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 13, 2017. Low-cost carriers have shorter booking calendars.
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)
*A good option if your destination is served by multiple carriers offering one-way rates.
2. Enter your city pairs. Option: Include nearby airports: LGA, EWR, SWF.
3. 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.
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!
Travel between Chicago-O'Hare and San Diego or Los Angeles is priced at $63 each way for trips completed on or before February 15. A 21-day advance purchase required. Add $11 for 14-day advance purchases. Valid daily on American, nonstop.
Both American and Delta offer one-way rates of $69 from Miami to Havana on daily departures through December 13. A 3-day advance purchase required. Northbound flights price at $75. Service is nonstop. Note: To learn more about how U.S. citizens can travel to Cuba, visit Cuba Travel Services, an authorized company (by U.S. Treasury Department ) offering full-service travel arrangements. This Q&A has info on visas, credit cards, hotels and how not to run afoul of U.S. law.
Travel from New York-LaGuardia to Liberia, Costa Rica through December 13 at round-trip rates of $333 on Delta. Valid daily with a 21-day advance purchase notice. No blackouts or minimum stays required. Flight connection required in Atlanta.
NEW! Rates of $416 round-trip from Miami to Barcelona require a 28-day advance purchase. Depart by April 6 or October 30-December 2. A 7-night minimum stay required; one year max. Valid daily on American, nonstop.
Rates of $554 round-trip from Los Angeles to London are valid on April 7-May 11 or August 20-October 29 departures. Valid daily with a 28-day advance purchase. Stay at least 7 nights or up to six months. Valid on American/British Airways, nonstop. Delta, United and Virgin Atlantic match.
BOOK AHEAD DOMESTIC DEALS
NEW! One-way sale rates from Southwest Airlines are available for purchase through January 26. Prices start from $59 on January 24-May 24 travel. No blackout dates! Travel to Florida and Nevada Sundays-Wednesdays; Tuesday-Friday returns (other exceptions apply). Sale rates are not valid Friday or Sunday.
Air Canada frequently offers one-way deals across Canada from the states with rates from $76. Get the details at Web Saver Fares. Purchase by dates vary.
COOL CARIB DEALS
WOW! Super cheap flights from East Coast cities to either French Caribbean islands are offered on Norwegian Air from $49 one-way!
Depart from Baltimore, Boston or New York and travel to Fort-de-France, Martinique or Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe from November through February 2017!
BWI - Guadeloupe: Tuesdays, Saturdays
BWI - Martinique: Mondays, Fridays
Boston - Guadeloupe: Thursdays, Sundays
Boston - Martinique: Wednesdays, Sundays
JFK - Guadeloupe: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
JFK - Martinique: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
SAVE! Take advantage of one-way rates as low as $48 to Miami and then purchase separate one-way deals (valid daily and no blackout dates!) from Miami to the Caribbean:
$58 Miami to Turks & Caicos: A 21-day advance purchase required. Finish travel on or before October '17.
$84 Miami to San Juan: A 14-day advance purchase required. Valid through October '17.
$93 Miami to San Jose, Costa Rica: Valid daily through December 130; $104 January 1-February 28.
$100 Miami to Barbados: A 14-day advance required. Final travel October '17.
All valid on American, nonstop. Due to taxes and fees, rates are slightly higher on northbound flights.
American offers decent discounts on one-way rates to select Cuban destinations from Miami:
$68 Holguin, Camaguey, and Santa Clara / Final travel February 28.
$84 Varadero / Start travel on or after November 13. Final travel April 24.
All destinations require a 7-day advance purchase notice.
Note: To learn more about how U.S. citizens can travel to Cuba, visit Cuba Travel Services, an authorized company (by U.S. Treasury Department ) offering full-service travel arrangements. This Q&A has info on visas, credit cards, hotels and how not to run afoul of U.S. law.
SOUTH OF THE BORDER
SAVE TO EUROPE
WOW Air will begin servicing Cork, Ireland in June 2017. Flights will be available four days per week from Newark, Baltimore, Boston, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Double up on your vacation and include a stopover in Iceland. Spend as many days as you like on the carrier's stopover program.
Introductory one-way rates start from $160 on travel through late September.
WOW air continues to expand its global horizon. The ultra-low-cost transatlantic airline from Iceland will now offer daily flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Keflavik/Reykjavik with one-way intro rates as low as $99. Purchase tickets with a short one-hour stopover in Iceland before continuing to one of WOW's 31 European destinations. One-way rates from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Amsterdam, Paris and London are now available for as low as $179. WOW rates are exclusive of fees for carry-on bags and seat reservations. Purchase those extras in advance or face higher costs at airport check-in. Is continental Europe your final destination? Consider a stopover in Iceland - it's easy to book.
WOW Air has flights to Iceland starting at $99 one-way:
From Boston and Baltimore: Mid January to early May 2017 (no Easter)
If you don’t live in a city offering these deals, take a cheap flight to that city and fly from there. WOW Air is also offering one-way flights from $149.99 from select US cities (and on select dates) to Paris, Amsterdam, and London.
Norwegian Air introduces new routes to Spain! Sample one-way rates from $189-$199. Return flights may be higher.
Los Angeles - Barcelona: June 5 (2 x week; 3 x week in August)
Newark - Barcelona: June 6 (2 x week; 4 x week in August)
Oakland - Barcelona: June 7 (2 x week; 3 x week in August)
Ft. Lauderdale - Barcelona: August 22 (2 x week)
Be sure to read up on baggage fees and other extra services.
Depart from Ft. Lauderdale to Oslo, Norway on Norwegian Air at round-trip rates of $350! Several date combinations are available at this rate for late year travel. Departure and arrival times allow ample time to combine this great rate with a domestic ticket from across the country. Be sure to read up on baggage fees and other extra services.
Tips for Norwegian Air deals: This page at Norwegian Air highlights the best deals for travel through January. Find your departure city in the pull-down menu at the top to reveal to where the best bargains are offered. There are more price options to view if you're willing to take a connecting flight with a layover. Choose "both direct and transit" from the second drop-down menu. Remember that return flights from Europe can be and are often priced higher. And don't forget the optional charges should you want to check bags, reserve a seat, or have an in-flight meal.
TODAY! Round-trip rates of $349 from New York-JFK to Milan require a minimum of two travelers. Depart by May 14 or September 1-November 21. Stay at least any 3 nights or up to three months. Valid daily on Emirates, nonstop. Purchase by January 16.
TODAY! Travel with United from Newark to Barcelona or Madrid at round-trip rates of $376. A 28-day advance purchase required. Depart by April 6. Stay at least any 7 nights or up to six months. Valid daily on nonstop service. Purchase by January 16.
NEW! Purchase these round-trip rates to Glasgow, Scotland by February 23:
$429 New York City-JFK
A 28-day advance purchase required. Valid daily on departures through April 6; April 16-May 11 or September 11-December 14. A 7-night minimum stay required; one year max. Many carriers are participating. Service is nonstop from Newark on United; other departure cities will require one flight connection.
Rates of $413 round-trip from Denver to Amsterdam and $518 Seattle to Amsterdam are valid on January 4-March 31 departures. Valid daily. Stay at least 7 nights or up to six months. Purchase by March 31. Valid on connecting British Airways service.
Travel from Boston to Barcelona (Europe's cruise ship capital) at round-trip rates of $417 on departures through June 5 or August 23-September 30. A 28-day advance purchase required. A 7-night minimum stay required; six months max. Valid daily on American/British Airways, Delta/KLM or United/Lufthansa. Purchase by January 31.
Rates of $426 round-trip from Washington DC to London include the option to stopover in Iceland for up to one week at no additional cost. Depart by March 31. Valid daily on Icelandair via Reykjavik. Purchase by January 31.
Stopover Options! Round-trip rates of $433 from Boston to London City Airport (LCY) require no advance purchase notice - go as soon as this week. Valid daily through March 31. A 7-night minimum stay required. Valid on Aer Lingus via Shannon or Dublin. Two free Ireland stopovers permitted. Purchase by January 16.
Rates of $440 round-trip between Minneapolis and Frankfurt require a 28-day advance purchase notice. Valid daily via Chicago on United. Depart by April 6. A 7-night minimum stay required; six months max. Purchase by March 31.
Seattle to Stockholm rates of $450 round-trip are valid on daily departures through April 6. A 28-day advance purchase required. Stay at least 7 nights or up to a year. Valid on American/British Airways, Delta/KLM or United/Lufthansa. Purchase by February 23.
Rates of $470 round-trip between Denver and Paris require a 28-day advance purchase notice. Valid daily on United via Chicago or Newark on United. Depart by March 31. A 7-night minimum stay required; six months max. Purchase by January 31.
Rates of $489 round-trip between Seattle and Zurich require a 28-day advance purchase notice. Valid daily on Delta/KLM via Amsterdam or Paris. Depart April 1-May 10. A 7-night minimum stay required; six months max. Purchase by January 31.
Seattle to Munich rates of $503 round-trip are valid on April 1-May 10 daily departures. Stay at least 7 nights or up to six months. Most carriers participate with one-connection service. Purchase by January 31.
Travel from Miami to Vienna, Austria through March 27 at round-trip rates of $508. Add $25 per direction for Friday-Sunday travel. A 10-day advance purchase required. Stay one weekend to six months. Valid on United, nonstop. Purchase by January 16.
Travel from Seattle to Frankfurt with Delta/KLM at rates of $550 round-trip. Depart daily through March 31. A 28-day advance purchase required. A 7-night minimum stay required; six months max. Purchase by January 31. Routing is via Amsterdam and/or Paris. Stopovers not permitted.
DOWN UNDER & OCEANIA
AMAZING ASIA DEALS
Travel with United from Los Angeles to Bangkok, Thailand at a round-trip rate of $605 on departures through July 20. A 28-day advance purchase required. Add just $30 per round-trip for Friday-Sunday travel. No minimum stay required; six months max. Purchase by February 3. Routing is via Tokyo. Stops permitted at $100 each.
Round-trip rates of $697 from Houston to Denpasar, Bali are valid on departures through May 31 or August 1-December 13. Valid daily. No advance purchase required. Routing is via Singapore. Stopovers not permitted. Purchase by January 31.
Travel from New York City to Nairobi, Kenya at round-trip rates of $737 on December 28-January 10; April 1-June 9 or July 2-31 departures. A 1-day advance purchase required. Travel Sunday-Thursday each way, or add $35 each way. Stay a minimum of 7 nights or up to four months. Valid on United/Lufthansa via Frankfurt and Zurich. Stopovers not permitted. Other carriers match. Purchase by January 19.
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.
AutoSlash searches the web for discount coupons on car rentals that coordinate with your car reservation and applies them after you book. It then continually checks for lower rates and coupons until your trip date and automatically applies any discounts it finds.
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.
FlixBus connects some 400 destinations in 15 European countries with tickets typically starting at €5 (about $5.28). The company now offers numerous routes within Italy with €1 one-way deals between Rome and Florence, between Bologna and Naples, and between Milan and Pisa - or a five-city pass between 20 European countries for €99. FlixBus offers a generous baggage policy, free WiFi, snacks and drinks for sale, onboard toilets, plug sockets and central bus stop locations within cities.
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.
Can you get there by ferry? Direct Ferries gathers routes and rates from 25 international websites.
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).
SPECIAL OFFERS & EVENTS
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.
New flight service may not be offered daily, and some service may be offered only seasonally.
Vancouver - Nagoya: June
Toronto - Berlin: June 1
Toronto – Mumbai: July 1
Toronto - Memphis, San Antonio, Savannah: May 1
Montreal - Dallas-Ft. Worth: May 26
Los Angeles - Havana: January 5
San Diego - Baltimore: March 15
Portland - Orlando: March 16
Seattle - San Luis Obispo: April 13
Austin - St. Petersburg/Clearwater: February 17
Destin-Fort Walton Beach from:
Kansas City, May 3
Austin, May 4
Cleveland, May 12
Louisville, Peoria, May 24
Columbus and Springfield, May 25
Indianapolis, May 26
Pittsburgh and Baltimore May 31
Newark, June 6
Chicago - Barcelona: May-September
Dallas-Ft. Worth - Amsterdam & Rome: May-September
Los Angeles - Vienna: April 10
New Orleans - London: March 27
Ft. Lauderdale - London Gatwick: July 6
New Orleans - Frankfurt: May-September
San Diego - Frankfurt: May 1
Las Vegas - Munich: May 2
Pittsburgh - Frankfurt: June 23 (seasonal)
Delta Air Lines:
Boston - Ft. Myers: February 17 (Saturday, Sunday)
Boston - Tampa: February 18
Boston - St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands: February 18
Orlando - St. Louis: February 18 (Saturday only)
Washington DCA - Los Angeles: April 24
Boston - Dublin: May 25
New York JFK- Lisbon: May 25
New York JFK - Berlin: May 25
Atlanta - Seoul: June 3
Kauai - Kona, Hawaii: March 12
Tampa - Reykjavik, Iceland: September 7
Ft. Lauderdale - Long Beach: May 3
jetBlue Mint Service:
Los Angeles - Ft. Lauderdale: March 20
San Francisco and Los Angeles - Boston: Autumn
Select routes from Seattle, San Diego, Las Vegas: 2017
Newark - Warsaw: April 28
Los Angeles, Newark, Oakland - Barcelona: June
Ft. Lauderdale - Barcelona: August 22
Oakland - Copenhagen: Spring 2017
Oakland - Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta: February 12
NEW! Effective June 4:
Cincinnati - Baltimore (one-way from $49)
Cincinnati - Chicago (one-way from $49)
Cleveland (replaces Akron-Canton) - Atlanta (one-way from $69)
Cleveland - Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Nashville, Philadelphia, St. Louis
Ft. Lauderdale - Orlando (one-way from $49)
Ft. Lauderdale - Washington DC-Dulles (one-way from $69)
Ft. Lauderdale - Philadelphia (one-way from $69)
Ft. Lauderdale - Belize (one-way from $79)
Ft. Lauderdale - Cancun (one-way from $89)
Ft. Lauderdale - Grand Cayman Island
Ft. Lauderdale - Montego Bay, Jamaica (one-way from $99)
Ft. Lauderdale - Nassau, Bahamas
Ft. Lauderdale - Havana, Varadero, and Santa Clara, Cuba
Nashville - Minneapolis
Newark - Indianapolis
Oakland CA - Newark
Pensacola - Denver
Portland OR - San Francisco (one-way from $49)
San Jose CA - Reno (one-way from $39)
San Diego - Boise (one-way from $89)
San Diego - Salt Lake City (one-way from $59)
Tampa - New York-LaGuardia
Houston - Atlanta: February 9
Las Vegas – Houston: February 9
Las Vegas – Seattle: February 9
Orlando – Minneapolis: February 9
Newark - Myrtle Beach: March 9
Tampa – Houston: April 26
Tampa – Minneapolis: April 26
Los Angeles – Minneapolis: April 27
Myrtle Beach – Newark: April 27
From Akron-Canton to:
Myrtle Beach and Las Vegas: April 27
Detroit - Oakland and Seattle: May 25
San Francisco - Zurich: February
San Francisco - Tampa: February 16
Boston and San Francisco - Manchester: April 1, 2
Seattle - London: March 1
Oakland - Copenhagen: March 28
Miami - Dublin: April
Reykjavik - Cork: May 19
Los Angeles - Barcelona: June 5
Newark - Barcelona: June 6
Oakland - Barcelona: June 7
Pittsburgh - Reykjavik: June 16
Ft. Lauderdale - Barcelona: August 22
TRAVEL TOOLS & FAQs
- Travel Booking and Planning Guide - How to score the best deals
- International Travel Tips: Exchanging Money, Overseas Mobile Connections & Booking
- Travel Insurance Guide
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