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October 28, 2012
United and US Airways have a $243 round-trip fare from LAX to centrally located Salisbury , Md., which is about 120 miles or less from Baltimore, Washington, Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del. The fare includes all taxes and fees and is subject to availability. The ticket must be purchased seven days in advance and has no minimum stay. It is for travel any day through Feb. 28, but blackout dates apply and seats are scarce for November travel. Info: United , (800)
August 30, 2009 | Jen Leo
Some say the best time to visit Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure is after school starts, because they're not crowded. Now, you can save money too. The deal: Save $400 when you book a 4-Day/4-Night Disneyland Resort vacation package and stay at Disneyland Resort hotels, including Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, Disneyland Hotel and Disney's Paradise Pier. Among the perks: Four days of Park Hopper tickets good at both parks, preferred seating at some shows at Disney's California Adventure Park and a slew of amenities, including one-day admission to Magic Morning at Fantasyland.
December 23, 2012
If you want to take in the South Beach scene, here's a $232 round-trip fare from LAX to Miami on American Airlines that includes all taxes and fees. You need to act quickly: Although it's for travel through May 15, you must buy tickets by Jan. 3. You must buy at least 10 days in advance. It is for travel Mondays-Saturdays. It is subject to availability and has several blackout dates, including most March weekends. Info: American Airlines , (800) 433-7300 Source: Airfarewatchdog   Follow us on Twitter @latimestravel , like us on Facebook @Los Angeles Times Travel.
December 9, 2012
Here's a New York deal that can have you there at one of the prettiest times of the year -- or not: From LAX to LaGuardia, a round trip on AirTran or Southwest costs $216, including all taxes and fees, for travel between Jan. 7 and May 15. It is subject to availability (and seats for March are already scarce) and blackout dates. Tickets must be purchased by Thursday. There is no minimum stay; travel must be Mondays through Saturdays. Info : AirTran , (800)
November 6, 2013 | By Terry Gardner
Here's a midweek deal that lets you enjoy wine tasting or Pechanga Resort & Casino without worrying about driving home. Deal: The Mid-Week Escape to Ponte Vineyard Inn in Temecula provides a 30% discount on a Sunday-Wednesday stay in November or December with no minimum stay requirement. Freebies at the 60-room inn, which opened in June 2012, include parking, a fitness center and Wi-Fi. Eco-measures include LED lighting, low-flow toilets and showers and rooftop solar panels.
June 23, 2011 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
Southwest Airlines kicked off a big 40th-anniversary airfare sale on Tuesday -- and now American Airlines is crashing the party with a comparable autumn airfare sale, starting at $40 each way, that ends Thursday night -- that's tonight. The deal: Thanks go to for alerting me to American's U.S. Fall Travel Sale . The pricing is similar to Southwest's staggered sale fares of $40, $80 and $120 each way, excluding tax. The fare varies by distance.
July 7, 2011 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
Summer airfare sales at JetBlue Airways and Frontier Airlines could help if you're a little behind on summer vacation planning. JetBlue has lowered the price on Las Vegas to $29 each way from Long Beach. And Frontier offers $84 fares each way from Los Angeles to Denver. Act quickly if you want a seat because these sales end Thursday night -- that's tonight. [ Updated at 11:09 a.m. July 7: Virgin America is also cutting fares, mainly for autumn, with a Quadruple Play sale that lasts only until 4 p.m. Pacific time Thursday (July 7)
March 6, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
Hotel Abri in San Francisco was built the year after the city's devastating 1906 earthquake. The former Monticello Hotel has been transformed from a vintage building into a contemporary boutique hotel with an urban vibe. Now the Abri offers a spring deal on rates, but only for a limited time. The deal: The Get Lucky offer takes 20% off nightly rates at the hotel at 127 Ellis St. in the downtown area north of Market Street and not far from Union Square. Use the promotion code "LUCKY" to get the discount.
April 15, 2013 | By Anne Harnagel
The British Museum in London has unveiled a major exhibition, "Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum," focusing on the Roman home and the people who lived in these two fated cities destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in AD 79. The museum brings together more than 250 objects, both recent discoveries and finds from earlier excavations. Many have never been seen outside Italy.  For ancient history lovers, the Montague on the Gardens , around the corner from the museum, is offering a "Pompeii and Herculaneum" package that includes a two-night stay, breakfast for two both mornings and a pair of tickets to the exhibition (about $22 each)
September 27, 2011 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
Here's a nice getaway for those who put off their summer vacation or want an inexpensive winter break. And let's face it: Hawaii is almost always a nice weather spot. Hawaiian Airlines launched a sale on airfares Monday from the West Coast to Honolulu with tickets starting at $388 round-trip from Los Angeles. The deal: Check out the featured fares on the airline's website to find cheapest seats month by month. Lowest fares apply to midweek flights; weekends cost about $50 more.
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