When people think weekend getaway, they usually think something close to home – or at least in the same country. United/Continental and American would like to broaden your horizons a bit. To that end, two back-to-back international weekend sales:
Book and buy United/Continental by Friday, Oct. 28 and a hemisphere of savings opens up. Depart Friday any time after 7 p.m., or all day Saturday Oct. 29. Return home Monday Oct. 31 or Tuesday Nov. 1. These are round-trip rates. Taxes and fees are not included:
- Chicago flights to Edmonton are $314.
- Chicago flights to Montreal are $230.
- Cleveland flights to Montreal are $139.
- Denver flights to Regina are $230.
- Denver flights to Vancouver are $338.
- Houston flights to Bogotá are $649.
- Houston flights to Calgary are $299.
- Houston flights to San Pedro Sula are $399.
- Houston flights to Panama City, Panama are $469.
- Houston flights to Vancouver are $299.
American Airlines has its own international sale the following weekend. Purchase your tickets no later than Sunday Oct. 30, this for flights departing anytime Tuesday Nov. 1 through Friday Nov. 4, and returning home Monday Nov. 7 or Tuesday Nov. 8. These fares are each way, but you’ve got to make a round-trip purchase to get them.
- Hartford flights to San Juan are $109.
- Miami flights to St. Croix are $170.
- Chicago flights to Mexico City are $241.
- Boston flights to London are $250.
- New York flights to London are $250.
- Raleigh/Durham flights to London are $265.
- Chicago flights to London are $296.
- New York flights to Zurich are $302.
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Story by Jerry Chandler