We're seeing a few widespread sales this Wednesday. Whether you want to visit a neighboring state, border country, or fly to the other side of the world, check out our top 10 airfare picks of the day for some ideas on where to go.
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's latest penny fare sale has a few newly started routes priced as low as possible. Fly nonstop from the OC to Sin City for just $29 roundtrip. Take a last-minute fall trip on a few scattered dates or choose from several Monday through Thursday travel dates in January and early February. I found this price for a long weekend trip departing Santa Ana SNA on Thursday, January 9, returning from Las Vegas LAS on Monday, January 13. Pack super light in just a small backpack for this price or add a larger bag for $30-$40 each way.
Sun Country continues to offer some excellent featured fares since transitioning into an ultra-low-cost carrier. Fly nonstop from Philadelphia to Minneapolis for $57 roundtrip on a few scattered December travel dates. I found this price for a quick weekend trip departing Philadelphia PHL on Friday, December 6, returning from Minneapolis MSP on Sunday, December 8. This price only includes a small personal item, but you'll still save money even if you add a larger bag for $30 each way.
Fly nonstop from Houston-Hobby Airport to Ft. Lauderdale for $98 roundtrip on Southwest. You'll find this price on a few dates in December and with more availability from January through early March. Travel to Florida early in the week and fly back from Florida later in the week to obtain this amazing fare that includes 2 free checked bags. Searching Southwest's website, I found seats departing Houston HOU on Sunday, February 2, returning from Ft. Lauderdale FLL on Saturday, February 8.
We're still seeing widespread deals between Canada and the U.S. Escape the worst of winter and fly from Toronto to San Francisco for $237 CAD roundtrip ($179 USD) on American. You'll find this price on a few last-minute fall travel dates, with more availability in the winter months. And for those who like to plan way in advance, this price is also available for travel next September. I found seats departing Toronto YYZ on Saturday, January 18, returning from San Francisco SFO on Saturday, January 25.
Cross-country flights have remained super cheap for winter travel. Fly nonstop from Portland, OR to New York for $197 roundtrip on Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, or Delta. Travel dates are easy to find from January through early March. I found seats departing Portland PDX on Friday, February 21, returning from New York JFK on Saturday, February 29.
Check out the tropical rain forest in Costa Rica this winter with this great nonstop fare on United. Fly nonstop from Newark to Liberia for $297 roundtrip on a few Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, in late January and early February. I found this price departing Newark EWR on Monday, January 27, returning from Liberia LIR on Monday, February 3.
Although this Basic Economy price only includes a small personal item, you may add a checked bag for $30 each way, which is the same price other carriers will charge for checked baggage on this route. If you'd like to just bring a larger carry-on bag, opt to pay for the standard Economy fare for $357.
Check out the pandas in China's southwest Sichuan Province at any time of the year. Flights from Chicago to Chengdu are selling for $370 roundtrip on United. Scattered dates are available throughout the year, excluding peak holidays and peak summer travel. I found seats departing Chicago ORD on Wednesday, January 29, returning from Chengdu CTU on Monday, February 10.
Fly from Boston to Praia, Cape Verde for $431 roundtrip on TAP Air Portugal. This fare is priced well below what other carriers are charging and is available for travel from January through mid-May and from September onward. Same-day connections are available on limited dates, but you may also add a multi-day stopover in Lisbon by only paying extra taxes depending on travel dates. I found tickets for this price departing Boston BOS on Wednesday, February 5, returning from Praia RAI on Wednesday, February 12.
This is TAP Air Portugal's "Discount" fare, which only includes carry-on bags. If you need to check a bag, make sure to choose at least the "Basic" fare for $60 more each way, which includes one checked bag. This is much cheaper than adding a bag à la carte to the lower "Discount" fare.
Start your Samba adventure in Brazil with this big drop in price on Delta. Fly from Los Angeles to Sao Paulo for $567 roundtrip. Travel on scattered dates from February through mid-June and again from August onward. I found seats departing Los Angeles LAX on Tuesday, March 9, returning from Sao Paulo GRU on Sunday, March 22.
Qantas is celebrating its 100th birthday with some incredible deals to Australia. You'll need to be a lucky bunny to score one of its extremely limited $100 each way fares that will be released today at approximately 4:00 pm, Central Time. And if you're not fortunate enough to hit the jackpot, you can still get a great deal on a nonstop flight from Dallas to Sydney for $754 roundtrip.
This fare is sold as an American Airlines codeshare flight with flights operated by Qantas and it's about $100 less than the advertised sale fare on Qantas. Travel on Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, with departures from the U.S. between February and early April. You may return from Australia beyond April if you wish.
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