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Deal alert: Round-trip flights to sunny Tampa for less than $100

Nov. 21, 2021
3 min read
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Deal alert: Round-trip flights to sunny Tampa for less than $100
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An escape to sunny Tampa is the perfect antidote for the winter blues. With this deal from American Airlines, Delta and United, you can get to the Florida Gulf Coast city for less than $100 round-trip.

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The deal was originally sent out by Thrifty Traveler to its Premium members, who are notified about cheap flights, award flight sales and business-class deals by email for $7.99 monthly or $49.99 annually.

The offer applies to travel from December 2021 through October 2022.

Nonstop round-trip flights to Tampa (TPA) from Cincinnati (CVG) are available for $97; Chicago (ORD) and New York (JFK/LGA) to Tampa for $127 for basic economy seats.

Airline: American, Delta, United
Routes: Cincinnati (CVG), Chicago (ORD), Detroit (DTW), New York (JFK/LGA), Houston (IAH) and many more cities to Tampa, Florida
How to book: Directly through airline sites or Google flights
Travel Dates: Dec. 2021-Oct. 2022

Related: 10 Things No One Tells You About Tampa

TPG found a round-trip deal on Delta for basic economy seats in mid-January from CVG-TPA nonstop at $97.

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Google Flights shows several options available on American Airlines in late January and early February from ORD-TPA for $127.

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In mid-February, you can find nonstop flights available from EWR-TPA for $117 round-trip via United Airlines.

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Bottom Line:

Put your winter coat away and head to the Sunshine State with a deal that is too good to pass up.

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