Texas Sale from Continental Airlines
The stars at night are big and bright (clap! clap! clap! clap!) deep in the heart of Texas! Put that lyric to the test with this sale from Continental (tel. 800/525-0280; www.continental.com). Save on Monday-Thursday & Saturday travel to Austin, Dallas, Houston, or San Antonio, through May 6.
Fares are reversible and include:
- Austin to Houston $78
- Boston to Houston $218
- Ft Lauderdale to Houston $218
- Orleans to Houston $150
- Orlando to Houston $218
Winter Wonder Sale from Midwest Airlines
Exceptions include: Travel to/from Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix and Tampa is valid November 11 through February 10. Travel to/from Ft. Myers is valid November 19 through February 10. Travel to/from Ft Lauderdale is valid January 4 through February 10.
Sale fares require a 3-night minimum stay and a 10-day advance purchase.
Book your tickets by November 10.
- Appleton to Orlando $178
- Nashville to Kansas City $118
- Newark to Omaha $238
- Ft Lauderdale to Madison $158
- Grand Rapids to Las Vegas $218
- Las Vegas to Minneapolis $198
- New York to Madison $198
- Milwaukee to Flint $158
- Madison to Dayton $128
- Omaha to Boston $238
- Philadelphia to Kansas City $168
- Ft Myers to Grand Rapids $198
Air Jamaica Sale to Montego Bay & Kingston
Air Jamaica (tel. 800/523-5585; www.airjamaica.com) is offering discounted fares from select U.S. cities to Kingston and Montego Bay. This sale is valid for travel from January 1 through February 11, with fares starting at $300 round-trip, with taxes.
All fares must be purchased by November 9, and include:
- Baltimore to Kingston, Jamaica $318, incl. all taxes
- Chicago to Kingston, Jamaica $365, incl. all taxes
- Ft Lauderdale to Kingston, Jamaica $305, incl. all taxes
- Orlando to Kingston, Jamaica $310, incl. all taxes
- Philadelphia to Kingston, Jamaica $315, incl. all taxes
- Baltimore to Montego Bay, Jamaica $310, incl. all taxes
- Ft Lauderdale to Montego Bay, Jamaica $300, incl. all taxes
- New York to Montego Bay, Jamaica $310, incl. all taxes
- Orlando to Montego Bay, Jamaica $300, incl. all taxes
- Philadelphia to Montego Bay, Jamaica $310, incl. all taxes
Aer Lingus Biz Class Deals
Aer Lingus (tel. 800/223-6537; www.aerlingus.com) is offering winter discounts on Business Class travel. Fly from Boston, Chicago, or New York to select destinations in Europe for as little as $849 each way. This offer is valid for travel between January 1 and April 30. Fares must be booked by November 30.
- New York to Amsterdam, incl. all taxes
- New York to Dublin $1,799, incl. all taxes
- New York to London $1,885, incl. all taxes
- New York to Paris $1,876, incl. all taxes
Holiday Flight Deals from American Airlines
American Airlines (tel. 800/433-7300; www.aa.com) is offering Holiday Flight Deals starting at $112 round-trip, for travel on select dates between November 22 and January 4. Fares require a minimum stay of 3 days for all destinations, except Canada which requires no minimum stay.
You'll find the cheapest days to travel indicated in blue on American's sale page calendar, and divided into 3 sets. The lowest fares are available November 22, 23, 26, 27, December 2, 12-15, 25, and January 1. The middle range of lower fares is good for travel on November 24, December 1, 16, 17, 30, and January 4. The third set is valid for travel November 25, December 18, 20, 21, 24, 16, 28, 29, 31, and January 2.
And, just a heads up, you'll find that United Airlines and other airlines are now matching many of American's holiday fares.
How Are You Getting to Grandma's House This Year?
Have you hammered out those holiday travel plans yet? If so, what'll it be? Traveling by car? Maybe you've decided to Greyhound it this year, or even take Amtrak? Heck, maybe you even managed to land a decent fare? Whatever your holiday travel plans entail, we'd love to hear about it. Clue us in over on our Facebook page.
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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