Special note: The travel team is taking advantage of a great deal to Europe and will resume airfare updates on May 13.
Airfare rates noted here include ALL fees, surcharges and taxes, based on an Atlanta departure. See a deal you love? Take Clark's advice: Buy the offer immediately and then figure out why you want to go there! Major airlines accept reservations 341 days in advance. The reference "no expiration of travel" on this page indicates that the last permitted day of travel is March 29, 2016. Naturally, we must make the following disclaimer*.
These HOT deals have no ticket-by date and could vanish at anytime. Act fast on a purchase!
NEW! One-way rates of $59 to Denver require a A 14-day advance purchase notice. Travel Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday through May 30. Valid on Frontier, nonstop
HOT! Travel to Dallas-Ft. Worth through June 10 at a round-trip rate of $86. A 21-day advance purchase required and a 3-night minimum stay. Blackouts: May 21-23, 25. Valid on American/USAirways, nonstop
NEW! Travel nonstop to Miami at one-way rates of $78 on trips completed on or before March 29, 2016! A 14-day advance purchase required. Travel any available day. No blackout dates! Surcharges may apply on peak dates/flight times. Valid on American.
WOW! One-way rates between ATL and Los Angeles of $138 are valid on any available day when booked 14 or more days in advance. No blackouts and no expiration of travel. Valid on American/Alaska, nonstop. The following one-way rates carry no expiration of travel or blackouts!
NEW! Travel to Ft. Lauderdale at a round-trip rate of $176 when booked 14-days or more in advance. Travel any available day. Travel south on flights operating between 6-8:30A or 8:30P-midnight; northbound between 5-7:30A or 5:15P-midnight. Stay at least one Saturday night. No expiration of travel and no blackout dates! Valid on Delta, nonstop.
NEW! Round-trip rates of $176 to Orlando require a 21-day advance purchase. Travel any available day. Valid south on flights operating between 5-8:30A; north between 5:20-7A or 7-9P. Stay at least one Saturday night. No expiration of travel and no blackout dates. Valid on Delta, nonstop.
Travel nonstop on Delta or United to Denver through May 30 at round-trip rates of $178. Valid Tuesday, Wednesday or Sunday. A 21-day advance purchase required. Stay a Saturday night or up to a month. No Memorial Day blackout dates.
Round-trip rates of $242 to Los Angeles have no blackout dates or expiration of travel. A 14-day advance purchase required. Valid Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday on westbound flights operating between 10:30A-5:30P; eastbound 8:30A-5:30P. Valid on Delta, nonstop.
BOOK AHEAD DOMESTIC DEALS
NEW! Purchase these one-way rates through May 7:
$73 Akron, Indianapolis
$89 Washington DC-Reagan
$94 Ft. Lauderdale, W. Palm Beach
$102 Columbus, Ft. Myers, Jacksonville, New Orleans, Orlando, Raleigh, Richmond, St. Louis, Tampa
$115 Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh
$129 Boston, Minneapolis, New York-LaGuardia, Oklahoma City, San Antonio
$161 Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Francisco
$186 San Diego
Valid Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Valid to/from Florida or Nevada on Tuesday, Wednesday only. Valid on August 25-October 28 travel. Blackout dates: September 5. Valid on Southwest, nonstop. Other airlines matching. Some may require a round-trip purchase.
NEW! Purchase these one-way rates through May 7:
$89 Las Vegas
Travel from May 9 through June 20. Valid on Frontier, nonstop.
Purchase these round-trip sale rates by May 28:
A 14-day advance purchase required. Travel any available day. Stay a Saturday night or up to a month. Complete travel on or before August 31. No blackout dates! Valid on Delta via Seattle to Juneau; nonstop to Anchorage. American Airlines matches will service via Dallas or Seattle.
DELTA AIR LINES NEWS! Delta will launch nonstop flights from Medellin and Cartagena in Colombia on December 19. Service will be offered daily to Medellin and three times per week to Cartagena.
SPIRIT AIRLINES NEWS! The ultra-low cost carrier, Spirit Airlines will add additional service to and from nine new cities from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport:
Cleveland, Las Vegas, and Orlando: May 7
Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Tampa: June 18
Los Angeles: August 20
Boston: September 10
Ft. Myers: September 10-April, 2016
With these additional routes, Spirit Airlines will operate nonstop flights from Atlanta to 15 cities. Current nonstop routes from Atlanta include: Atlantic City, Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Detroit, Ft, Lauderdale, and Houston. Spirit offers connecting service to over 30 more domestic and international cities from Atlanta.
Before you book, learn about additional costs for carry-on bags, checked bags, advance seat assignments and more. One big gotcha: One carry-on item measuring more than 16”x14”x12” will cost you $26 when booked in advance online, or pony up $35 at the airport.
HURRY! The following one-way deals are offered by United Airlines (American and Delta match to select destinations). There is no ticket-by date which means these rates could vanish at any moment. All destinations require one flight connection:
- $145 Calgary, Alberta: A 7-day advance purchase required. Travel any available day through March 29, 2016.
- $146 Halifax, Nova Scotia: A 30-day advance purchase required. Travel any available day through March 29, 2016.
- $168 Quebec City, Quebec: A 21-day advance purchase required. Travel any available day through March 29, 2016.
- $190 Montreal, Quebec: A 14-day advance purchase required. Travel any available day through March 29, 2016.
NEW! Travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina at a round-trip rate of $1,013 on trips started on or after June 1 and completed on or before July 31. No advance purchase required. Travel any available day. Stay at least any three nights. Valid on Aerolineas Argentinas via Miami with Delta. Purchase by May 4.
Take advantage of a round-trip offer from New York-JFK to Milan, Italy of $667 from Delta (nonstop). Depart August 23-December 18 or December 25-March 1, 2016. Add $25 per direction for Friday, Saturday outbound and/or Friday-Sunday returns. A 7-night minimum stay required. Purchase by May 12. Round-trip rates from Atlanta are $1,052 based on 21-day advance purchase fares to/from JFK. Note: Milan's World Fair runs through October 31.
Delta offers a round-trip rate of $835 to Brussels, Belgium on departures through May 14 or September 10-October 28. Rates of $1,095 are offered on May 16-September 9 departures. A 14-day advance purchase required. Add $30 per direction for Thursday-Saturday outbound and/or Friday-Sunday returns. Stay one Saturday night or up to 30 days. Purchase May 12. Service is nonstop (not daily).
SPRING OR AUTUMN IN GERMANY! Purchase these round-trip rates through May 12:
$870 Dusseldorf, Germany
A 14-day advance purchase required. Depart by May 15 or September 10-October 28. Add $30 per direction for Thursday-Saturday outbound; Friday-Sunday returns. Stay one Saturday night or up to 30 days. Valid on Delta, nonstop.
SUMMER IN SWITZERLAND! Travel nonstop with Delta to Zurich at round-trip rates of $1,103 on May 16-September 9 departures. Add $30 per direction for Thursday-Saturday departures and/or Friday-Sunday returns. Stay one weekend or up to three months. Purchase by May 12.
Travel to Auckland, New Zealand from Los Angeles at round-trip rates of $1,083 on departurs through June 21 or July 24-September 21. No advance purchase required. Add $25 per direction for Friday-Sunday travel. Purchase by May 14. Valid on Air New Zealand, nonstop.
GO NOW! Travel from Los Angeles to Denpasar, Bali at a round-trip rate of $834. No advance purchase required. Depart now through May 31 or August 1-November 20. Add $50 per direction for Friday, Saturday travel. No minimum stay required; one year max. Valid on Singapore Airlines via Singapore. One free stopover permitted. Purchase by May 12.
Travel to Cairo, Egypt at a round-trip rate of $881 on departures through May 16 or August 26-October 19. A 7-day advance purchase required. Travel any available day. Stay one weekend or up to one year. Valid on Lufthansa via Frankfurt (no stops). Purchase by May 15.
TODAY! Rates of $950 round-trip to Casablanca, Morocco are valid on departures through May 15, June 8-July 31 or August 26-October 25. A 7-day advance purchase required. Add $30 per direction for Thursday-Saturday departures; Friday-Sunday returns. Stay one Saturday night or up to a year. Purchase by May 15. Valid on Delta via Paris. Stopovers not permitted.
Drive a deal out of Florida! One-way car rentals from Florida to cities up the East Coast are priced as low as $9.95 per day on rentals completed by May 31. The promotion is aimed at moving a surplus of vehicles out of the state brought in by visiting snowbirds. Rent an Economy through Full size vehicle for $9.95 a day; an SUV for $19.95 or minivan for $24.95. There are no additional drop fees to locations outside of Florida (participating drop locations). Valid at participating Florida locations only. Rental rates vary by company. Book with these participating companies:
ROAD TRIP! Enterprise is offering deals on weekend car rentals through May 18. Rent an Economy/Compact vehicle - starting on a Friday and ending by Monday - for just $9.99 a day. The catch? You get 100 free miles per day (300 for a three-day rental) with extra miles at an additional cost. Also, the deal is only good at neighborhood locations - not at airports. Intermediate size cars are $14.99; Standard $17.99 and Full Size $19.99. Book your wheels today at Enterprise. Tip: Always opt for the least expensive vehicle. Due to smaller fleets kept at neighborhood lots, the chances are good that you'll receive a no-cost upgrade if none are available at the time of pick-up.
Search prices at gas filling stations in all 50 states and narrow down to the city or zip code at Fuel Price Finder, a free AAA source. Also, try out the Fuel Cost Calculator (enter start point/destination/vehicle make, year, model) to get the estimated fuel cost for your next road trip.
WOW! Southwest Airlines has a very special offer for Atlanta-based travelers! Fly with a friend free for the entire rest of the year! Here's what to do:
Step #1: Enroll in the free Rapid Rewards program. Already a member? Registration is required for the Companion Pass offer
Step #2: Book and complete three round-trip flights originating from and returning to Atlanta through May 17
Step #3: Earn a Companion Pass for travel through December 31. No blackout dates and unlimited reward seats!
Only Rapid Rewards Members with a valid Atlanta-area zip code are eligible for this promotion.
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* Disclaimer: We point you to the best deals, but we're not travel agents. Members of Team Clark, the Consumer Action Center, or the studios of WSB Radio cannot assist with booking airline tickets, other modes of travel - nor provide airline flight information. When you need assistance, please contact a professional travel agent or travel company.