Winter Travel Sale from Southwest Airlines
Save on winter travel with the current sale from Southwest (tel. 800/435-9792; www.southwest.com). Fares start at $59 one-way. Offer is valid for travel Jan. 4 through March 9. Stay clear of blackout dates from Dec. 17 through Jan. 3.
Fares require a 14-day advance purchase. All tickets must be booked by 11:59pm PT, November 29.
Round-trip fares include:
- Austin to Amarillo $178
- Hartford to Detroit $258
- Boston to Albuquerque $254
- Burbank to Austin $206
- El Paso to Burbank $204
- Ft Lauderdale to Birmingham $214
- Los Angeles to Boise $246
Web Specials from Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines (tel. 800/426-0333; www.alaskaair.com) has released their latest round of web specials. Fares start at $99 one-way. Travel periods vary by route, though most are valid from Jan. 10 through Jan. 31.
Seats are limited and may not be available for all dates. Round-trip fares include:
- Anchorage to Chicago $378
- Atlanta to Victoria $466
- Denver to Juneau $598
- Houston to Spokane $238
- Chicago to Portland $258
- Seattle to St Louis $198
- Santa Ana to Portland $218
SAS Winter Sale to Scandinavia & Eastern Europe
SAS (tel. 800-221/2350; www.flysas.com) has discounted fares to Scandinavia and Eastern Europe from select US cities. This offer is valid for travel from Dec. 26 through March 31. Fares require a Saturday night minimum stay, and allow a 12-month maximum stay.
Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight, on all dates.
All bookings must be made by Nov. 30. Round-trip fares include:
- Newark to Copenhagen $641, incl. all taxes
- Washington DC to Stockholm $662, incl. all taxes
- Washington DC to Copenhagen $641, incl. all taxes
- Los Angeles to Stockholm $762, incl. all taxes
- Chicago to Bergen $670, incl. all taxes
- Chicago to Oslo $666, incl. all taxes
- Chicago to Riga $770, incl. all taxes
- Chicago to Warsaw $691, incl. all taxes
- Seattle to Copenhagen $765, incl. all taxes
Winter Sale from American Airlines
The current sale from American Airlines (tel. 800/433-7300; www.aa.com) features round-trip fares starting at $118. Travel is valid daily, from Jan. 4 through March 9. Fares may require a Saturday-night minimum stay.
Tickets must be purchased 14 days prior to departure, and all bookings must be made by 11:59pm CT, Nov. 29.
Round-trip fares include:
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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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