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As usual, Southwest is stirring up the pot. Yesterday they launched a well publicized "Every City on Sale" ending tonight at 11:59 PST. They have made it very easy with three different airfare pricings based on the mileage of flight.
$30 each way for flights under 400 miles
$60 each way for flights between 401-750 miles
$90 each way for flights more than 750 miles
Go to www.southwest.com for more information and booking.
Delta didn't have the stomach to match the system wide sale, so they choose a few cities from SLC to discount on their weekly sale fare with heavy restrictions. Lots of rumors about the other major carriers such as American, United and Continental joining the airfare war, but with huge debt on the books, they don't seem to want to play with Southwest either. JetBlue likes others to react to their airfare wars, so they are not interested in Southwest sale either.
Others have jumped on the One Day Sale bandwagon, including destinations and carriers that don't even compete with Southwest, including FunJet Vacations.
FunJet Vacations launched their one day WOW sale. Book by July 9th for travel now until December 15, 2009. Three nights in Cancun with airfare included for $299 based on double occupancy at a 3 ½ star all inclusive property. Many other deals to choose from in Cancun, Cozumel, Riviera Maya, Vallarta, Los Cabos, and Caribbean to name a few with up to 60% savings. Contact your travel professional or go directly to http://ow.ly/gMSJ.
Amazing to me that travel products such as Amazon's Kindle (A wireless reading device) is in the discounting spirit. Amazon Kindle 2 was on sale today for $299 down from $359 yesterday.
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