Until tomorrow, November 14, 2014, Virgin America has a sale on First Class and Main Cabin Select tickets for 50% off the regular price.
And JetBlue has a deal on award flights, also ending tomorrow. You’ll get 20% of your points back when you book an award ticket (but not right away).
Save 50% on First Class and Main Cabin Select Tickets on Virgin America
There are some restrictions, which I’ll explain.
To really become an expert at searching for cheap airfares using ITA Matrix, you’ll need to learn about advanced routing codes.
These are codes you input into the “Enter Routing Codes” box on the main search screen, between departure city and destination. Advanced routing codes allow you to do very specific searches!
Entering Advanced Routing Codes Allows You to Be VERY Specific About Your Searches
I’ll show you some of the more common codes and how to use them. And where you can find more!
Are you ready to learn more advanced techniques to find cheap plane tickets with ITA Matrix?
We’ve talked about how to do basic airfare searches, and how to search by calendar, individual flights, and time bars.
But if you need more than a simple Point A to Point B itinerary, you’ll want to learn how to use Multi-City Search.
Need a Complicated Route? ITA Matrix Can Do That!
Let’s look at ways to make your ITA Matrix searches even better!
Now that you’ve learned how to do basic airfare searches with ITA Matrix, let’s look at some useful tools on the ITA Matrix site that can help you search for flights even more effectively!
For example, instead of searching for specific dates, you can search a calendar of low fares within a specific date range. And there’s a time bar tool which helps you visualize flight times and layover times.
You can also build your own round-trip tickets by searching for individual flights outbound and returning, instead of letting ITA Matrix do it for you.
Use ITA Matrix to Find the Cheapest and Best Flights for YOU!
Here are some ways to make your airfare searches even better!
Thanks to Million Mile Secrets reader Gaurav for letting us know that all 4 versions of the Chase Southwest credit cards now have a 50,000 point sign-up bonus after you complete the minimum spending!
You can get ~$710 in Southwest flights or $500 in gift cards with the 50,000 point bonus from the Chase Southwest Premier (personal), Chase Southwest Premier (business), Chase Southwest Plus (personal), and Chase Southwest Plus (business) cards.
Big Southwest Travel With Small Money: All 4 50,000 Point Cards Are Back!
These cards don’t always have such a high bonus. And because all 4 cards are offering 50,000 points right now, it’s a good time for folks who might be thinking about getting the Southwest Companion Pass to apply! I’ll explain why!