Nonstop Flights: Austin to/from Los Angeles $197 r/t – American / Southwest

[06/06/2017 @ 2:18 PM] Book this fare on: Priceline, SouthwestBookingBuddy, Travelocity, OrbitzCheapTickets, Expedia, Hotwire.
[06/09/2017 @ 2:04 PM] Fare gone. Removing from deal list.

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Southwest and American Airlines have round-trip flights from Austin (AUS) to Los Angeles (LAX) for $197, NONSTOP. $99 each-way. Flights Mondays to Thursdays and also Saturdays, August to December. Holiday blackout applies. Origin/Destination reversible.

Note: If you plan to book this as a Flight+Hotel package, use the ‘USASAVE100’ coupon code on Southwest Vacations to save up to $100 on the package.

  • Example Dates: (Priceline / BookingBuddy) Aug 24 – Aug 28 / Aug 26 – Aug 30 / Sep 07 – Sep 12 / Sep 09 – Sep 14 / Sep 14, 16 – Sep 18, 20 / Sep 21, 23 – Sep 25, 27/ Sep 28, 30 – Oct 02 , 04 / Oct 05, 07 – Oct 09, 11 / etc…  / Nov 02, 04 – Nov 06, 08 / Blackout: Nov 08 – Nov 28 / Nov 29 –  Dec 06 / Nov 30 – Dec 04 / Dec 02 – Dec 04, 06, 09, 13 / Other dates: There are more dates available than the ones we list here, experiment on your own. Use the Fare Calendar on Southwest Airlines.

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  • Tips: Rent a car for cheaper by using Priceline’s “Express Deals”. The rental car company will be hidden until after you purchase, but this allows those companies to undercut the published rate indirectly. You can remove low quality companies from those hidden results. The trick is to use the quality filter on their website to remove any rental car company with a review rating under 7.0 and then pick the deals that survive the filter.
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  • Tips: Hotel rates for Weekend dates are usually higher than the rates for Sunday through Thursday. Tripadvisor has a color-coded date calendar, red when the average hotel price for that day is more expensive, green for less expensive. You can use this to get an overview of what dates in the month are at a discount.
  • Tips: Different booking websites will often have differing routes, prices, and availability. Before you finalize your purchase, do a quick check on BookingBuddy, Skyscanner, and Kayak to see if any other site or airline is offering a better deal.


I was able to pull this fare up on Priceline and Southwest. Screenshot taken at 2:23 PM on 06/06/17.

Note: OTAs such as Travelocity and Priceline allow free cancellation without penalty within 24-hours after you 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 24-hours, you will not be able to cancel without the regular penalty.

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