Deals to Germany for Summer & Fall
Even as domestic coast-to-coast fares remain pricey, there's hope yet for those looking to make the trip to Europe. Fares to Germany have held steady in the $600-$700+ range from New York and other departure cities, even during peak summer months.
- New York to Berlin $653, including all taxes
- Miami to Dusseldorf $729, including all taxes
- Las Vegas to Dusseldorf $865, including all taxes
- Los Angeles to Dusseldorf $949, nonstop, including all taxes
- New York to Dusseldorf $643, nonstop, including all taxes
- Miami to Dusseldorf $695, nonstop, including all taxes
- Miami to Munich $775, including all taxes
- Las Vegas to Dusseldorf $783, including all taxes
Delta Sale to/from New York City
From Delta Air Lines (tel. 800/221-1212; www.delta.com), save on flights to/from New York. Fares are valid for travel from July 11 through Nov. 15. No blackout dates! All tickets must be booked by June 13. Round-trip fares include:
- New York to Wilmington, NC $230, including all taxes
- New York to Houston $297, including all taxes
- New York to Halifax $383, including all taxes
- New York to Montreal $309, including all taxes
- New York to Ottawa $303, including all taxes
- New York to Roanoke $230, including all taxes
- New York to Charlottesville $258, including all taxes
- New York to Philadelphia $138, including all taxes
New San Antonio Service from Alaska Airlines
Starting Sept. 17, Alaska Airlines (tel. 800/426-0333; www.alaskaair.com) will begin new nonstop service between Seattle and San Antonio.
Flights depart Seattle at 12:30pm and arrive in San Antonio at 6:35pm. From San Antonio, flights depart at 7:25pm, arriving in Seattle at 9:55pm.
Special intro fares are valid for travel Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays from Sept. 17 through Nov. 7.
Tickets must be booked by June 13.
Round-trip fares include:
- Seattle to San Antonio $278, including all taxes
- Portland to San Antonio $318, including all taxes
- Anchorage to San Antonio $537, including all taxes
- Spokane to San Antonio $358, including all taxes
- Vancouver to San Antonio $463, including all taxes
From Frontier: New Nonstop Service to Colorado Springs
Frontier (tel. 800/432-1359; www.frontierairlines.com) is boosting service to Colorado Springs with nonstop flights from both San Diego and Orlando. Look for flights to/from San Diego to begin Sept. 18, with Orlando starting Nov. 15.
Intro fares are available for travel through Jan. 5. Avoid blackout dates: Nov. 20 and 24 and Dec. 20, 22, 27 and 29. A 14-day advance purchase is required.
Tickets must be booked by 11:59pm ET, June 8.
- Orlando to Colorado Springs $218, nonstop, including all taxes
- San Diego to Colorado Springs $138, nonstop, including all taxes
For a complete list, see our fare page for Colorado Springs.
From the Mailbag: Sit Anywhere You Like, Just Not Together
Q: I have noticed the last few times I have booked flights they don't have seats for my husband and me to sit together. Is this something new? How can I book flights online and make sure we can sit together?
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.