars more, so it may not be worth it. This type of fare will include a full-size carry-on bag on United. It will also include advanced seat selection and allow for ticket changes/upgrades on both American and United. A checked bag is the same $30 fee each way.

Related: How to Fly United Airlines

Example Booking

As an example, I found a flight departing Dallas DFW on Friday, September 6, returning from Billings BIL on Monday, September 9, for $127 roundtrip. Perfect for a long weekend in Montana!

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