[10/25/2016 @ 2:08 PM] Book this fare on: Virgin, Priceline, BookingBuddy, Orbitz, CheapTickets, Travelocity, Expedia.
[10/25/2016 @ 4:31 PM] Still available, but UA has replaced this fare with a more restrictive fare that has blackouts, and no FRI/SUN. 🙁
[11/18/2016 @ 1:16 PM] Virgin Matching. Updated example dates and calendar.
[12/05/2016 @ 5:22 PM] Old post clean-up. Fare gone. Removing from deal list.
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Virgin America and United have round-trip flights from Austin (AUS) to San Francisco (SFO) for $187, NONSTOP. Flights December to May. No Fridays. No Sundays. Origin/Destination reversible. Carrier will depend on dates selected.
Note: Southwest will probably be matching this via Oakland (OAK).
- Example Dates: (Virgin / Priceline) Dec 10 – Dec 12 / Dec 12 – Dec 15 / Blackout: Christmas+NYE / Jan 07 – Jan 09 / Jan 11 – Jan 18 / Jan 18 – Jan 25 / Jan 21 – Jan 23 / Jan 25 – Feb 01 / Jan 28 – Jan 30 / Feb 01 – Feb 08 / Feb 04 – Feb 07 / Feb 08 – Feb 15 / Feb 11 – Feb 13 / Feb 15 – Feb 22 / Feb 18 – Feb 21 / Feb 22 – Mar 01 / Feb 25 – Feb 27 / Mar 04 – Mar 06 / Mar 07 – Mar 14 / Mar 18 – Mar 21 / Mar 21 – Mar 28 / Mar 25 – Mar 28 / Mar 28 – Apr 04 / Apr 01 – Apr 03 / Apr 08 – Apr 10 / Apr 05 – Apr 12 / Apr 12 – Apr 19 / Apr 15 – Apr 18 / Apr 19 – Apr 26 / Apr 22 – Apr 24 / Apr 26 – May 03 / Apr 29 – May 01 / Other dates: See the calendar snapshot below.
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Fare availability screenshots were taken at 2:21 PM on 11/18/16.
I was able to pull this fare up on Virgin America and Priceline, and it should be available on all of the major booking sites. Screenshot taken at 5:41 PM on 08/23/16.
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- Documentation: Domestic Flight.
- Full Route: AUS-SFO-AUS
- Previous Lowest Price Average: $271
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