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This season, take advantage of incredibly low fares to and from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Las Vegas. Experience perfect fall weather in San Fran, see the Hollywood Hills and famous piers and beaches in LA, or try your luck in the Sin City for as little as $59 each way. Or, depart from any of these cities to many more gateways throughout the country, like New York, Orlando, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. These fares from Virgin America include all applicable taxes.
Sample one-way fares include:
- San Francisco — Los Angeles: $59
- Las Vegas — San Francisco: $59
- San Francisco — Portland: $79
- Dallas — Los Angeles: $129
- Los Angeles — Chicago: $129
- Philadelphia — Los Angeles: $139
- Los Angeles — Orlando: $139
- San Francisco — Fort Lauderdale: $149
- Washington, D.C. — Los Angeles: $149
- New York City — Los Angeles: $149
- Las Vegas — New York City: $159
To see even more available fares, visit Virgin America’s website. Travel is valid Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays from September 17 – December 12. Blackout dates are November 12 and November 15-26.
Book fast — this sale ends Friday, September 14.
Want to discover some of Europe’s most fascinating destinations for less? Swiss International Airlines is offering flights to a variety of destinations from just $501 per person round-trip, including taxes. The following sample fares and more are available as part of their 3-day promotional sale:
- New York to Moscow…$501
- New York to Istanbul…$580
- New York to Geneva…$668
- Chicago to Istanbul…$680
- New York to Barcelona…$689
- New York or Boston to Zurich…$690
- New York to Madrid…$690
Travel between March 27 and May 17 — a great time to visit Europe. But hurry, you need to book by the end of day Thursday, March 15 to take advantage of this great offer. Visit the Swiss International Airlines website to find out more and book.
Looking to escape to the chic island of Nantucket this spring or summer but don’t want to make the arduous trip on the ferry? JetBlue is introducing a new non-stop route from Boston to Nantucket for just $46 one-way – this is up to 60% cheaper than competitor rates.
To get this deal, travel May 17-23 or May 30-June 13. Book by March 17. Take advantage of a range of local events during this time such as the Nantucket Wine Festival (May 16-20) and the Nantucket Restaurant Week (June 4-10).
Visit the JetBlue website to find out more and book.
For general trip-planning information, see our Nantucket destination guide.
See the holiday windows in New York City, the National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C., shop on Newbury Street in Boston, or ski down snow-capped mountains in Denver. Looking to escape the cold instead? Soak up the sun on beaches in Fort Lauderdale, Tampa or Long Beach, or enjoy family fun at the Disney World parks in Orlando.
Sample One-Way Fares this December:
• Las Vegas–Long Beach: $34
• Boston–New York City: $41
• Boston–Washington, D.C.: $46
• San Francisco–Long Beach: $59
• New York City–Washington, D.C.: $64
• Washington, D.C.–Orlando: $72
• Washington, D.C.–Fort Lauderdale: $75
• New York City–Orlando: $92
• Portland–Long Beach: $99
• New York City–Fort Lauderdale: $99
• Boston–Denver: $104
• Orlando–Austin: $112
• Boston–Orlando: $114
• Tampa–New York City: $114
• Austin–Boston: $134
* Travel is valid on select dates in December. All prices listed above were valid at the time of publication. Restrictions, taxes and fees apply.
THE VALUE: Pay as little as $34 on this holiday season airfare from Jet Blue!
THE CATCH: These rates apply to one-way travel only, before taxes and other fees.
THE DETAILS: Visit www.jetblue.com to book these flights.
The holidays are just around the corner, and if you’re anything like us, you’re probably hoping you won’t have to pay an arm and a turkey leg to get home to celebrate. Though most airline industry experts’ analysis is pointing to holiday fares that average about 6 to 10 percent more this year than last, there are still plentiful ways to snag a reasonable rate – just check out these 10 tips for booking holiday flights.
So why the “bah humbug” uptick in costs? With oil prices on the rise, airlines are consolidating flights, cutting unprofitable routes, and using smaller planes, but there still remains a discernible surge in flyer demand. Once-reluctant travelers who may have skipped out on flights home for the holidays in years past just aren’t willing to hold off on Aunt Edna’s homemade pumpkin pie another year. And though travelers have proven eager to get back in the air, the copious number of routes that have been grounded over the last couple of years (as much as 15 percent of capacity has been cut since 2008, in response to the economic crisis) translates to fewer seats for sale – and less desperation on behalf of the airlines to fill them.
JetBlue is back with another roundup of sales fares, this week offering tickets from more than 40 domestic and Caribbean airports for November and early December flights for as little as $44 each way. Travel is valid from November 8 to December 15 (with November 18 to 28 blacked out for Thanksgiving, natch).
Sample one-way fares:
- Austin to San Francisco: $104
- Boston to San Diego: $149
- New York to West Palm Beach: $89
- Oakland to New York: $149
THE VALUE: Savings vary by route, but after the holidays the cheapest JetBlue flights we found from Austin to San Francisco were $134 each way; from Boston to San Diego are $235; from New York to West Palm Beach are $99; and from Oakland to New York are $214.
THE CATCH: This is a one-day sale, so snap up these fares before they disappear; taxes, fees, and the rest still apply.
THE DETAILS: Visit the JetBlue deal page to book tickets.
WE’VE GOT MORE: Use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find the lowest rates on flights, hotels, packages, and more travel deals.
Save big on flights to London when you book them last minute through American Airlines. Starting from $266, you can fly one-way to the capital of England and travel any time between now and March 2012. Once in London, discover the mix of historic charm and cutting-edge modernity that makes it one of the most acclaimed cities in the world. From the edgy art and music scenes to the world-class cuisine and nightlife, you’ll find no shortage of excitement during your stay. Also visit some of London’s most famous historical sites, including Westminster Abbey, the Tower Bridge, and Big Ben.
Sample One-Way Round-Trip Fares to London:
• Hartford, CT: $266
• Boston: $291
• Baltimore: $291
• Washington, D.C.: $295
• Raleigh/Durham: $305
• Dallas: $315
• Chicago: $316
• Los Angeles: $331
• Albuquerque: $341
• Atlanta: $355
THE VALUE: Save up to 35% on similar flights during the same travel period.
THE CATCH: Hurry – you have to act fast to snag these last-minute deals!
THE DETAILS: Visit American Airlines to book this deal.
WE’VE GOT MORE: See our London Travel Guide for more trip-planning information.
Fall is the perfect time to escape to the Cayman Islands to enjoy warm weather, clear waters and serene surroundings. Now Cayman Airways makes it easy and affordable for travelers with its Fall Fun Fares promotion. Book now through October 1 for reduced round-trip airfare from New York, Miami or Tampa starting as low as $178 for travel through November 7. Situated in the Western Caribbean, the Cayman Islands offer some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world, as well as tranquil beaches, state-of-the-art spas, and world-class golf. The Islands are also known for their wide range of accommodations, from luxurious resorts to charming bed & breakfasts. Flights are selling fast, so don’t miss out on these incredible rates!
THE VALUE: This round-trip air costs $100 less than the average rate of fall flights to the Cayman Islands.
THE CATCH: Time is limited – you have to book this deal by October 1st.
THE DETAILS: Visit Cayman Airways to book your flights now.
WE’VE GOT MORE: Use our Cayman Island Travel Guide to plan your beach getaway.
Search for your perfect hotel with our Hotel Search travel comparison tool.
Paradise alone is not so idyllic, which must be why the Nassau/Paradise Island tourism board is offering free companion airfare for fall and winter visitors who book a four-night stay at select hotels. Properties on deck include luxurious resorts, such as Atlantis, and value-minded hotels like the Best Western Plus Bay View Suites. To snag this deal, book flights and hotels by September 19 for travel through February 15.
THE VALUE: Earn back the exact amount of your base (economy) airfare. January flights from Los Angeles cost about $335, from Chicago around $288, and from New York City about $268.
THE CATCH: The rebate does not include airline taxes and fees, which total around $125 from the U.S.
THE DETAILS: Visit the Nassau/Paradise Island site for a list of participating properties.
WE’VE GOT MORE: See our Nassau and Paradise Island Travel Guide for more trip-planning information, then use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find the lowest rates on flights and other travel deals.
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