United Airlines is having an unadvertised sale between smaller California airports (such as Monterey, Santa Barbara, and Fresno) and American Airlines hubs such as Dallas and St. Louis, among other cities, at fares ranging from $138 to $198 roundtrip.

For example, Monterey/Dallas and Monterey/St. Louis are both $138 roundtrip for Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday travel, through December 16. Fares require a one-night minimum stay and are just $20 higher other days of the week. You¿d pay a whopping $442 roundtrip on American or Delta on the Dallas/Monterey route. Dallas/Palm Springs CA is $198 in this sale vs. a lowest fare of $340 on American.

In other remarkable sale news, if you catch it in time American is selling Savannah, GA to Denver for a cool $100 roundtrip. Travel any day except Sunday/Friday through the end of next August. There are other sneak sales are on view in the Top 30 fares section at

George Hobica is a syndicated travel journalist and blogger whose website,, tracks unadvertised airfare wars and other fare sales.

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