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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

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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, PricelineInvalid request error occurred., OrbitzInvalid request error occurred. 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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