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There are some excellent flight deals today for folks looking to fly to Asia, Florida (warmer weather!), or Las Vegas.
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.
Hot Airfare Deals for March 18, 2015
Link: The Flight Deal
1. Washington, DC, to Miami or Dallas to Fort Lauderdale on United Airlines for ~$101 to ~$114 Round-Trip
Want some Florida sunshine?
The Flight Deal reports you can fly United Airlines from Washington, DC, to Miami for only ~$101 round-trip in coach! Or between Dallas and Fort Lauderdale for just ~$114!
I found both of these fares on the United Airlines website. Travel dates are:
- Between Washington, DC, and Miami – April 14, 2015 to May 21, 2015 (21-day advance purchase required)
- Between Dallas and Fort Lauderdale – April 2015 to June 10, 2015 (7-day advance purchase required)
2. San Francisco (Delta) or Portland & Seattle (United Airlines) to Tokyo, Japan, on Delta for ~$615 Round-Trip
Here’s a great deal to Tokyo, Japan! Via The Flight Deal, you can fly from San Francisco to Tokyo for ~$615 round-trip in coach.
From San Francisco, travel to Japan must occur from Sunday to Thursday, between March 31, 2015, and May 31, 2015. And there’s a 7-day advance purchase required.
3. Philadelphia to Tampa on US Airways for ~$129 Round-Trip
Another good Florida fare from The Flight Deal! Fly US Airways between Philadelphia and Tampa for ~$129 round-trip in coach.
Travel dates are between April 14, 2015, and May 21, 2015. You’ll have to purchase the ticket at least 14 days in advance.
You can find the fare on the US Airways website.
4. Dallas to Las Vegas on American Airlines for ~$107 Round-Trip
If you’re feeling lucky, you could head to Las Vegas for a quick getaway from Dallas for just ~$107 round-trip in coach on American Airlines.
Travel dates are between April 7, 2015, and April 30, 2015. There’s a 7-day advance purchase requirement.
This deal can be purchased directly from American Airlines.
5. Boston to Asia (China, Taiwan, The Philippines, and More) on Cathay Pacific for ~$695 to ~$710 Round-Trip
Cathay Pacific is having a great sale on flights from Boston to Asia!
This is to promote their new flight between Boston and Hong Kong. Depending on the destination, you’ll pay ~$695 to ~$710 round-trip in coach.
Destinations include China (several cities), Taipei, Manila, Singapore, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, and Kuala Lumpur.
Book by March 23, 2015, for travel between August 15, 2015, and October 15, 2015.
And remember that having certain credit cards, like the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select Mastercard, American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles, United MileagePlus Explorer, or Barclaycard US Airways gets you perks like free checked bags and priority boarding.
Get Free Hotels Nights With These Cards
After you’ve booked your cheap flight, remember there are lots of ways to get cheap or free hotel rooms with points from credit card bonuses and spending!
Remember, you can transfer flexible points like Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards to different hotel programs.
Note: Folks who want to book paid stays could check out discount sites like Orbitz, Expedia, or TravelPony for deals. But remember you won’t get stay credits or points (and might not have your elite status recognized).
And if you’re feeling adventurous or prefer a local, more neighborhood feel, Airbnb is a great way to save money on accommodations, especially for longer stays.
There are lots of cheap flights available today! Remember, low fares usually don’t last, so book soon if you want to get in on these deals.
Have you seen other good airfare prices today? Please share them in the comments.
And let me know if you book a flight!