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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. Low-cost carriers have shorter booking calendars.

How do you book the best airfare deals? Visit Clark’s Travel Booking & Planning Guide for how-to’s and tips.


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BOOK AHEAD DOMESTIC DEALS


NEW! Southwest Airline’s latest sale is generous with the discounts and many destinations are $20 cheaper than seen in prior sales. Here are some examples of the one-way deals:
$59 Indianapolis to Newark
$59 LAX to San Francisco
$65 San Diego to Oakland
$84 Minneapolis to Baltimore
$89 Memphis to Tampa
$100 Islip to Orlando
$130 Vegas to Atlanta
Start travel on or after August 22 and through December 16. Blackout dates: September 1, 4; November 21, 22, 25-27. Not valid on Fridays or Sundays. Travel to Florida and Nevada valid Sundays-Wednesdays; Tuesdays-Fridays from Florida and Nevada. Purchase at Southwest by June 29.


OH, CANADA!


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.

Search low rates from 45 U.S. cities to Canada at two sources:
Air Canada’s Toronto Escapes
Air Canada Special Offers
: Canada, Europe & Asia
Offers and destinations change frequently.


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.
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. Travel at the following rates through early February:
$58 Miami to Turks & Caicos: A 21-day advance purchase required.
$84 Miami to San Juan: A 14-day advance purchase required.
$93 Miami to San Jose, Costa Rica: Valid daily.
$100 Miami to Barbados: A 14-day advance required.
All valid on American, nonstop. Due to taxes and fees, rates are slightly higher on northbound flights.

Heading to Cuba? 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


Coming soon…


SAVE TO EUROPE

Level, a new low-cost airline now offers nonstop flights from Los Angeles and Oakland to Barcelona. One-way rates start from $199 at FlyLevel.

WOW Air now Cork, Ireland four days a 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. One-way rates start from $190 on travel through late September (return one-way rates often higher). 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.

Norwegian Air is bringing nonstop European flights to three east coast airports. Here’s a snapshot of the new routes:
From Providence RI:
Edinburgh (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 (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 (3x week summer, 2x winter)
From Ft. Lauderdale:
Barcelona: August 22 (2 x week)
From Denver and Seattle:
London
Gatwick (with Boeing 787 Dreamliners), September 17-March 22, 2018
Tips for Norwegian Air deals: This page at Norwegian Air highlights the best deals for travel through March.  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.

Icelandair serves Boston, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Portland and DC with airfares inclusive of taxes, fees, gate-to-gate WiFi access, and personal in-flight entertainment.
Destinations include: Amsterdam, Birmingham, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Hamburg, London, Munich, Oslo, Paris and Zurich. The Big Bonus: Add a stopover in lceland to flights between North America and Europe at no additional airfare. Here’s a fab example of the deals:
$516 DC-Dulles to London + Iceland on trips started on or after August 20. Valid daily. Finish trips on or before October 20. Stopover in Reykjavík in either direction for up to a week. Purchase by June 30.

NEW! Icelandair offers deep round-trip discounts to Reykjavik, Iceland from four U.S. gateways:
$312 from New York-JFK, Newark, Boston and Washington DC-Dulles
$369 from Chicago-ORD
Valid daily from August 20 with travel to be completed on or before October 20. Add from $15-$30 per round-trip for returns through December 13. Start the search for seats at Google Flights.

NEW! La Compagnie, the all-business-class airline offer a Family Trip offer:
$1,300 round-trip Newark to Paris adults ($500 savings)
$1,000 round-trip children age 2-11 ($800 savings)
Book and travel between July 10 and August 27. In-flight amenities include Samsung Galaxy tablets, Caudalie cosmetic kits and La Carte dining service.

SAS-Scandinavian offers deals to Scandinavia from Miami:
July / August / September / October / November / December / January / February:
Oslo: $726 / $726 / $726 / $696 / $696 / $696 / $696 / $726
Stockholm: $680 / $680 / $676 / $647 / $518 / $518 / $518 / $676
Copenhagen: $730 July-February
Other SAS gateway cities include Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco or DC. Use the Fare Finder Calendar and use the drop down menu to select your departure city.


DOWN UNDER & OCEANIA


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AMAZING ASIA DEALS


Travel with United from Los Angeles to Bangkok, Thailand at a round-trip rate of $754 on midweek departures from August 1 through November 30. No minimum stay required; six months max. Add $80 per round-trip for Friday-Sunday travel.  Purchase by June 25.  Routing is via Tokyo.  Stops permitted at $100 each.


SPECIALS TO AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST & INDIA


Travel from Newark to Nairobi, Kenya at round-trip rates of $892 on July 2-October 31; November 21-December 2; December 28-March 31 departures. Valid Sunday-Thursday outbound; Monday-Thursday returns. A 7-night minimum stay required; 6 months max. Valid on United/Lufthansa via Frankfurt. Add a stopover for an additional $100.  Purchase by July 6.


BUS, RAIL, TRAIN & RENTAL CARS


Find out how to travel from point-to-point anywhere around the world. Tips at Clark’s Travel Booking & Travel Guide.


LIMITED TIME OFFERS


Planning a Florida beach getaway? 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. 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.


NEW ROUTES & SERVICE


New flight service may not be offered daily, and some service may be offered only seasonally.

Air Canada:
Toronto and Montreal – Iceland: June 21-October 9
Toronto – Mumbai: July 1
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Alaska Airlines:
San Francisco – Minneapolis, Mexico City, Orlando, Orange County: July 18
Orange County – Albuquerque: August 18
Portland – Albuquerque: August 18
San Jose – Austin and Tucson: August 28
Portland – Detroit: August 30
San Francisco – Philadelphia: August 31
Los Angeles – Philadelphia: September 1
San Francisco – Nashville: September 5
San Francisco – Albuquerque and Kansas City: September 18
San Jose – Los Angeles: September 20
San Francisco – New Orleans: September 21
San Francisco – Indianapolis: September 26
San Francisco – Baltimore: October 16
San Francisco – Raleigh-Durham: October 19
Portland-New York JFK: November 6
San Francisco – Kona, Hawaii: December 14
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Allegiant:
Punta Gorda FL – Flint: October 6
Punta Gorda FL – Milwaukee: October 13
Punta Gorda FL – Rochester NY: November 17
Punta Gorda FL – Newburgh NY: November 17
Punta Gorda FL – St. Cloud MN: November 15
Two dozen additional Allegiant routes announced.
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American Airlines:
Effective July 5:
Chicago – Appleton, Birmingham, Boise, Colorado Springs, Greensboro, Greenville
Chicago – Guatemala City: July 8
Charlotte – Shreveport LA and Toledo: August 22
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British Airways:
Ft. Lauderdale – London Gatwick: July 6
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Condor Airlines:
New Orleans – Frankfurt: May-September
Pittsburgh – Frankfurt: June 23 (seasonal)
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El Al Israel Airlines:
Miami – Tel Aviv: November
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Frontier:
Colorado Springs – Chicago ORD, San Diego, Washington DC IAD, Los Angeles: July 10 (seasonal)
Las Vegas – Washington DC IAD: July 16
Las Vegas – Indianapolis: July 16
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Icelandair:
Tampa – Reykjavik, Iceland: September 7
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Norwegian Air:
Ft. Lauderdale – Barcelona: August 22
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Southwest:
Sacramento – Long Beach and Spokane: August 1
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United:
Newark – Buenos Aires, Argentina: October 28
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WOW:
Ft. Lauderdale – Barcelona: August 22


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