Deal Alert: Charleston flights from $98
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Southern charm, cobblestone streets and horse-drawn carriages are on sale right now.
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Our friends at Thrifty Traveler first reported this deal, which they gave out first to their premium subscribers. That service is available for $7.99 monthly or $49.99 annually.
Airline: American, Delta and United
Routes: BNA/DCA/DTW/MIA/JFK/MSY and many more cities to CHS
How to book: Directly through the airline or at Google flights.
Travel Dates: February to November
The deal includes basic economy round-trip flights to Charleston (CHS) from a great range of cities across the U.S. including:
- Cincinnati (CVG) – $162
- Detroit (DTW) – $159
- Ft. Lauderdale (FLL) – $162
- Indianapolis (IND) – $174
- Kansas City (MCI) – $194
- Louisville (SDF) – $135
- Miami (MIA) – $148
- Minneapolis (MSP) – $197
- Mobile (MOB) – $196
- Nashville (BNA) – $153
- New Orleans (MSY) – $132
- New York (JFK/LGA) – $98
- Philadelphia (PHL) – $197
- Pittsburgh (PIT) – $131
- Portland (PWM) – $195
- St. Louis (STL) – $194
- Tampa (TPA) – $132
- Washington, D.C. (DCA) – $175
Deals on United and American are for main cabin seats, including a standard seat, a carry-on, and seat selection, but a checked bag or better seats will be an additional fee.
Most Delta deals below are their version of basic economy which includes a standard seat and carry-on but seat selection and a checked bag will cost extra.
One of the best deals we found was a nonstop Delta flight from New York (JFK) to Charleston (CHS) for $98 round-trip in the middle of February.
Travelers flying from the “Big Easy” will have many options to travel to South Carolina in March after Mardi Gras. Basic economy flights on Delta from New Orleans (MSY) to Charleston (CHS) are available at $132 round-trip with one stop in Atlanta. There is also an option for standard economy for $134 round-trip with a stop in Miami.
You can fly from Miami (MIA) to Charleston (CHS) nonstop on American Airlines at $148 round-trip.
There are several flight options from Detroit (DTW) to Charleston (CHS) for $159 round-trip on Delta.
There are Main Cabin round-trip flights at $153 from Nashville (BNA) to Charleston (CHS) on American Airlines with a stop in Charlotte. At the same price, travelers can fly on United with one stop in Washington D.C. Basic economy flights on Delta are available at $156 round-trip with one stop in Atlanta.
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From its charming public parks to its antebellum mansions, Charleston has something for everyone. At these prices for flights, maybe you can splurge on one of the city’s famous hotels.
Featured image of St. Michaels Church and Broad St. in Charleston, South Carolina by Susanne Neumann/Getty Images.
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