Southeast Asia Sale from Honolulu and New York
Fly from Honolulu to Southeast Asia this fall, as part of the current sale from China Airlines (tel. 800/227-5118; www.china-airlines.com). Fares are valid for outbound travel on Thursdays and Sundays through November 29 at the latest, although dates of travel will vary by destination. These round-trip fares (with all taxes included) must be purchased by October 31, and include:
And remember those New York/Southeast Asia fares we told you about earlier? Yep, those are still available too. Fly from New York to Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Phnom Penh from October 2 through November 30. All tickets must be booked by October 30. If you're up for it, arrange a stopover in Taipei for an additional $100 each stop. Want to travel over a weekend? Add a weekend surcharge of $30 each way.
Travel to Manila is good from November 1 through November 24. Tickets must be purchased by November 2.
- New York City to Manila: $737
New Service, New Sale from Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines now offers daily non-stops from Seattle to Houston, Austin, and Atlanta. These new routes are on sale for travel from October 25 through March 10. Tickets require a 14-day advance purchase. Mind the blackout dates November 20, 21, 25 & 28-30; December 18-21, 23 & 26-28; and January 2-4. Book by November 11.
Round-trip fares from Atlanta include:
- Bellingham: $ 308
- Eugene: $ 328
- Lewiston: $ 338
- Medford: $ 358
- Pasco: $ 308
- Portland OR: $ 338
- Pullman-Moscow: $ 338
- Redmond: $ 328
- Seattle: $ 218
- Spokane: $ 278
Round-trip fares from Houston include:
Travel through March 10, as part of the current sale from Frontier (tel. 800/432-1359; www.frontierairlines.com). Round-trip fares are valid for Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday travel, and require a 14-day advance purchase. All purchases must be made by October 21.
- Aspen to Los Angeles: $198
- Atlanta to Colorado Springs: $248
- Billings to Oklahoma City: $198
- Dallas to Las Vegas: $218
- Indianapolis to Rapid City: $218
- Los Angeles to Bozeman: $238
- Chicago to Durango: $218
- San Francisco to Fargo: $258
Fall Fare Sale from Midwest Airlines
The latest fall sale from Midwest Airlines (tel. 800/452-2022; www.midwestairlines.com) is valid for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, from October 23 through November 18. Trips require a 10-day advance purchase and a 3-night minimum stay. Book by October 19. Round-trip fares include:
- Atlanta to Flint: $118
- Appleton to Atlanta: $168
- Boston to Appleton: $148
- Cleveland to Green Bay: $168
- Washington DC to Appleton: $158
- Des Moines to Atlanta: $238
- Grand Rapids to Pittsburgh: $168
- Indianapolis to Appleton: $118
- New York to Madison: $138
- Milwaukee to Flint: $158
- Minneapolis to Atlanta: $148
- Philadelphia to Green Bay: $208
- Tampa to Minneapolis: $148
Mexico Sale from Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines' (tel. 800/426-0333; www.alaskaair.com) "Made in Mexico" sale is good for travel through March 17. Avoid blackout dates November 20 through 22, December 16 through 28, and February 12 through 13 for travel to Mexico, as well as November 28 through 30, December 26, January 6, and February 20 through 21 for travel from Mexico. All fares listed are round-trip, include all taxes and must be purchased by November 19:
- Los Angeles to Loreto: $348
- Los Angeles to Manzanillo: $319
- Los Angeles to Ixtapa/Zihuatenejo: $362
- Los Angeles to Mazatlan: $358
- Portland to Cabo San Lucas: $348
- Portland to La Paz: $460
- Portland to Loreto: $442
- Portland to Manzanillo: $458
- Seattle to La Paz: $453
- Seattle to Manzanillo: $458
- Seattle to Mazatlan: $445
No Close-In Fees, Please!
Finally ready to cash in those miles, but hoping to avoid the added annoyance of (blech!) close-in fees? Check out our recent Q&A and find out which airlines are charging what, if anything, to put your miles to work.
Sixty-Seven Airfarewatchdog Fare Widgets and Counting
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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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