Grab some good airfare deals this week. For travel newbies, a number of US airlines offer last-minute airfare specials beginning Tuesdays 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. (EST) June 29. Departures after 7 p.m. on June 29 or anytime June 30and return on Monday, July 2 or Tuesday, July 3.  Taxes and airport fees are additional.  This week's fares include:

  • Chicago to Huntsville – $221
  • Cleveland to Montreal – $238
  • Denver to Tulsa – $221
  • Atlanta to Chicago – $221
  • Houston to Memphis – $155
  • New Orleans to Washington DC – $271

US Airways – Purchase E-saver fares by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on June 30 for travel departing June 30 and returning July 3. Taxes and fees are additional. The best round-trip fares:

  • Charlotte to Lexington – $200
  • Cincinnati to Washington DC – $216
  • Pittsburgh to Washington DC – $190

Delta Airlines Web Deals – There are no weekly Web specials for Delta this week.

American Airlines Net Fares – There are no American net fare specials for this weekend. For travel next weekend, purchase your tickets no later than 11:59 p.m. (CST) on June 29. Travel July 6 after 7 p.m. or anytime July 7 and return July 9 or July 10.   Highlights include:

Next weekend:

  • Dallas to Peoria – $274
  • Chicago to Chattanooga – $200
  • Dallas to Memphis – $286

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.


Weekly Internet Airfares: Prices Start at Just $155 Roundtrip