See a deal you love? Take Clark's advice: Buy the offer immediately and then figure out why you want to go there! Most airlines permit bookings 341 days in advance, or through December 21, 2017. Low-cost carriers have shorter booking calendars.
Special Notice: Delays and cancellations are piling up in the northeast. United, Delta, American, JetBlue, and Southwest are all waiving fees to change or cancel your flight on travel through January 27, with the option to rebook through the end of the week. Affected airports vary by carrier and can include the Upper Midwest and Mid-Atlantic and airports from Washington DC to Portland, Maine. Check with your carrier for updates. Download airline apps for notifications and alerts.
How do you find these great airfare deals? First stop: Google.com/flights.
1. Choose one-way*, round-trip or multi-city (in/out of different airports)
*HOT TIP: Always the best option to find the cheapest prices! Most destinations are served by multiple carriers offering one-way rates. Combine airlines to save!
2. Enter your city pairs. Option: Include nearby airports: LGA, EWR, SWF.
3. Mouse click inside the departure date window (don't fill in specific dates).
4. Two monthly calendars automatically display with the lowest available fare shown for each date.
5. Jump forward a month or back using the left and right arrows beside the calendar.
6. Click on your desired date(s) to reveal the participating carrier.
7. Filters are available to choose specific carriers (Southwest fares not included in search results), nonstop routes, price, etc.
Tickets cannot be purchased at Google Flights, but options are offered to complete a purchase with the airline or other travel websites.
Other places we like to search for low international fares: Kayak and Momondo.
Visit the Travel Booking & Planning Guide for other airfare search options.
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HOT DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL DEALS
These HOT deals have no ticket-by date and could vanish at any time. Act fast on a purchase!
Rates of $62 each way to Boston on nonstop Delta flights require a 21-day advance purchase notice. Valid on any available Saturday flight or on flights operating before 11A Sunday. Valid Monday-Friday on northbound flights operating before 8A, 945-1030A, 1215P-1P or 4-8P -- and southbound before 630A, 8-9A, 1-2P, 345-445P or 6P-midnight. Finish trips on or before December 21. No blackout dates.
Travel nonstop on United to Washington DC-Dulles at one-way rates of $76. A 21-day advance purchase required. Valid daily through December 21. American matches on nonstop service to DC-Reagan.
Fly American nonstop to Washington DC-Reagan at rates of $124 round-trip, or $62 each way. A 7-day advance purchase required. Finish trips on or before May 24. Blackout dates: March 11, 12, 18, 19; April 8, 9, 23; May 14, 21. Valid daily. The 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival dates: March 20-April 16. United's round-trip offer to DC-Dulles are $128 on daily trips finished on or before March 8. A 7-day advance purchase required.
Travel daily through May 24 to Denver on nonstop Delta flights at rates of $156 round-trip. A 21-day advance purchase required. No blackout dates! Stay at least one Saturday night.
Summer vacay idea! Round-trip rates of $222 to Halifax, Nova Scotia, or $98 one-way north, $124 south are valid on trips finished on or before December 21 -- and no blackout dates. A 14-day advance purchase required. Valid daily on Delta via Boston. American and United match with connecting service.
Round-trip rates of $266 to San Francisco, or $133 each way require a 21-day advance purchase notice. Valid on nonstop Delta flights operating Monday-Wednesday, Friday or Saturday through June 6 (rates are $150 each way June 7-December 3). Valid on westbound flights operating 5-930A; east 8P-midnight.
Spring through Summer! Round-trip rates of $280 to Ottawa, Ontario are valid daily starting on or after April 1 and through August 31. Valid on Delta via Detroit.
Round-trip rates of $295 to Vancouver, British Columbia require a 21-day advance purchase notice. Valid daily on Delta through April 30. Routing is via Seattle or Minneapolis. Stops not permitted. Finish trips on or before December 21. No blackout dates.
Round-trip rates of $306 to Ontario, California, or $153 each way require a 21-day advance purchase notice. Valid daily through December 21, 2017. No blackout dates. Valid on United via Houston.
Travel to Ottawa, Ontario starting on or after April 1 and through August 31 at round-trip rates of $307. One-way travel permitted: $119 north, $162 south. Valid daily on United via DC-Dulles.
Round-trip rates of $357 to Gunnison-Crested Butte, Colorado require a 21-day advance purchase notice. Valid west Sunday-Wednesday; Tuesday-Friday east. Start travel on or after January 8 and finish trips on or before March 10. Valid on American via Dallas-Ft. Worth. United matches on service via Denver.
TAP-Air Portugal offers one-way rates to Madrid for $230 on daily departures through April 6. No advance purchase required. Return flights price at $319. Rates of $305 outbound and $410 return are valid on April 7-June 5 or August 23-October 29 travel.
Other TAP round-trip offers:
$640 Paris Orly
$729 London (into LGW; out LHR)
Valid daily on December 24-April 6 departures. Add $24 per round-trip for April 7-June 5 or August 23-October 29 departures. One free stopover of up to 84 hours permitted in Lisbon. Routing requires two flight connections in Newark and Lisbon.
NEW! Two ticket hack to Paris: Round-trip rates of $393 from Miami to Paris are valid on April 1-May 11, August 6-28 or September 2-27 departures. Returns permitted April 1-June 2 or August 24-September 30. A 28-day advance purchase required. Valid east Sunday-Tuesday; Tuesday-Thursday returns. Regular rates apply on other travel days. Stay at least one Saturday night or six months max. Valid on American or Delta, nonstop. Purchase a separate round-trip ATL-MIA-ATL ticket at rates from $86 for a total of $479 ATL-PAR-ATL.
Travel with American Airlines to the island of Kauai at round-trip rates of $605 or $616 to Kona, Hawaii. Valid Monday-Thursday only. No advance purchase required -- go as soon as this week! No minimum stay required. No blackouts. Finish trips on or before December 21.
NEW! Travel to Lisbon, Portugal at round-trip rates of $683 on trips finished on or before October 27. No blackout dates! Add $45 per round-trip for Thursday-Saturday outbound and/or Friday-Sunday returns. A 7-night minimum stay required; six months max. Valid on American via Philadelphia.
Uncover more travel deals from around the country at Clark's National Travel Deals page.
One-way rates of $57 to Boston are available on nonstop JetBlue flights starting on or after March 30 and through May 24. Not valid Friday or Sunday. Purchase by January 26.
Purchase these one-way sale rates from Southwest Airlines by January 26:
$59 each way, Greenville
$87 Baltimore, Washington DC-Reagan or Dulles
$94 Kansas City, Pittsburgh, San Antonio
$95 Ft. Lauderdale, W. Palm Beach
$104 Chicago, New York-LaGuardia
$109 Akron, Dallas
$110 New Orleans
$112 Orlando, Tampa
$114 St. Louis
$117 Ft. Myers, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Richmond
$144 Austin, Minneapolis
$155 Los Angeles
$160 Las Vegas, Phoenix
$194 San Diego
A 21-day advance purchase required. Not valid Friday or Sunday. Valid on January 24-May 24 travel. No blackout dates! Travel to Florida and Nevada Sundays-Wednesdays; Tuesday-Friday returns.
Purchase these round-trip offers by January 26:
$256 Lubbock TX, or $128 each way
$332 Santa Barbara or Monterey CA, or $166 each way
$346 Amarillo TX, or $173 each way
$360 San Jose CA, or $180 each way
$380 Portland OR, or $190 each way
$394 Boise or Reno NV, or $197 each way
$404 San Diego, or $202 each way
A 14-day advance purchase required. Not valid Friday or Sunday. Finish trips on or before May 24. Blackout dates: March 11, 12, 17-19; April 8, 9, 23; May 14, 21. Valid on American via Dallas or Phoenix. United matches to most destinations.
Purchase these round-trip offers by January 26:
$272 Grand Rapids MI
$325 Ontario CA (via Salt Lake City)
$328 Albuquerque or Omaha
$396 Sacramento CA
A 14-day advance purchase required. Not valid Friday or Sunday. Finish trips on or before May 24. Blackout dates: February 16-18, 20; April 12-17. Valid on Delta, nonstop (see exception for ONT); other carriers match with connecting service.
NEWS! Ready for JetBlue -- again? Back in 2003, JetBlue offered inexpensive nonstop flight service to 2 California cities from ATL. But a brutal airfare war coupled by deep-rooted Delta loyalties (when FF points were valuable) saw them pack up and leave town after just six months. So, are you ready to fly on an airline awarded the "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Low-Cost Carriers in North America" 12 years in a row?
Delta's ready for the games to begin and has already published a $62 one-way rate between Atlanta and Boston (on specific days/times) on travel started on or after March 30, JetBlue's first day of service on its inaugural Atlanta-Boston route. The carrier plans to add additional service from Atlanta to its bases at New York JFK, Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando, though no date has been announced for those routes.
The best deals sell out fast! Don't miss out.
TODAY! Travel to Quebec City through March 23 at one-way rates of $122. One-way southbound rates are $144. Valid daily with a 30-day advance purchase on United via Newark. Purchase by January 24.
SAVE! Take advantage of one-way rates as low as $48 to Miami from Atlanta and then purchase separate one-way deals (valid daily and no blackout dates!) from Miami to the Caribbean:
$52 Miami to San Juan: A 14-day advance purchase required. Valid daily through March 31.
$70 Miami to Barbados: A 14-day advance required. Final travel November '17.
$78 Miami to Turks & Caicos: A 21-day advance purchase required. Finish travel on or before November '17.
$104 Miami to San Jose, Costa Rica: Valid daily through April 30.
All valid on American, nonstop. Due to taxes and fees, rates are slightly higher on northbound flights. These deals have no ticket-by date but have been published with consistency for several weeks.
TODAY! Round-trip rates of $132 from Miami to San Juan, Puerto Rico (one-way $67 permitted) are valid on daily departures through April 30. A 14-day advance purchase required. Valid daily on American, nonstop. Purchase by January 24.
Travel nonstop on Delta to Belize at round-trip rates of $504 starting on or after June 4. Finish trips on or before September 30. Valid daily. Purchase by January 25.
GO NOW! Head to Europe as soon as this week, or through April 30 at deeply discounted round-trip rates on Turkish Airlines:
$582 Venice (each direction)
$599 Prague (each direction)
$603 St. Petersburg
$624 Sarajevo, Bosnia
No advance purchase required. Stay at least one Saturday night or up to three months. Most flight schedules force an overnight stay(s) in Istanbul. Purchase by January 31.
NEW! Travel to Europe on select February dates for these round-trip offers from Turkish Airlines:
$674 Frankfurt or Munich
Valid daily on departures started on or after February 7. Stay at least any three nights or by February 20. Return flight schedules force an overnight stay in Istanbul. Purchase by February 14.
GO NOW! Travel as soon as this week or depart by April 30 to Budapest, Hungary at round-trip rates of $642. No advance purchase required. Stay one weekend or up to three months. Valid daily on United/Lufthansa via Frankfurt. Stopovers not permitted. Purchase by January 31.
NEW! Travel to Porto, Portugal at round-trip rates of $763 on May 12-August 5 departures and June 3-August 20 returns. Valid Sunday-Wednesday outbound and Monday-Thursday returns. A 7-night minimum stay required. Valid on KLM via Amsterdam. Stops not permitted. Purchase by January 26.
Summer in Greece! Round-trip rates of $775 to Athens, Greece are valid on daily departures between May 16 and August 20. Stay at least one Saturday night or up to four months. Valid daily on Air Canada via Toronto. Stopovers not permitted. Purchase by February 14.
NEW! Travel with United to Paris at round-trip rates of $943. Add $100 per direction for Thursday-Saturday outbound and/or Friday-Sunday returns. A 21-day advance purchase required. Stay at least 7 nights or up to six months. Depart by April 6 or October 29-December 7. Purchase by March 17. Routing is via Washington DC.
Travel nonstop to Frankfurt with Delta at rates of $987 round-trip. Add $35 per direction for Thursday-Saturday outbound and/or Friday-Sunday returns. A 21-day advance purchase required and a 7-night minimum stay. Depart by March 24. Nonstop service is not offered daily. Purchase by January 26.
NEW! GO NOW! Rates of $662 round-trip to Beijing, China are valid on departures through April 30 or September 1-December 5. No advance purchase required -- go as soon as this week. Add $50 per round-trip for Friday-Sunday travel. Stay at least any three nights or up to six months. Valid on Air Canada via Toronto. Stops not permitted. Purchase by January 31.
Travel from Los Angeles to Denpasar, Bali at a round-trip rate of $672. Depart February 12-June 15 or July 10-December 10. Travel permitted Sunday-Thursday only in each direction. No minimum stay required; one month max. Valid on Singapore Airlines via Singapore. Stopovers not permitted. Purchase by January 27.
Purchase these Singapore Air specials departing Houston by January 31:
$747-$877 Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi, Penang, Phuket, Bali, Cebu and more...
Valid on departures through October 21. No minimum stay required; one month max. Routing is via Singapore. Stopovers not permitted. Similar discounts available from other Singapore gateways: Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City.
Rates of $817 round-trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia are valid on departures through April 30 or August 21-September 20 departures. Add $30 per direction for Friday-Sunday travel. A 10-night minimum stay required; one year max. Valid on United via San Francisco and Seoul. Add a stopover for $100 per stop. Purchase by March 1.
Travel to Doha, UAE at round-trip rates of $690 on Turkish Airlines. Valid daily on departures started on or after February 7. Stay at least any three nights or by February 20. Purchase by February 14.
Travel to Abu Dhabi UAE at round-trip rates of $707. Valid daily on Delta via Rome and Amsterdam. Stopovers not permitted. Depart by April 30. A 7-day advance purchase required. Stay one weekend or up to three months. Purchase by January 31.
Travel with Lufthansa to Dubai at round-trip rates of $749 or to Doha at rates of $753 round-trip. No advance purchase required -- go as soon as this week. Valid daily on departures through April 30. Stay a Saturday night or up to 3 months. Routing is via Frankfurt. Stopovers not permitted. Purchase by January 31.
Stopover Option! Rates of $764 round-trip to Nairobi, Kenya are valid on daily departures from May 16-August 20. Stay a Saturday night or up to four months. Valid on United/Lufthansa via Frankfurt. Add stopovers at $100 per stop. Purchase by February 15.
Stopover Option! Travel to Dubai, UAE at round-trip rates of $800 on Lufthansa via Frankfurt. One free stopover permitted. No advance purchase required -- go as soon as this week. Valid daily on departures through May 15 or August 21-December 21. Purchase by January 31.
With a 7-day advance purchase notice, travel to Nairobi, Kenya at rates of $833 round-trip. Depart by March 31. Valid daily. Stay at least one Saturday night. Valid on American/British Airways. One free stopover in London permitted; $125 for an additional stop. Purchase by February 16.
Ready to leave town or just returning from a trip? Book a one-way rental (pick up your car in one location and drop off at another) for up to four hours, (including gas) for $19.99 from Avis. The vehicle must be reserved 48 hours in advance of pick-up. The offer is valid on compact to mid-size SUVs (groups B-F). Pick-up must occur on a Thursday or Friday when traveling from an airport or downtown location. Pickup must occur on a Sunday or Monday when traveling from a downtown location to an airport. Participating locations include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York (LGA JFK EWR), Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland PDX, Providence RI, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington DC (DCA IAD BWI). For more information, or to reserve a car, visit Avis.
Board the bus. Ride the rails. Find the best routes and fares for trips across the U.S. and Canada at Wanderu. It's all there - inter-city buses and trains between any two points. Purchase tickets for the Acela Express, BoltBus, Greyhound, Megabus, Red Coach, and dozens more.
How to do score the lowest price on a rental car? Here are some tips and pointers on saving the max!
Can you get there by ferry? Direct Ferries gathers routes and rates connecting over 220 countries and islands by sea.
Europe bound? FlixBus offers daily intercity bus service to nearly 300 destinations in over 15 different European countries. With amenities such as free WiFi, plenty of legroom, up to 3 pieces of baggage and snacks and drinks onboard, it's a much cheaper and popular alternative to rail or air travel.
Busbud offers one-stop shopping to find, compare and book inter-city bus tickets between cities all over the world -- in the U.S., South American, Europe and beyond. Compare prices, bus schedules and pick up and drop off locations so that you can find the cheapest bus ticket for your trip.
GoEuro is a website and mobile app that helps you plan how to travel from the smallest villages and major cities across 11 Western European countries with just one click from a wide array of air, rail, and bus options. Type in your departure and destination points and the site simultaneously searches and compares all rail, bus, auto and flight offerings. The algorithm lets you sort the possible options by the cheapest, quickest, and "smartest" routes (convenience vs. expense).
Check out the many new routes announced from various U.S. gateway cities at Clark's National Travel Deals page.
Europe bound? FlixBus offers daily intercity bus service to nearly hundreds of destinations in over 20 European countries. With amenities such as free WiFi, plenty of legroom, up to 3 pieces of baggage and snacks and drinks onboard, it's a much cheaper and popular alternative to rail or air travel. SPECIAL: Europe's largest intercity bus provider Flixbus lets you take five trips between 20 European countries for €99. Travel within three months between your choice of more than 900 cities. Buy passes at FlixBus.
British Airways offers special savings for AARP members on round-trip ticket purchases made at BritishAirways.com:
Save $65 in World Traveller Economy Class
Save $130 World Traveller Plus Premium Economy
Save $400 in Club World Business Class or First Class
Customer must be an AARP member or must travel with an AARP member to be eligible for this exclusive offer. The discount does not apply to open jaw journey (only round-trip with same origin and destination permitted). Not valid if booked through BA call center or with a travel agent or travel website. All discounted fares will be highlighted with a red 'Discount'. This offer is valid for bookings made by January 31 for travel through March.
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