Nonstop Flights: Austin to/from New York/Newark $157 r/t – Southwest

[10/04/2017 @ 5:52 PM] Book this fare on: Southwest, (Other Airlines: Priceline, BookingBuddy, Travelocity, OrbitzCheapTickets, Expedia, Hotwire.)
[10/10/2017 @ 4:57 AM] Deal is back on. Price increased from $130 to $157.
[10/14/2017 @ 6:21 AM] Fare gone. Removing from deal list.

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Southwest has round-trip flights from Austin (AUS) to New York/Newark (EWR) for $157, NONSTOP. $79 each-way. Flights Monday to Thursday and also Saturday from November to February. Holiday blackouts apply. Origin/Destination reversible.

Note: You may find additional savings if you purchase your Flight+Hotel together as a package on Southwest Vacations. Before you commit, always compare the prices of the individual Flights and Hotel with other hotel booking sites like Tripadvisor.

  • Example Dates: (Southwest / BookingBuddy) Nov 06 – Nov 11 / Blackout: Nov 21 – Nov 28 / Blackout: Dec 15 – Jan 08 / etc… / Feb 10 – Feb 14 / Other dates: Other dates: Use the Fare Calendar on the Southwest Airlines website. There are more dates available than the ones we list here, experiment on your own.

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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.
  • Tips: Use Tripadvisor to create a Hotel “short list”. First, plug in your dates and destination. Then select “Sort by Traveler Ranked”. Finally, select the “Traveler Ranking” filter to show “only 4* and up”. Use this resulting “short list” of hotels to find the cheapest one with a high ranking.
  • 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 Southwest. Screenshot taken at 5:04 AM on 10/10/17.

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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