JetBlue's New Year Sale
JetBlue (tel. 800/538-2583; www.jetblue.com) has launched a new sale for the New Year, and interestingly they are showing how many TrueBlue points you need to fly various routes. Fares range from about $39 to about $119 each way, and travel must be booked by Jan. 13, 2010, 11:59 MT. With some exceptions, travel must be completed by Mar. 24, 2010 and travel must take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and/or Saturday. Blackout dates for all travel are January 14-18, January 29-February 4, February 10-15, and February 19-22. Additional blackout dates for Austin travel are March 12-21.
- Boston to Austin $218
- Newark to Ft Lauderdale $148
- Ft Lauderdale to Austin $158
- New York to Las Vegas $198
- Chicago to Long Beach $198
- Portland to Long Beach $134
- Richmond to Orlando $108
- Raleigh/Durham to Ft Lauderdale $118
Cozumel Sale From American
No trips marked on your 2010 calendar yet? American Airlines' (tel. 800/433-7300; www.aa.com) is offering discounted fares to Cozumel, Mexico. Outbound travel is valid through April 30, and trips must be completed by May 28. Fares are vaild for daily travel and require a 2-night minimum stay, with an allowed maximum stay of 30-days.
Tickets require a 3-day advance purchase, and all bookings must be made by January 12.
- Kansas City to Cozumel, Mexico $339, incl. all taxes
- Lubbock to Cozumel, Mexico $413, incl. all taxes
- Raleigh/Durham to Cozumel, Mexico $442, incl. all taxes
- Springfield to Cozumel, Mexico $340, incl. all taxes
Frontier Sale Through Late May
The latest sale from Frontier (tel. 800/432-1359; www.frontierairlines.com) is valid for off-peak travel days, Monday through Thursday, through May 27. Stay clear of blackout dates on February 15, March 22, 31, April 5, and April 12.
Fares require a 10-day advance purchase, and all tickets must be booked by January 13.
- Anchorage to Denver $434
- Nashville to Aspen $218
- Dallas to Billings $218
- Denver to Rapid City $168
- Fargo to Boise $218
- Las Vegas to Fargo $218
- Los Angeles to Durango $198
- New York to Aspen $258
- Philadelphia to Aspen $258
- Phoenix to Aspen $198
- Seattle to Omaha $258
- Tampa to Colorado Springs $258
New Year Sale From AirTran
AirTran's New Year sale is good for travel through May 26, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Travel to Florida, San Juan, Aruba, Montego Bay, Nassau, and Cancun is valid through March 10. Fares require a 10-day advance purchase.
Blackout dates are February 12, 13, 15, 20, 21, and April 2, 3, 10, and 11.
All purchases must be made by 11:59pm ET, January 14.
- Atlanta to Houston $178
- Boston to Dallas $144
- Charlotte to Pittsburgh $128
- Washington DC to Milwaukee $148
- Denver to Detroit $208
- Dallas to Tampa $124
- Detroit to Miami $112
- New York to Key West $298
- Jacksonville to Milwaukee $168
- Chicago to Raleigh/Durham $148
- Minneapolis to Philadelphia $188
- Pittsburgh to Sarasota $168
- San Antonio to Sarasota $184
Singapore Airlines' Best of the Web
Singapore Airlines' (tel. 800/742-3333; www.singaporeair.com) Best of the Web fares are valid for outbound travel on Monday through Thursday, from January 4 through May 20. Fares must be purchased by May 20, with the exception of one or two fares (L.A. to Tokyo, NYC to Frankfurt...) which expire mid-March.
Fares my be slightly higher for weekend travel, and include:
- Houston to Moscow, Russia $628, incl. all taxes
- Houston to Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia $979, incl. all taxes
- Houston to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia $981, incl. all taxes
- Los Angeles to Mumbai, India $1,119, incl. all taxes
- Los Angeles to Chennai, India $1,106, incl. all taxes
- San Francisco to Seoul, Korea $721, incl. all taxes
- San Francisco to Chennai, India $1,073, incl. all taxes
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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.
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