Today’s Atlanta Travel Deals

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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 April 21, 2018. 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)
*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.


Where are you headed? Click on a region to find the latest deals…
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DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL DEALS


These HOT deals have no ticket-by date and could vanish at any time. Act fast on a purchase!

Travel nonstop to Boston with JetBlue at rates of $124 round-trip, or $62 each way through January 3, 2018 — and no blackout dates. A 21-day advance purchase required.

Summer vacay! Travel nonstop on Delta to a trio of New England destinations:
$124 Boston (one-way $69 permitted)
$149 Manchester, New Hampshire or Providence, Rhode Island
A 21-day advance purchase required. Valid daily through April 21, 2018. No blackout dates! Routes are nonstop.  Stay at least one Saturday night.

NEW! Travel through November 3 to Miami at round-trip rates of $136, or $68 each way. Valid daily with a 21-day advance purchase. Blackout dates: June 30; July 16, 30; September 17. Valid on American, nonstop.

Fly nonstop to sunny Florida destinations on nonstop Delta flights:
$144 round-trip, or $72 each way: Tampa or Miami
$146 round-trip, or $73 each way: Ft. Lauderdale
NEW!
$156 round-trip, or $78 each way: Orlando
$166 round-trip, or $83 each way: W. Palm Beach
A 21-day advance purchase notice. Finish travel on or before November 3.
Blackout dates: June 19, 22, 23, 25, 26, 29, 30; July 1, 2.
Ft. Lauderdale, valid Monday-Wednesday or Saturday: South 6-830A or 130-8P; north 5-8A, 11A-1P, 2-3P, 6P-midnight
Orlando, valid daily: South before 730A, 9-955A, noon-2P, 8P-midnight; north 5-9A, noon-230P, 7P-midnight
W. Palm, valid daily: South before 10A, 9P-midnight; north before 90A, 11-1P, 6P-midnight
Tampa, valid daily: South before 10A, 9P-midnight; north before 9A, 11A-1P or 6P-midnight.

NEW! Rates of $156 round-trip to New Orleans are valid daily through November 3. A 14-day advance purchase required and a Saturday night stay. Blackout dates: June 19, 22, 23, 25, 26, 29, 30; July 1, 2. Valid on Delta, nonstop.

Round-trip rates of $196 to Las Vegas, or $98 each way are valid on trips finished on or before November 1. A 21-day advance purchase required. Valid west 4P-midnight Monday-Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday. Valid east 6-9A or 3P-midnight Tuesday-Saturday. Service is nonstop on Delta.

Check out these round-trip offers, valid for travel through April 21, 2018 — and no blackout dates:
$206 New York-JFK / nonstop Delta
$226 Rochester or Syracuse, NY / nonstop Delta
A 21-day advance purchase required. Stay at least one Saturday night.

Travel daily through November 3 to Denver on nonstop Delta flights at rates of $260 round-trip or $130 each way. A 21-day advance purchase required. Stay at least one Saturday night. Valid west between 7-9A; 5-630A east.

Uncover more travel deals from around the country at Clark’s National Travel Deals page.


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OH, CANADA!


HOT! The following deals have been consistently published with no ticket-by date. We suggest you buy tickets ASAP! Finish trips on or before April 18, 2018 (see exceptions) — and no blackout dates!

Travel to Ottawa, Ontario at rates of $217 round-trip, or $97 north, $120 south. A 14-day advance purchase required. Valid daily through May 31. Routing is via Philadelphia on American.
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Round-trip rates of to $222 Halifax, Nova Scotia or $98 north, $124 south require a 14-day advance purchase. Valid daily on Delta via Boston.
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Travel to Vancouver, British Columbia at round-trip rates of  $271, or $129 west, $142 east. A 21-day advance purchase required. Valid daily on Delta via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City or Seattle.
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Rates of $275 round-trip to Calgary, Alberta, or $116 west, $159 east require a 7-day advance purchase required. Valid daily on Delta via Minneapolis.
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Pay $276 round-trip to Edmonton, Alberta, or $126 north, $150 south. A 14-day advance purchase required. Valid on Delta via Minneapolis or Seattle.


SOUTH OF THE BORDER


Start and end a trip to San Jose, Costa Rica from Miami to save a bundle! Rates from Miami of $218 round-trip, or $95 south, $123 north require a 21-day advance purchase. Depart daily on American Airlines through August 31. Purchase by May 30. Note: Purchase a separate round-trip ATL-MIA-ATL ticket at rates as low as $98 round-trip for a total of $313 to Costa Rica. Compare to Delta’s $670 round-trip.


COOL CARIBBEAN DEALS


SAVE! Take advantage of one-way rates as low as $48 to Miami from Atlanta and then purchase separate one-way deals from Miami to the Caribbean:
Round-trip from Miami: $221 to Barbados, or $88 south, $133 north
A 14-day advance purchase required. Valid daily through April 21, 2018 on American, nonstop.
Round-trip from Miami: $195 to Aruba, or $80 south, $115 north
A 14-day advance purchase required. Valid daily through April 21, 2018 on American, nonstop.
Valid on nonstop American Airlines flights. These offers have no ticket-by date but have been published consistently for several weeks.

Check out these round-trip rates from Miami:
$206 Miami to St. Thomas USVI, or $101 south, $105 north
$263 Turks & Caicos Islands, or $93 south, $170 north
A 21-day advance purchase required. Valid daily through April 21, 2018 on American, nonstop to/from Turks; August 31 to/from St. Thomas. Round-trip rates of $102 are frequently offered on American or Frontier between ATL and Miami, nonstop. Purchase two separate tickets for rates of $304 to St. Thomas, $380 to Turks.

Purchase these round-trip deals from Delta Air Lines through June 1:
$416 Grand Cayman Island
$460 Montego Bay, Jamaica
$476 Aruba
$480 Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
$483 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
$680 St. Maarten (Saturday only)
$740 Bonaire (Saturday only)
Valid Monday-Thursday only (see exception). Start travel on or after August 22. Finish trips on or before November 2. Service is nonstop from Atlanta.


SPECIALS TO EUROPE


Norwegian Air is bringing nonstop European flights to three east coast airports with one-way rates from just $65 to Europe. Return fares range from €69 or £69. Factor return USD fares to be about $200-$300 due to airport and country departure taxes. Still, you could land a round-trip rate of $300 if you act fast.
Here’s a snapshot of the new routes:
From Providence RI:
Edinburgh, June 16 (4x week summer, 2x winter)
Belfast, July 1 (2x week summer, no winter service)
Cork, July 1 (3x week summer, 2x winter)
Dublin, July 2 (5x week, 3x winter)
Shannon, July 3 (2x week year-round)
From Newburgh/Stewart International, NY:
Edinburgh, June 15 (1x daily, year-round)
Belfast, July 1 (3x week summer, 2x winter)
Dublin, July 1 (daily summer, 3x week winter)
Shannon, July 2 (2x week year-round)
From Hartford/Bradley CT:
Edinburgh, June 17 (3x week summer, 2x winter)
In addition, Norwegian’s first Barcelona flights will launch in June from Ft. Lauderdale and Newark. One-way rates range from $179-$199.
Tips for Norwegian Air deals: This page at Norwegian Air highlights the best deals for travel through February.  Find your departure city in the drop-down menu at the top to reveal to where the best bargains are offered. Next, tweak the month of travel using the right arrow (beneath What’s your budget?). 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.

Travel to Ireland with Aer Lingus at the following round-trip rates:
$615 Dublin or $672 Shannon
Valid daily starting on or after November 1. Stay one weekend. Finish trips on or before February 21, 2018. No blackout dates. Purchase by June 7. Routing is via London to Shannon; Chicago to Dublin. Stopovers not permitted.

Travel from/to Boston, Philadelphia, New York-JFK or Washington DC-Dulles to Reykjavik, Iceland for $398 round-trip. Start travel on or after May 30. Finish trips on or before September 20. A 1-night minimum stay required. Valid on Icelandair, nonstop. Purchase by June 20.

LOWER! Round-trip rates of $395 from Boston to London are valid on trips started on or after October 21 and finished on or before December 13. Stay at least one Saturday night or up to a month. Add $40 per round-trip for travel finished on or before June 20. Purchase by June 20 (no advance purchase required). Valid on Icelandair via Reykjavik. Stopover in Iceland either to or from your final destination for up to 7 days. Note: Round-trip ATL-BOS-ATL rates average $119 on JetBlue, nonstop.

Summer Sale! Purchase these round-trip deals by June 29:
$634 Venice
$658 Milan
Depart June 6-August 6. Valid on Turkish Airlines via Istanbul. No overnights required to/from Italy.

Travel to Berlin, Germany at rates of $703 round-trip on August 7-May 15, 2018 departures. Valid daily on Turkish Airways via Istanbul. Schedules require a simple flight connection with no forced overnight. Purchase by June 14.


DOWN UNDER DEALS & OCEANIA


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AMAZING ASIA DEALS


Purchase these Singapore Air specials departing Houston by September 30:
$645-$705 Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi, Penang, Phuket, Bali, Cebu and more…
Valid on departures through October 31.  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.

Free London Stopover! Travel at round-trip rates of $1,275 to Seoul, S. Korea on daily departures through June 19. A 7-day advance purchase required. Stay at least one Saturday night. Valid on British Airways via London. Purchase by May 30. Stopovers in London price from $1,380. Compare to Delta’s round-trip rate of $3,300.


AFRICA / MIDDLE EAST / INDIA


Rates of $825 round-trip to Tel Aviv, Israel are valid on daily departures from August 21-December 24. No advance purchase required. Stay at least one Saturday night or up to a year. Valid on Air Canada via Toronto. Stops not permitted. Purchase by June 14.

London Stopover Option! With a 7-day advance purchase notice, travel to Nairobi, Kenya at rates of $890 round-trip.  Depart through May 31 or August 11-October 25.  Valid daily. Stay at least one Saturday night. Valid on American/British Airways. One stopover in London permitted at round-trip rates of $996. Purchase by May 30.


WHEELS, RAIL & BUS


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. 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.

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).


NEW ROUTES!


Check out the many new routes announced from various U.S. gateway cities at Clark’s National Travel Deals page.


SPECIAL LIMITED-TIME OFFERS


NEW! Earn one mile in Delta’s SkyMiles program for every dollar spent on Lyft. Lyft is offering three miles per dollar for rides to and from airports. Link your Lyft and Delta accounts at DeltaLyft.com.
New to Lyft? Enjoy a $20 ride credit once your Lyft account has been activated.
With American Express, cardholders get 2 points per $1 spent on Uber rides, and American Express Membership Rewards points can be transferred to several airlines, including Delta.
Get $30 off your first Uber ride in the U.S. when you enter code UBERAMEX and pay with an eligible American Express card through July 31, 2018.

Planning a Florida beach getaway? Make it a road trip home! Enterprise has the best offer one-way Florida drive out rates of just $4.95 a day on economy through full-size rentals. Rent a one-way SUV for $19.95 a day or a Minivan for $24.95. Valid on one day to 21-consecutive days.
Valid for reservations picked up by May 31 from Boca Raton, Clearwater, Cocoa Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Key West, Miami, Naples, Punta Gorda, Sarasota, Tampa and W. Palm.
Valid for reservations picked up by May 31 from Daytona Beach, Disney Hotels, Melbourne, Orlando and Sanford.
Return the rental to a participating Enterprise location in the continental U.S., outside the state of Florida.
Avis offers low rates from Florida through June 30. Pick up the rental at a participating Florida location and return to a different participating Northeast or Piedmont location (includes Atlanta). The minimum rental is one day; 14-consecutive days max. Daily rates are $9.95 on economy through full-size; $14.95 convertible; $19.95 SUV; and $29.95 passenger van.

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 December 31 to over 130 worldwide destinations.


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* Disclaimer: We point you to the best deals, but we’re not travel agents. Members of Team Clark, the Consumer Action Center, or WSB Radio cannot assist with booking airline tickets, other modes of travel – nor provide airline flight information. When you need assistance, please contact a professional travel agent or travel company.

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