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American Sale to Aspen, Vail, Grand Junction, & Jackson Hole

American Airlines (tel. 800/433-7300; www.aa.com) has lowered fares for summer travel to Vail, Grand Junction, and Jackson Hole. Fares are valid for daily travel from June 14 through July 31.

Avoid blackout dates for outbound travel from June 28-29, and July 5-6. Fares require a Saturday or minimum 2-night stay. All purchases must be made by 11:59pm CT, May 21.

Round-trip fares include:

Alaska Airlines' Fares to British Columbia & More

Save on travel to British Columbia and with the latest round of Fare Deals from Alaska Airlines (tel. 800/426-0333; www.alaskaair.com). Other destinations are also featured. Rules and restrictions vary by route, so check our fare details for specifics.

Rules and restrictions vary by route: Travel between Reno and San Jose is valid daily from June 4 through August 29. Travel between San Diego and Monterey or Santa Rosa is valid Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays from June 5, through July 16. Travel between San Diego and Fresno is valid Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays from June 4, through July 16. Tickets must be purchased at least 14 days prior to departure.

Round-trip fares include:

Ending Soon: Scandinavia Sale for Summer/Fall

It's rare we see a reasonable summer sale to Scandinavia, especially from SAS (tel. 800/221-2350; www.flysas.com), but here it is, and it won't stick around much longer. Fares are valid from Aug. 12 through Oct. 27, with even lower fares available for travel from Oct. 28 through Dec. 12.

All tickets must be purchased by May 14. Tickets require a Saturday night stay, with an allowed maximum stay of 12 months.

Round-trip fares include:

For a complete listing, visit our fare pages for Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Helsinki.

From the Mailbag: Summer Fares to Germany

Q: I am stationed in Germany, and my family is in Virginia. They (4 adults) make two trips a year to visit me (summer and winter), but the airfare is a killer. They can fly from Norfolk, Richmond, Newport News, D.C., or Raleigh. Many options for destination airport: Frankfurt, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, or even Paris.

Summer travel dates are very flexible: mid-July to late August. Any help for an old soldier trying to keep the team 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.