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I know I just said this yesterday when I wrote about $200 roundtrip fares to the US Virgin Islands, but I really don’t always post about fare deals, but sometimes there are good ones that catch my eye for whatever reason.  And since we don’t get a ton of really good fare deals out of the midwest (besides Chicago), I thought I’d share this one.

Cleveland to Los Angeles for $50 one-way or $99 roundtrip

There are $50 one-way fares out of Cleveland going to Los Angeles on United.  Here is one example of 2 of them combined for a $99 roundtrip

These fares look to be competing with Spirit and mostly Frontier and are good for various dates in August and September

Other deals out of Cleveland

A couple of other pretty good fares out of Cleveland

  • to Las Vegas for $59 one way or $118 roundtrip
  • Phoenix for $87 one way or $174 roundtrip
  • San Francisco $100 one way or $199 roundtrip

These work the other way around as well, originating out west and flying to Cleveland

Good fares out of other cities

A few other deals I saw

  • CVG – SFO for $90 one way or $179 roundtrip
  • CVG – LAX for $122 one way or $238 roundtrip
  • ORD – LAX or DEN for $50 one way or $99 roundtrip
  • ORD – SFO for $99 one way or $199 roundtrip
  • ORD – PHX for $79 one way

Finding the cheap flights and where to credit

I usually use Google Flights to find these types of things.  Then you can try booking with Momondo, Priceline, Orbitz or the OTA of your choice (affiliate links).

I would not credit these fares to United unless you’re going for status – you’ll only get a multiple (5x without status) of the price paid, so around 500 United miles for a roundtrip.  If you credit to another Star Alliance partner like Air Canada, Singapore etc you should get around 4000 miles for a roundtrip (EDIT: See comments – should be 2000 miles on partners)

Note that these ARE the new United Basic Economy fares which means it does not include a carryon or seat assignment

Good luck and happy booking

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