Many of the largest airlines in the United States offer weekly, online-only fares, perfect for quick weekend getaways.

For travel novices, these Internet deals are last-minute airfare specials offered each Tuesday for travel on the upcoming weekend. Most fares are non-refundable and must be purchased immediately, but these specials often represent significant savings over advance purchase fares.


United Airlines – Dozens of Internet specials this week, mostly to or from their hubs in Houston, Newark, Chicago, Cleveland and Denver. Purchase before 11:59 p.m. (EDT) August 24. Departures after 7 p.m. on August 24 or anytime August 25 and return on Monday, August 27 or Tuesday, August 28.  Taxes and airport fees are additional.  This week's fares include:

  • Chicago to Knoxville – $161
  • Cleveland to Montreal – $240
  • Denver to Calgary, Alberta, Canada – $356
  • Denver to St. Louis – $271
  • Houston to Savannah – $270
  • Los Angeles to Salt Lake City – $221
  • Newark to Quebec City, Quebec – $240

US Airways – Purchase E-saver fares by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on August 25 for travel departing August 25 and returning August 28. Taxes and fees are additional. The best round-trip fares:

  • Charlotte to Charleston, WV – $200
  • Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC – $230
  • Huntsville, AL to Washington, DC – $250
  • Las Vegas to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – $459

Delta Airlines Web Deals – Purchase Delta Web deals by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on August 25 for travel departing anytime August 25 and returning on August 27 or August 28. Highlights include:

  • Atlanta to Houston – $220
  • Indianapolis to Boston – $240
  • Columbus, OH to New York/LaGuardia Airport – $200
  • Houston to New York/LaGuardia Airport – $280
  • Minneapolis to New Orleans – $240

American Airlines Net Fares – There are no American net fare specials for either this weekend or next weekend.

Remember there are a limited number of seats available for these airfares and they may sell out at any time. Read the fine print before you purchase.

Internet Airfare Specials: Airfares from $161