Hawaii Sale from American Airlines

American Airlines (tel. 800/433-7300; has lowered fares to Hawaii for fall/winter travel. Still not as low as those $340 fares from the East Coast that popped up recently, but they are currently the lowest available for many cities, at least for now. Sale fares are valid for travel through February 28, Mondays through Thursdays. All tickets must be booked by 11:59pm CT, November 5.

Tickets require a 3-night minimum stay. Avoid blackout dates for travel to Hawaii: November 15-19; December 14, 2012, through January 4, 2013. Prices are not valid for travel from Hawaii: November 23-27, 2012, and January 1-12, 2013.

Round-trip fares with all taxes added include:

For a complete list, visit our fare pages for Honolulu, Lihue, Kona, and Kahului-Maui.

Latin America Sale from American Airlines

Also from American Airlines (tel. 800/433-7300;, their Latin America sale is valid for outbound travel from November 5 through February 21, Mondays through Thursdays. Tickets require a Saturday minimum stay and must be purchased by 11:59pm CT, November 12.

Round-trip fares with all taxes added include:

* Additional Reporting by Tracy Stewart

George Hobica is a syndicated travel journalist and blogger whose website,, tracks unadvertised airfare wars and fare sales, including the most helpful and always updated Top 50 Airfares.