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Delta Sale to/from New York City

From Delta Air Lines (tel. 800/221-1212; www.delta.com), save on flights to/from New York. Fares are valid for travel from July 11 through Nov. 15.

No blackout dates! All tickets must be booked by June 13.

Round-trip fares include:

For a complete listing, visit our New York fare page.

From Lufthansa: $60 Promo Code for Late Summer

Looking to budget a tad more cash this summer for Kinder Eggs and Club-Mate? Save $60 on your next Lufthansa flight with their current promo offer. Just enter your details here, and Lufthansa (tel. 800/645-3880; www.lufthansa.com) will email your voucher code.

This offer is valid for travel between Aug. 12 and Sept. 12. Vouchers are only good for departures from the USA, and can be used on flights operated by United, Austrian, and Air Canada. All travel must be completed by Sept. 12.

We gave it a whirl, and made an already low summer fare to Berlin even better at $559 round-trip, including all taxes!

Flight Deals from Alaska Airlines

Here's the latest batch of weekly Flight Deals from Alaska Airlines (tel. 800/426-0333; www.alaskaair.com). Travel dates vary by route, so check our fare details for more info. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. Some markets may not operate daily service.

Round-trip fares include:

Extended: SAS Sale for Late Summer & Fall

From SAS (tel. 800/221-2350; www.flysas.com), the Late Summer & Fall Sale has been extended through June 4. Fares are valid from August 12 through October 27, with even lower fares available for travel from October 28 through December 12.

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: Quickie Sale Periods

Q: Why is it that these sale fares are always so short term? Most end long before the time period I might even need to travel.

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.