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Major airlines accept reservations 341 days in advance, or through April 21, 2017. Southwest's schedule is open through January 4, 2017.
HOT DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL DEALS
These HOT deals have no ticket-by date and could vanish at any time. Act fast on a purchase!
GO NOW! One-way rates of $38 to Miami are valid on trips finished on or before August 22. No advance purchase required - go as soon as this week. Travel is permitted daily. Blackout dates: July 1, 14, 15, 21, 22, 31; August 7, 14. Valid on American, nonstop.
NEW! American offers these one-way rates on trips finished on or before August 21:
$71 Grand Rapids
$112 Las Vegas
A 21-day advance purchase required. Blackout dates: July 1, 14, 15, 21, 22, 31; August 7, 14. Routing is via Chicago, Charlotte, Dallas-Ft. Worth or Philadelphia.
Travel at one-way rates of $52 to Chicago (O'Hare) on trips finished on or before August 22. A 21-day advance purchase required. Valid daily. Blackout dates: July 1, 14, 15, 21, 22, 31; August 7, 14. Valid on American, nonstop.
$80 one-way rates to New York City-LaGuardia are valid daily when booked 21 or more days in advance. Complete travel on or before April 21, 2017. Blackout dates: July 1, 14, 15, 21, 22, 31; August 7, 14; October 16; November 27, 28; December 17, 22, 23, 26; January 2, 3; March 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 23-26. Valid on American, nonstop.
NEW! GO NOW! Travel to Hartford CT at one-way rates of $82. No advance purchase required -- go as soon as this week. Complete travel on or before September 27. No blackout dates. Valid on United via DC-Dulles.
NEW! Travel to Colorado Springs at one-way rates of $100 or $170 to Palm Springs through September 27. No blackout dates. A 14-day advance purchase required. Travel any available day of the week. Valid on United via Denver.
It's back! Check out these fun destinations priced at just $102 one-way:
Portland, Maine and Providence, Rhode Island
A 21-day advance purchase required; 14 days to COS. Travel any available day of the week. Finish trips on or before September 27. No summer blackout dates! Valid on United via Newark or Denver.
NEW! Travel with American Airlines to Cancun or Mexico City at round-trip rates of $268 through April 21, 2017! Travel any available day of the week. A 21-day advance purchase required. Stay at least one Saturday night. Routing is via Miami or Dallas-Ft. Worth. One free stopover permitted.
WOW! Round-trip deals of $292 round-trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming or $296 to Kalispell, Montana requires a 14-day advance purchase notice. Travel any available day of the week through September 27. Valid on United via Denver. One-way travel permitted.
NEW! Travel to Paris at rates of $827 round-trip when departing October 25-December 15 or December 24-March 17. Add just $10 per direction for Thursday-Saturday outbound and/or Friday-Sunday returns. Stay one weekend or up to a year. Valid on Air Canada via Toronto. Stops not permitted.
Uncover more travel deals from around the country at Clark's National Travel Deals page.
BOOK AHEAD DOMESTIC DEALS
NEW! One-way rates of $86 to Washington DC-Reagan are valid on travel started on or after August 23 and completed on or before December 17. Not valid Friday or Sunday. Blackout dates: September 2, 5; November 22, 23, 26, 28. Valid on American, nonstop. Purchase by June 2.
The best deals sell out fast! Don't miss out.
Purchase these one-way rates by June 2:
$140 Quebec City
$143 Vancouver BC
Valid daily with a 14-day advance purchase. Complete travel on or before June 22 (June 29 Vancouver). United via Newark, Houston or Chicago.
Three carriers offer a one-way deal of $133 to Quebec City on trips finished on or before July 13. A 14-day advance purchase required. Travel any available day of the week. Valid on United via Chicago. Purchase by June 2.
Purchase this one-way deal by June 2:
$132 Victoria, British Columbia
A 14-day advance purchase required. Travel any available day of the week through August 31. Valid on United via San Francisco. Stopovers not permitted.
NEW! Purchase these round-trip sale rates by May 29:
$440 San Jose, Costa Rica
$472 Cartegena, Columbia
$517 Quito, Ecuador
$578 Bogota, Columbia
$672 Lima, Peru
Travel any available day of the week starting on or after September 9. Finish trips on or before November 16. Stay at least one Saturday night. Valid on Delta, nonstop. These rates are part of a larger Delta sale to the Caribbean and Latin and South America.
NEW! Round-trip rates of $339 to Guadalajara, Mexico and $378 to San Jose, Costa Rica are offered on any available day of the week starting on or after September 9 and through November 16. Stay at least one Saturday night. Purchase by May 29. Valid on United via Houston.
COOL CARIBBEAN DEALS
Travel to Bermuda at one-way rates of $134 through June 28. No advance purchase required -- go as soon as this week! Travel any available day of the week. Valid on Air Canada via Toronto. Purchase by June 2.
Purchase these round-trip rates by May 30:
Valid any available day of the week on September 28-March 25, 2017 departures. No year-end holiday blackout dates! Valid on United/SAS via Newark or Washington DC.
GO NOW! Purchase these round-trip rates by May 30:
$818 Stockholm, Sweden or Oslo, Norway
Add $35 per direction for Thursday-Saturday outbound and/or Friday-Sunday returns. Depart through June 14. No advance purchase required -- go as soon as this week! Stay one weekend or up to six months. Valid on United/Lufthansa via Newark or Frankfurt; Air France/Delta/KLM via Amsterdam or Paris or American/British Airways via London. Stopovers not permitted.
Travel to Budapest, Hungary at round-trip rates of $870 when departing May 16-August 20. Travel any available day of the week. No advance purchase notice required. Stay at least one Saturday night or up to three months. Valid on Delta via Paris and Amsterdam. Stopovers not allowed. Other carriers match. Purchase by June 15.
Round-trip travel to Athens, Greece is sale priced at $874 on May 16-August 20 departures. Travel any available day of the week. A Saturday night stay is required; 3 months max. Valid on Delta via Amsterdam and/or Paris. Stopovers not permitted. Purchase by June 15.
Purchase these round-trip deals by June 1:
$952 Venice, Italy
$958 Pisa, Italy
Travel any available day of the week from May 13-August 22. Stay at least one Saturday night or up to six months. Delta requires a 7-night minimum stay. Valid on United via Newark to Venice; via New York-JFK and Rome on Delta to Pisa. Stopovers not permitted.
Travel nonstop to Europe on Delta at these round-trip rates:
Travel any available day of the week on May 17-August 22 departures (from May 13 to Milan). A 7-night minimum stay required; six months max. Add $50 per round-trip for minimum stays of one Saturday night. Purchase by June 1. Other carriers match with connecting service.
BIZ CLASS OFFERS! Enjoy special savings on Delta One airfares to Europe. The new Delta One premium experience offers complimentary Delta Sky Club access, menu selections, flat-bed seats with direct aisle access and more luxurious amenities.
Sample round-trip rates from Atlanta:
$3,869 Rome or Milan
Depart November 1-November 30. A Saturday night stay required; one month max. Passengers must travel in groups of two or more. Purchase by May 30 at Delta.
GO NOW! Round-trip rates of $1,197 to Sydney, Australia from Los Angeles are valid on trips completed on or before June 30. No advance purchase required, so go as soon as this week! Travel any available day of the week. A 10-night minimum stay required. Valid on United, nonstop. Purchase by May 26.
Travel to Chengdu, China through April 30 at round-trip rates of $547 on United Airlines. No advance purchase required - go as soon as this week. Add $15 per direction for Friday, Saturday departures and/or Friday-Sunday returns. Stay at least any three nights or up to three months. Purchase by May 31. Routing is via San Francisco. Add $100 per optional stopover.
TODAY! Air France offers round-trip rates of $735 to Amman, Jordan on July 11-August 27 or December 9-April 1 departures. Travel any available day of the week. Stay one weekend or up to three months. Routing is via Paris. Stopovers not permitted. Purchase by May 25. Other carriers match with slightly higher rates.
NEW! IT TAKES TWO! Emirates Airlines is running a sale to it's hub airport of Dubai -- and places beyond from its U.S. gateway cities of Boston, Chicago, New York City, Orlando, and Washington DC.
The following are the total round-trip rates for two persons traveling together:
$999 Milan (or $499.50 per person)
$1,399 Middle East: Amman
$1,549 Africa: Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Male, Maldives, Seychelles, Mauritius
$1,569 India: Colombo, Mumbai, Delhi
$1,649 Far East: Bangkok, Phuket, Bali, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Yangon
Travel to Milan from August 20-December 8 or January 9-April 03. To all other destinations from July 15-December 8 or January 9-April 10. Travel must be completed on or before April 10 (Milan); April 17 all other destinations. A 7-day minimum stay required; three months max. Blackout dates on returns from Milan: August 5-September 05; December 31-January 10. Inbound blackout dates for all other destinations: July 24-September 05 and December 31-January 10. Routing is via Dubai. Stopovers permitted in either direction at $100 per stopover. Purchase by May 26 at Emirates Airline.
One-way Budget car rental rates from Florida to states north start from just $7.89 a day! Just pick up an Economy through Full Size car at a participating Florida location and drop it off at a different participating location (no drop fees). Get this deal for rentals through June 30. Use code BCD #D585900. Daily rates range from $14.49 for a Convertible to $24.49 for a Minivan. Maximum 14 consecutive day rental period.
Alamo offers great one-way rentals out of the Sunshine State. Rent an Economy through Full Size car from $7.95 a day. SUV rates from $17.95 and Minivans $24.95 per day. This offer is available at participating Florida neighborhood and airport locations on rental pick-up dates through May 31. A 24-hour advance reservation required.
Avis offers $25 daily rates on SUV rentals (Intermediate & Standard) on pick-ups through May 31 at participating Avis airport locations. Valid Thursday through Mondays (weekends begin on Thursday at noon with returns by Monday 11:59 p.m.). Thursday and Friday checkout requires a Friday night overstay. Weekly rentals are also discounted, based on a five consecutive day minimum rental and a 14-day maximum rental. A 24-hour advance reservation required. Refer to AWD A631800 and coupon # MUWA018.
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.
How to do score the lowest price on a rental car? Here are several tips and pointers on saving the max!
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.
Can you get there by ferry? Direct Ferries gathers routes and rates from 25 international websites.
Europe bound? FlixBus offers daily intercity bus service to nearly 300 destinations in over 15 different European countries. With amenities such as free WiFi, plenty of legroom, up to 3 pieces of baggage and snacks and drinks onboard, it's a much cheaper and popular alternative to rail or air travel.
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.
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).
Check out the many new routes announced from various U.S. gateway cities at Clark's National Travel Deals page.
The following are new routes from Atlanta.
Doha, Qatar: June 1
Earn Gift Cards on Stays
Stay between May 23 and August 28 and earn a $50 Best Western gift card for every two separate stays. Rewards members save 10% when booking direct on BestWestern.com and earn 1,000 rewards points for stays completed during the promotion period. Best Western International operates about 2,200 hotels in North America.
Choice Privileges members can earn unlimited $50 gift cards (use at your favorite retailers) on two separate stays now through August 18. Choice brands include: Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Hotel & Suites, Mainstay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, and Ascend Hotel Collection.
If you're not already a loyalty member with these hotel brands, sign-up is free. Registration for both promotional offers is required.
Package up Italy! Airfares to Italy have risen to highs of $1,400 for peak summer travel. But tweaking your travel seasons can find you enjoying Tuscany for nearly half that rate with a bundled package from Gate 1. Per person prices for this air/car/hotel package start from $799 from Atlanta on the following departure dates (updated May 20):
January 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31
February 6, 7, 13 (over Valentine's Day), 14, 21, 27
The "8 Day Tuscany Fly & Drive with Milan" package includes:
Round-trip airfare from Atlanta, five nights in Tuscany, one night in Milan, daily breakfast and a manual rental car (upgrades available).
Depending on departure date, choose from a 4-star city center hotel or a hotel near the famed thermal baths in Montecatini. Easy day trips include venturing to Florence, riding bikes along the walls of Lucca, touring Siena's churches or tastings of olive oil, cheese and wine in Chianti vineyards. Book by May 20 and refer to promo code TZTMLF100. Start the booking process at Travelzoo. Note: Several U.S. departure cities offered at similar per person rates.
ONGOING! 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 on travel booked by October 31.
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