Some very good deals through early Dec. excluding the most popular Thanksgiving travel dates.
The Deals: A sampling of the best fares.
- Atlanta – Charlotte/Denver, from $149/$198 roundtrip
- Boston – Newark/Washington DC, from $140/$160 roundtrip
- Chicago – Denver/Dallas, from $200/$204 roundtrip
- Denver – Chicago, from $142 roundtrip
- Los Angeles – Denver/West Palm Beach, from $226/$241 roundtrip
- New York – Boston/Ft. Lauderdale, from $140/$200 roundtrip
- Orlando – Boston/New York, from $200/$207
- Philadelphia – Ft. Lauderdale or West Palm Beach, from $220 roundtrip
- San Francisco – Seattle/Houston, from $188/$221 roundtrip
- Washington – Ft. Lauderdale/Boston, from $191/$195 roundtrip
The Rules: No ‘book by’ date is listed, so these deals can disappear quickly. Travel dates vary, but some prices are good for weekends as well as week days. Watch for blackout dates around the holidays. See United for more details, and see FareCompare for more cheap deals.