Alaska Airlines is selling one-way tickets for just $49

Alaska AirlinesAn Alaska Airlines Boeing 737.
  • Alaska Airlines launched a one-day flash sale on Tuesday with tickets for as cheap as $US49 one-way and $US98 round-trip.
  • Great deals include $US49 fares between Los Angeles and Las Vegas or round-trip flights between New York and San Francisco for $US278.
  • Sale ends at 11:59 pm Pacific time on June 26, 2018.

Alaska Airlines is holding a one-day flash sale with one-way tickets for as low as $US49 and round-trip fares for a little as $US98. However, you better act fast because these sale prices will disappear Tuesday night at 11:59 pm Pacific time.

Some of the best deals include $US49 one-way fares between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. That means a round-trip flight between Tinsel Town and Sin City is just $US98.

Flights between Alaska’s home base in Seattle and Spokane, Washington or Boise, Idaho are also both available at the $US49 price point.

In addition, tickets for flights between Seattle and San Francisco are on sale for just $US79 one-way or $US158 round-trip. However, if choose to fly into Oakland just across the Bay, the cost of a flight from Seattle goes down to $US69.

Flights between Seattle and Los Angeles are also available for $US79 one-way or $US158 round-trip.

In addition, there are several great deals on long-distance, trans-continental flights. For instance, round-trips between New York JFK International or Newark Liberty International and San Francisco are on sale for just $US278. You also choose to fly between the Big Apple and San Jose, California for the same price.

Needless to say, there is some fine print for this sale.

All tickets must be purchased on June 26, for travel between September 12 and December 19, 2018. Sale prices are only available for flights on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. All tickets must also be purchased at least 21 days ahead of travel.

In addition, sale prices are not available for flights between the 15th and 29th of November.

Oddly enough, we found Alaska offering prices even cheaper than the advertised sale fare. For example, we found flights between LA and Vegas on September 5 and September 7 for just $US44 one-way and $US88 round-trip.

So it helps to look beyond the official sale period.

Alaska Airlines officially merged operations with Virgin America in April. The Seattle-based airline acquired Virgin America for $US2.6 billion in 2016 and is working to firmly establish itself as the carrier of choice for the Western United States.

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