Category Archives: United Airlines

US Department of Transportation Says United Airlines NOT Required to Honor Recent Mistake Fare!

Two weeks ago, I posted about some really HOT United Airlines fares from Europe for under $100!  And thousands of folks were able to get in on this deal.  Unfortunately, United Airlines decided NOT to honor these mistake fares.

Many folks were upset and filed complaints with the US Department of Transportation.  And the DOT has released their decision

US Department Of Transportation Says United Airlines NOT Required To Honor Recent Mistake Fare

United Airlines Will NOT Be Required to Honor Your Tickets

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Today’s Top 5 Cheap Airfares! (Bahamas, Orlando, Vietnam, & More!)

Does the cold weather have you itching for a quick getaway or an escape to some place warm?

Check out these 5 great airfares available right now!  These aren’t all the low fares available today, just the ones I thought were interesting at the time of publication.

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.

Today's Top 5 Cheap Airfares Bahamas, Orlando, Vietnam More

Wanna Get (Far) Away? There’s a Great Fare to Vietnam – Plus the Bahamas, Oslo, and Moscow

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Today’s Top 10 Cheap Airfares!

There are some very good airfare deals available today!

So I’ve made a list of some of my favorites.  These aren’t all the low fares available today, just the ones I thought were interesting at the time of publication!

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.

Today's Top 10 Cheap Airfares

Jet Away to Hawaii, Mexico, and More With These Cheap Airfare Deals!

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News You Can Use – Southwest Fare Sale $73, Virgin America Fare Sale ~$39, and More!

1.   Southwest Sale on 1-Way Flights

Via Deals We Like, Southwest is having a sale with 1-way flights starting at $73.  Book by February 26, 2015, for travel between March 3, 2015, and June 3, 2015, (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays).

Flights to Puerto Rico are valid from April 7, 2015, to May 20, 2015.  Travel to and from Florida, Nevada, or Puerto Rico is valid only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Sale prices are good for outbound and return flights.  So you can book round-trip flights at these prices.

News You Can Use Southwest Fare Sale 73 Virgin America Fare Sale 39 And More

To Get the Sale Price, Book a Non-Stop Flight at Least 14 Days in Advance of Travel

Southwest has a revenue based frequent flyer program, so a fare sale means that both cash AND award bookings using points will usually cost less!

Here are 1-way flights I found interesting:

  • Austin to Denver starting at $83 or 4,428 Southwest points
  • Los Angeles to San Francisco starting at $69 or 3,516 Southwest points
  • Newark to Chicago starting at $89 or 4,819 Southwest points

But check the full list of sale fares to see if there is 1 that fits into your travel plans!  If you have the Southwest Companion Pass, a friend or family member can fly with you for free whether you pay in cash or points.

2.   Virgin America Fare Sale $39

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Update: United Airlines Says They Will NOT Honor Mistake Fares!

Yesterday, thousands of people booked an amazing mistake fare on the United Airlines website.  Folks got Business and First Class tickets from Europe to the US for incredibly cheap prices, often under $50 1-way.

United Airlines caught wind of the glitch mid-morning and promptly shut down the pricing error (which occurred when folks set Denmark and Danish kroner as the country and currency of purchase).

Now, United Airlines says they will NOT honor the tickets, and that all reservations made with the mistake fare will be voided.

Update United Airlines Says They Will NOT Honor Mistake Fares

Access Denied! United Airlines Shuts Down Mistake Fare, Voids Cheap Tickets

I warned that tickets booked through this deal might be cancelled, but it’s always worth a try because sometimes mistake fares ARE honored.  For example, the Christmas Day error fares to the Middle East, Africa, and Asia were honored by Etihad.

What To Do Now?

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