As temperatures begin to warm up, so does the competition among airlines to have you on board for your spring or summer vacation. As a result, a number of carriers are launching fare sales with rates starting from just $29 each way. Our editors have rounded-up the latest batch of sales to domestic hot spots, as well as flights to Europe, Mexico, and more.
Flights to the West Coast, Mexico, Alaska, and More from $29 (One-Way)
Alaska Airlines is slashing rates on spring fares from cities across the U.S. to the West Coast, Las Vegas, Mexico, Canada, and many other destinations starting at just $29 each way for short-haul flights, and longer jaunts from $89. Fly on the award-winning airline from April 23 through June 10 and save up to $200 off regular round-trip prices. Book by April 19. Sample Fares: Sacramento-San Jose: $29; San Francisco-Palm Springs: $69; Portland-Las Vegas: $99; Los Angeles-Mazatlan: $109.
JetBlues Anniversary Sale on Spring Flights from $29
As part of JetBlues ongoing tenth anniversary celebration, the low-cost carrier has released its latest batch of spring fares starting from as little as $29 one-way (before taxes). Fly to domestic locales like New York, Las Vegas, Boston, Orlando, and dozens of other major cities, or take off to international destinations like Nassau, Cancun, Montego Bay, Santo Domingo, and more. Plus, JetBlue allows you to check one bag free of charge (other airlines charge around $20 each way). This sale ends April 21, for travel valid from April 22 through June 16. Sample fares: Fort Lauderdale: Nassau: $29; New York-Pittsburgh: $39; Long Beach-Las Vegas: $39; Boston-Baltimore: $39.
New AirTran Spring and Summer Fare Sale from $44 (Each Way)
AirTrans latest sale includes one-way fares from as little as $44 for travel valid through November 10. Take off to sun-filled domestic locales like Key West, Fort Lauderdale, New Orleans, and San Diego or try your luck in Las Vegas or Atlantic City. Plus, there are a handful of international destinations available at reduced rates including Aruba, Cancun, San Juan, Nassau, and more. Book by April 20. Sample Fares: Atlanta-Charlotte: $44; Boston-Cancun: $99; Detroit-Fort Lauderdale: $84; San Francisco-New York: $104.
Spring and Summer Flights to Italy from $585 (Round-Trip)
Theres no place better than Italy for a summer romance, and now Alitalia is offering some tempting rates on airfare from $585 round-trip. Fly from New York, Miami, Boston, or Chicago to 20 Italian cities through August 31. (Note: Rates are lowest from May 1 through 31). Book by April 27. Sample fares: New York-Milan: $585; Miami-Pisa: $656; Boston-Venice: $678; Chicago-Rome: $690.
Spring Flights to Europe from $226 (Each Way)
A shoulder-season trip to Europe offers mild weather and discount rates on airfare that start from as little as $226 each way. Lufthansa is reducing rates to Germany, England, France, Austria, and may other European nations for outbound travel through May 13 (return travel is permitted until June 13). Book by May 3. Sample fares: Boston-London: $226; New York-Copenhagen: $253; Chicago-Paris: $287; Los Angeles-Barcelona: $362.