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Act Fast! Cheap Fares to Hawaii (Less Than $400 Round-Trip!)

Have you had it with the cold winter weather?

The Fare Deal Alert reports you can escape to Hawaii from certain US cities for less than $400 round-trip in coach on United Airlines!

This is NOT a mistake fare.  It’s the result of a fare war between United Airlines and Delta!  So you can book directly on the United Airlines website.

But cheap fares like these don’t last long.

You can use tools like Google Flights or ITA Matrix to help find some of these deals.


Need Some Aloha in Your Life? You Can Fly to Hawaii for Under $400 Round-Trip!

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Cheap Round-Trip Flights: New York to Miami (~$138) or to Tel Aviv (~$307)!

Via The Flight Deal,  you can fly coach from New York to Miami on Delta for ~$138 round-trip!

And folks on FlyerTalk report a great deal from New York to Tel Aviv, Israel, on Ukraine International Airlines.  You can fly coach for only ~$307 (via Kiev, Ukraine) round-trip.

Remember, cheap fares like these don’t last long.

You can use tools like Google Flights or ITA Matrix to help find some of these deals.


Fly to Miami From New York for Only ~$138 Round-Trip in Coach

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News You Can Use – Virgin America Sale (Ends Today!), Frontier $49 Sale, Discounted Stay Near Disney World, & More!

1.   Virgin America Fare Sale (Ends Today!)

Virgin America is back with another sale!  So, if you missed out on their last sale, you may still be able to get a good deal!

You can book select 1-way coach flights starting at $39 through March 4, 2015, (today!) at 11:59 pm Central Time.  According to the terms this sale is for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday only, but I found sale fares on other days of the week too!

To get the sale prices, book 14 or 21 days (depending on the route) in advance.  Check the terms & conditions for more details.

Here’s a look at some of 1-way coach sale fares:

  • Dallas to Austin -$39
  • Las Vegas to San Francisco – $39 (the sale page says $59 but I found $39 fares!)
  • Dallas to Washington, DC (DCA) – $59
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Fly From Las Vegas to San Francisco for Just $39 Each Way!

Blackout dates include:

  • March 26, 2015, to March 29, 2015
  • April 3, 2015, to April 6, 2015
  • May 22, 2015
  • May 25, 2015

2.   Frontier Airlines Sale $49

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Income Taxes: When You Should (and Should NOT) Use a Credit Card!

It’s that time of year again!  April 15, 2015, is the IRS tax filing deadline, and readers often ask if it’s worth paying taxes with a credit card to earn miles and points.

I’ve written about paying income taxes with a credit card, and whether doing so will code as a cash advance (it won’t).

But because you’ll pay processing fees of up to 2.35%, it’s generally not worth it except under specific circumstances.

Income Taxes When You Should And Should NOT Use A Credit Card

Paying Taxes With a Credit Card Might Make Sense in Certain Situations

Here’s how to pay taxes with a credit card and when it might make sense for you.

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50% Bonus Miles on Spending for Barclaycard US Airways Cardholders!

Do you have the Barclaycard US Airways card?

If so, your card will soon be switched to the Barclaycard American Airlines Aviator card.  And to encourage you to use their cards, Barclays is offering a 50% bonus on miles (up to 10,000 miles) earned from spending with either card through June 30, 2015!

50 Bonus Miles On Spending For Barclaycard US Airways Cardholders

You Should Receive Your New Barclaycard American Airlines Aviator Card in the Mail Between April 1, 2015, and July 15, 2015

I’ll show you how to get in on this deal!

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