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Deal alert: Get up to 75% off round-trip domestic flights

July 06, 2022
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Frontier Airlines is turning 28 years old this month, and it's offering flyers up to 75% off round-trip flights to celebrate.

The discount is for round-trip, nonstop domestic flights only and you must use the promo code BIRTHDAY when you check out.

As part of this sale, we found round-trip flights starting at $44.

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Deal basics

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Airline: Frontier.
Routes: Nonstop round-trip flights to/from the continental U.S. and Puerto Rico, certain routes excluded.
How to book: Directly through the airline using the promo code BIRTHDAY.
Travel dates: Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting Aug. 9 through Oct. 5. Blackout dates include Aug. 31, Sept. 3 and 6-7.
Book by: 11:59 pm ET on July 7.

Related: What is Frontier elite status worth in 2022?

Sample flights

For the sake of this story, we searched round-trip flights available to book for the week of Aug.10-17. Some of the cheapest deals we found were:

  • Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), starting at $44.38.
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), starting at $83.
  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), starting at $87.
  • Midway International Airport (MDW) to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), starting at $87.
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), starting at $88.
(Screenshot from flyfrontier.com)

Head directly to the Frontier sale page to book this sale. Entering your origin and destination city, along with dates. Be sure to select "Round-trip" and don’t forget to type BIRTHDAY into the promo code box.

For example, we booked the below flight from ATL-LGA for just under $90 round-trip.

(Screenshot from flyfrontier.com)

For this flight, after we applied the promo, it came to a total of $88. Before the promo, this round-trip flight would have been $98.

The discount is not valid for group purchases.

As an ultra-low-cost airline, Frontier charges extra for anything more than a personal item that can fit under the seat in front of you. And baggage fees on Frontier can get complicated.

You will save the most money by adding a bag at the time of booking versus at any other point in the travel process. For a carry-on, which has to be less than 35 pounds, you'll pay at least $60. Checking a bag starts at $55.

Related: Frontier baggage fees and how to avoid paying them

(Screenshot from flyfrontier.com)

Be sure to search for other available routes included in this deal, like this flight from LAS-SFO, just over $44 round-trip:

(Screenshot from flyfrontier.com)

Maximize your purchase

Use a card that earns bonus points on airfare purchases to maximize your spending. You earn 5 points per dollar on airfare booked directly with the airline or through American Express Travel on up to $500,000 on these purchases per calendar year when you use The Platinum Card® from American Express. Both the Citi Premier® Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve earn 3 points per dollar on airfare. When you book directly with the airline or through Amex Travel using the American Express® Gold Card you will earn 3 points per dollar on airfare. For other travel-related purchases, the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card earns 2 points per dollar. Check out this post for more on maximizing airfare purchases.

Bottom line

Frontier has a lot of really cheap rates to begin with, but this deal makes it just that little bit cheaper. Just make sure to apply the promo code and pay attention to the excluded dates (there are a lot).

With so many routes available, it's worth checking out this deal to see if you can get your flight for a below-average price. Act fast, though. The deal ends July 7.

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Editorial disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airline or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

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  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Gas Stations, Air Travel and Hotels
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  • Annual Hotel Savings Benefit
  • 80,000 Points are redeemable for $800 in gift cards when redeemed at thankyou.com
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  • No Foreign Transaction Fees on purchases