Cheap flight deals soar in January
You better believe you can afford to fly. At least this month.
Savvy travelers know that January is a good time to travel, when the holiday craze has dwindled away and airports are noticeably more vacant. As an incentive to lure people away from their Netflix-binging, winter hibernations, airlines often offer deeply discounted airfares.
Major airlines including JetBlue, Delta and Southwest are currently offering rock-bottom prices, and with several three day weekends coming up, do you really need another excuse to fly high?
Remember to check the deals’ blackout dates (days that don’t apply to the deal), as well as additional fees and restrictions.
JetBlue’s Big Winter Sale
What it costs: JetBlue is offering tons of deeply discounted flights—with fares starting at $34 for one-way—from a slew of cities.
When it’s going down: Book by Jan. 5 before 11:59 p.m. Discounted flights apply to Monday through Thursday and Saturday travel between Jan. 27 and March 8.
Delta’s New Year Deals
What it costs: Fares starting as low as $59 one-way to select U.S. cities.
When it’s going down: Book by Jan. 10. Deeply discounted flights run from Jan. 24 through March 15.
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What it costs: One-way fares starting as low as $59.
When it’s going down: Book by Jan. 26 to take advantage of the low fares. Domestic travel valid from Jan. 24 through May 24. International travel valid from Jan. 24 through March 2 and March 29 through May 19.
What it costs: Travel to 80 cities for $50 or less, one-way.
When it’s going down: Spirit is featuring the (really) cheap flights for Tuesday and Wednesday travel from Jan. 11 to Feb. 15. You have to book before 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 5 to snag the deal.
What it costs: Discounted flights from select cities in the U.S. and Mexico starting as low as $49.
When it’s going down: Be sure to book by Jan. 9. Discounts apply to the following travel periods: Jan. 17 through March 11 and Jan. 24 through March 11.
Alaska Airlines’ Winter Sale
What it costs: Domestic flights from select U.S. cities ranging from $49 one-way to $69 one-way.
When it’s going down: Book by Jan. 9 to use the deal. Valid for only select travel dates.
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