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Aer Lingus Sale for Fall/Winter

Save on flights to Ireland with the New York to Dublin $560, nonstop, including all taxes

  • New York to Shannon $559, nonstop, including all taxes
  • Chicago to Dublin $660, nonstop, including all taxes
  • Boston to Dublin $610, nonstop, including all taxes
  • Boston to Shannon $639, nonstop, including all taxes
  • Fall Fares to Hawaii

    It's been a big week for sales to Hawaii! On a ho-hum Tuesday, we saw fares from some East Coast and Midwest cities going for around $350 round-trip, including all taxes. Of course those didn't stick around for long, but you can still manage to snag a decent fare.

    American Airlines has lowered fares to Hawaii, good for travel through Dec. 14. Fares are valid for travel Mondays through Thursdays. All tickets must be booked by 11:59pm CT, Oct. 7.

    Tickets require a 3-night minimum stay. Avoid blackout dates on travel to Hawaii on Nov. 15-19, and from Hawaii on Nov. 23-27.

    Round-trip fares include:

    For a complete list of current deals, visit our fare pages for Honolulu, Maui, Kona, and Lihue.

    Frontier Sale for Fall/Winter Travel

    The latest sale from Frontier is valid for travel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through March 17.

    Tickets require a 7-day advance purchase. Avoid blackout dates of Nov. 20, 21 and 24-26, Dec. 20, through Jan. 7, and Feb. 14, 15 and 18. Some markets do not offer daily connections. Due to schedule changes, markets may not connect throughout the valid travel period.

    Tickets must be booked by 11:59pm ET, Oct. 12.

    Round-trip fares include:

    From the Mailbag: Airline Sites & Promo Offers

    Q: I read recently that you can save money by booking online directly with the airlines rather than on a site like Expedia, even though the contracts between the airlines and the online travel agencies prohibit the airlines from offering lower rates on their own sites. Allegedly the airlines circumvent this restriction by offering discount codes in e-mails to their frequent fliers or through Facebook and Twitter or through e-mail. I don't mind going directly online to the airline's website but is there a way for the rest of us who are not frequent fliers to find discount codes?

    A: Read on.

    Additional reporting by Tracy W. Stewart

    George Hobica is a syndicated travel journalist and blogger whose website, www.airfarewatchdog.com, tracks unadvertised airfare wars and fare sales, including the most helpful and always updated Top 50 Airfares.