With summer fares up an estimated 24 percent over last years rates, domestic sales like this newbie from American Airlines are more important than ever for jetsetters looking to travel on the cheap. More than 75 routes are on sale starting from as little as $69 each way, including major hubs such as Washington D.C., New York City, Orlando, New Orleans, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and many more. Tickets must be purchased by June 10, for travel valid through November 9.Sample Fares (One-Way, Excluding Taxes):
Washington D.C. Orlando: $74
Pittsburgh?New Orleans: $82
New York?St. Louis: $89
Washington D.C. Ft. Myers: $94
THE VALUE: Bing Travel estimates that domestic fares will average $321 round-trip this summer, but this peak-season sale brings rates down to $159-$262 (depending on the route selected).
THE CATCH: Sale fares are not valid on July 3 and 6 the prime time for travelers over the long holiday weekend.
THE DETAILS: To see a detailed listing of sale fares, or to book a flight visit www.aa.com.
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