Save on your next Alaska Airlines flight for winter travel. Nearly all of the airline's nonstop routes are seeing some solid fares from $49 one-way or $97+ roundtrip. Many routes are also lower than advertised and some coast-to-coast flights are as low as $99 each way or $197 roundtrip.

Other mainline carriers such as American, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, and United are price matching in most markets, 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: December 4 - March 11, 2020.
  • Travel Days of the Week: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays for most routes.
  • Travel to/from Hawaii: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
  • Blackout Dates: December 19, 2019 - January 6, 2020, and February 12 - 23, 2020.

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 November 12, 2019, at 11:59 pm PDT.

Sample Sale Fares

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

Los Angeles to Las Vegas $97 roundtrip

Anchorage to Fairbanks $154 roundtrip

Everett to Phoenix $164 roundtrip

San Diego to Austin $177 roundtrip

Burbank to Seattle $177 roundtrip

Portland to Missoula $188 roundtrip

Chicago to San Francisco $217 roundtrip

Minneapolis to Seattle $217 roundtrip

New York to Los Angeles $257 roundtrip

San Francisco to New Orleans $257 roundtrip

Boston to San Diego $257 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Honolulu $298 roundtrip

San Francisco to Maui $298 roundtrip

San Diego to Kauai $298 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo $310 roundtrip

San Francisco to Los Cabos $328 roundtrip

Sacramento to Kona $338 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Liberia, Costa Rica $421 roundtrip

Cheap Unadvertised Deals on Coast-to-Coast Flights

These fares could change in price at any moment and are mostly available for winter travel between January and early March. A few may have some travel dates in early December.

New York to Los Angeles $197 roundtrip

New York to San Francisco $197 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Newark $197 roundtrip

Boston to Seattle $197 roundtrip

Boston to Los Angeles $197 roundtrip

Seattle to Washington D.C. $217 roundtrip

New York to Portland, OR $237 roundtrip

Seattle to New York $237 roundtrip

San Francisco to Boston $237 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Ft. Lauderdale $247 roundtrip

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


On Alaska Airlines (and most other carriers except United), these fares include one carry-on bag plus one small personal item. Checked bag fees start at $30 each way.

Seat Assignments

Alaska's 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. 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 Los Angeles LAX on Thursday, January 30, returning from Honolulu HNL on Monday, February 3, 2020, for $298 roundtrip.


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