[05/27/2016 @ 5:35 PM] Book this fare on: Priceline, Travelocity, BookingBuddy, Southwest, Orbitz, CheapTickets, Expedia, Hotwire.
[07/24/2016 @ 6:32 PM] Still available.
[07/28/2016 @ 11:49 PM] Southwest is still available. Most UA increased to $133.
[06/01/2017 @ 6:52 PM] Old post clean-up. Fare gone. Removing from deal list.
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Southwest and United have round-trip flights from Austin (AUS) to Denver (DEN) for $117, NONSTOP. $59 each way. Flights MON-THU+SAT mid-August to November. No Fridays or Sundays. Fare is reversible. Holiday Blackouts apply.
Note: United has better availability than Southwest at the moment.
- Example Dates: UNITED (Priceline / Travelocity) Aug 24 – Aug 31 / Sep 17 – Sep 20 / Oct 29 – Nov 01 / Oct 29 – Nov 05 / Nov 03 – Nov 08 / Nov 10 – Nov 15 / Other dates: Use the calendar snapshot below.
- Example Dates: Southwest (Southwest) Sep 07 – Sep 14 / Other dates: Use the Fare Calendar on the Southwest Airlines website.
- To find this fare on Southwest Airlines you need to be using the Flexible Dates Calendar. If you’re randomly plugging in dates you’re going to have a hard time finding discount fares.
- Before you finalize your purchase, do a quick check on BookingBuddy to see if any other airline or website is offering a better deal. Airlines tend to match or offer competitive fares when competitors go on sale.
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Fare availability screenshots were taken at 6:00 PM on 07/24/16.
- United Departing Flights:
- United Returning Flights:
- Southwest Airlines Flights:
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Note: OTAs such as Travelocity and Priceline allow free cancellation without penalty within 24-hours after purchase. As deals sell-out or expire quickly, this policy will allow you to “lock-in” the cheap fare while you sort out a plan. Just keep in mind that after 10 PM the next day, you will not be able to cancel without the regular penalty. On Travelocity, you can easily see if your ticket allows a free cancellation, just look for “FREE Cancellation” next to the button to purchase the ticket.
Southwest never charges a change or cancellation fee. If you cancel within 24-hours they will reverse the credit card charge. If you cancel before your flight, they will give you a travel voucher that you can apply for future travel valued at the full price you paid. Voucher isn’t transferable and expires after 1-year, but it beats getting hit with a change fee.
Most airlines offer 24-hour free cancellation with varying policies. For example American Airlines allows you to “Hold” a ticket before payment for 24-hours but once you pay for it you can’t cancel without a change fee or penalty, even if it was purchased less than 24-hours ago.
- Documentation: Domestic Flight
- Full Route: AUS-DEN-AUS
- Previous Lowest Price Average: $147
- Book this fare on: Priceline, Travelocity, BookingBuddy, Orbitz, CheapTickets, Expedia, Hotwire.
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