Probably because we’re so close to Thanksgiving, just United Airlines is offering Internet airline specials this week, but there are still plenty of good prices from which to choose. 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 — There are 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) November 16. Departures after 7 p.m. on November 16 or anytime November 17 and return on Monday, November 19 or Tuesday, November  20.  Taxes and airport fees are additional.  This week's fares include:

  • Chicago to Richmond, VA – $221
  • Cincinnati to Washington, DC – $160
  • Cleveland to Toronto – $239
  • Los Angeles to Las Vegas – $161
  • New York City to Quebec City – $240
  • San Francisco to Reno – $161
  • Denver to Memphis – $267

US Airways — There are no E-Saver fares for this week.

Delta Airlines Web Deals —  No Delta Web deals for this week.

American Airlines Net Saver Fares — No Net Savers fares for this week.

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.

Have you picked up any of these great airfare specials? Tell us about it in the comments.