Act fast! Today's flash sale on Alaska Airlines features fares as low as $29 one-way or $57 roundtrip is only available until midnight tonight. Cheap flights are available throughout the U.S., to Hawaii, Alaska, and a few international routes to Mexico, and Costa Rica.

Other major carriers such as American, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, and United often price match along many of the routes so make sure to compare to find the best deal for your travel needs.

Travel Availability

The advertised travel period and travel days of the week are listed below. Some routes have low fares outside of these dates and/or for travel on other days of the week as well.

  • Travel Period: September 17 - December 18, 2019.
  • Travel Days of the Week: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays for most routes.
  • Travel to/from Hawaii: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Travel days on international routes and specific domestic markets (like Florida and New Orleans) vary depending on when service is offered and the direction of travel. Click on the fare details below for more booking info.

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by tonight at 11:59 pm PDT, on August 27, 2019.

Sample Fares

All fares are nonstop and also work in the reverse direction.

San Jose to Burbank $57 roundtrip

Portland, OR to Everett $73 roundtrip

Las Vegas to Los Angeles $77 roundtrip

Santa Ana to San Francisco $77 roundtrip

Boise to Seattle $87 roundtrip

Seattle to Eugene $97 roundtrip

Portland, OR to Boise $107 roundtrip

Albuquerque to San Diego $117 roundtrip

San Diego to Austin $137 roundtrip

Seattle to Phoenix $137 roundtrip

Santa Rosa to Los Angeles $137 roundtrip

Seattle to Chicago-ORD $163 roundtrip

Kansas City to Seattle $177 roundtrip

Dallas-Love Field to San Jose $177 roundtrip

Seattle to Calgary $185 roundtrip

San Francisco to Nashville $197 roundtrip

San Diego to St. Louis $227 roundtrip

Philadelphia to San Francisco $227 roundtrip

Newark to San Jose $237 roundtrip

Ft. Lauderdale to Los Angeles $237 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Loreto $263 roundtrip

Boston to San Diego $277 roundtrip

Oakland to Kona $298 roundtrip

San Diego to Honolulu $318 roundtrip

San Francisco to Maui $318 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Anchorage $357 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Liberia, CR $368 roundtrip


These fares include one carry-on bag plus one small personal item. Checked bag fees start at $30 each way.

Seat Assignments

Saver Fares allow for limited seat selection in the back of the aircraft. However, finding seats next to a travel partner may be difficult on some routes. If you choose not to select a seat, one will be assigned to you during check-in.

Related: How to Fly Alaska Airlines

Alternate Fares

Alaska's Main fares are usually around $10-$35 more each way and include a larger selection of seats to choose from and allow ticket changes/upgrades for a fee. Checked bag fees are the same $30 each way.

Other major airlines that are matching are mostly Basic Economy fares with similar restrictions. The main difference is that United's Basic Economy only includes a small personal item. Hawaiian, JetBlue, and Southwest do not sell Basic Economy, and Southwest includes two free checked bags.

A few routes may have lower fares on connecting flights or for travel on ultra-low-cost carriers like Allegiant, Frontier, Spirit, or Sun Country.

Example Booking

As an example, I found seats departing Burbank BUR on Saturday, September 28, returning from San Jose SJC on Tuesday, October 1, for $57 roundtrip

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