Last-Minute Thanksgiving Airfare Sales – What's the Catch?

A couple of airlines have just announced last-minute fares for Thanksgiving, which sounds great but these fares are not for everyone, since they do include a catch or two. Maybe they’ll work for you.

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Virgin America Upper Class Sale

These Thanksgiving deals are valid for holiday flights but they are not exactly cheap.

What’s the catch? The deals are for the more expensive First Class and Main Cabin Select (the airline’s business class) but you do get 50 percent off. More details:

  • Good on non-stop flights only
  • For travel Nov. 21 to Nov. 30
  • Use promo code BESTSEATS

See Virgin America for more information and restrictions.

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Frontier Holiday Sale

This sale includes prices as low as $59 (or even less) for one-way travel – if you can find them.

What’s the catch? Most of these deals appear to be good to/from Denver only. Also, although we didn’t search every route (the sale includes 39 cities), we had a tough time finding the deals for some cities during the actual Thanksgiving period though we did find some (it may be that they’re getting snapped up quickly). More details:

  • Book by Nov. 28
  • Fly by Dec. 3
  • Seats are limited

See Frontier for more information and restrictions.

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Published: November 19, 2013