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Airfare Deals for Fall

Find a Cheap Airfare

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Mark Kahler, licensed to About.com Mark Kahler, licensed to About.com

This is by no means an exhaustive list of deals for fall, but you should see enough here to whet your appetite for more!

Europe is a favorite fall destination, and you'll find the attractions far less crowded even if the weather is rather cool and rainy at times.

Go-today.com offers airfare/hotel combinations: Ireland Fly and Drive from $699; Paris Escape from $799; London Escape from $999; Rome at its Best from $1,099.

Air Berlin offers low fares from October-December. Fares tend to decrease as the fall season progresses. It's worth checking here because connections from Air Berlin airports to other European cities can be excellent. Warning: The German government imposes sky-high taxes and fees.

A good baseline shopping tool is British Airway's Cheapest Fare List. Here you can see the lowest priced tickets between London and multiple North American cities this fall. Prices drop significantly with the start of September. For example, a round-trip fare between New York-London drops to $843 (taxes and fees included).

Virgin Atlantic offers deals between London and major U.S. cities and the prices generally drop for travel dates from September to early December.

Delta's International Business Class sale is valid for departures from hubs in Atlanta, Cincinnati or New York JFK. requires a 30- or 50-day advance purchase. Among the best one-way fares go to the 50-day buyers: Boston-London Heathrow from $1,728; New York-Frankfurt from $2,024; a 30-day advance price for New York-Barcelona is $1,800. The fares require a minimum seven-day stay and do not include some additional fees.

Alaska Airlines offers a special deals page that should have last-minute offers for the fall. Read terms carefully.

You can save $5 on airport parking in more than 80 U.S. and Canadian cities through AirportParkingReservations.com by using promotional code CJNAT1 at online checkout.

Don't forget to check out Deals of the Week for late-breaking air travel bargains throughout the season.

Please note:

The fine print for each deal is required reading. Skipping this step leaves you open to potentially costly problems. Since many of these fares are non-refundable, you must understand the terms completely before you book.

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