Deal Alert: New York to Austin, Texas from $156 Round-Trip

Jun 8, 2016

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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to travel. Additionally, keep in mind that discounted partner fares may not earn miles with US-based carriers.

If you want to experience legendary Texas barbecue, a multitude of food trucks and live music galore, check out these low fares to Austin, Texas (AUS). United Airlines is offering nonstop fares from Newark (EWR) to Austin from just $156 round-trip valid for departures from late August through early December. If you score this deal and are going to be heading south, remember to read up on TPG’s tips for getting through security faster.

Airline: United 
Route: EWR to AUS
Cost: $156+ round-trip in economy
Dates: Late August – December 2016
Booking Link: Orbitz
Pay With: Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, Citi Prestige or Chase Sapphire Preferred

Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Newark (EWR) to Austin (AUS) for $156 round-trip on United in September:

Newark (EWR) to Austin (AUS) for $156 round-trip on United.

Newark (EWR) to Austin (AUS) for $161 round-trip on United in December:

Newark (EWR) to Austin (AUS) for $161 round-trip on United.

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as the American Express Premier Rewards Gold or Citi Prestige (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

H/T: The Flight Deal

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