[01/23/2016 @ 4:57 PM] Open this itinerary here: Southwest Airlines, BookingBuddy (Other Airlines: Priceline, CheapTickets, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia, Hotwire)
[03/01/2016 @ 10:57 PM] Removing from deal list. Too few dates available. Will re-add if more dates go online.
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Southwest Airlines has round-trip flights from Austin (AUS) to Orlando (MCO) for $158, NONSTOP. $78 each way. Flights TUE/WED/SAT February to March. Use the Fare Calendar to Find dates. See the Flight Details section of this post for example booking dates.
Be sure to use the Southwest Vacations Coupon Code to save up to an extra $200 off when you book a Flight + Hotel package. Promo ends 01/25/16.
This sale will often get matched by other airlines, sometimes for a better price or better dates. You should do a quick check on BookingBuddy to see if any other site or airlines has a better deal before
If you want to see other deals that are still bookable you should use check out the “Bookable Deals” page on our site. It filters out deals that have expired, or have low availability.
Orbitz and CheapTickets have a search tool that looks for flights 3-days before and after the dates you’ve selected, you should use it if you have a general idea of when you want to travel, but want to see other prices for other dates close to the ones you’ve selected.
To save the most money, use the travel coupon codes available at the bottom of this post. If you’re booking on Southwest, it’s usually cheaper to buy a Flight + Hotel package on Southwest Vacations than booking both separately. For other airlines, Priceline and Travelocity tend to have cheaper package deals than what the airlines offer on their site. Compare the cost of your vacation package to the cost of a flight and hotel before finalizing the purchase.
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.
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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.
- Availability: See Calendar.
- Documentation: Domestic Flight.
- Departure and Destination Airports: AUS – MCO
- Example Dates: (Southwest / BookingBuddy) Feb 20 – Feb 23 / Other dates: Use the Fare Calendar on Southwest.
- Carrier: Southwest
- Fare Basis Code:
- Fare Class:
- Mile Accrual: Revenue Based.
- Stopover component: none.
- CPM: 7.98 (1988 miles)
- Full Route: AUS-MCO-AUS
- Lowest Price Average: $215
- Deal Frequency: 19 deals found.
- Open this itinerary on: Southwest Airlines, BookingBuddy (Other Airlines: Priceline, CheapTickets, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia, Hotwire)
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