It's unofficially the last week of summer, but the temperatures are still fantastic in this late summer/early fall season and summer doesn't officially end until September 23. It's also one of the cheapest seasons for travel so check out these top deals we've found so far today for some inspiration to take your next trip.
Today's Top 10 Airfare Deals
Fares are subject to change at any time. If you are interested in any of these fares, we recommend you book soon to avoid a missed bargain. All domestic flights work in the reverse direction as well.
Frontier Airlines made a big announcement yesterday that it will be adding 15 new nonstop flights out of Newark (EWR). 7 of those routes went on sale yesterday starting at just $30 roundtrip. While most of these rock-bottom fares have since sold out, we're still able to string together a $30 roundtrip, nonstop flight from Newark to Atlanta. Daily service begins December 10, 2019, but this fare is only available on a few Tuesdays and Wednesdays, in January and February.
I found tickets for this price departing Newark EWR on Tuesday, February 11, returning from Atlanta ATL on Wednesday, February 12. When the price is this low, you may want to just jet down to ATL for a night with just the clothes on your back. Week-long trips are also available and keep in mind that this price only includes a small personal item. Checked bag fees start at $30 each way when purchased during online booking. Larger carry-on bag fees start at $35 each way.
Enjoy flying out of an easy-going open-air terminal with a nonstop flight from Long Beach to Seattle for $137 roundtrip on JetBlue. Travel from late September through mid-February, excluding peak holidays. I found seats departing Long Beach LGB on Friday, October 4, returning from Seattle SEA on Monday, October 7. Perfect for a long weekend of coffee, craft beer, and a visit to the museum of flight.
Since Southwest recently extended its booking calendar, the latest sale is now available for winter travel. Book your winter getaway with a nonstop flight from Hartford to Orlando for $168 roundtrip. Travel from September through mid-February, excluding peak holidays. I found tickets for this price departing Hartford BDL on Saturday, January 18, returning from Orlando MCO on Friday, January 24. Two free checked bags included!
It's rare that we see a promo code sale on Copa Airlines, which makes this deal to Barbados such a good deal. Take $100 off a roundtrip flight to Barbados on Copa for travel through October. This route will require an overnight stop in Panama on the outbound flight, which can be thought of as a more bang for your buck, because you'll be able to visit the impressive Panama Canal on your way to a week on the Caribbean island of Barbados.
Fly to Barbados on Tuesdays and Fridays, and return from Barbados on Wednesdays and Fridays. The lowest prices, like Boston to Barbados for $269 roundtrip, are found for mid-week travel. Searching on copaair.com, you'll need to click on the "Do you have a promotional code?" link and enter promo code BB2COPA when searching. I found seats departing Boston BOS on Tuesday, October 8, returning from Bridgetown BGI on Wednesday, October 16. One checked bag is included!
Fly nonstop from Chicago to Punta Cana for $275 roundtrip on United. Travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from late October through mid-March, excluding peak holiday travel. I found seats departing Chicago ORD on Thursday, January 2, returning from Punta Cana PUJ on Thursday, January 9. United's Basic Economy fare only includes a small personal item. Anything larger must be checked for a fee starting from $30 each way.
If you'd like to bring a larger carry-on bag on board, purchase the standard Economy fare for $335, but the checked bag fee will be the same. American is selling a similar $288 roundtrip Basic Economy fare with a connection on certain travel dates, which includes a carry-on bag.
Southwest made headlines earlier this month when it announced new flights from Sacramento to Hawaii. Since Southwest flights are so limited, the super-low intro fares sold out very quickly and Southwest fares now remain higher than other carriers. Luckily, the added competition has brought down the price on other airlines. Fly from Sacramento to Honolulu for $286 roundtrip on Hawaiian Airlines.
Travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from late January through early March. I found seats departing Sacramento SMF on Monday, January 20, returning from Honolulu HNL on Monday, January 27.
Take a trip to Iceland for a chance at catching the northern lights. Fly nonstop from Washington D.C. to Reykjavik for $323 roundtrip on Icelandair. Travel from October through March, excluding peak holidays in late December and early January. Travel to Iceland Sundays through Tuesdays, and return from Iceland Tuesdays through Fridays. I found seats departing Washington D.C. IAD on Tuesday, January 7, returning from Reykjavik KEF on Tuesday, January 14.
This Economy Light fare includes advanced seat assignments and carry-on baggage, but does not include any checked luggage. If you need to check a bag, it's much cheaper to purchase an Economy Standard fare for $413 roundtrip, which includes one checked bag, than it is to purchase a checked bag à la carte on the Economy Light fare.
United announced a slew of new international routes last week, one of which will be the only service between the U.S. and the Sicilian city of Palermo. The United flight will depart from Newark starting in late May 2020, and the competition has responded with this super low fare from one of United's most prominent hub cities. Fly from San Francisco to Palermo for $430 roundtrip on Delta/Alitalia.
This price is available for travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, on a few dates in November and December 2019. I found flights available for this price departing San Francisco SFO on Wednesday, November 27, returning from Palermo PMO on Wednesday, December 4. Perfect for a trip to Italy over the Thanksgiving break in the U.S. This fare requires a one-week minimum stay and only includes carry-on bags. The first checked bag will cost $60 each way. Alternatively, you can purchase a Main Cabin Economy fare for $583, which includes one free checked bag and standard seat selection.
Flights to Southeast Asia are on sale with 5-star Asiana Airlines. Fly from Seattle to Ho Chi Minh for $581 roundtrip. Depart from Seattle on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays, between late September and November, or from late January through early May. Return from Vietnam any day of the week, when available, through December, or from late January through the end of the booking calendar. I found seats departing Seattle SEA on Monday, November 25, returning from Ho Chi Minh SGN on Monday, December 9.
Fly from Los Angeles to Tel Aviv for $689 roundtrip on LOT Polish Airlines. Travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, with departures from Los Angeles between late November and early April. Return dates from Israel are available through early July. I found seats departing Los Angeles LAX on Friday, December 6, returning from Tel Aviv TLV on Friday, December 13.
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