Cheap Flights: Austin to Minneapolis $123-$146 r/t – American

[08/23/2017 @ 5:08 PM] Book this fare on: Priceline, BookingBuddy, Travelocity, OrbitzCheapTickets, Expedia, Hotwire.
[08/24/2017 @ 11:19 AM] Price decreased to $123, was $146.
[08/24/2017 @ 3:17 PM] Fare gone. Removing from deal list.

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American Airlines has round-trip flights from Austin (AUS) to Minneapolis (MSP) for $123-$146 with a connection. Flights Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday October to November. Holiday blackouts apply. Expect prices to fluctuate +/- $20.

  • Example Dates: (Priceline / BookingBuddy) Sep 09 – Sep 13 / Sep 13 – Sep 20 / Sep 16 – Sep 20 / Sep 20 – Sep 27 / Sep 23 – Sep 26 / Sep 30 – Oct 03 / Oct 04 – Oct 11 / Oct 07 – Oct 10 / Oct 14 – Oct 17 / Oct 25 – Nov 01 / Oct 28 – Oct 31 / Nov 04 – Nov 07 / Nov 11 – Nov 14 / Dec 07 – Dec 14  / Blackout: Dec 15 – END / Other dates: There are more dates available than the ones we list here, experiment on your own.

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I was able to pull this fare up on Travelocity and Priceline. Screenshot taken at 12:48 AM on 08/24/17.

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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