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Deal Alert: Flights Starting at $20 on Frontier

May 27, 2019
4 min read
Deal Alert: Flights Starting at $20 on Frontier
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Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency such as Orbitz or Expedia, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. However, if you’re using The Platinum Card® from American Express, you’ll need to book directly with the airline or through the Amex Travel portal to get 5x MR points. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away and take advantage of Orbitz or Expedia’s courtesy cancellation if you’re unable to get the time away from work or family.

Flights across the United States are now on sale starting at just $20 one-way on Frontier. The ultra-low-cost carrier is offering these extremely low fares to both members of the airline's discount club program, Discount Den, and even non-members.

While the $20 fares are somewhat widespread, it's important to keep in mind that all Frontier flights are essentially booked into basic economy. Still, travelers looking to nab these cheap flights might be able to purchase a checked bag and seat assignment while still paying less than on legacy carriers.

As previously mentioned, $20 fares are available to non-members, however, there are far more dates if you join the Frontier's discount club. The Discount Den program costs $59.99 a year and allows members to access cheap flights like the current $20 fares. Additionally, Discount Den members can bring along children for free with Frontier's kids-fly-free promo.

If you want to take advantage of this promo, you need to act fast as Frontier's $20 fares end today.

To search, head to Google Flights and enter your origin and destination cities. Scroll through the calendar function to find dates and prices that work for you. To book these deals you must complete your booking through Frontier's official website.

Airline: Frontier
Routes: See Promotion
Cost: $20+ one-way in economy
Dates: Select dates from May 30, 2019 through mid-June
Pay With: The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on airfare booked directly with the airline), Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare plus excellent trip delay insurance), Citi Premier® Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card (3x on airfare) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

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Here are a few examples of what you can book:

San Diego (SAN) to Los Vegas (LAS) for $20 one-way on Frontier:

Denver (DEN) to Austin (AUS) for $25 with Den Deals or $28 one-way on Frontier:

Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Orlando (MCO) for $20 one-way on Frontier:

Philadelphia (PHL) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) for $40 round-trip on Frontier:

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on airfare purchases, such as The Platinum Card® from American Express (5x on flights booked directly with airlines or American Express Travel), Citi Prestige Card (5x on airfare on plus excellent trip delay insurance), Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express® Gold Card, Citi Premier® Card (3x on airfare) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases). Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

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