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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 March 7, 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)
*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!

Round-trip rates of $560 from Philadelphia to London or $608 from Miami are valid on August 20-February 28, 2018 departures. A 28-day advance purchase notice. A 7-night minimum stay required. Valid on American/British Airways, nonstop.


BOOK AHEAD DOMESTIC DEALS


Coming soon…


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



Icelandair offers deals on late summer through fall trips to Iceland:
$397 Boston, New York-JFK and Washington DC-IAD
Valid daily August 20 with travel to be completed by October 20. Stay one weekend or up to a month. Purchase by April 12.

Level, a new low-cost airline will offer nonstop flights from Los Angeles and Oakland to Barcelona (June 1 from LAX, June 2 from OAK). The carrier will operate the new routes with Airbus A330s with 293 economy and 21 premium economy seats, 30-inch legroom, and 9-inch screens at every seat. One-way rates from $149 are on sale now at FlyLevel.

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 (return one-way rates often higher). Sample round-trip rates are $472 from BWI.

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: through 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 is bringing nonstop European flights to three east coast airports with one-way rates from just $65 to Europe. Return fares will be slightly higher. 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.
NEW! Norwegian has just announced new flight service from Denver and Seattle to London Gatwick (with Boeing 787 Dreamliners). Rates from $199 each way for September 17-March 22, 2018 midweek travel. Purchase by April 12.
Tips for Norwegian Air deals: This page at Norwegian Air highlights the best deals for travel through January.  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.

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.

Travel with United from Newark to Barcelona at round-trip rates of $402. A 28-day advance purchase required. Depart by June 5 or August 23-December 23. Stay at least any 7 nights or up to six months. Valid daily on nonstop service. Purchase by April 30.

Icelandair offers round-trip deals of $399 to $499 from its U.S. gateway airports of Boston, New York, and Washington DC. Depart April 12-August 15.
Rates are 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.
Rates from Minneapolis, Portland and Philadelphia range from $499-$699.
The Big Bonus: Add a stopover in lceland to flights between North America and Europe at no additional airfare.

Rates of $630 round-trip between Minneapolis and Frankfurt require a 28-day advance purchase notice. Valid via Chicago on United. Depart August 6-28; September 3-October 28 or December 15-23. A 7-night minimum stay required; six months max. Purchase by April 27.

SAS-Scandinavian offers deals to Scandinavia from Miami:
April / May / June / July / August / September / October / November:
Copenhagen: $549 / $549 / $739 / $579 / $579 / $579 / $579 / $549
Gothenburg: $546 / $546 / $756 / $596 / $596 / $596 / $596 / $592
Oslo: $548 / $548 / $736 / $576 / $576 / $576 / $576 / $576
Stockholm: $524 / $524 / $738 / $578 / $578 / $578 / $578 / $578
Other SAS gateway cities include Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francico or Washington DC. Use the Fare Finder Calendar and use the drop down menu to select your departure city.


DOWN UNDER & OCEANIA


Fiji Airways offers discounts to Australia & New Zealand from Los Angeles on purchase made by April 30. Fares on Fiji Airways include allowances for carry-on and checked luggage, complimentary in-flight meals, selected drinks and in-flight entertainment.
Los Angeles to Melbourne: $969 Adult / $705 age 2-11
Los Angeles to Brisbane and Sydney: $975 Adult / $715 age 2-11
Los Angeles to Auckland: $1,165 Adult / $885 age 2-11
Depart by June 14; July 24-December 14; January 10-April 20, 2018. Additional cities on sale.


AMAZING ASIA DEALS


Travel with United from Los Angeles to Bangkok, Thailand at a round-trip rate of $570 on midweek departures from July 21 through December 6. No minimum stay required; one year max. Rates of $606 apply on departures through May 15. A 30-day advance purchase required.  Add $50 per round-trip for Friday-Sunday travel.  Purchase by April 14.  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 $822 on August 15-31; September 10-November 30 or January 15-February 15 departures. Valid Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday each way. A 4-night minimum stay required; 3 months max. Valid on United/Lufthansa via Frankfurt. Add a stopover for an additional $100.  Purchase by April 30.


WHEEL DEALS


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


Planning a Florida beach getaway? Make it a road trip home! Enterprise has the best offer with one-way daily drive-out-of-Florida rates of just $4.95 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 between April 16-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. 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.

Aeromexico:
Detroit – Monterrey: May 1
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Air Canada:
Vancouver – Nagoya: June
Toronto – Berlin: June 1
Toronto – Mumbai: July 1
Toronto – Memphis, San Antonio, Savannah: May 1
Montreal – Dallas-Ft. Worth: May 26
Toronto and Montreal – Iceland: June 21-October 9
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Alaska Airlines:
San Luis Obispo – Seattle: April 13
Indianapolis – Seattle: May 11
Portland – Philadelphia: May 22-August 26
Portland – Baltimore: June 6-August 26
Portland – Milwaukee: June 5-August 26
Sacramento – Los Cabos: June 10-August 26
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:
From Destin-Ft. Walton Beach to:
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
Ft. Lauderdale – Belleville IL and Mid-America St. Louis: May 17
Myrtle Beach – Dayton: May 24
Myrtle Beach – Belleville IL and Mid-America St. Louis: May 26
Myrtle Beach – Portsmouth NH: June 1
Los Angeles – Oklahoma City: June 1
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American Airlines:
Chicago – Barcelona: May 5-September
Dallas-Ft. Worth – Amsterdam & Rome: May-September
Chicago – Bozeman: June 2
Charlotte – Rapid City: June 6
Effective July 5:
Chicago – Appleton, Birmingham, Boise, Colorado Springs, Greensboro, Greenville
Chicago – Guatemala City: July 8
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Austrian Airlines:
Los Angeles – Vienna: April 10
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British Airways:
Ft. Lauderdale – London Gatwick: July 6
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Condor Airlines:
New Orleans – Frankfurt: May-September
San Diego – Frankfurt: May 1
Las Vegas – Munich: May 2
Pittsburgh – Frankfurt: June 23 (seasonal)
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Delta Air Lines: 
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
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Frontier:
Austin-Washington DC IAD: April 21
Cincinnati – NYC LaGuardia and Minneapolis: April 21
Cleveland-Charlotte: April 21
Austin-San Diego: April 23
Cincinnati-San Diego: April 23
San Antonio-Chicago ORD: April 23
Cleveland-Houston IAH or San Diego: May 22
Colorado Springs – San Francisco: June 11
Las Vegas – Bismark: June 11
Orlando and Philadelphia – San Juan PR: June 11
Las Vegas – Sioux Falls: June 12
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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JetBlue:
Ft. Lauderdale – Long Beach: May 3
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JetBlue Mint Service:
San Francisco and Los Angeles – Boston: Autumn
Select routes from Seattle, San Diego, Las Vegas: 2017
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LOT Polish:
Newark – Warsaw: April 28
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Norwegian Air:
Los Angeles, Newark, Oakland – Barcelona: June
Ft. Lauderdale – Barcelona: August 22
Oakland – Copenhagen: Spring 2017
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Southwest:
Effective June 4:
Cincinnati – Baltimore
Cincinnati – Chicago
Cleveland (replaces Akron-Canton) – Atlanta
Cleveland – Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Nashville, Philadelphia, St. Louis
Ft. Lauderdale – Orlando
Ft. Lauderdale – Washington DC-Dulles
Ft. Lauderdale – Philadelphia
Ft. Lauderdale – Belize
Ft. Lauderdale – Cancun
Ft. Lauderdale – Grand Cayman Island
Ft. Lauderdale – Montego Bay, Jamaica
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
San Jose CA – Reno
San Diego – Boise
San Diego – Salt Lake City
Tampa – New York-LaGuardia
Sacramento – Seattle and San Diego: June 5
Sacramento – Long Beach and Spokane: August 1
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Spirit Airlines:
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
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United:
Newark – Tel Aviv: May 5
San Francisco – Munich: May 24
Effective June 8 to:
Denver – Kona
Newark – Sacramento, Salt Lake City
Houston – Springfield MO
Chicago – Charlottesville VA, Reno, Rochester, Spokane, Tucson
San Francisco – Cincinnati, Detroit, New Orleans, Spokane, Santa Rosa, Hartford
DC-Dulles – Ft. Lauderdale
Denver – San Luis Obispo
Newark – Sacramento
Houston – Springfield
Chicago – Charlottesville VA
Chicago – Champaign IL
Chicago – Reno
Chicago – Rochester MN
Chicago – Spokane
San Francisco – Cincinnati
San Francisco – Detroit
San Francisco – Spokane
San Francisco – Santa Rosa
San Francisco – Hartford
Denver – San Luis Obispo: June 9
San Francisco – Kalispell: July 1
Denver and Chicago – Columbia MO: August 1
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WOW:
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


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